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Chiara Bistro

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569 High St, Westwood, MA 02090-1627 (Barlow Lane)
+1 781-461-8118
16:30 - 22:00
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Tue - Thu 16:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sun 16:30 - 22:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Chiara had a nice decor and polite staff. Service was OK. The Arctic char was fantastic although the riscotto was a tad under cooked. The calamari was overcooked and salad drenched in dressing. The restaurant was very busy which may have contributed to the quality. I would give this another shot.

Thank ddub23
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Will not return Poor service Dinner .. not good! $ noisy!!! Had to ask for bread basket and ready to get freshly sliced bread not some what hard sliced bread..

Thank Vivian M
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just happened to have dinner there on a Saturday night. All three of us had different things and everything was superb! Service was top notch too.

Thank Audrey W
Duxbury, Massachusetts
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110 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Chiara offers a Mediterranean style menu prepared and presented in a high, fine dining ambiance. Located in Westwood it is a Boston high end restaurant experience that is easy to reach with free parking and good prices for the quality they deliver. One of their specialties is gnocchi, prepared in a variety of ways. Our meal was served with braised... More 

Thank Peter M
Wellesley, Massachusetts
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100 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

My wife and I dined here on a Saturday night. Jammed pack. Great service with waiter who knew the menu and the chef's preferences. great mussels and the lamb entrée was great. nice sized portions. fine dining with good value.

Thank kwexel
Franklin, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Shhh, as Yogi would say this place is so hard to get into that no one goes there anymore. Plan ahead. It's worth it. Food is great, specials always worth consideration, help is friendly and attentive. What more can I say.

Thank ansky777
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

Our second time here. Sat in front of the open kitchen. Fun to watch. Service was great. Hubby had the mussels, said they were good, not the best he had but liked them. I had the beet salad, small portion, for small it was very good sized portion for one. It was good, not the best I had. But the... More 

Thank Lorraine2402
Sherborn, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Chiara Bistro is our go-to restaurant when we are looking for a quiet "date night" and it never disappoints! We think the menu is outstanding, offering wonderful choices sure to fit your hunger and budget level. You can have appetizers and/or small plates, large or small size salads, delicious entrees and desserts. The food is always outstanding and the service... More 

Thank ellen c
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

We came here for dinner not really know what to expect. We were delighted with what we found! This little restaurant is just darling. We had the most accommodating waitress who was friendly, helpful, and very attentive. Our drinks were spot on, and our meals were very good. The menu is not a large one, and I do wish I... More 

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New England, United States
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134 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Was invited to the restaurant by a colleague for a business dinner. The food was exquisitely prepared from the goat cheese, figs and water crackers, to the arugula salad, to the main entree of a wonderfully stuffed chicken breast. The highlight though, were the homemade dark chocolate truffles, which really hit the spot! Only drawback - don't head to 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
American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, 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?