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Chianti Cafe & Restaurant

Italian, Pasta
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1438 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
(403) 229-1600
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Today
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 21
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good Italian Food

Casual Italian and definitely a family style restaurant with everyone packed in. Good service, but food is a hit and miss. Typically not hot enough, but large portions. They do serve you quickly. Very reasonably priced for what you get.

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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90 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Such a good place to eat. Especially when you are just driving by and looking somewhere that's good to eat. I recommend it to everyone!

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Cochrane, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

NOTE: CROWFOOT LOCATION I love good food made well...it makes me happy. That eye rolling, "oh my God" moment that you come to the realization that what you have just tasted is, perhaps, one of the best things you have ever eaten. That is not going to happen here. Almost what I would call a "bait and switch" tactic. The... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Casual Italian and definitely a family style restaurant with everyone packed in. Good service, but food is a hit and miss. Typically not hot enough, but large portions. They do serve you quickly. Very reasonably priced for what you get.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I would not recommend this restaurant to anyone. Waitress didnt even know what was on the menu. Menu changed paata was soggy

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Calgary, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Nice atmosphere,great food and great service! it was a very enjoyable experience and no hassles with parking either!

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Airdrie, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Good inexpensive italian food in Calgary. The chefs' special is always tasty and the complimentary bread with balsamic and olive oil is good too. I enjoy any of the pasta dishes, but a especially fond of the homemade canneloni. Can be busy on the weekends, but tables turn over quickly, so you dont wait that long. Good for kids and... More 

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Calgary
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

We go here regularly on Mondays for lunch. They have all pastas on for $8.99 Sun through Tues. I enjoy their tortelinni Romanoff. We also enjoy the pasta with the curry sauce. Great value for your dollar.

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Calgary, Canada
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

It's been about 3-4 yrs since I've eaten here and it seems to have gone down in quality. We brought my 88 yr old mother here to celebrate her birthday. I ordered off of the "pasta frenzy" specials which go on sunday, Monday, and Tuesday. I ordered the fettucine supremo which comes with smoked salmon, and scallops in a light... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Went to Chianti twice on a recent trip to Calgary and on both occasions, the food didn't fail to please. The salads were fresh with good balance of meat and veg, dressing was lovely. Service is attentive and wait staff on both occasions friendly. The soup I had was certainly yummy.

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Winchester, Kentucky
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56 reviews 56 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

My rating of this restaurant is possibly unfair as both my daughter and her boyfriend said they liked their food. Ok, that said, we went to the menu for the wine by-the-glass and found a malbec which was barely adequate. My wife and I shared a chicken parmigiana. The chicken was alright but I've had better spaghetti opening a can.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1438 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: (403) 229-1600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?