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Chianti's
Chianti's

Chianti's Details

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Website: http://www.chiantisristorante.com/
  • Phone: (925) 484-3877
  • Hours of Operation:

    Lunch: Daily 11:30am-3:00pm

    Dinner: Daily 3:00pm-9:00pm
  • Payment Options: Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian, Seafood
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Patio/Outdoor Dining

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Between W. Angela and Rose Sts
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Parking is available along Main Street and behind the restauarant off of Rose Ave.
A word from Chianti's
Diablo has been asking readers to vote for their Best of the East Bay shops, eats, and activities for a quarter-century.
Chianti's Ristorante is a double-category winner for 2013.
We are proud to have been voted the Best Italian and Best Seafood in the East Bay by Diablo Magazine.
Come by and let us know what you think! Check out our menu and specials at www.chiantisristorante.com.

At Chianti's Ristorante, our wait staff strives to ensure you always feel at home. Our kitchen staff works tirelessly to make sure you know our kitchen is your kitchen, and our management team is proud to provide the highest quality of meals and service, making Chianti's your first and best choice.
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Diner Reviews
  • "Made an early reservation with my parents coming to town, we were the only ones there so it was nice and quiet. The waiter was very nice and the food was amazing! Between the four of us we had the calamari, veal Parmesan and chicken Marsala. Calamari melted in your mouth, veal was nice and crispy still (the best my partner has had!) and chicken Marsala was super tender. Reasonably priced with excellent food!"
    Dined on 8/22/2014
  • "The food was good we had couple of pastas and a appetizer . They did not serve bread only later with the entree thought it was too late. Excellent desert limenchelo. Now the bad part. Did not ask if we wanted a drink. The server seemed like a sleazy dude.."
    Dined on 8/17/2014
  • "Chiantis is one of our favorite places to dine. We love the friendly service, their delicious food and sitting outdoors and enjoying the downtown scenery. We continue to go back over and over."
    Dined on 8/8/2014
  • "We were set at a table for two next to a wall which was hot; do not know why when the rest of the resturant was pretty open. However, they happily agreed to move us near the window which was great. The food was good and the wine pour was generous. Highly recommend."
    Dined on 7/30/2014
  • "The service was a little slow and not very friendly. The food was very good. The outdoor seating is nice, except the chairs are very uncomfortable! The bathroom setup is a little weird, hot and in a strange location."
    Dined on 7/25/2014
  • "Unfortunately, I would never go back. The service was ok, but whether you realize it or not. It's all al la carte!! I.e. Kids meal, $5.99/$3.00 if you want French fries/$1.99 for a kids drink. Approx. total $11.00. REALLY!!"
    Dined on 7/21/2014
  • "Spent my 55th birthday with wife and children and we all truly enjoyed everything about the restaurant. The food was excellent, the service excellent, its small, intimate, vibrant and not a vacant seat during the time we were there."
    Dined on 7/20/2014
  • "Loved the champagne veal dish and the mozzarella was fresh and homemade in the caprese salad."
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Great food, friendly service. We highly recommend going there for dinner. The fish is fresh, I love the calamari steak with pasta, my wife loves the halibut. There veal parmigiana is also very good."
    Dined on 7/15/2014
  • "Good food and service in the heart of town. Employees were very attentive"
    Dined on 7/4/2014
  • "I went with 5 friends to celebrate a birthday and was impressed by the delicious food and the very hospitable service. It's a high end restaurant with a friendly atmosphere."
    Dined on 6/30/2014
  • "The food is consistent and very good. Nice place to share time with friends and family. The wait staff is always pleasant and very gracious and friendly. Overall a good experience."
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "The outdoor patio is a lovely place to dine and I appreciate that it has a high divider between it and the busy sidewalk. Mediterranean salad was superb, eggplant was good, flourless chocolate cake tasted very much store-bought, with too much frosting to seem authentic. Wine pour was generous, service very attentive. I'll be back but will order a different entree. This was ~my 5th visit here."
    Dined on 6/27/2014
  • "Hosted a client for dinner. We sat in the front patio area outside. Service was very good and appetizer/main course/desert was definitely above average. Would definitely recommend!!! Both host (Taylor) and owner were very friendly."
    Dined on 6/26/2014
  • "My only complaint is that they were not on top of refilling the water at my table"
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "We decided to give this place a try. We really loved the food, my husband had the osso buco and I had the pork tenderloin. Service was slow, and we never really knew who our server was. We were offered dessert menus by two different employees before we got them. Our appetizer was brought out and the server said he would be back with plates. Then we saw him serving food to other tables and we just ended up using our bread plates for the appetizers. We were halfway done with the appetizers when we finally got the plates."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Food is good but not service. Not very willing to accommodate late arrival instead being lectured. Their kitchen always closes earlier than others in the same neighborhood. Did not offer water refill. Overall service seems "cold"."
    Dined on 6/2/2014
  • "I have dined at Chianti's several times and never been disappointed. There was four in our party, each had something different and we were all very pleased with our choice. I will definitely return."
    Dined on 5/27/2014
  • "All meals were delicious, prepared and presented nicely. Service was excellent and the quiet atmosphere suited our taste. Meal prices for Italian food were a bit pricy but we will definitely be back. "
    Dined on 5/23/2014
