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Chiara Bistro

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569 High St, Westwood, MA 02090-1627 (Barlow Lane)
+1 781-461-8118
Tue - Thu 16:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 16:30 - 22:00
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Falls Church, Virginia
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73 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Chiara the evening after Thanksgiving with family. We had been there two years ago and really liked it. If anything, this local favorite has gotten even better! Everyone in our party loved the food. I had a wonderful salad made of beets and a superb pork chop on a bed of risotto. Others had oysters, which they... More 

Thank dejindc
Medfield, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was expecting bona fide steak fries with my meal, but the second-cousin of the McDonald's Fry Family was served. Downhill from there. I expected more from what appears a fine i timate establishment in a neighborhood.

Thank Ron T
Boston, Massachusetts
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chiara is my go to restaurant outside Boston proper. The food is wonderful and everyone working there is very nice. My favorite are the fries that come with the hamburger, but all is delicious. My daughter asked for a vegetarian dish and said to surprise her. The best she had in years she said.

Thank Remmi F
Stoughton, Massachusetts, United States
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124 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had been here before and left feeling it was really good. This time the feeling was not there. First the server did not introduce himself and we order appetizers and a bottle of wine while deciding on our entrees. The apps were very tasty, however our small bowl of spread for the bread was empty when the apps were served... More 

Thank Alan W
Boston, Massachusetts
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301 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very nice restaurant, location, and ambiance. The food is very, very good, but certainly what you would expect at these prices. The calamari was great, as are the salads. The scallops and chicken were also two great dishes. Not 5 stars because this is exactly the food quality you would expect at these prices, no better, no worse.

Thank David P
Dover, Massachusetts, United States
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

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 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 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 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 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 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 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 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 569 High St, Westwood, MA 02090-1627
    (Barlow Lane)
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Westwood
  • Phone Number: +1 781-461-8118

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