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Chianti Il Ristorante

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18 Division St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-2188 (Broadway)
+1 518-580-0025
16:30 - 21:00
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Sun 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 22:30
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Scotia, New York
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53 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and i went here on a Tuesday night for dinner, The food, staff. and atmospheres is great. The filet was cooked perfect, the shrimp with pasta was great. Salad was fresh. We will be back!!

Thank Bob G
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went there with my wife, We are sited in advance to our booking, pretty amazing service. The appetizer was fried calamari, really fresh and nice. Main course was Lazania and meatball. It was in general ok. I am no happy with their sauce, I found the tomato paste similar to the one you find in the supermarket.

Thank Nader H
Pound Ridge, New York
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207 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time in Saratoga Springs and what a great way to begin. Excellent atmosphere. We were greeted promptly and offered a great table. Excellent wine list, great menu. We had the salami and cheese sampler for 2. My longtime love ordered the shrimp with angel hair pasta and I had the rigatoni with rabbit special. A simple dessert and an... More 

Thank bulltrvlr
upstate NY
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305 reviews
236 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chianti Il Ristorante is among Saratoga's best for a good dinner. Variety is good with several daily specials. Salads are above average, Pastas are very good. Service quite professional and pleasant.

Thank abarasol
Syracuse, New York
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70 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has it all: great food, atmosphere, and service. We started with the Calamari and it was exceptional, the breading was tasty with a pepper seasoning and cooked just right. The salad was very fresh with slices of Parmesan cheese. I had the Angel Hair pasta with shrimp and a very light lobster cream sauce. It was called Cappellini... More 

Thank Scott C
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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216 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Just off the main drag, Chianti is a delightful find featuring delicious Italian entrees served by pleasant and knowledgeable staff. While some of the specials such as the dry aged meats will set you back a couple dollars, there are also a number of pastas and other dishes which are wonderful and priced for a casual night out. Something for... More 

Thank clherrick
DZmanagement, Manager at Chianti Il Ristorante, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your amazing review! So glad that we are able to give you the kind of dining experience we work so hard to provide for each and every guest. Yes ... you are right, the meats are on the pricey side. Fabrizio, our chef, dry ages them himself in our aging coolers so they are not... More 

Chestertown, New York
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Excellence began upon our entrance with a delightful hostess who was happy to accommodate our change in group size. We proceeded to the bar for a drink and a couple of small apps before dinner. The Happy Hour wine selection that I chose was not available on this Monday evening unfortunately, but the alternative offered was very nice (most restaurants... More 

Thank adkeats
DZmanagement, Guest Relations Manager at Chianti Il Ristorante, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your amazing and well articulated review! So glad that we are able to to give you the dining experience we work so hard to provide for each and every guest. Love the term "plateful of excellence" and it sounds like you are well acquainted with David and his restaurants. We look forward to having you... More 

Olivebridge, New York
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This a loud, very busy Italian restaurant. The service was impeccable, but we found that the food was very good...not great. Portions are generous and beautifully presented. We started with prosciutto and mozzarella which was fantastic and enough for two. The wine list was superior and offered a wide price point.Then, we both ordered risotto dishes. They both were good... More 

Thank Meg S
DZmanagement, Manager at Chianti Il Ristorante, responded to this review

Meg - Thank you for your review of Chianti Ristorante. Though it sounds like you had an overall positive experience, I am disappointed that a guest left one of our restaurants feeling that they did not receive the dining experience that all of the DZ Restaurants have been built on. Our guests’ feedback is very valuable as it provides me... More 

Gloversville, New York
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159 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

We met friends here for a reunion. The service was pretty good, although the restaurant was busy on this Friday night. Some of the entrees were just so-so, although my duck was sensational (from the regular menu). The duck portion (see photo) wasn't large, but was fine for me. We thought the bill was high for the quality, about $90... More 

Thank Polly H
Saratoga Springs, New York, United States
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We love Chianti! Always at the top of our list. When we want something light, we will share a bottle of wine and the antipasto for two which offers a fun variety of hot and cold items. Service is always impeccable and the food is always consistently excellent. A must try.

Thank Kristin G
DZmanagement, Manager at Chianti Il Ristorante, responded to this review

Kristin - Thank you so much for your amazing review! So glad that we are able to continue to give you the dining experience we work so hard to provide for each and every guest. That antipasto platter is a crowd favorite and more than enough for 2. Add the bottle of wine and it's the start of a great... 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$30 - US$30
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 21:30
16:30 - 22:30
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Division St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-2188
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Saratoga Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 518-580-0025

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?