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Ristorante Chinato

2079 E 4th St, Cleveland, OH 44115-1023
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • 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 days ago 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

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Reviewed 6 days ago 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 6 days ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Randall R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was looking forward to eating at Chinato's last week. We ordered 2 dinners of Ravioli with eggplant and I dinner of fettulchini carbonara....The fettuchini was not edible...the bacon was terribly under cooked and no flavor to the pasta...Our ravioli had no taste and was...More

Thank Vivian M
Reviewed 21 October 2017

I was with a party of four, and we had an early reservation before a show at Playhouse Square. Accordingly, we had the restaurant almost to ourselves when we arrived. Even with the restaurant being slow, the service was very average. It took forever to...More

Thank 973LauraS973
Reviewed 26 September 2017

My wife and I visited Cleveland for the first time between September 21 to September 24. We like Italian food, so we thought we would try Ristorante Chinato. We looked at their menu online, and it looked good. We made dinner reservations for early Friday...More

Thank Deek24
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Full disclosure - we've eaten at Chinato before so this is kind of like preaching to the choir because this place is very good but it was another pleasant surprise. We're not normally appetizer people but were told we had to have the mussels. Even...More

Thank G1222JKjamesc
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Arrived in Cleveland Saturday night to attend the Browns/Steelers game the next day. Was looking for something close to our hotel that was not just bar food. Found this place, walked in and were seated right away. Our meals were outstanding! My wife had the...More

Thank Indy032
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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, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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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