Benvenuto A Chianti!

Chianti’s Ristorante Italiano offers a full bar and wine bar and a happy hour menu from 4-6:30 daily. We make all of our pastas in-house from scratch and use the best ingredients many which are imported from Italy in our recipes. Our plates are traditional Tuscan cuisine developed from generations of passed down recipes.

Prepare to be impressed by our outstanding wine list and mouthwatering menu in a relaxed and warm ambiance. We love to entertain and host several special events throughout the year. From dinner and a show with one of our headliners to wine dinners where you have the chance to taste several wines paired with foods, to live music 7 days a week. There's always something going on at Chianti’s.


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We have a large selection of house made pastas, traditional meat and seafood entrees and Italian wines. Whatever it is you're craving, we bet we have something to satisfy your taste buds. In addition to our enticing menu, we have daily specials.

Live Music

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We believe going out to eat is about the collective experience. Join us any night of the week to enjoy delicious food and entertainment. We host a local musican every night. Have dinner or enjoy a drink at the bar and enjoy the entertainment.

Private Parties

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Are you looking for a place to host a private party or event? Look no further than the Chianti Banquet Room. Able to accomodate up to 60 sit down or 75+ for wine and hors d'oeuvres. Call today to plan your menu and entertainment.

Happy Hour & Weekly Specials

We have an extensive wine list from all over the world including the best Italian Vines. We also have a FULL BAR In addition to our Superb Wines. Happy Hour specials are available on drinks throughout the restaurant and a special appetizer menu for bar patrons. We also have recurring weekly specials including , Meatbal Monday, Lobster Tuesday and Sunday Sauce.