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El Molin

Certificate of Excellence
Italian, Wine Bar, European, Gastropub
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Piazza Cesare Battisti 11, 38033, Cavalese, Italy
+39 0462 340074
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Lyon, France
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85 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When Alessandro Gilmozzi decided to become a chef, he worked for the best at that time: Ducasse and Adriá. Then he returned to his village in the Dolomites and opened El Molin. The big tasting menu with pairings is original and bold. Many of the ingredients in the dishes are foraged from the local forests. Every bite is an explosion... More 

Thank Nicholas I
Alessandro G, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at El Molin, responded to this review

Dear Nicholas, we don't know how to thank u for the nice words! We're excited, your words make us truly happy! We are pleased if you liked to stay with us, we hope to see you again soon! Thanks again, the restaurant stuff More 

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465 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 379 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

We ate on successive nights in the restaurant and then the wine bar which are both housed in an ancient wooden flour mill. The same kitchen services the meals in both areas. In the restaurant we sat upstairs in an intimate area with a view into the very modern kitchen. We had the tasting menu at Euro120 pp which consisted... More 

Thank westy54
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

We dined twice at El Molin in our 9-day stay in Cavalese. Each night the food, wine and service were wonderful. Wait staff were very knowledgeable and pleasant. Atmosphere comfortable and warm. I highly recommend El Molin.

Thank Dan L
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2016

We had a dinner there, five friends, the day before the Marcialonga cross country ski race. Unfortunately we left disappointed and hungry after paying more than 80 euros each. When we had too little food on our plates we asked them to put some more on the following dish, but they told us "the size has been decided before and... More 

Thank nggustafson
Alessandro G, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at El Molin, responded to this review

Dear guests, our restaurant is a gourmet restaurant which aims to offer a complete culinary tour. If you will come over again we will welcome you at the El Molin Wine Bar, exactly nearby, where the courses are more substantial. Thank you, Best regards. More 

Oslo, Norway
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2016 via mobile

We were so lucky to actually get to squeeze in 4 persons in the very cozy restaurant, even though we only had a reservation for 2. Food was a bit experimental, but alot of nice flavours and presented very delisciously. Great wines. Great atmosphere. Great service. Would definately go back if visiting Cavalese again. The winebar was lovely. Very friendly... More 

Thank Linda H
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2015

Dear friends if You visit cavalese I higly recommended this restaurant, always we are eating in upstairs. Waiters are always helpfuly and proffesionals in All ways... And You can enjoyed there perfect,cheeses, top beef and vine.... :-) Yumi..

1 Thank Vlk777alfa
Alessandro G, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at El Molin, responded to this review
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Gentile cliente, la ringraziamo per la recensione positiva che ci ha lasciato. Siamo felici che il ristorante e lo staff... More 

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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2013 via mobile

The quality of food was very good, service was fast, the atmosphere was relaxing. A bit expensive if you like to drink good wine...

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London, United Kingdom
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95 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2013

Outstanding cuisine and delightful service in quaint alpine setting. Truly fantastic and imaginatively presented dishes, we had a simply delicious loin of deer with a great local red wine, a recommendation of the charming young female sommelier. Worth staying in cavalese just to go to El Molin.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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626 reviews
577 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 754 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2013

This may look like an unlikely area to have excellent pizza, but in fact they take very good care of their ingredients and their dough preparation (70 hours of rising...). Their 'caserecce' range is a little more expensive than average but the quality is very high indeed, with top ingredients: 'piennolo' tomatoes, local ricotta, and other cheeses, Cantabrico anchovies. The... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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223 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 297 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2013

Long gone are the days when you could not eat a decent pizza north of Rome: and the pizza at Excelsior is really and truly excellent. I am not sure whether the 70 hours of leavening are all necessary and not at all gimmicky, the slow leavened pizza is divine, with superb quality toppings like piennolo tomatoes, smoked ricotta and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Wine Bar, European, Gastropub
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza Cesare Battisti 11, 38033, Cavalese, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Trentino-Alto Adige  >  Province of Trento  >  Cavalese
  • Phone Number: +39 0462 340074

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