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“Best Seafood Platter in the South Island”
Review of Cafe Cortado

Cafe Cortado
Ranked #8 of 44 Restaurants in Picton
Price range: US$ 10 - US$ 24
Cuisines: European, Pizza, Contemporary
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Good for: Groups
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
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. Our a-la-carte menus include fresh nz seafood including our delicious creamy seafood chowder and our very popular seafood platter. We use free range chicken and eggs in our menus and everything is cooked from scratch. We are the restaurant of choice for our local community for breakfast, lunch, dinner, pizzas, tapas as well as our wine and beer selection.
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Loved it ! Beautiful meal. We had the deepfried cod and chips, and also the seafood platter. Both meals were faultless. They arrived quickly, and tasted beautiful. We can't speak highly enough of the seafood platter ! Well done to waitress Stephanie, friendly, happy and always checking to make sure everyone has all they need.

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Hi I visiting Cortado whilst in Picton this week. I have dined there several times but this was the worst experience. Specials were noted on a board as crumbed mussels and oysters. We decided to go for a share plate or 6 of each. They turned out to be straight from the freezer and were just mush. In a sea food laden area this is just not on. We had a selection of Tapas which were also disappointing.

The waitress was very apologetic and embarrassed but it was clearly not her fault. I felt sorry for her having to serve up the food. The Chef needs a lesson in fresh sea food preperation

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Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely food, good value. Great fish and son said best spicy chicken wings ever. Good for kids too with a menu and colouring sheet

Thank 23shona
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We did not eat here altho0ugh we did enjoy a great coffee and friendly staff. Nice atmosphere, very busy buzzy place.

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Thank 56ME2017
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Jomacd2016, Front Office Manager at Cafe Cortado, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Thanks for your comment. Yes it is a lovely buzzy place!

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Went with friends, we had the mussels and pizzas. Both were ok, nothing to rave about. We went because of the great trip advisors reviews but weren't overly impressed.

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