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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 - 9:00 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, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 14
    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
Great food and friendly staff

We have visited this restaurant in Chester, VA and have never been disappointed. Great food, friendly staff and reasonable prices. They also have live music every other weekend.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2015
Don M
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Virginia
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Boston, Massachusetts
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102 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we asked the front desk, would never have found it, but glad we did. Its on the upscale side,very classy inside, average dinners 28.00 there were 2 couples, we each ordered differently..from Lasagna, Mannicotti to Eggplant and Chicken parm. I felt the food was on the salty side, (I don't use salt when cooking) everyone seemed to enjoy their food,... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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358 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

We stopped in Christmas Eve after calling them and finding out they were open for dinner until 8ish. Very nice, clean and roomy restaurant. My wife had the linguine alfredo which she said was delicious. I had the chicken parmigiana which was very good but I'm accustomed to having it served on a layer of pasta. I also had an... More 

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Virginia
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227 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We have visited this restaurant in Chester, VA and have never been disappointed. Great food, friendly staff and reasonable prices. They also have live music every other weekend.

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Thank Don M
Prince George, Virginia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

The meals are reasonably priced and very good. The service was great and the atmosphere was nice. Very clean.

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Thank Linda T
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015 via mobile

I have eaten at Sapori for lunch and dinner. The atmosphere is great with linen tablecloths and napkins. The food was very good both times. I thoroughly enjoyed my experience and will be returning Sat. 31st. Of Oct. To hear a man who sings Sinatra. I understand he is very good.

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Thank OwlAtHome59
Richmond, Virginia
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

You might be hard pressed to find a friendlier, more attentive wait staff anywhere in Chester and the wine list was impressive. Unfortunately, the food was at best average and unremarkable. There are so many Italian restaurants in the area at so many price points that the kitchen is really going to have to step up their game to compete.... More 

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Thank Ziganki
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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Thank Missionmtman
Prince George, Virginia, United States
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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115 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
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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Thank Rlath82
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

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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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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?