Where to Eat in El Nido: Altrove Express

Sept. 19, 2016

Our second day in El Nido was spent doing Tour A and with it came complimentary seafood lunch buffet right on the beach in one of the beautiful islands of El Nido. As a big seafood AND buffet lover, I stuffed myself silly with shrimps, mussels and fish during lunch even if I already engorged on some serious seafood fare the night before at Sea Jane Resto Bar. Having had as much seafoods as I wanted, I found myself craving for something different on our second night.

I realized I missed the comfort of sinking my teeth into some hot gooey cheese and the taste of herbs, tomatoes, mozzarella, ham and bacon fat all mixed up in my mouth. Good thing the very helpful front desk staff of Ipil Suites El Nido told us about a good restaurant nearby that serves really good pizza: Trattoria Altrove.

Trattoria Altrove serves Italian fare. It actually has a smaller branch just a few meters away called Altrove Express. Altrove Express serves brick oven pizza, panini and drinks but does not serve pasta. Pasta is served only in the bigger Trattoria Altrove.

As my husband Rupert, our 5-year-old daughter Zuri and I slowly made our way to Trattoria Altrove from Ipil Suites, while trying to catch some rare Pokemons, we passed by Altrove Express.

Map showing location of Altrove Express and Trattoria Altrove in El Nido

This map shows the location of Altrove Express (Altrove El Nido) and Trattoria Altrove along Calle Hama, Brgy. Buena Suerte, El Nido.

We decided to eat at Altrove Express instead of continuing on to Trattoria Altrove since we only wanted to order pizza, anyway. (One whole pizza plus pasta would have been too much food for just the three of us to finish.)

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Altrove Expess El Nido

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Altrove Express Interiors

Altrove Express Menu

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Altrove Express Menu

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Altrove Express Menu

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Altrove Express Menu

 

We ordered Quattro Stagioni with extra bacon. Our anticipation was on high as we watched the staff prepare the pizzas and smelled the aroma coming from the brick oven while we waited for our food.

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Altrove Express staff preparing pizza after pizza. Behind him is the brick oven.

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Rupert and Zuri while waiting for our food. We took off our slippers before entering Altrove Express. Footwear is not allowed inside the restaurant to help keep the wooden floor clean.

We couldn’t wait to eat the pizza once it arrived. The smell was wonderful! Quattro Stagioni pizza has mushrooms, artichokes, ham and olives all for PHP 450. We ordered extra bacon toppings for PHP 70.

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Altrove Express El Nido Quattro Stagioni pizza with extra bacon

Oh my, the Quattro Stagioni pizza was a real treat! The extra bacon was definitely worth it! Altrove Express serves yummy pizza!! No wonder the foreigners in the restaurant loved their pizzas, too.

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Even my picky little eater couldn’t wait to devour her pizza! Yum!

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Altrove Express pizza. Sarap!!

Don’t miss this restaurant during your El Nido trip. Their pizza is a must-try! Remember to eat the pizza while it’s still hot! 🙂

Altrove Express is located at El Nido town, near El Nido town beach.

Altrove Express Address: Calle Hama, Brgy. Buena Suerte, El Nido, Palawan

Contact Number: 09178229871

Opening Hours: Monday-Sunday 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Thanks for reading! 🙂

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