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Chianti Ristorante Italiano

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3900 Clark Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233-2301
+1 941-952-3186
16:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 16:00 - 21:30
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Sarasota, Florida
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154 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chianti is a nice choice for good Italian food. We had four different meals and all were pretty good. The Chicken Parmesan was nice and tender and cooked perfectly. The Chicken Piccata was flavorful and was served with mashed potatoes and excellent grilled veggies. The other dishes were from the Sunday specials and were just ok. One was the pizza... More 

Thank Crispy12
Venice, Florida
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203 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having eaten here a few times, we always leave with a smile on our face. They have some very good items on the menu for Happy Hour as well as the regular dining menu. Happy hour is a good deal and the Italian beer is a real bargain. Service is generally good to very good depending on the server and... More 

Thank mr49phil
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant hearkens back to an earlier time when service and food were provided with a touch of class. They do a lobster special on Tuesdays and their steaks, prime ribs are very good. They also have a roaming troubador who stops tableside and plays his guitar and does some songs...nice touch.

Thank Sid K
Sarasota, Florida
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54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Sunday evening, the busy season is over and the place was not busy at all! So how many times do you have to ask for lemon for your waters & to ask for more water - 4 times is too much! We asked for additional napkins, 3 times! Then we had to send back my cocktail . . . we... More 

Thank katewoman612
Wolfeboro, New Hampshire
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51 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Had wonderful drinks and dinner at Chianti last week. The best Italian meal we have ever had in Sarasota! The salads and ravioli were fresh and bursting with flavor and Ian or server was top notch!

1 Thank ticklegolf
Billings, Montana
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Nice size restaurant with bar, booth and dining area. We visited on a Friday night and most tables were filled. The waitress was very amiable and took our orders . We had to ask for the bread to be brought to the table. The bread was just o.k. We had to ask for butter over the table olive oil. Service... More 

1 Thank Evan B
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72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017 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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647 reviews
417 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 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 

1 Thank JordanS8
Sarasota, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 March 2017

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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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, 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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
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?