Cibo Bistro

4.6
571 reviews
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“Cibo" (pronounced CHEE-bo) means food in Italian, and that’s what this Italian Bistro is all about. We like to keep the menu simple, tasty, and focused, using fresh local ingredients. Cure our own meats, make our own cheese and hand roll our pasta. We make almost everything in house with a menu that changes seasonally.

* Due to the popularity of our weekends, parties of 4 or less are requested to limit their stay to 2 hours in courtesy of reservations booked after them, thank you in advance *

Large parties of 6 or more will be charged an automatic gratuity of 18%

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n
Edmonton
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and food.
I'd like to get back again soon.

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OT
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food and service! Will be back for sure!

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SB
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Amazing tasting menu. Simple yet refined, delicious food. Wine pairing was perfect. Food was seasoned and cooked to perfection

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DC
Edmonton
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service! Wife took me here for birthday dinner. Waitress made a couple great recommendations and all food was great. Will definitely come back!!!

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KF
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

As always we had a wonderful time with the great food. I am always fond the the weekly specials.

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FM
New York Area
50 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As usual, outstanding food and service. We shared everything between four people and enjoyed every dish.

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D
Edmonton
31 reviews
Dined on January 13, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

For my guests and I always enjoy CIBO. it's the best GEM in the neighborhood. It's so close
to ROGERS PLACE that it always comes up as a choice before or after an event there.
Simply love it. Parking is a little weird but it's worth seeking it out.!!!

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M
Edmonton
3 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We enjoyed sharing the food and the wine last night. We love the experienced. Serviced was superb. Good job guys.

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OT
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on December 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was amazing and the atmosphere and service only elevated the experience!

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BM
Edmonton
2 reviews
Dined on December 19, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Cibo is a great restaurant.
I take clients and friends here before the Oiler games and everyone has been impressed. The food is awesome and fresh, not sure if they even have a freezer. Italian food with a pasta and fish special each night. Creative appetizers and unique mains. You will not be disappointed

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OT
Edmonton
9 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Wife’s 50th Birthday.

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AB
Edmonton
10 reviews
Dined on December 16, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Date night out. Never been before. Glad we went. Service was amazing. Good food. Will definitely be back and being friends.

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MS
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on December 15, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

This was our second visit and we will return. However, I just don’t care for either the carrot or cauliflower dishes. The carrots are over cooked and oily;the roasted cauliflower struck me as a burnt offering. The meatball appetizer and pasta dishes were very good though.
The server was excellent at understanding the bourbon drink our guest desired.

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AL
Edmonton
6 reviews
Dined on December 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Lisa and Rosario never disappoint! We ordered the chef’s special which had cocoa infused into the handmade pasta. Cocoa! And it was divine. The ravioli tastes like dessert. The wine selection is out of this world good. This is as authentic as it gets around here. Highly recommended!

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DW
1 review
Dined on December 13, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

First timer.
Cibo Bistro will now be on my Edmonton restaurant rotation. The quality of the food and service was exceptional. We had doubts about the youngish waiter initially but were thoroughly impressed with his knowledge of the menu and attentiveness during our dining experience. The menu was a bit of a challenge for some in our party but our server was beyond patient dealing with a plethora questions. If you a looking for a quality meal with excellent service Cibo is a easy decision but be advised that there is a price to be paid for this. Overall a pleasurable experience. Looking forward to our next visit.

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k
1 review
Dined on December 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

If you haven't been, you MUST check it out. If you have been, it's probably time to go back. The food was outstanding and Lisa was phenomenal. The whole experience was perfect.

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FJ
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The appetizers were delightful (had the fried polenta with aioli and the mushroom crostini). The pasta we had as the main course was so fresh and although they seemed simple, they had these amazing flavours. I didn't want the bowl to end.

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RR
Edmonton
5 reviews
Dined on December 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was excellent. Cocoa agnelotti superb as was John Dory fish special

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RO
Edmonton
8 reviews
Dined on November 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food and service as always.

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NM
1 review
Dined on November 18, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was absolutely fantastic. The Carbonara was definitely the highlight. I would go back just for another bite of that.

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A
Edmonton
8 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Girls night out

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CC
1 review
Dined on November 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

4 of us on our way to the Oilers game, great spot to have a meal and cocktails before the game. Everyone enjoyed the food and would come again and recommend it.

