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Chiara Bistro

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569 High St, Westwood, MA 02090-1627 (Barlow Lane)
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Dover, Massachusetts, United States
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I like this place but the menu is very limiting. It has good appetizers and drinks. We like to sit at the bar. They have a nice lounge area too which is great for groups. The dinners are good but it is a very small menu. It is close to our house so this is a appetizer and drink stop... More 

Thank Susan R
Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friends and family frequent Chiara and it always feels like a special occasion for me. I frequently dine at the bar due to the friendly neighborhood vibe. The menu changes but consistently maintains the best choices. Seasonal choices - such as the stuffed figs, lolli chops and scallops are always a welcome sight. Wine selection is excellent - frequent wine... More 

Thank suzan R
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I must've passed by Chiara Bistro at least a thousand times, but I never paid that much attention to it. This is a Kitchen Dining Room Combo, you can actually watch the chefs prepare your dinner. It is very clean & professional team. Knowledgeable of the menu items & friendly wait staffs provide good recommendations. My dinner; > Very fresh... More 

Thank allan3339
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Great food, nice to eat in the bar area. Friendly and professional staff. They have a great private dining room for 10-12 people which we have used on multiple occasions.

Thank HG57
Westwood, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Chiara Bistro in Westwood center, is a gem of a restaurant that attracts couples and families, as well as singles and wine experts. The French-American menu never disappoints. Seasonal specials are worth following. The wine selection is outstanding, and management intentionally keeps the mark-up low; as a result there are exceptional values. It can get a bit noisy when the... More 

Westwood, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

This restaurant offers a Boston Type of eating experience in our cozy town. The food is always good and innovative. The setting is welcoming for a friendly bar meal of to celebrate a special occasion. Ask about their private tasting room for small groups. The owners Michelle and Steve make an effort to know each of their guests. We are... More 

1 Thank Mrstt8
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Another couple and we needed a place for dinner that wouldn't be a long haul from home. We've been here many times, but not recently. The food is still excllent, with creative cocktails, a nice range of appetizers with many locavore foods, and plenty of choices for all types of palates. Each dish was delicious, the service was polished, and... More 

South Carolina
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

I went here on the recommendation of my clients and I wasn't disappointed. I ate in the bar/ lounge area, which was just fine as I was alone. It's always interesting being a woman dining alone but they made me feel at ease and very welcome. The menu is very local and fresh. I had the brook trout with succotash... More 

1 Thank Sophie789
Newton, Massachusetts
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant opened well, and has remained at a high level. The chef/owner Steve was the chef at The Country Club for a number of years, and had a loyal following. Seasonal, and somewhat limited menu. Food and service never disappoints.

2 Thank spudmato
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202 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Chaira Bistro – Westwood, MA – 5/25/2016 As I stood here taking photos I was approached by Steve the owner wondering what I was doing… He has a long history in cuisine… Formerly an Executive Chef at a Country Club, this is his first venture as an owner… On the outside… Much curb appeal between the colors and out door... More 

2 Thank BuyfromPaul

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$41 - $80
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Open Hours
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 569 High St, Westwood, MA 02090-1627
    (Barlow Lane)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Westwood
  • Phone Number: 781-461-8118

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