Chianti Events

There's always something cooking at Chianti. For starters, we have live music every night! We host special events thoughout the year, including dinner shows featuring various headliners and Special Wine Dinners. Our past entertainers have included magicians, opera singers and Frank Sinatra cover singers. So if you're looking for a unique dining experience, come in and be entertained.

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Let Us Entertain You!

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Next time you're craving delicious house made pastas or other Italian delicacies with a side of entertainment, come to Chianti! Sit back, unwind, drink a good glass of wine, enjoy some delicious food and listen to great music.

Live Music 7 Days A Week

We believe that going out to eat should be a collective experience of all the senses. That is why seven days a week, we host a local musician to entertain you as you dine. Our town is lucky to have so many talented singers and instrumentalists. We invite you to read more about our nightly entertainers and encourage you to stop in any night of the week to see and hear live music and enjoy the best Italian food in Sarasota. From violinists to Jazz players, every night is a musical delight at Chianti.

We Were Featured On Out & About In Sarasota!

Tyler and Tess stopped in to try some of our signature dishes. Check out the video of Antonio and Olga hosting the hosts of Out and About while they tour the restaurant and try some of our signature dishes and desserts.


Meet The Musicians

Boris & Sax

Boris is a very talented saxophone player, singer, and entertainer. Known for his jazz and soul, Boris has been performing for cultural, community, and private events all over Florida for the past ten years. He is a very entertaining performer who loves to work the room. Come in on Monday or Wednesday and Boris will likely serenade your table with the sultry sounds of the saxaphone. Boris plays every Monday & Wednesday.

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Luigi Toth

He hails from Rome, Italy, where he hoaned his musical talent with some of the biggest names in Jazz like Miles Davis and Chet Baker. He plays the keyboard, trumpet and sings in multiple languages including Italian, Spanish and French.

You never know what he's going to play, he'll surprise you with Jewish melodies and Irish folk songs or break out into Dixieland tunes. Come watch the one man band at Chianti's and request a song. Luigi is here every Thursday and Friday.

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Natalia on the Violin

Natalia is a gifted violinist who will leave you humming long after you leave. When she's not playing at Chianti, she can be heard at the Sarasota Opera House. At Chianti, you can hear her playing classical music and favorites like Louis Armstrong's, "It's a Wonderful World". If you want to relax with wonderful music and mouthwatering Italian food, come on Sunday and listen to the great Nataila play her violin while you enjoy the Sunday Sauce and a glass of lip smacking red wine!

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Sal on the Keyboard

Sal tickles the ivories every Saturday night at Chianti! If you're looking for a fun night out, with entertainment and delicious Italian food, come on Saturday. Sal always gets the crowd dancing with his diverting tunes, everything from Cuban beats to Billy Joel. So come hungry and be prepared to let the music move you.

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Private Parties

The Chianti Banquet Room features a private bar and accommodates up to 75 people for sit-down occasions or 100+ for wine, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. Our menus offer a complete selection of salads, freshly-made appetizers, housemade pasta specialties, fresh seafood, pork, chicken, veal and steak, customized for your party. Special menus and entertainment can also be arranged.

To Book Your Private Party or for more information, call us at 941-952-3186.