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Chianti Bistro

376 Queens Pde, Melbourne, Victoria 3068, Australia
(03) 9481 3262
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Ranked #940 of 3,994 restaurants in Melbourne
Cuisines: Italian
Most recent review
- May 13, 2014
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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106 reviews 106 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
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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Melbourne, Australia
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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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London, United Kingdom
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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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