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569 High St, Westwood, MA 02090-1627
+1 781-461-8118
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“gnocchi” (11 reviews)
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4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.All hours
American, Gluten Free Options
569 High St, Westwood, MA 02090-1627
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Twelve years after its much-anticipated opening, Westwood’s Chiara Bistro still casts a culinary spell. Long considered one of the finest suburban dining establishments in Massachusetts, the 100-seat Mediterranean bistro – founded by executive chef/owner Steve LaCount and lovingly named after his nana – continues to...More

1  Thank PaulsPalate
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Very above average but not spectacular. Attentive service, nice food presentation, quality but not super creative menu, decent wine selection. We enjoyed our meal very much but for the pricing and limited menu, would explore other places before returning. If we were invited in a...More

1  Thank AlwaysUpForGoodFood
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Our family gathering was in a separate room so we could talk and visit with one another. The french onion soup was good, scallops were outstanding, service to very good. It was a bit pricey, but still worth it.

1  Thank Nancy M
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We had dinner here for my wife's birthday. Our waiter lacked personality and he was quite boring. The dishes came out helter-skelter and at times, we did not have enough room on the table for our dishes. In other words, the wait staff did not...More

Thank Diningout12357
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

A group of ten went to Chiara Bistro for the first time Saturday night. Everyone said their meal was great, the drinks were good no Tracy our server was great.

2  Thank Ron C
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Met friends for dinner at this lovely neighborhood restaurant. The place was hopping on a weekday night - always a good sign. We had requested a quiet table and they did their best. Our table was cosy and at the far end of the restaurant,...More

Thank Alison L S
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

I had a family party of 7 and we were promptly greeted by the hostess and seated without a reservation. The server, Chuck took our drink orders and delivered them very quickly. For entrees, my group ordered gnocchi and burgers. I my self had the...More

Thank Skier9175
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

We had a gift card for here from our wedding and came for the first time. The service was fast and friendly. The food was amazing. We had all but one dessert and they were all fabulous. We met many staff members who were all...More

1  Thank Rebecca F
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Rich, well-prepared, tasty, flavorful food. Brought out at the right temp. Their free bread and pesto was light and fresh. Must try: - Calamari: spicy peppers mixed in with perfectly fried, fresh squid. Yum. - Lobster bisque: with pepper oyster crackers floating (so unexpected &...More

1  Thank MerlineB
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The food is never a disappointment! Always fresh and delicious. If you love wine fabulous wine menu as well as someone on staff always ready to help you pick a favorite to pair with your meal. Steve and Michelle are always working hard to make...More

1  Thank Donna B
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15 April 2017|
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Response from GabeyBaby | Reviewed this property |
Great place, great food, expect to pay, though, for the priveledge
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$41 - US$80
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
Chiara, a Mediterranean Bistro - is an upscale , casual dining restaurant which features a comfortable, well designed dining room and intimate eight-stool bar and an outdoor patio. This quaint suburban restaurant features a menu which includes multiple small plates, signature cocktails and seasonal creations.
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