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Chinar on the Island

283 Sand Ln, Staten Island, NY 10305-4511
718-390-5305
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Ranked #80 of 686 restaurants in Staten Island
Price range: $30 - $30
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Robin Road
Transit: There are few bus stops within a walking distance from the restaurant. The best option is to check public transit directions on Google maps.
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  • English first
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English first
New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Chinar on the island is a perfect place for any kind of celebration. The place beautifully redone after hurricane Sandy about a year ago has a certain charm and comfort ,excellent service , the food great as always! It continues to be one of our favorite restaurants were we keep coming back with friends and family.. Highly recommend it!

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Staten Island, New York, USA
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48 reviews 48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Good food, interesting decor, staff either lost or there is a language barrier. The hummus was great, the bread nice and hot, tasty too. The lamb was cooked perfect but SALT, wow! The dessert was excellent.

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NJ
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

When we were looking for my husband's Birthday celebration we decided on Chinar again. Place is perfect for big company and small. We had about 40 guests and everyone lived it. Food was great, service was excellent starting from party planning and including the whole time at the party. Price is not cheap but good things are never cheap. They... More

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New York City, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

We were greeted kindly, served promptly, given good menu suggestions, and didn't break the bank. Most imprtantly though, of course, was how great the food tasted! We've been here before for banquets and always had a great time.

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Staten Island, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

Everything was good until I order my main course .It was sea bass kebab. It tasted like ammonium. It was horrible. Before you order make sure the fish is fresh. Ammonia smelling fish is definitely a reason to send the dish back.

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New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

Chinar on the Island is one of our favorite restaurant , we frequent it at least once a month , weather with friends or just us ,the cousine is Turkish Russian, you can dine in the restaurant Ala cart, or have a party in the banquet room with music & dancing.. the atmosphere is very classy, yet cozy, they also... More

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Boston
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96 reviews 96 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2011

Non-stop incredible food -banquet Bring your own wine - liquor.

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NJ
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83 reviews 83 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2011

We celebrated my special birthday here with friend and family. There were party of about 50 people and we planned it carefully with a manager. There are few menus to choose from and all of them can be customize. Party menu includes good wines also but you can bring your own drinks for the party which we also did. Food... More

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new york
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122 reviews 122 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2011

The menu is a little bit of everything, all of it very good. Worth a trip when you are on Staten Island. Try the Quail.

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