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Ristorante Chinato

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2079 E 4th St, Cleveland, OH 44115-1023 (Prospect)
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 16:00 - 00:00
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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just had the one meal here. Nice restaurant with a nice feel about it, wouldn't say it was cheap but not overly expensive. Menu was ok but not fantastic, cant believe I visited an Italian with no Lasagne on the menu !!!! Service good.. eventually when we had to ask someone to take our order and the place wasn't busy... More 

Thank spoff2016
Philadelphia, PA
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160 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

We were a large private group who dined downstairs. The heat was blasting. The food was unimaginative and uninteresting. The taste was fine, nothing special. I would come back and eat on the main floor (while choosing from the full menu) to ensure a better experience. Kudos to the staff for being very attentive.

Thank Sandy B
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

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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84 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

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 

Thank caport1
Gibsonia, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 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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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 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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172 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 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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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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?