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Chianti Ristorante Italiano

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3900 Clark Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233-2301
+1 941-952-3186
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

we popped in on a Sat night and were pleasantly surprised. the shrimp cocktail was outstanding and the Veal Parmigiano and Chicken Parmigiano were both tender, tasty, and terrific. for such a busy night, service was top notch ND the guitar player singing Dean Martin songs was entertaining with a great sense of humor. highly recommended

Thank Jim C
Sarasota, Florida
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590 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There is certainly no shortage of great Italian restaurants in Sarasota/Bradenton. Unfortunately, this was not one of them. To begin with, the tables are tiny so you sit on top of each other. Service, though friendly, was very slow. The salad was good to begin with and then it went downhill. I had the Chicken Francaise which I've had many... More 

Thank JordanS8
Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Awesome Food! Great Service! Delicious Wines, and that personal touch make this a wonderful dining experience! The owner Eduardo came to our table and made us feel right at home! I highly recommend Chianti restaurant!

Thank Victor D
Newtown, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

so 2 minutes from our condo is Chianti which we just found after 7 years! Happy Hour is incredible with portions, quality, and drinks. Highly recommend the calamari as we order calamari at every restaurant. This is #1!!! Everything on the menu is fantastic. We'll go for dinner soon....what a find ....EXCELLENT!

Thank Overland333
Sarasota, Florida
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been dining at Chianti's on a monthly basis ever since it opened. The food, wait staff and customer service have always been outstanding, that is until last Friday night. My friend and I sat at the bar enjoying a cocktail for 30 minutes. We then checked in for our 6:00pm reservation. The lady at the front desk insisted... More 

1 Thank cneill4
Aiken, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2017

We were very fortunate to get Freddy as a waiter. He was a breathe of fresh air with a great sense of humor.My carbonara was very tasty and made with paparadel noodles. My wifes pork chop was roated perfectly

1 Thank Anthony L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017

We went with friends who liked it. We agreed that the food was very good; service excellent..but on a Saturday evening the noise level was terrible. Conversation was almost impossible without shouting. We had arrived at about 7:30; the place was packed. By the end of our meal, about 8:45, many diners had left and it was much quieter. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017

Each of our dinners, 4 different entrees, were very good. Food was fresh and hot. Restaurant staff were very courteous and accommodating but the restaurant itself was loud.

Thank Dawn D
Franklin, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2017

6 of us had dinner there during the Holiday week. Nice table, good ambiance and a friendly waiter. We had a variety of meals all of wish were enjoyed. They included, Lasagna, Spaghetti and Meatballs, Salmon Filet Picatta, Veal Parm and a Shrimp and Scallop special. Several different breads were served with Oil and Balsamic Vinegar on the table. We... More 

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Sarasota, FL USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

This is the first time we've been here in a couple of years - since Angelo, who used to run the front end, left to open his own place. Food was quite good - I liked my eggplant parmigiana and hubby liked his veal. Both were served with al dente rigatoni in a well-made marinara sauce. Service was a lot... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3900 Clark Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233-2301
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-952-3186

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