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Ristorante Chinato

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2079 E 4th St, Cleveland, OH 44115-1023 (Prospect)
Mon - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We held a family dinner for 12 people at this restaurant. The food, the service and the ambiance were all excellent and we thoroughly enjoyed our evening.

Thank Cynde K
Akron, Ohio
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80 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My girl and I decided to enjoy a post-theater dining experience at this restaurant. We were greeted with a warn friendly smile from the hostess and seated immediately upon giving our name. Our server came to the table and greeting us immediately and offering to take our cocktail order .....(you know you're in a good Ristorante when 4 or 5... More 

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Gibsonia, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Not into "whose restaurant it is" but come to find out this is a Zack Bruell place and he is a big deal in Cleveland. You wouldn't know it from the prices but would from the food. I've never had octopus but after quizzing a few servers/bartenders I decided to go for it. It was tremendous - and I'm a... More 

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Mildmay, Ontario
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26 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We were visiting Cleveland - my husband is a fan of Italian and something a little different so this should have been perfect. Sadly it was just ok. Apps were good. My first choice for my entrée was Fettuccini Carbonara but the waiter talked me out if - said it is too rich, so I ordered the Seafood Cannelloni which... More 

Thank ruetzMildmay_Ontario
Cleveland, Ohio
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went here for a date night on a Friday. I heard about the place from a friend and was aware ahead of time that this wasn't a spaghetti and meatball type of restaurant. Unless you have very adventurous children, this isn't the place for them. I made reservations for 6pm, but I don't think I would... More 

Thank Benjamin B
Newington, New Hampshire
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

My wife picked Chinato for a special occasion with friends. The restaurant seating is cramped, it was uncomfortably warm and our waiter whiffed on the standard question, "What is good to eat on the menu?" The calamari and mushroom stuffed ravioli apps were good. The wine list was also pretty good. Entrees were poor. Our group tried a variety of... More 

Thank BillW2011
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

First time visit - excellent food - loved the swordfish with olive topenade - delicious! Good wine list - nice atmosphere - would recommend another strong location on East 4th!

Thank James M
Montclair, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

I would give the service a 4 - a lovely staff kept bread plates and water glasses full and the rest of the service was efficient as well. For me the highlight was the rice balls served with shaved Parmesan and marinara sauce as an appetizer. They had a nice crisp crust and the balance of flavors was very good.... More 

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Ontario Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

The staff was wonderful and very attentive. It was busy so great service goes a long way. My pasta was a little dry. Perhaps it had been sitting for a bit? Not sure. The other 3 people that were with us really liked their meals. Worth a second try.

Thank canadachris44
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24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

On this visit I had a small meal--a salad and calamari. The salad had pumpkin seeds and turnips on it and was so delicious. The calamari looked different than it had the other two times I got it, but it was so delicious. Last time it was more covered with sauce, this time the sauce was at the bottom but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2079 E 4th St, Cleveland, OH 44115-1023
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
Located in the East Fourth Street Entertainment District in Cleveland, Ohio, Chinato is the newest addition to Chef Zack Bruell's lineup of award-winning and delicious restaurants. Chinato features simple Italian cuisine at affordable prices.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?