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Chianti Ristorante Italiano

3900 Clark Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233-2301
+1 941-952-3186
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (29 reviews)
“tiramisu” (11 reviews)
“piccata” (4 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 21:30All hours
Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3900 Clark Rd, Sarasota, FL 34233-2301
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Italian food is my favorite food. I've eaten in Italian restaurants all over the world, but I think my favorite is Chianti's in Sarasota. I ate there again last night and after leaving came to the realization I love the place. Every time I have...More

Thank FJ F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ok, so Friday night, in the mood for great Italian cuisine? Chianti! Freddie was terrific. Food was fantastic and presented so well. So close to home and so authentic. A must dine. Don't let the strip mall fool you! Great atmosphere, like an older NY...More

Thank kingschlappyshlappy
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Great early bird till 6.30.with lots of specials. Food great. Service great. Price great. Decor great. Highly recommend.

1  Thank luassudipal
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Go here if you want authentic Italian food. Whatever anyone says about service or ambiance is just superfluous, if you appreciate real Italian cooking you expect a bit of drama... Just like being at Mama's on Sunday night.

Thank P-Falito
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love fine Italian food. Chianti exceeded my expectations. It was amazing. Along with great service, the food was phenomenal. We shared two extraordinary pasta dishes, one lamb ragu and the other was a pappardelle pasta with shrimp and mushrooms. Incredible. It's a must...More

1  Thank kingschlappyshlappy
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Believe it or not, there are several outstanding Italian restaurants in the Sarasota area. And Chianti might be best of all. Owners Josie and Edward Pizziti, who operated successful eateries in San Francisco before moving to Florida's West Coast, opened Chianti in 2013 and have...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 20 June 2017

There were many of us there for happy hour last night and we ALL enjoyed it. The staff is very friendly and answers our questions. The parking is good. The food that we had was delicious and we all have been there frequently and will...More

Thank ZeebruggeExplorer
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Had dinner here with friends for Savor Sarasota. Extensive selection, even for the value priced Savor Sarasota menu. Gave a free glass of (more than adequate) wine with the Savor Sarasota menu. The veal piccata. was delicious, cooked just right and with 3 medallions, very...More

1  Thank Linda Z
Reviewed 5 June 2017

I guess every restaurant could have a bad night. Tonight was Chiante's ...we had reservations for,6.30.they were out of their specials..drinks took forever...special that we got had to be returned...worst night ever at Chiante. Place was empty too...no excuses!!!.....this is my second review..so different from...More

Thank davidtannenholz
Reviewed 14 May 2017 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
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Atlanta M
24 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

Rating summary
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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
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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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