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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%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (109 reviews)
“tapas” (34 reviews)
“ceviche” (7 reviews)
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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 662 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Salt and pepper calamari was too salty and steak entree was chewy but the chicken florentine and pork mains were great.

Thank Orion L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location. Relatively expensive but good quality food and service. Small wine list but well selected and a good craft beer selection. Walking distance to the ferry terminal.

Thank graystuar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is excelent! The service was fast and just on the main avenue where you can Enjoy the beautiful view of PictonMore

Thank MariitaMx
Jomacd2016, Owner at Cafe Cortado, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi MaritaMx Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We are glad you love it here, we are proud of our food and always endeavor to give the best service so its especially pleasing to get positive feedback. We look forward to seeing...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good location, varied menu, tasty food and friendly staff. Fine for an evening meal. Don't have any complaints.

Thank perthluv2travel
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We arrived for dinner on a Saturday evening and we're lucky to get a table. It was full and busking and deservedly so. The menu offers an interesting selection of food and we were torn between the tapas dishes and the mains. We chose the...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017

Looking for a quick meal we opened the door to a full, busy, buzzing cafe to be quickly shown the one remaining table. Knowing what we had come for we were very quickly served two most amazing servings of seafood chowder. Some places make a...More

Thank Ross B
Jomacd2016, Owner at Cafe Cortado, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant. Our seafood chowder is very popular as we use only the freshest ingredients and make it from scratch. It is chock full of seafood and we dont bulk it up with vegetables which is what...More

Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

I am not sure this place merits such a high review on TA when Le Cafe is around the corner. However, it was good. We shared five tapas and it was just fine. Service was great...thank you.

Thank Samantha60
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Loved the food and the ambience. The pizza was delicious. So was the quinoa salad. Potato bravas were just alright though the Brazilian cheese bread was awesome. The dessert too are amazing. The staff are really friendly too.

Thank Kiran K
Reviewed 7 May 2017

We both took a pizza over there. The pizza was very good and homemade. Only negative point was that it wasn't so big, especially as the price is not so cheap. But the taste makes up for it.More

Thank MathieuPriem
Jomacd2016, Owner at Cafe Cortado, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

Thanks for your review on our pizzas. We make our own bases daily and they are all hand rolled. We use only the best ingredients for our pizzas which is what makes them so tasty and we take great pride in selling a quality product....More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
any oysters
20 February 2017|
Answer Show all 3 answers
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
Should we book?
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$36
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
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
  • E-mail
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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