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O Picado

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Pizza, Mediterranean, Portuguese
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403 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7HU, England
+44 1702 300540
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tue - Thu 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Traditional fresh cooked dishes of portuguese madeira island

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  • 171
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice find...

Seems like a very authentic Portuguese restaurant. Really interesting menu. Enjoyed the food but it was very busy (fathers day) so service was a bit sluggish. Bottom line - I would love to go back again.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
jrk1969
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Visit regular Always excellent service and the food Is wonderful especially the piri piri chicken on the skewer Highly recommend

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Westcliff-on-Sea, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

A really welcome place with attentive friendly staff really determined to make an effort. Great feel of Madeira and food plentiful and good. Would certainly go again

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Epping, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

After reading the great reviews for this restaurant decided to go before theatre visit. Was not disappointed and everything that previous reviews had said was true. We had a fantastic meal with very generous portions and all the staff were lovely. Would definitely recommend and we will definitely be back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Seems like a very authentic Portuguese restaurant. Really interesting menu. Enjoyed the food but it was very busy (fathers day) so service was a bit sluggish. Bottom line - I would love to go back again.

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

We went to Picado a couple of days ago and we really enjoyed our dinner except for the waiter that served us. Unfortunately, he probably did not know what he was doing. He took so long to bring my mum's drink. The shandy was flat and when we asked for another one he just brought the same drink. She did... More 

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is THE best place to eat, by far, in this area! The food is too die for and the service is so friendly and welcoming. They have a fantastic range of starters, I usually go for something fishy like mussels. The pasta selection is far better than most Italian restaurants but we normally go for their char grilled selection... More 

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Beautiful, quirky little place.....feels like you are on holiday for the night! The steak skewers are huge and the best quality steak with great flavour, the come out served on a big hanging skewer about a foot long! The chips are home made, bread is fresh and service is good, yes sometimes a bit slow but this isn't a fast... More 

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essex
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

It is with deep regret to have to write this as we have always found this restaurant adequate for the cost. However, on 7th June we were enjoying a lovely meal sat outside in the sunshine when I discovered there was a SCREW in my meal. We pointed this out to the waitress who just took the meal away and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I have been to this this restaurant on quite a few previous occasions, and whilst have never thought it amazing, I have always enjoyed the rustic basic Portuguese food and atmosphere. I went with a friend last night, the food was terrible, we both had fish neither had any flavour in fact had we been blindfolded you would not have... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I have been to this restaurant once or twice before and have enjoyed the food, we had been working all day and decided to stroll up on a Saturday evening to find out if they had a table free, which we were lucky enough to get. We had mussels to start, and a steak kebab, with homemade bread, the service... More 

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Additional Information about O Picado

Address: 403 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7HU, England
Phone Number: +44 1702 300540
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Westcliff-on-Sea
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 6 - 25
Cuisine: Pizza, Mediterranean, Portuguese

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 403 London Road, Westcliff-on-Sea, Southend-on-Sea SS0 7HU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Southend-on-Sea  >  Westcliff-on-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1702 300540

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 25
  • Cuisine: Pizza, Mediterranean, Portuguese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups

Description

Traditional fresh cooked dishes of portuguese madeira island
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?