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Ristorante Chinato

2079 East Fourth Street, Cleveland, OH
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Ranked #59 of 1,675 Restaurants in Cleveland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $30 - $30
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Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Prospect
Description: Located in the East Fourth Street Entertainment District in Cleveland, Ohio, Chinato is the newest addition to Chef Zack Bruell's lineup of award-winning and delicious restaurants. Chinato features simple Italian cuisine at affordable prices.
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  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Canton, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

My husband & I were in Cleveland for a football game and wanted to give Chinato a try. Even tho we had an early reservation & there were few customers, our waitress was preoccupied, missed bringing a drink, didn't replace place settings, & was just not attentive. I liked the burratta & caponata antipasti but my husband didn't care for... More

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New York City
Top Contributor
140 reviews 140 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

We ate outside during the Gay Games, and loved our experience. There were several vegetarian and vegan options on the menu, all of them explained extensively by our very nice server. The polenta was rich and creamy. The pasta came with a light cream sauce that showed off some delicious cauliflower. The chocolate cake for dessert was rich, but a... More

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

Eclectic? I don't know. But there isn't anything traditional Italian on the menu at all. Everything is beef tongue, squid, clam, whatever. Looked like all the beautiful people there ordering very unique dishes. I had seafood spaghetti and it was very fishy - maybe it's supposed to be. I recommend you look at the menu before going in. And NOISEY!... More

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Los Angeles, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

As an out of towner visiting family we choose to dine here and I was pleasantly surprised. The service was most accommodating and the food delicious. I had the linguini and the salads were of fabulous fresh variety. The bartender prepared our cocktails perfectly.

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Ohio
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73 reviews 73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We walked into Chinato on a Wednesday evening without a reservation and found there to be a table right away. The atmosphere upon entering was very nice, but the hostess at the front was down right aloof and rude as if she could care less if we were there or not. It was an immediate turn off. Our waitress, Lisa... More

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Portland, Oregon
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198 reviews 198 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We stopped into Chinato for lunch while on a business trip to Cleveland. We like Italian and Chinato delivered! We shared a nice pasta dish and were thoroughly impressed. So much so, that the next evening we went back to Chinato with our friends. Again, top-notch Italian food along with attentive service.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

The food and service here are wonderful, but if you're not a foodie then take a look at the menu before you leave home so you know what you're looking at.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

I've always been a fan of ZB and welcomed Chinato after being a Parallax junkie for so long, and then when L'Albatross came into my neighborhood in Univ Circle that place was great right from the start. Which brings me to Chinato. Its' been very inconsistent last four trips there. My guest had skate wing and nearly choked on the... More

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London, Canada
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42 reviews 42 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Great fresh pastas served by friendly and accommodating staff. Good wine and beverage list too. Outdoor patio available.

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Thiruvananthapuram (Trivandrum), India
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Dined here 2 years ago- one of the few 'good' fine dining restaurants in Cleveland. Loved the service and ofcourse the food !

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