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Cafe Chianti

1241 Barrington Street | Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2Y1, Canada
+1 902-423-7471
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Steakhouse, Pizza, Seafood, Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1241 Barrington Street | Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2Y1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming here for years even when they were in the old building. The food always the best . I love the seafood linguine and the lamb shank as well . My two favourites.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank easterntreker
Reviewed November 28, 2018

A group of us were in Halifax for a Tourism Conference &, after attending a Reception, went to Cafe Chianti for our evening meal.I had heard only good things & was not disappointed one bit! My only regret was that I wasn't hungry enough after...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SuncatcherTruro
Reviewed November 21, 2018

Earlier this week we hosted an event in the restaurant’s private room. Working in advance with Janelle (and from another province), we chose a group menu that was absolutely excellent and a room configuration that allowed for maximum interaction. On the night of the event,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank atinchina
Reviewed November 5, 2018

We had supper here is Oct 2018 on our visit to Halifax. The menu was great and the food and wine was perfect. The décor is very beautiful. We'll definitely return, next visit.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SFowler13
Reviewed October 10, 2018

This is a very nice restaurant with good ambiance. My wife and I sat in the bar area since we did not have reservations. We had chicken parm and chicken with linguine. Both were very good. Service was also very good.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 622eagle
Reviewed September 21, 2018

The staff here were very helpful when we visited. We needed a plug in for an oxygen concentrator and they were very accommodating. The food was excellent as was the service. We also enjoyed the piano player that was there as well

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank TerryG1993
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

We had forgotten how good Cafe Chianti is. It's several years since we last ate there and the restaurant has recently changed ownership, but four of us visited for a wonderful meal late one evening in August. The place was busy, and fairly noisy, but...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank bluenosequeen2018
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Anytime there is a change in ownership I get nervous that the new owners will have the same love for the Restaurant as the original. With a open mind I ordered my usual dish of Calamarii and veal and waited to see what happened. I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Travelstuff1
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

On a beautiful Wed evening the three of us enjoyed mussels, followed by the lobster ravioli, and seafood fettuccine. Topped off with tiramisu, and a bottle of wine. The mussels were surprisingly spicy given that spicy wasn’t part of the description and caught my guests...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CollingwoodGuy
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

Cafe Chianti was recommended by friends who were seated close by. Waiter Scott was initially pleasant and helpful. After a short time most of the tables filled up including two large tables of local patrons. Bottom Line - we got our entrees 105 minutes after...More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $26
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 AM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1241 Barrington Street | Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2Y1, Canada
    (Harvey Street)
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > South End
  • Neighborhood: South End
  • Phone Number: +1 902-423-7471
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Enjoy superb Italian cuisine in our stylish Old World setting. Large selection of fresh seafood, pasta, veal, steak, lamb and duck dishes. 2 Separate dining rooms available for private parties up to 65, extensive wine cellar. Proudly serving you for over 30 years!
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