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Chinar on the Island

283 Sand Ln, Staten Island, NY 10305-4511
+1 718-390-5305
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good9%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible14%
9 Mar 2017
“Bring your own microwave”
8 Oct 2016
“Always superb!”
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283 Sand Ln, Staten Island, NY 10305-4511
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

This place is kind of a lottery. On one occasion we sat with 6 people and enjoyed most of it. Second try was close to a robbery. First dish was visibly preheated and tasted like it was made a night before. Then we waited for...More

Thank probonov
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Great place, great atmosphere. My favorite place to celebrate any occasion. Both halls are decorated in style and each has its own charisma. The saxafone player is enjoyable. I like seating outside as well. Food is always delishious: bronzini, fry potatoes with mushrooms, kutaby, pilaf,...More

Thank pierrii
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Very disappointed about our visit. We got there for lunch and we were served with badly heated dish called " kutabi " and yes we got a green tea, than we've got the bill where they made a " mistake" and charged us for this...More

Thank IrinaNetwork
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Ask me 2 years ago, and I would have said I loved the place. Went with a friend the another night as they offered a restaurant.com certificate. My first experience was wow. Now it's "the same old thing". I have never seen a change in...More

Thank FLB18
Reviewed 7 September 2015

We decided to try a new (to us) restaurant & chose Chinar on the Island, as the Yelp & Trip Adviser reviews were positive. This is an absolutely beautiful venue. The middle court-yard area (with tables) is lovely, with “Chinar” trees in the center, underneath...More

Thank SuzieQ044
Reviewed 5 September 2015

We visited this restaurant just once. my impression from this place: good/ exotic interior + burned and expensive meal (we ordered lamb chops).

1  Thank YLAsee
Reviewed 22 April 2015

We were recently there for a big birthday party which was set up in their banquet room and we really enjoyed it! The food was good, although at times a bit inconsistent, some dishes were great and some were so-so. The music was OK, a...More

1  Thank passionrumba
Reviewed 21 December 2014 via mobile

This was the second visit for me to Chinar. The service is still attentive and the food top notch. It was sat night and there was an excellent saxophonist. We started with fried calamari which was tender and well seasoned. The main I had was...More

Thank Jonboy111
Reviewed 14 October 2014

This is one of the best restaurants on the Island. Friendly staff, fresh food , salads made for your order ( not 5 days in advance ) , middle eastern and russian flavors . We have dinner there at least once a week. Love it...More

1  Thank Rimma F
Reviewed 23 September 2014

Chinar on the Island never disappoints. I have been there numerous times and it's always amazing👌;especially the potatoes and mushroom and mixed meat platter. I celebrated my birthday there in January with about 20 guest and all my guest were very impressed with their service...More

Thank JuJuEt88
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 283 Sand Ln, Staten Island, NY 10305-4511
    (Robin Road)
  • Public Transportation: There are few bus stops within a walking distance from the restaurant. The best option is to check public transit directions on Google maps.
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Staten Island
  • Phone Number: +1 718-390-5305
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