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Chianti Ristorante Italiano

3900 Clark Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233-2301
+1 941-952-3186
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“pasta” (28 reviews)
“bread” (25 reviews)
“tiramisu” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3900 Clark Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233-2301
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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...More

Thank Crispy12
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...More

Thank mr49phil
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...More

Thank Sid K
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...More

Thank katewoman612
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
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...More

1  Thank Evan B
Reviewed 28 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...More

Thank Jim C
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...More

1  Thank JordanS8
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
Reviewed 4 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...More

Thank Overland333
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Atlanta M
I reviewed this establishment in October of 2013, unfavorably, sad to say. I felt so bad for our family who recommended it because it was awful all the way around & they were very embarrassed. How do you stay in business?
25 February 2016|
Response from Cando | Reviewed this property |
Dear Atlanta M, Give Chianti another try the next tine you're in Sarasota. They are definitely a better restaurant now than they were in 2013. Give your embarrassed family members a chance to redeem themselves. Just pick a... More
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Restaurant Details

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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
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:30
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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