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OT
Edmonton
4 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2018
Overall 2food 5service 2ambience 3

Clearly understaffed. Poor waiter was seating ppl, taking orders, bussing tables, pouring wine and water...pretty much everything, Because of this, everything took a LONG time. We were served the wrong pasta (which we split as an appetizer) . THere was no effort to offer any compensation for the error. Prices quite high, so overall we were disappointed. Maybe caught them on a bad night.....

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B
Edmonton
2 reviews
Dined on November 10, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Fantastic well executed food. Friendly service and great wine list and well represented Alberta craft beer. Well done Cibo!

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J
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Amazing service. Great food. We had a group of people for a birthday that were treated like gold. Have been here before and will definitely come back. Such a wonderful restaurant!!

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OT
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Good restaurant and great food

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OT
Edmonton
2 reviews
Dined on November 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was great. Food was great and the time frame from appetizer to main course was perfectly timed.

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OT
1 review
Dined on November 3, 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

I had my birthday dinner here and it was the worst experience I’ve had at a restaurant. I had a party of 12, and was forced to split the tables into 2, with the promise that the tables would be served 5 mins apart. I agreed with that promise in mind. When we ordered the food, one table got their food promptly, while at the other table, we had to wait 1.5 hours to get our food. No one told us what was going on until one of my friends went to ask the waitress why it was taking so long. The waitress just kept saying that they were plating our food. So now we have one table all done eating, while the other table still hadn’t been served their food. When we complained to the manager, Lisa Caputo was unapologetic and kept reminding us that cibo wasn’t a fast food restaurant. Like I’m aware this isn’t McDonald’s. I’m not paying 40 dollars for an entree if I’m eating at a fast food restaurant. She then said the wait was so long because everyone ordered pasta ... at an Italian restaurant. God forbid we would order the pasta. When asked what she could do for us, Lisa reminded us again that cibo wasn’t a fast food restaurant and they couldn’t do anything for us. She offered to buy me dessert... as if that 5 dollar dessert is worth 2 hours of my time.

Despicable restaurant and the poorest customer service I’ve ever experienced. Save yourself the frustration and time and don’t come here.

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CC
1 review
Dined on November 1, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were given a Gift Certificate for this Restaurant and hadn't had a chance to go. Wow, I feel like we have been missing out. We went early at 5:00 pm for dinner before going to the Hockey game. The staff asked right away if we had other plans and made sure that we had time to enjoy our meal but not be pressed for time. Our server was amazing but other staff seemed happy to step in help bring out our dinner or remove plates or pour the wine. We will be back again with friends.

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OT
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I’m always impressed at Cibo.

Had guests from out of town and they were thrilled.

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RM
Edmonton
2 reviews
Dined on October 20, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always top-tier with great menu items that are authentically Italian. Perfectly sized restaurant which ensures each meal is thoughtfully prepared. It also is a pleasure to sit and be able to converse with friends due to the volume level of the room. Such a change from the cacophony that many restaurants now seem to offer. This place is a real treat.

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MS
Edmonton
2 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

We enjoyed an appetizer, pasta, vegetable dish and dessert. The carrots seemed overdone and oily looking but the other foods were excellent. The server took time to explain the options which was helpful when making our choices. We will return in November with a guest.

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SC
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

I love this place so much. I have been going to your restaurant for years and will be going for years! Thank you always for a great experience

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n
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Rosario is an amazing chef that cooks food that tastes like it’s directly from Italy.
It’s perfect
Lisa is a breath of fresh air with her infectious smile and food and wine knowledge. Will keep coming back over and over again

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CR
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A fine place for a light supper before a downtown concert or theatre— delicious, interesting ingredients in fine dishes — humane portions! And first rate service. Not inexpensive— but good value.

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PT
Edmonton
15 reviews
Dined on October 3, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful food and wine. Service was excellent as always!

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OT
Edmonton
1 review
Dined on September 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food and drinks. Great service.

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D
Edmonton
4 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Cibo is a favourite of mine, for its flavours bring me a true taste of Italy. I always order the arancini which are the best in the city. Zepolle too - if I have room left after the main course. It's obvious great care is taken with the menu and with the balance of flavours. And service is attentive but not intrusive. It was the perfect venue this time, when I took a friend to say good-bye before she moves many kms away. We split an antipasto (arancini, of course), a primo (the squid pasta which was superb) and a secondo (the breast of duck - melt in your mouth delicious and complemented with kale chips). Alas no room for dessert!

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LD
Edmonton
9 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The quality of food and service remains top notch! One of our favourites.

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BW
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Food was excellent. Service and advice on food choices was very professional.

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