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Cafe Cortado

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Cnr High St & London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand (Formerly Cafe Cortado Picton)
+64 3-573 5630
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Bangkok, Thailand
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157 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped in for dinner at what was a busy time on Friday night. We got a table at the window.....and we're happy because the place was crowded. Turns out, most people were just drinking. The Jerk Chicken was actually deep fried and the winter vegetable salad ..for 19.00 was presented with dried up, over cooked potatoes and three slices... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a awesome meal and dessert with some great waitresses up for a good yarn. Would defiantly come back if in Picton. Would highly recommend as I am quite a food snob working in a kitchen myself. We were quite a cheeky group thanks for putting up with us.

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Thank jamiebQ7263OX
Auckland, New Zealand
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for a nice dinner, nice craft beers available. Vegetarian meal was able to be adapted as vegan easily. Unfortunately the beef cheeks were flavourless. Additionally where we sat had loads of bugs avoid sitting next to the windows.

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Thank Amiems
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was tasteless. But the real problem is that they don't care at all if you enjoy your meal or not. Förstår inte hur de kan ha fått högt betyg på tripadvisor. Efter att ha ätit där, mycket besvikna, såg vi flera ställen som såg mycket trevligare ut.

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1 Thank AMHHol
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great coffee and good food. We stopped off for breakfast both days over the weekend. Good service and great service.

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Thank Girvans3
Jomacd2016, Owner at Cafe Cortado, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely comments More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food quality ok. Portion size variable. Pipi's were served and called clams. Wrong. Not good value for money

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Thank Andrew M
Jomacd2016, Owner at Cafe Cortado, responded to this review

I'm sorry that your experience was less than ideal. Our NZ diamond shell clams are sourced from Cloudy Bay clams and are the same ones we have been using for years. I will certainly be following up on the portion sizes as all portions should be consistent. Our apologies for the inconsistencies. More 

Queanbeyan
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101 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This a cafe that is outstanding with its friendly staff that serve you a fantastic breakfast and some of the most fantastic artistic coffee in NZ. Stefi can conjure up an image in your milk froth that rivals Da Vinci

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Thank ricki475
Jomacd2016, Owner at Cafe Cortado, responded to this review

I will pass on your comments to Stefi, she is indeed very clever with her coffee art. More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had brunch here with friends, ordered the hot smoked salmon with crispy potatoes and eggs, was so sad to see what was on the plate put in front of me, hardly any salmon, the potatoes were not crisp but a bit hard, eggs were good, but small. Coffee was good and the girl that served us was attentive and friendly.... More 

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1 Thank blackie011
Jomacd2016, Owner at Cafe Cortado, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback re your brunch experience. Unfortunately you clearly did not receive the quality of food that we pride ourselves on. I will follow up your comments with our chefs and ensure that our food portions and quality are consistent in future. More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Won't be in a hurry to go back . Nothing special about the food. The side salad looked like $1 worth of ingredients and the lettuce was abit stodgy. And with all the lovely fresh produce around at the moment you'd expect to see some in your meal .My husband got a Sunday , it was the size of a... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Jomacd2016, Owner at Cafe Cortado, responded to this review

Our apologies about the quality of your meals, I will discuss your concerns with our kitchen staff as your view is important to us. Our sundaes should have 4-5 scoops if ice cream with topping, and our vegetables are freshly delivered daily so I am unsure why your salad was substandard which is not acceptable. Please don't hesitate to contact... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food. Pizza was good. Nothing absolutely amazing but overall was very good. Gets busy so ring ahead if you want a specific time.

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Thank Owen R
Jomacd2016, Owner at Cafe Cortado, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are bringing out our summer menu very soon with some fresh new menu items and some old favourites. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 35
Cuisine
Seafood, Pizza, Cafe, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Street Parking, Wine and Beer
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr High St & London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand (Formerly Cafe Cortado Picton)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Picton
  • Phone Number: +64 3-573 5630
Description
Cafe Cortado is located on the Picton waterfront with beautiful views over Queen Charlotte Sound and Picton marina. We have spacious outdoor and indoor dining areas

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