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Cafe Cortado

) #2 of 29 Restaurants in Picton $$ - $$$ Seafood, Cafe,
Cnr High St & London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
+64 3-573 5630
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Seafood, Cafe, New Zealand, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cnr High St & London Quay, Picton 7220, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 627 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This would have to be one of my worst lunch experiences, the waitress was covered in food and did not listen to our order as I asked for the onion ram that came with the chicken burger to be one the side as I was...More

Thank celinemariel
Reviewed 2 days ago

After reading online menu i was looking forward to coming here for a meal when we arrived down south - sadly it didn't leave a pleasant memory! The kids ordered nacho's - tomato paste on corn chips & thin sliver of melted cheese :( Husband...More

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 6 days ago

I had a dinner here and a morning coffee. Both times I was very pleased with the service and the quality of the food/drink. The coffee was well made. The foods was nicely prepared and delivered with condiments and garnishes to elevate the dish. Very...More

Thank Charity T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Son was heading to North Island and we decided to have breakfast with him before he sailed on the Ferry. We all had a different dish and they all were great. Great staff good food and coffee.

Thank 814stuartt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was fine - service, food, value. I just thought it wasn't as great as reviews (and the locals who recommended it) suggested. I don't eat a lot of meat and so my options on the menu were limited. I ordered the salmon special. It...More

Thank Joan G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Used this place three times this year while visiting my family, from coffee, soup, to Beer Battered Blue Cod, each time great. Got a good hand in the galley, had the Blue Cod Twice. Tomato soup once, we wer in a hurry. But still great....More

Thank barneyPlymouth
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't book so we had to wait a little while for a table but it was well worth the wait, we all ordered pizza plus dessert and it was all incredibly yummy. Best Vege Pizza I've had in a long time, perfect after a...More

Thank Emily W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here with 2 friends, we had several starters between us, main each and several beers, came to $70 a head, I had the blue cod which was sensational, and like all meals in NZ - very generous portions - staff v friendly and attentive

Thank Rory W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cortado usually provides a pleasurable dinning experience however tonight the food was anything but pleasurable. I ordered the gnocchi for my son which was burnt with a sauce that had no taste and gluggy. The pizza was very salty and unable to eat more than...More

Thank Melanie C
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Food portions were very generous and all meals were good. Service was mostly friendly and efficient, and the coffee was good. Good spot to sit and watch the world go by.

Thank katkeil29
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Questions & Answers
20 February 2017|
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Response from Jomacd2016 | Property representative |
Unfortunately oysters are out of season at present. We do however have lovely local clams, green lipped mussels, king salmon etc
Jennifer O
20 December 2016|
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Response from LAMB7520 | Reviewed this property |
Yes definately
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$37
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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
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08:00 - 00:00
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08:00 - 00:00
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
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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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