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El Pael

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Strada Roma 58, 38032, Canazei, Italy
+39 0462 601433
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Kirkland, WA
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This was our second visit to Canazei, and our second visit to El Pael. This year we chose to visit on New Years eve, where the Restaurant offered a special 5 course menu with separate wine menu. Although the dinner stretched to almost midnight, which can be tricky with three tired kids, it was a beautiful menu of both light... More 

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Thank mahom
RobyAnesi, Proprietario at El Pael, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you very much for your comment!! We have put all the effort in this special dinner in order to make you all feel welcome!! Hope to see you next year! More 

Haifa, Israel
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

This is one of the best restaurants in Canazei. It offers a good choice and some of the dishes are excellent.

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Thank z0207
RobyAnesi, Proprietario at El Pael, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment about our restaurant! We are very pleased!! See you your next time in town! More 

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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Italien food is better than what you get here. And this reataurant is very much overrated. The pasta was tasteless and service lousy. When asking for tap water the waitor was rude without reason. We were ignored when we wanted to pay and had to go ourselves to the front desk.

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Thank Mårten G
RobyAnesi, Proprietario at El Pael, responded to this review

Dear guest, I honestly find your review quite ridiculous. When you say "italian food is better" let me say that you haven't tasted any italian food but the typical mountain's cuisine. Spätzle and Schüttelbrot ravioli are two of the most sold dishes of our restaurant and, let me say with no doubt, ravioli is the most appreciated pasta among our... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We ALMOST kept walking because it has ground floor corner under a hotel, but other reviews convinced us to try it....so happy we stayed. Every Bite Was Devine! World Master Sommelier did amazing pairings. The octopus appetizer was tender, the 800c oven seals the juices in the meat, the house raviolis were traditional flavors done exquisitely...we used bread to wipe... More 

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Thank Andi M
RobyAnesi, Proprietario at El Pael, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you very much for your enthusiastic review of us!! We are working hard these days in order to offer, for the next winter season, a brand new look to the outside of our restaurant... we cross our fingers!! By the way, thank you very much for every word of your review! Regards! Manuela e Roberto More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Spending my birthday in Canazei we were worried that we were going to end up at the usual places we have been on previous trips until we stumbled across this hidden gem. Down one of the side streets the restaurant is barely noticeable but the quality of food and service were next to none. Although large inside, it is an... More 

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Thank JessiSilvester
RobyAnesi, Proprietario at El Pael, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your very nice review... very appreciated!! We both try to be helpful to our guest in order to introduce them to the wines and the speciality of our region!! See you next time in Canazei, then.. ciao!! Roberto and Manuela More 

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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

After a few days canazei, we finally found a place to eat. Good food with a nice atmosphere. recommended.....

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Thank Avniel E
RobyAnesi, Proprietario at El Pael, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review, hope to see you again the next time you'll come to Canazei!! Regards. More 

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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

I was very happy to find this restaurant, which is clearly superior to the other restaurants in town. It's hidden down a little side road, and doesn't look very nice from the outside, but the food is excellent and elegantly served. I recommend trying the grilled octopus, which is very tender.

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Thank Rasmus B
RobyAnesi, Proprietario at El Pael, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind review, very appreciated. More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

We went for a variety of dishes from pasta to the most expensive meat and everything was great - regardless of price. We hade not booked in advanced an the staff was friendly and helpful. Awesome place.

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Thank Kristina_i_Nacka
RobyAnesi, Proprietario at El Pael, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. Of course the good meats are very expensive for us to buy, too. What we take care is the final quality of the food we serve on the tables and the friendly but professionale service. As I can see we did a good job with you and we hope to see you soon... More 

New York City, New York
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93 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

The only issue I would say are the prices of the items in the menu, look like strange it seems that they are used to look expensive. Quality of food is excellent especially the way the cook pasta is awesome.

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Thank Pier C
RobyAnesi, Proprietario at El Pael, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! Your comment about our prices sounds interesting because we try to be as cheap as possible! Thanks anyway, see you next time here! More 

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

Don't be deceived by the bland looking exterior. Very welcoming on the inside, wonderful restaurant, fantastic food.

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Thank stellabright161
RobyAnesi, Proprietario at El Pael, responded to this review

Thank you very much, very appreciated! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$38
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strada Roma 58, 38032, Canazei, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Trentino-Alto Adige  >  Province of Trento  >  Canazei
  • Phone Number: +39 0462 601433

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?