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24 M G Marg | Civil Lines, Allahabad 211001, India
12:00 - 22:30
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23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It a nice place to eat right at the heart of the city. It was a good bakery as well. Food is slightly higher priced compared, but the ambience makes up for it. Service is moderate but the food is good. Nice variety of Indian and Continental cuisine available

Thank Amber A
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When you enter the Restaurant you will immediately feel the vintage thing, complete wood design is from 60's and moreover the guest you see majorly comprises of good families. It's not too big but you will relaxed with great quality of service and the food served. Food was served really quick and with good presentation. Overall a must visit when... More 

Thank agrawalrachit2013
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

El Chico is a legendary restaurant in Civil Lines, which is a major commercial and posh area in Allahabad city. It’s the oldest Italian restaurant in Allahabad and highest rated as well. The ambience is superb! Very good service and staff behavior as well. Café El Chico has a wide range of menu items from continental, Chinese, Italian and so... More 

Thank Raj S
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Old is gold Try the fried fish with Tartar sauce Also grilled chicken sizzler Great continental food Indian n Chinese is average Great place 😊👍

Thank SHreyrishi
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Restaurant is situated at the heart of city. It is one of the oldest restaurant in our city. Food is awesome and delicious but the serving is not enough as like others. Overall it is good.

Thank Anand m
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Probably one of the best restaurant in Allahabad. Interiors and ambience are good. Menu options are good. Service is slow. Cost is very high.

Thank Jaideep J
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153 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The cafe is situated in very good area of allahabad i.e. civil lines and maintained good. Wide varieties of pastry is available here. Also some bakery products are good to have.

Thank imAhuja
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

I visited Cafe El Chino, for dinner on 9/3/2017. the ambience of the restaurant was quite pleasing. It can be a nice location for having food along with your family or friends. The menu is also very good, with typical North indian, and Chinese delicacies. Although, I found that the biriani taste is bit different comparing with the typical taste,... More 

Thank baijup01
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123 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Cafe elchico is one of the most famous café in allahabad. Know for its coffee and snacks, it is well known in all allahabad.

Thank anu m
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We went to the restaurant on the first floor. It had a good selection and a nice ambience as well. Everything we ordered was tasty especially the Dahi Ke Kebab and the Oreo Shake. We went down to the bakery and had a Thandai icecream which was quite unusual.

Thank Ishan M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 18
Indian, Cafe, Asian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 M G Marg | Civil Lines, Allahabad 211001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Uttar Pradesh  >  Allahabad District  >  Allahabad
  • Phone Number: 0532-22427696
Cafe Elchico is the only Cafe in Allahabad, which serves, Wood Fired Oven Thin Crust Pizzas and Meals. We have a wide selection of Continental, Mexican and Italian Cuisine on offer. We are a tourist friendly Cafe' and accept all Major Credit Cards and majority of our staff can converse in English as well. The cafe was started 9 months back as a meeting point for people to relax and have a cup of coffee over a small bite. Come in and experience an international standard ambiance...interact with our Chefs in our open kitchen and tell us how you would like your meal prepared. Our staff will go out of its way to accommodate all your requests.

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