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Cafe Chianti

1241 Barrington Street | Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2Y1, Canada
+1 902-423-7471
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Steakhouse, Seafood, Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1241 Barrington Street | Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2Y1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First time in the new location and was completely impressed. Still a place I would highly recommend to everyone.

Thank Thefoodmonkey
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Good Italian food at a reasonable price. Lobster bisque was excellent; and the scallops were good. Nice location.

Thank dubebarry
Reviewed 4 May 2017

We visited on a rainy Monday evening..... there were only a few patrons in the restaurant..... the food was exceptional (Linguine di Pescatore (lots of scallops, mussels, shrimp and lobster) and Blackened Haddock) the ambiance was wonderful..... soft lighting, relaxed and the service was great......More

Thank SherriMR
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Service was excellent. Food was extremely tasty and well presented. Only minor complaint was that main room at front of the restaurant was quite loud when when the restaurant got busy. Would go back again without hesitation. One of the best in Halifax

Thank douglas h
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Went to Cafe Chianti on the weekend. It used to be our "go-to" place but we have not been for a while. It is just as wonderful as it always was although it's more formal now. We were seated in the back room (about a...More

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We have visited this restaurant 3 times since December, the food is fantastic, the service is excellent, our waiter (Andrew) remembered us on our 2nd visit which surprised us. He's friendly, always has a smile and knowledgeable, (food and wine) and on our last visit...More

Thank Canglish
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Had an amazing meal here last summer, we enjoyed the house specialties including oysters, the brick chicken and the kids loved the penne. The seafood was really fresh. The family run restaurant is extremely friendly, would highly recommend it.

Thank abarkley58
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We started going to Cafe Chianti in the Summer of 2016 on a Groupon. We have been hooked ever since, returning 3 more times for special dinners. We are never disappointed. The service at Chianti from the moment you step through the door till the...More

Thank Cynthia7244
Reviewed 22 March 2017

It was absolutely pouring rain outside when we stepped through the doors of Cafe Chianti and immediately our wet coats were taken off our shoulders, a dry napkin provided to wipe our glasses and warm drinks were on the table before we even caught our...More

Thank TinaandDon
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Although we waited considerably longer for our food than most places the food was good and fresh. They use top quality ingredients. The wait staff isn't overly friendly but they weren't rude or anything like that. I would recommend this restaurant if you are not...More

Thank Denise M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$26
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1241 Barrington Street | Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 2Y1, Canada
    (Harvey Street)
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Halifax>  > South End
  • Neighbourhood: South End
  • Phone Number: +1 902-423-7471
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Enjoy superb Italian cuisine in our stylish Old World setting. Large selection of fresh seafood, pasta, veal, steak, lamb and duck dishes. 2 Separate dining rooms available for private parties up to 65, extensive wine cellar. Proudly serving you for over 30 years!
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