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Independently owned casual fine dining restaurant. Constantly awarded Top Chef, Top Fine dining and Top Catering restaurant in the area for past 10 years. Eclectic menu and good wine list. Very interesting appetizers. Strong catering division with a variety of options. We accommodate food allergies and in tolerances whenever possible. Reservations always appreciated. We open early for parties of 20 adults or more. Call for more information anytime! JOIN US FOR HAPPYHOUR. ALL APPS AND BOTTLES OF WINE - HALF PRICE. MONDAY TO SATURDAY 3 TO 5PM. WOW!
PRICE RANGE
US$14 - US$44
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
Italian, Caribbean, Seafood, Contemporary
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Television, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed March 15, 2021 via mobile

We had the Dinner for Two takeout special and it was fantastic. Looking forward to revisiting and trying other menu items

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed March 3, 2021 via mobile

Great place for a good meal and good drinks with a fine dining experience and good atmosphere I highly recommend it.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed September 8, 2020

It is amazing how this restaurant works, the service, the food, the ambiance. You cannot go wrong with Chatterpauls. And now they have live music! It is amazing.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed June 9, 2020

We had a delicious meal for two. The salad was huge as were the two meals. The Chatter Rib was so soft, tender and full of flavour. The chicken parm was also full of flavour! Dessert was a perfect size after the generous portions! Can’t...wait to order again!!More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed May 19, 2020

Hi Penny, Just a short note to convey my appreciation to you, your in house personnel, for the outstanding service, cuisine par excellence and the added touch of a very special desert for a very special occasion. Outstanding!!! ......... need I say more. Be safe...and above all be well. Thanks a bunch SydMore

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed May 18, 2020

My family and I recently celebrated my birthday ( a week B4 Mother's Day) with food from Chatterpaul's new (COVID-19-related) Take-out service -- the service and food were amazing as usual. As patrons of Chatterpaul's for the past 10 years or so, we have come...to truly appreciate the work that Chad and Penny and their staff have put into making this restaurant one of Durham's finest. After reading Penny's 'A note from Chatterpaul's about Mother's Day' (13MAY20) it re-enforced just how dedicated and committed Chad, Penny and team are to making this place even more of a success than it already is, given that one-time experience. Yes they had problems on Mother's Day but it is the way they and their brave (front-line) staff handled everything (including Penny's response in the e-mail) that sets them apart from most other food fares in the Whitby area. My family and I will be re-doubling our efforts to dine there more often now knowing the major challenges the business faced that day and knowing they will come out of this unprecedented pandemic 'hit', that we are all taking, even more committed! Kudos to Penny, Chad and team. We look forward to dining in one day soon!More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed May 1, 2020

A must to order take out while the restaurants are closed- You will not be disappointed.!....Amazingly delicious food! We ordered curb side for our birthdays while on quarantine & I must say WOW! Food was amazingly delicious & huge servings! It was worth the price👍...Worth every Penny! A must try! Service was excellent, from email communication to phone confirmation to pick up! Tks Penny & Kate , this a birthday we will certainly remember with such delicious desserts & icing on the cake Creme Brûlée was definitely a huge surprise! Thank You 🙏, Hoping & Praying you will be able to open soon so we can bring lots of family & friends!More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed April 30, 2020 via mobile

I was dubious that Chatterpaul's outstanding food quality could be maintained in takeout, but I was wrong. My food was ready on time, was hot and delicious. The chicken parmesan was as good or better than any we had in Italy, and the lamb shank...was outstanding.More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed April 30, 2020

We are not people who frequent takeaway meals. We just are having a wonderful takeaway dinner from CHATTERPAUL'S and we had to interrupt the meal to tell you so. This experience was like dining in the restaurant. We are very happy with the quality of...what we got. We feel there was excellent value for what we paid. Thank you for making the process easy to follow. For that we thank the staff. During these difficult times, we finally were able to celebrate a meal that made us think of better times.More

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed February 17, 2020

Went to this restaurant for my birthday and had a wonderful meal. I had not been there in a while and it did not disappoint. I would say it has to be one of the best restaurants in the Whitby area. The atmosphere is good,...the service is efficient and the food is delicious, everyone enjoyed their meal. This restaurant is a "HIT" for me, as I love the bit of island flavour they infuse into the meals.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Vacation54268819144, Owner at Chatterpaul's, responded to this reviewResponded February 22, 2020

Good day Smcreates. Thank you so much for taking the time to review chatterpauls. We appreciate your support of our business and for the five bubble review. We look forward to your return! Did you know that we cater also? We can bring our fabulous...More

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Response from pennyj103 | Property representative |
We dont have a dress code. Summer shorts are often seen in our restaurant.
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Thank you to everyone for your comments. We have a very large guest list here at Chatterpaul's, and you are correct, some people love us and some... well, we're not for them. We do our best every day and are always grateful... More
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Frequently Asked Questions about Chatterpaul's

Yes, Chatterpaul's offers takeaway services.

Yes, Chatterpaul's offers delivery services.

Chatterpaul's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4