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Ristorante Chinato

2079 E 4th St, Cleveland, OH 44115-1023
+1 216-298-9080
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2079 E 4th St, Cleveland, OH 44115-1023
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Italian? Not so much. We started with the FRIED BABY ARTICHOKES ALLA GIUDEA, $15. These were completely un-edible and scratched my throat just trying to get them down. The CREAMY POLENTA WITH CHANTERELLE MUSHROOMS $12 had strings of Italian meat all of the top that...More

Thank Shannon N
Reviewed 9 February 2018

We are from Virginia but make a special effort to come here every time we are in Cleveland. We are serious foodies, but also very health conscious. The menu at Chinato's is so authentic, has many healthy dishes the older Italian mamas make with meats,...More

Thank Pyrbuddy
Reviewed 22 January 2018

good pizza and good atmosphere for business close to the sport area in Cleveland like basket ball and baseball so you can have dinned then go to the game

Thank Hazemnour1234
Reviewed 17 January 2018

im an extended traveler and i know whether a restaurant is Italian or not.... the people very nice/friendly , service is very good i had the fried risotto balls with marinara sauce which was very good , crispy and moist on the inside . for...More

Thank Karim R
Reviewed 19 December 2017

Visited on a Saturday night and found the place busy but not packed. There was a home Cav's game underway. Service and food was very good. It seemed that the food arrived too quickly, almost like they knew what we wanted to order. A very...More

Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Upscale Italian on the 4th Street restaurant area in downtown Cleveland. Forgot my server's name, but he had glasses and a ponytail. He was incredibly knowledgeable about the menu, ingredients, etc. I started with a seasonal pumpkin bisque which was nice, but the best part...More

Thank dancethrulife
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

We go out dining 2 times a month and this time it was time to try Chinato's. For an app we had the cheeses. They were wonderful. Our group also had the calamari and the fried artichokes. I had the arugula octopus salad. It was...More

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 9 December 2017

This place is a large restaurant similar to the Maggiano's chain in style and menu. In other words it is better than a low end "pasta joint" but is below the "fine dining" white table cloth level. I met a friend for dinner. Pasta plates...More

Thank ahijado2
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Let me preface this review by saying that the waiter was excellent. I should have caught his name. Ask for a waiter in his mid twenties with black-framed glasses and a pony tail. He was VERY knowledgeable about the menu. Gave great recommendations. The service...More

1  Thank Randall R
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

The high point was the rabbit puttanesca on garganelli pasta. Delicious flavors of rosemary, olives and capers accented mild and tender rabbit in tomato sauce served with perfectly cooked pasta. Or was the high point the perfectly seared scallops with crisp semolina gnocchi in that...More

Thank David S
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2 August 2016|
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Response from Mayflowerkids | Reviewed this property |
I think you could get pasta with butter but I didn't see any children there much under the age of 15 or so
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
4:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2079 E 4th St, Cleveland, OH 44115-1023
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Cleveland
  • Phone Number: +1 216-298-9080
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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