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Chianti Cafe & Restaurant

) #2,121 of 3,057 Restaurants in Calgary $$ - $$$ Italian
1438 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 0C8, Canada
+1 403-229-1600
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Overview
  • Excellent21%
  • Very good35%
  • Average21%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
4 weeks ago
“Good and Fast Pasta”
30 Sep 2016
“Calimario Out of the world”
Closed
11:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Italian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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LOCATION
1438 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 0C8, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Saturday dinner reservation 6:30 pm. It was fairly empty when arrived but 3/4 full when left 7:45 pm. My sister visiting for a girls weekend with three friends. Caesar salad was shared by others as an appetizer. The plates were licked clean. I had the...More

Thank Sandra A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the grandkids here on a recent Saturday night. For some reason the spot was not busy at all, but it did start to fill up by the time we left. Our server did a real good job. The kids ordered their usual Fettucine...More

Thank GPaCalgary
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered salmon and my wife ordered pasta . Service was slow . My wife could not eat her pasta , it was terribly bad whereas my salmon was below average . Not recommended .

Thank Shafqat K
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Hands down the WORST Italian food I've eaten in Calgary. I ordered the Chicken Parmesan and Bruschetta. The chicken was horribly overcooked and chewy and tough, as though it had been sitting under a heat lamp for 5 hours. The Burschetta was flavourless and served...More

Thank Rain G
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

This is the list I made while at the restaurant because I was so frustrated: - Water glass smelled like bleach - Walmart paper napkins - Bread was sawdust - Italian salad was terrible - dressing tasted like Kraft and who puts boiled egg on...More

Thank Marque M
Reviewed 1 October 2016

The mussels were tastyin white wine andgarlic sauce but were so small it didnt fill you up. The calimari was great. Not chewy or rubbery. Service was great. Very freindly blonde girl with tats was great. free focascia bread was nice touch

Thank Gibber1968
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Four of us just had dinner at this restaurant. The service was OK, but the food was really underwhelming. Seriously, I would say what once was a good place to eat has become the "Denny's" of Italian food in Calgary. Don't waste your money here....More

Thank 254bryan
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Great for a night out if you don't feel like cooking. Reservations are required as they do seem to be busy most nights. The food and atmosphere was ok nothing spectacular but a good night out.

Thank Machiavellii
Reviewed 1 April 2016

This was the first time I had visited this restaurant in several years. We had good service and all pastas on the menu were half price (on a Monday). Free parking (after 6:00 pm) is available in the City of Calgary lot behind the restaurant.

Thank Barrie-The-Fiddler
Reviewed 27 November 2015

The staff greeted us warmly and our server was kind, attentive and offered us good suggestions. The atmosphere was nice, and the restaurant was clean. The price was somewhat higher than I expected for the value, but nevertheless, I would recommend Chianti Cafe overall.

Thank Mdinsac
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1438 17 Ave SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 0C8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary
  • Phone Number: +1 403-229-1600
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