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Sapori Ristorante Italiano

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3513 Festival Park Plaza, Chester, VA
804.425.4628
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Anniversary Dinner

The service was great, food delicious, wine and beer selection really good. Cannot complain at all about the pricing. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our Anniversary dinner on 31 July 2015.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
KTHarrison
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Prince George, Virginia, United States
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English first
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

My wife and I loved our visit to Sapori. The food all tasted home made with no use of store bought sauces or other things you experience at low quality italian restaurants. The marinara was very good. Any dish that uses their marinara will be good. I had the ahi tuna and it was cooked exactly as I ordered it.... More 

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Prince George, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

The service was great, food delicious, wine and beer selection really good. Cannot complain at all about the pricing. My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our Anniversary dinner on 31 July 2015.

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Georgetown, Kentucky
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Some of the food is excellent and some is good but there isn't consistency. The service is extremely slow and they tried to charge our party $1 for ice which was odd. For the money I probably won't go back to this place if I'm being honest.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Yum. Haven't had this good since I was in New York. Really good Caesar salad too. Awesome dressing. Homemade tiramisu.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Several items on the menu were a disappointment. We believe the clams are responsible for two in our party of 10 getting sick. We also ordered tiramisu, which came almost hot, and as soon as you put your fork to it, something resembling raw egg oozed out of the top. I must say the zucchini appetizer was very good, but... More 

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Roanoke, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We are from out of town and did not want a chain restaurant. We chose this place and were very happy. Nice decor and very good food. The fried zucchini was excellent and the calamari was fresh and cut in house. We decided to try the pizza. It was fabulous! My favorite was the grilled chicken with fresh veggies on... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Have eaten in the other 2 "Italian" restaurants in the Chester area, and this is the best of the bunch. More authentic than the others in menu and taste. The arancini were large and lightly crunchy, with an accompanying meat sauce that was as good as my mother's. The eggplant rollatini was extremely thin (nearly non-existent) slices of eggplant surrounding... More 

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Douglas, MA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

You must be kidding me . Soggy burger. 2 mushed arincini(when I paid $11.00 for 3) And a "oops we forgot your pizza " call after I was 17 mins down the road. Awesome. Don't waste your time here unless Wendy's and any other option is closed. Think I'm just being hard on them? Read my other reviews. What a... More 

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Chester, Virginia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We started off waiting to be seated outside for 10 Minutes. When we did get a table the service was very good and friendly. We started with calamari which was good crunchy and the accompanying sauces were also tasty. My business partner ordered pizza which he claimed was very good. I had gnocchi with steak which was very disappointing. The... More 

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Chesterfield, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We had a party of 10 ladies last night for a birthday dinner. We have dined here before and enjoyed the food and atmosphere, however, last night was terrible from start to finish! Two of us wanted to split a bottle of wine and selected one from the menu (you could either order it by the glass or bottle). When... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3513 Festival Park Plaza, Chester, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: 804.425.4628

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?