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While you’re picking up your dinner, get your shopping done at the same time! For every $25 in gift cards, get a $5 one for yourself! Now until Christmas.Open 11am-8pm for curbside pick-up. Check out ciaobellaitaliankitchen.com for our full menu. Cin, cin!
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Posted on December 17, 2020

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Opening Tuesday, March 9th at 4pm! We will start taking reservations this Saturday. Give us a call at 815-654-9900. Cin, cin!

March 3, 2021

February 28, 2021

Today is the last day of Ciao Bella Italian Kitchen.As we move forward to our new rebranded restaurant (The Pomodoro), there are some questions we want to be sure to answer for you.Are you still accepting Ciao gift Cards?Yes! As long as they are Ciao Bella Italian Kitchen gift cards, we will be accepting them! Is your menu changing?Yes, it is. We are keeping a lot of the same best selling, wonderful items— and adding some really great, new dishes. The team in the back of the house have worked really hard! Our site should be up and running next week with the updated menu for you to take a look at. Check back here for details! When is your open date?Tuesday, March 9th we will open at 4pm for dine-in! We will take the next week to train our staff and make sure the restaurant is perfect for you to come back to. For the first few days, we will open at 4pm and starting Saturday, March 13th we will open at 11am! What will your hours be?We will be closed on Mondays to give our staff (and ourselves) family time. Otherwise, Tuesday through Thursday: 11am-12am (kitchen closes at 10pm), Friday & Saturday: 11am-1am (kitchen closes at 11pm) & Sunday: 11am-10pm (kitchen closes at 9pm). These hours apply except for the first few days, as listed in the previous question! Can I make a reservation?Yes, please! Give us a call (starting next weekend) at 815-654-9900 and ask for Scott to save you a table. Side note: bar seating will be first come, first serve.If you have any other questions, shoot us a message and we will get back to you ASAP.In the mean time, today we are featuring our Campanella Italian Sausage Pasta for $11 for curbside pick-up. We’re here until 8pm tonight and would love to see you. Give us a call at 815-654-9900 to place your order!We truly are so excited for you to see what we have been working on for the past few months and we can’t WAIT to see you indoors. It’s been a long year, but we are BACK!Welcome to The Pomodoro. Cin, cin!

February 27, 2021

It’s Shrimp Scampi day! On special today for $11! Don’t forget to add a bottle of wine for just $1 when you order two entrees. Also featuring baked and fried cod, every Friday! Open until 8pm tonight for curbside pick-up. Order yours now at 815-654-9900.See you soon! Cin, cin!

February 26, 2021

Tender braised beef short rib, tossed with rigatoni in a beef stock & olive oil sauce. Meet another one of our house favorites: the Beef Short Rib Pasta. Available today for $11!The countdown to the opening of The Pomodoro has begun! Only three days left of Ciao Bella Italian Kitchen and we are celebrating by giving you a house favorite on special every day!The Pomodoro opens Tuesday, March 9th at 4pm. Be sure to check back here for updates. We are so looking forward to seeing you indoors. But until then, we are open curbside until 8pm tonight.See you soon! Cin, cin! ciaobellaitaliankitchen.com • 815-654-9900

February 25, 2021

One of our favorites, the Salmon Izzabella is on special today for $11!Order two, and add a bottle of wine for just $1! Open for curbside pick-up until 8pm tonight. See you soon. Cin, cin! ciaobellaitaliankitchen.com • 815-654-9900

February 24, 2021

Bella Rigatoni, anyone? on special today for $11!Our signature dish, tossed in a homemade marsala cream sauce with grilled chicken, mushrooms, and caramelized onions.We also have our family style meals on special for $29.99 all week, as the last week of Ciao Bella Italian Kitchen! Open today 11am-8pm for curbside pick-up. See you soon! Cin, cin! ciaobellaitaliankitchen.com • 815-654-9900

February 23, 2021

“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building on the new” - SocratesAs we get ready to close one chapter and open a new one (The Pomodoro), we want to thank our wonderful customers. This will be the final week of Ciao Bella Italian Kitchen curbside before we switch over— and let’s go out with a BANG! We will feature our family meals ALL WEEK for $29.99! Plus, each day we will have a special price on some of your favorite dishes.Tuesday - Bella Rigatoni $11Wednesday - Salmon Izzabella $11Thursday - Beef Short Rib Pasta $11Friday - Shrimp Scampi $11Saturday - Campanella Italian Sausage Pasta $11*House Salad and Bread with every orderAnd how about some $1 bottles of wine too! For every two entrees for curbside, add a bottle of wine for $1.When we flip the lights off on Saturday night, it won’t be the end, it will just be the beginning. We hope to see you this week for curbside pick-up Tuesday-Saturday from 11am-8pm! 815-654-9900 • ciaobellaitaliankitchen.com Cin, cin! -Scott & Brit Frank

February 22, 2021

We have some off the HOOK seafood specials this weekend to kick off the Lent season! Check these out! Our creamy seafood pasta- Jumbo Shrimp, Clams, and Mussels tossed in a creamy Parmesan sauce with Orecchiette pasta for $17.99.Or our Mussels with Linguini- tossed in white wine, fresh lemon, olive oil & garlic with choice of your choice of housemade shrimp bisque or a house salad for $11.99.We always have our baked cod and fried cod on Fridays as well! All come with your choice of a house salad or our home made Shrimp Bisque soup. Open until 8pm for curbside pickup! Order yours now at 815-654-9900. Cin, cin!

February 19, 2021

It’s National Drink Wine Day! Are you adding a red or white bottle to your order tonight? Purchase two entrees for curbside pickup and add a bottle of wine for just $1. Yes, it’s true.See you soon. Cin, cin! #nationaldrinkwinedayciaobellaitaliankitchen.com • 815-654-9900

February 18, 2021

Coming soon. #gamechanger #thepomodorostyle

February 18, 2021

Our weekend feature starts NOW! Featuring our Mussels with Linguini- tossed in white wine, fresh lemon, olive oil & garlic with choice of your choice of housemade shrimp bisque or a house salad. $11.99 today through Saturday!We have some other seafood options as well! Check out ciaobellaitaliankitchen.com/menus for our full menu. Open 11am-8pm for curbside pickup. 815-654-9900.See you soon. Cin, cin!

February 17, 2021

It’s Fat Tuesday, and we have our family style meals on special today!Choose between our Campanella Sausage pasta, Bella Rigatoni, Pasta Primavera, or Spaghetti & Meatballs- paired with Caesar salad, cheese garlic bread, and two pieces of our peanut butter chocolate cake. Feed the whole family tonight for $29.99!Don’t forget to add that bottle of wine for just $1! Order yours now at 815-654-9900. Open 11am to 8pm for curbside pickup. See you soon. Cin, cin! 🍷

February 16, 2021

What a difference a year makes! Have a great Valentine’s Day with your loved ones! Back open for curbside on Tuesday at 11am. And we will see you INSIDE SOON!Cin, cin!

February 14, 2021

This weekend is all about love.. and some great food! Make it complete with our curbside Valentines Weekend Dinner for 2! Our house special salad, Surf & Turf: 6oz. filet with hand battered jumbo shrimp, our house made mashed potatoes & fresh asparagus, 1 piece of our Italian cremè cake & 1 piece chocolate peanut butter cake for $59.99. Don’t forget to add a bottle of wine for just $1! Special available today and tomorrow for curbside pick-up 11am-8pm! We will be closed this Sunday (Valentine’s Day).Happy Valentine’s Day! See you this weekend. Cin, cin! 815-654-9900 • ciaobellaitaliankitchen.com

February 12, 2021