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Chiara Bistro

569 High St, Westwood, MA 02090-1627
781-461-8118
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Ranked #1 of 18 restaurants in Westwood
Price range: $41 - $80
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Barlow Lane
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English first
Stowe, Vermont
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Good time. Good waitress (stephanie). They got my order wrong but it was so good I finished it anyway. Feel bad for staff they took my entire price fix fathers day special off check for mistake. Busy night I would return for sure!

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Williamsburg, Virginia
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This is, more or less, the only game in town, but...it was a very pleasant surprise. The atmosphere is warm and inviting, the service very friendly and efficient, and the food - excellent. I had a wonderful salad and terrific sirloin steak, and my husband had a wonderful pork t-bone. The only disappointment was that the Cosmopolitan was very small...surprising... More

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Westwood, Massachusetts
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86 reviews 86 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Went for our 21st wedding anniversary. We have lived in Westwood for 14 years, wanted to go somewhere close. Restaurant was packed on a weekday night. We arrived around 7 and were seated quickly. Waitress was attentive. Food was excellent. Prices were more than we would usually pay. While the meal was a pleasant experience for our anniversary and there... More

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Sharon, Massachusetts
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89 reviews 89 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

My wife and I went there for my birthday, expecting a great meal and were surprisingly disappointed. It started with a server who was efficient, but never introduced herself. She took my drink order; a Boston Hotel Priced bourbon on the rocks which arrived in short order. The best thing we had was the onion soup; hot and very flavorful.... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We have been going to Chiara since they opened and often bring friends. The food is always top notch and the menu changes often enough to keep it interesting. The staff are great and the décor is comfortable and stylish. It's always reliable and that's why we love and keep going back.

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Westwood, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I've had their brunch, which was good. The last two times I've gone for dinner the food was o.k., at best. Steak was tough and fatty. Disappointing.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

I recently went there with my family. The recommendations from the waiter where perfect. The food was excellent, the service, superb. We'll go back.

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Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

This is a spot that always feels as if it is a private club just for you and friends. The food is outstanding and the service just right. Hard to beat in the suburbs.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Chiara is a fabulous restaurant! We go there often! This Christmas we took 12 family members for a special family dinner the weekend after Xmas. Both the food and service were outstanding! This was a tough family of food critics and everyone was very pleased! If you haven't tried it you are missing out!

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Westwood, MA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

Our first visit here was to celebrate our 46th anniversary. The food was very good and ample which somewhat offset the Bistro prices. Service was attentive at first but less so as the evening progressed and the number of diners increased. It was so dark at our small corner table that we had to use a cell phone light to... More

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