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“Good food & ambience”
Review of El Chapulim

El Chapulim
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Seafood
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Milan, Italy
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3 reviews
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“Good food & ambience”
Reviewed 26 August 2013

Very pleasant, good food even it a little bit too rich and recherchè. Delightful owners and a lovely little dog...

Visited August 2013
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Buffalo, New York
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3 reviews
“Must Visit On Holbox”
Reviewed 24 August 2013

El Chapulim is the reason I created an account on Tripadvisor. Erik and Carlos provided a must experience on the island. There is no menu, but that doesn't matter when the food tastes so amazing. I highly recommend this restaurant even though being from Buffalo NY, Erick is a New England Patriots fan! lol

Visited August 2013
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amsterdam, netherlands
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66 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Great food!”
Reviewed 20 August 2013

had dinner here with the family. Very good service and brilliant food. The best we had in 3 weeks cruising Yucatan. There is little choice but who cares when they put this kind of food on your plate!

  • Visited July 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Five stars all round”
Reviewed 18 August 2013 via mobile

I'm not sure if I've ever given an all round 5* rating before, but El Chapulim is certainly worthy. The food on both visits was sublime and very fresh. The service was second to none: friendly, attentive, relaxed; on our second visit the chef knew from our previous visit how spicy we liked our food and got it spot on. The restaurant is on an interesting road, and it's perfect to sit, eat, and watch people pass. Everything about this restaurant is totally perfect. We never eat desserts unless the food has been mind-blowing; as it turned out, dessert was delicious also. I cannot recommend this restaurant enough.

  • Visited August 2013
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great concept, excellent food”
Reviewed 14 August 2013

We passed the No Menu Always Fresh sign a few times and were intrigued. There were exactly 4 dishes to choose from so we did, and started off the meal with a few cocktails. I would have loved an appetizer option, but the meal was great and too big to finish.

My seafood soup and my husband's fish both came with expertly prepared rice and grilled vegetables. My cocktail had fresh slices of mango in it and his margarita was perfect. We finished off with some cheesecake because, why not?

Chef Erik is delightful and very proud of his work. It shows.

Visited August 2013
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