Italian Restaurant in Cranford

If you are hoping to celebrate a birthday or enjoy an intimate dinner for two, Ciao Bello Restaurants invites you to join us for a night of delicious Italian cuisine in a relaxed ambiance.

We are pleased to offer all your favorites as well as in-house specials, carefully crafted, and cooked to perfection. Our chefs have a keen knowledge of the simple yet magnificent cuisine that is Italian cooking, and we look forward to sharing our passion with you.

For unforgettable flavors and unparalleled customer experience, book a reservation with us today when you call (908) 497-0700.

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Escape to Italy with the Area's Best Italian Food

From the lush rolling hills and vineyards of the north to the stunning coastline down south, Italy is a breathtaking land many people dream of visiting. Despite panoramic views and historical landmarks, when people think of Italy, they think of the food!

At Ciao Bello Restaurants, we are proud to offer the community of Cranford, traditional Italian dishes that have become famous and renowned. We offer a breathtaking amount of options for all types of Italian cuisine, from Apennine delights to Sicilian seafood. Whether you're in the mood for pizza, pasta, or something more special, Ciao Bello Restaurants is here to serve you.

From house-made specials, handcrafted by our chef, we have all your favorites! Our menu ranges from:

  • Calamari
  • Pizzas
  • Lasagna
  • Linguine
  • Chicken parmigiana
  • Gnocchi
  • Tiramisu
  • And more

Check out our lunch, dinner, and dessert menu and get to know the delicacies we have to offer.

Our Local Italian Restaurant Is Simplicity Refined

Italian cooking is known for its simple ingredients. But within that simplicity, there's a refinement, an elegance. There's a level of precision, care, and attention to detail that no other cuisine can match. It's what gives Italian cuisine its distinct taste and texture, its heartiness and delightfulness.

At Ciao Bello Restaurants, we consider that simplicity both an art and a science. We use simple, seasonal, and fresh ingredients to create something magical that our clients aren't soon to forget. Using only the finest ingredients means we can focus on technique, presentation, and taste, rather than overloading the senses with exotic options. Our chefs are highly trained and will ensure that every dish you're served is perfectly cooked and beautifully presented.

Our food is characterized by rich flavors, classic recipes, and generous portions. Enjoy the finest Italian cooking available. Experience the tastes of Tuscany, the classics of Campania, and the rich delights all of Italy has to offer.

Discover a Five-Star Italian Dining Experience

While there may be other Italian places to choose from, no one does customer service quite as we do. From the moment you arrive, you will be welcomed warmly into our cozy and inviting restaurant. We will ensure you're comfortably seated and catered to right away.

Our front-of-house staff is highly experienced, and we will be happy to explain the menu, answer your questions, and ensure you have everything you need to enjoy your meal to the fullest. When you're in our house, we treat you like the guests you are. We want you to feel happy and welcome and enjoy nothing less than the best restaurant service available. Experience it yourself and visit us today.

We understand that our clients may have dietary restrictions, and we are proud to provide options to those who are:

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten-free

Our servers are happy to discuss meal options and alternative ingredients with you at your table. Alternatively, you're welcome to contact us and ask about your options over the phone. We work hard to accommodate all our patrons and make sure we have a suitable meal for all tastes and dietary restrictions. Allow us to handle the cooking, and we'll make sure you enjoy it just fine.

Italian Cuisine, BYOB

Ciao Bello Restaurants offers a carefully curated selection of wines and beverages for you to enjoy with your dinner. But in case you want more, we're happy to say that we are a BYOB establishment.

You can bring your own bottle of wine, and we'll uncork it for you so you can enjoy it with your meal. After all, Italian cuisine is all about the fun, joy, and conviviality, and we embrace that at our restaurant. It's part of what makes us special, what makes such a standout restaurant for good times, fun with friends, and fabulous fresh food.

Dine-In, Takeout—The Choice Is Yours

We're proud to offer Cranford's premier Italian takeout service. While our restaurant offers an exquisite dining experience for friends, family, and parties, we know that sometimes you just want to enjoy a quality meal at home. We're here for that.

All our menus are available for takeout. Better yet, you can order whichever way you want. You can order online, in person, or by phone—whatever works for you. Call us at (908) 497-0700, or use our online takeout form for a simpler transaction.

Fine Dining Delivered to Your Door

That's right: Not only do we do takeout, but we also deliver. If you don't feel like cooking, we have you covered with delivery options at affordable prices. Whether you're in the mood for pizza, pasta, or calamari, you can shop our menu and have it delivered straight to your door and ready to serve. Get it hot and fresh, and enjoy the finest Italian dining without ever having to put on your shoes. Take advantage, and order today.

To order online, use our online delivery form.

Celebrate Your Next Event at Your Favorite Italian Restaurant

There is nothing quite like Italian hospitality when you're celebrating a big event. Whether it's a birthday party, an anniversary, or an engagement party, our staff will be thrilled to have you dine with us.

Let us know the size of your party and your expectations for the evening, and we'll make it a night to remember.

Make a Reservation at Ciao Bello Restaurants

While we are always happy to accept walk-ins to ensure your spot, it's still best to make a reservation. Contact us by phone or email to book a table and plan your evening with us.

We look forward to serving you!