  • "We went for the first time to this restaurant on Sunday, for Mother's Day, our table outside and was quite nice. The meal was decent, nothing extroidinaray - but at the end when we went to present our Restaurant.com coupon - they told us that since this was a "holiday" they were not accepting coupons. It didn't say anything on the coupon about holiday's - nor were there any signs or mention of a special "holiday" menu. If they would have been a little more appologetic, or offered a small token of thanks for our business perhaps we would return, but now we will exchange the coupon, and never return. There are many great places in downtown Pleasanton to choose from...service is important."
    Dined on 5/11/2014
  • "The restaurant has significantly improved its decor and food quality since we last went there a few years ago. No complaints at all and will definitely return for great Italian food."
    Dined on 5/10/2014
  • "The food was great and was presented nicely. The servers were all friendly. My husband had the lamb shank and I had the calamari steak, and both were wonderful. They were served with mashed potatoes and vegetables and everything was delicious. There is a little patio for outdoor dining. I would definitely recommend Chianti's. We will definitely return."
    Dined on 5/9/2014
  • "We typically go to Chianti about once a week. Went this past Saturday before attending the Music Man at the Firehouse Theather. Easy to park, quick walk to both. Had the Halibut and it was great and they didn't do a bad job with my pre-dinner cosmo either. Would recommend to anyone to come see what it is all about."
    Dined on 5/3/2014
  • "The good and wine list was great. Good for quiet dining and also for special occasion. Very quaint. I would recommend the salads and also the Gorgonzola pollo. "
    Dined on 4/30/2014
  • "Intimate, friendly ambience; tasty, well-prepared food; and pleasant service (plus some nice wines and a full bar) are the marks of a good neighborhood restaurant. We have enjoyed Chianti's each time we've eaten there, and will return again. "
    Dined on 4/27/2014
  • "Do you enjoy Italian risotto recipes? You are going to want to try the Salmon Risotto....great texture and flavor! As for service, there is only one description, four star or better! "
    Dined on 4/25/2014
  • "Went to Chianti's on a Sunday night (Easter). The place was not crowed and had tables outside which were nice. The staff was very friendly. Service was attentive without being obtrusive. The food was very, very good. Wine list was not excessive, but certainly adequate. I would definitely return to this charming little restaurant for lunch or dinner."
    Dined on 4/20/2014
  • "Chianti's is a small Italian restaurant that is very charming. The food is wonderful and the service is great with the personal touch from the two owners. I highly recommend!"
    Dined on 4/19/2014
  • "After reading all of the reviews we decidedto try Chianti's. Well worth it. Have the gnocchi. We will be back. "
    Dined on 4/16/2014
  • "The good was very good. There is a great selection of Italian and seafood from the menu. The indoor dining area is fairly small and became quite noisy when it got busy."
    Dined on 4/13/2014
  • "My wife and I had a very nice dining experience at Chiantis. We found the service to be extremely attentive but helpful. The food quality and presentation is very nice. I had Veal Limone, my wife had prawns. Both dishes were very good, served warm and in generous portions.. They have a fun drink menu before dinner. They have a great warm bread with an oil and sun dried tomato puree before dinner, which is really good. You can dine in the restaurant or in a protected area on the sidewalk. We chose outside, which was really pleasant. The occasional motor cycle noise was annoying. Prices seemed fair for the quality. Our dishes were high teens to low twenties. Overall, I would recommend this restaurant and would come here again."
    Dined on 4/6/2014
  • "Best food! Best prices! Best service in town! Just can't get enough of this restaurant. I NEVER go home with a doggie bag!!"
    Dined on 4/1/2014
  • "Really good food. Good attention to our table needs. Prompt service. Our first visit to Chianti's and we plan to return."
    Dined on 3/30/2014
  • "Our family of three had a very nice dining experience. The menu was very varied and we all enjoyed what we ordered. I requested extra veggies and no potato with my meal and was pleasantly accommodated. No complaints at all. I wouldn't say it was an extraordinary experience, but definitely an enjoyable one."
    Dined on 3/14/2014
  • "The best thing about the meal was the bread and dip that you get with your meal. I had the limone which was really good. Salads were just ok. My husband had gnocchi and ventured to guess that they are not homemade and likely to be purchased. It was fair. I would not oppose to trying it again but I can think of other Italian restAurants in the area that are just as good or better"
    Dined on 3/13/2014
  • "Chianti was a very extremely pleasant experience. I requested extremely specialized menu. They were very accommodating."
    Dined on 3/1/2014
  • "This was my first time at Chianti's. While the dining room was a bit small, my group of five enjoyed an excellent meal while we visited. The wait staff was attentive and had good recommendations for us. The food was very good as it was a different take on your traditional Italian meals."
    Dined on 2/22/2014
  • "The food was very over priced for a less than stellar meal. The bruchetta was served on bread that was neither warm or toasted so as you can imagine, it was very disappointing. The pasta had no homemade zeal and was swimming in the sauce that was lacking flavor. Don't order a cocktail bc $9.00 will get you a 3 to 4 oz. cocktail served in what looks like a child's tippy cup. . The positive part of dinner was that we were 25 minutes late to our reservation and they still honored it. That should have been our clue that Chiantis didn't have people banging the door down to get a table!!"
    Dined on 2/16/2014
  • "If you're looking for GREAT Italian food, moderate to expensive, in the East Bay, look no further than this gem in downtown Pleasanton."
    Dined on 2/15/2014
  • "The salmon with blueberry sauce was delicious. The asparagus, baby carrot, beans were cooked to perfection. The flourless chocolate cake was just so so. Nothing special about it."
    Dined on 2/14/2014