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376 Queens Pde, North Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3068, Australia
(03) 9481 4628
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6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Nice Italian bistro. Awesome croquettes, nice fish main, both side dishes are good, desserts not bad either. Interesting wine list. Service was friendly and efficient. Decor needs a lift. Still looks very 70s and 80s. Mind you the music from that era that was playing was awesome. I enjoyed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Nice Italian bistro. Awesome croquettes, nice fish main, both side dishes are good, desserts not bad either. Interesting wine list. Service was friendly and efficient. Decor needs a lift. Still looks very 70s and 80s. Mind you the music from that era that was playing was awesome. I enjoyed the night but it's not cheap here - eg $4 each... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

I had high expectations of this place run by the owners of the amazing Mixed Business cafe down the road. The vibe once you step in as actually quite nice, better than it looks from the outside. Staff also very friendly. But food was hit an miss. We had oysters and the croquette for starter which were good, as was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We just moved into the area and have just been to Chianti for the first time. The food and wine were a revelation! What impressed us was the freshness of the food, the quiet but attentive service and the excellent, if limited, wine list. This was a quiet Australia Day weekend and we would encourage others to support this gem... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

A small recently refurbished place. Well worth visiting. We had a table of 8 and they offered us their upstairs private function room. Great place for a family get together. Had a drink at the little bar downstairs whilst waiting for others to arrive. We were a little flummoxed by the Italian wines but the wait person was most helpful.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I was invited to visit this restaurant at the request of my daughter (who is certainly 'hipper' than I am) and was therefore not sure what to expect. But it was all good. The restaurant itself is not large and therefore not too noisy even on a Saturday night when we were there. The wait staff did a first class... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

It's so good to see Chianti refreshed and delicious in our hood. It was always such a comfort food restaurant with the owner, Franco. Now the new guard are focusing on great service and Italian pizzazz. The Osso Bucco was outstanding and the brussel sprouts with pancetta was great. The wine list is a tad expensive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

This place is affordable, ambience is very rustic, wood fire and wine cellar. Menu on black board adjusted daily. Food is fresh. I had the chicken tirolese and my wife had the rissoto marinara. Very tast and fresh. The desserts only 5 on the menu. However the tiramisu was unbelievable the taste and size. Also offered gluten free option and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2011

Loved this place! Real Italian food. Forget Lygon St this is the real deal. I had the gnocci bolognaise and my partner had the chicken tirolesi, both were sublime. What's also great is that they do glutin free food for 95% of the dishes.Really enjoyed the atmosphere and Franco the owner's walm welcome.

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Additional Information about Chianti Bistro

Address: 376 Queens Pde, North Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3068, Australia
Phone Number: (03) 9481 4628
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  North Fitzroy
Open Hours:
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 376 Queens Pde, North Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria 3068, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Yarra  >  North Fitzroy
  • Phone Number: (03) 9481 4628

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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