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Crotto al Prato

Via D. P. Cerfoglia 2, 23022 Chiavenna, Italy
+39 0343 37248
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good50%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
25 Jul 2016
5 Jun 2016
“Perfect Sunday stop ”
Closed Now
Italian, Barbecue
Via D. P. Cerfoglia 2, 23022 Chiavenna, Italy
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

We were invited for supper with family and friends for hearty mountain cuisine. The salami, pizzoccheri and cheese were fantastic!! Service was great and the atmosphere was friendly. We all "rolled" out after the meal with very full stomaches! This quaint restaurant with its typical...More

Thank Rory Z
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

We stopped in here on a Sunday afternoon for lunch. Our friend recommended the local pizzeria , which is made with a white flour pizzoccheri and plenty of cheese. The plate arrived within 5 minutes and we had a very fast lunch, which was perfect...More

Thank GregorRon
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Fantastic food, meat lovers heaven and very reasonably priced. We had ribs, steak and potatoes - all excellent! Service good and friendly.

Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

Quick service in a very comfy place. White pizzoccheri are very yummy. They offered a shot diring the bill paying. The street is walkable only as it's restricted to cars.

Thank Gabriele T
Reviewed 8 September 2015

On 21st August we made a day trip to Chiavenna from Lake Como with family friends. We had a lovely time wandering around this beautiful mountain town and we decided we would like to eat in a "Crotto". Chiavenna is famous for "Crotti" A Crotto...More

Thank DFD1303
Reviewed 7 January 2015

A very busy crotto with friendly staff and great food. We chose the set menu. brilliant value, pizzocheri is divine, meats good quality, red wine very drinkable. Lovely atmosphere, busy busy !!!

Reviewed 6 June 2014

We were here for the lunchtime rush, the large outdoor courtyard was full. It was a beautiful day, so we were happy for a table outdoors. The smells were incredible. A local specialty is pizzoccheri, and here is the best pizzoccheri I have had--square flat...More

1  Thank barbaraGeneva
Reviewed 22 March 2013

Crotto al Prato is one of the famous Crotti situated only ten minutes walk away from the main train station in central Chiavenna. Crotto al Prato is a little more of the beaten track than the other Crotti, but caverned out within one of the...More

2  Thank WBR-italy
Reviewed 24 February 2013 via mobile

"Arricriai" in sicilian dialect is an expression used to express great satisfaction ... In this case on food! :) portions were good taste as well! Service was good also! In the end, nothing was really awesome or oustanding but it is really the maximum u...More

1  Thank SalvoLiistro
Reviewed 11 July 2012

This restaurant is a little way outside the main town but worth the walk. It was full of locals - always a good sign. 2 courses with wine and coffee came to less than 25 euros.

1  Thank Neil S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
19:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via D. P. Cerfoglia 2, 23022 Chiavenna, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lombardy  >  Province of Sondrio  >  Chiavenna
  • Phone Number: +39 0343 37248
  • E-mail
The "Crotti", typical environments of Chiavenna and its valley are scattered about ninety locations, including the most important is this Pratogiano. Arise out of a window of the natural rock (in dialect "Sorel") from which blows a stream of air at almost constant temperature throughout the year. Are used since ancient times to preserve wine, cheese and salami and also as places of calm and convivial get-togethers with family and friends. They belong to private households and only some are public. Every year since 1956, in September, held a festival with opening to the public of crotti private
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