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“Porridge and Bears!!”
Review of Cafe Cortado

Cafe Cortado
Ranked #3 of 41 Restaurants in Picton
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$10 - US$35
Cuisines: Seafood, Cafe, New Zealand, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
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
Palmerston North City, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
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56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Porridge and Bears!!”
Reviewed 18 June 2013

Classy cafe on the sea front. Good service loved the porridge and the coffee was cleverly decorated with the face of a bear!! price was good too. Extensive menu.

Visited June 2013
1 Thank Lynn C
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
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English first
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“we like the fish of the day”
Reviewed 8 June 2013 via mobile

we went there because the hotel owner we stayed referred it. i had fish my husband had something else, we all got a free drink and enjoyed the meal.
we went to there second time my husband had the fish of the day and i had mulsse, all nice. i like the fish better. we have also enjoyed street view,the second time we went for lunch.

  • Visited April 2013
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1 Thank xiecaowei
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Nelson, New Zealand
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185 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
“Great Location”
Reviewed 3 June 2013

We visited here over Queens Birthday weekend. Fantastic location in the centre of town. Coffee and food good, however service very slack.
Maybe they were short staffed with it being a long weekend??

Visited June 2013
Thank nomadicnevs
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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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204 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Pleasant meal”
Reviewed 2 June 2013 via mobile

Had dinner here whilst spending 1 night in Picton. Service was reasonably efficient and pleasant. Food was delivered quickly and was a good sized portion. We made a reservation, which was a good move, as the restaurant became full.

Visited June 2013
Thank IainR
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Adelaide, Australia
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101 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Busy and inviting”
Reviewed 20 May 2013

We had 2 dinners here in our 4 nights in Picton. It is situated at the harbour end of the mainstreet and seemed to have the best buzz of any of the eateries while we were there. The staff were mostly from O/S, but attentive and efficient. Menu mainly Spanish and Italian influenced. Good quality food and good sized portions, and a reasonable choice of wines at fair prices. You wont go hungry!

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank dkreview
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