Wonderful food in a delightful ambiance with great service. My only suggestion for imorovement would be to have a greater variety of wines by the glass. For example, there were only three whites to choose from. Since I was by myself, an entire bottle was not an option. But even if I had been with my partner, I would still want just a glass.
Great food, great service, small restaurant and small portions, but we didn’t mind.
Would go back if we had the chance!
We recently visited Chiado for Valentine's Day dinner, at the food was really good! Our server was very knowledgeable and professional, and the food was very good and fast. A little pricey but I would definitely recommend if you like Portuguese food (lots of seafood).
Just a perfect date - lovely atmosphere, the nicest people, fabulous service, and food to die for!
The ambience was very attractive, warm and friendly. The food was excellent for all courses, with the fish dishes being exceptionally well done. Overall, it was a great experience, and I plan to go back again.
Had heard about this restaurant for a long time, traveling to Portugal made me want to try it, and we were not disappointed. It had all the flavour of the old world right here in downtown Toronto. The staff was knowledgeable, and the wine list was superb. They gave great advice and delivered the food to match. The port was outstanding and dessert was plentiful.
Will definitely come back again and it's certainly a place I would take friends.
Its been years since eating at Chiado. Booked for Winterlicious. Portions were small. Sardines were filleted and tasteless. Mains arrived separately as waiter got the order incorrect. Dorado was flavourless and oily. Cod was good. Wrong dessert came and I didn’t bother to let the waiter know as he had disappeared. Had to ask for water glass to be refilled twice. Wine was great. Highly unlikely to return.
Chiado did not disappoint. We walked in late, and they did not bat an eye. Our coats were graciously checked and we were lead through a warm music-filled space. We were seated in the secondary dining area, and though quite lovely, it did not have the same veil of romance. Our waiter was attentive, but slightly aloof. It did not affect our dining experience, but was notable---having come from Auberge on Sunday where the wait staff were exemplary AND amiable. The grilled squid, salmon, comfit of duck, flan and chocolate cake were perfection. Their negroni and a glass of wine were amazing but hefty in price. We paid over $230 with tax and tip for the winterlicious meal with a drink each, and cappuccinos. Altogether, a wonderful night out!
A class act from start to finish with friendly, attentive service and superb food. This was my third visit to Chiado for their Winterlicious lunch menu. I will return for other special occasions.
From the minute we walked into the restaurant, everything was top notch. They are very welcoming. The food and service were exceptional. It was a birthday celebration and our waiter made sure there was a candle at dessert time. It is one of our favourite special occasion restaurants. Every experience is positive!
Booked a table for dinner based solely on the strength of the online reviews and the type of food and fine dining experience Chiado offers. Turns out we arrived during Winterlicious - so we got to sample a three course gourmet meal for the amazing price of only $52.
Everything was superb; the fresh cod was to die for. A fabulous restaurant!
This was our second time at Chiado and we enjoyed our meal. This restaurant is well known for its fish dishes with a Portuguese flavour . The wines were also excellent. I would recommend Chiado to anyone interested in wonderfull cuisine .
Chiado was wonderful!
The drive was very long (from the east end of the city) and we didn't know about the valet parking until we had driven around the block 5 times looking for a spot! I dropped my husband off at the restaurant and made a sixth attempt at finding a spot. He called me as I was driving and told me about the valet parking (they told him about when he went in to tell them why we're a bit later for our table). Now we know for next time but it would be good to tell people about it when they make a reservation.
But it was all worth it. The food, service and overall experience was great!
We'd definitely go back.
Amazing place! We went for the Winterlicious lunch on Saturday. Superb service from the time we walked in to the time we left. Very personal and friendly approach for an upscale restaurant. Food is of a very high quality, very well presented. Highly recommend.
Service too rush