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Piccolo Polpo Bistro

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No.68 Nanwan Rd.,Nanwan Li, Hengchun Town, Pingtung 94648, Taiwan
Name/address in local language
+886 8 888 2822
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Tue 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu - Tue 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thu - Fri 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Zandvoort, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a very decent meal here. Prices are on a higher level without being overly pretentious. The major flaw of this place is the staff being focused to much on efficiency, rather than the comfort and wellbeing of their guests. Although the food is nice, you never really feel comfortable and welcome. There is a constant time pressure and putting... More 

Thank Marc M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place got stuck in focussing on the wrong things. There is a lot of potential in the kitchen, but they are more of a fabric then trying to make you feel welcome as a guest. We once had lunch here and were now back looking for a gastronomic evening. Throughout the entire evening we felt pushed by the schedule... More 

Thank Annemarie v
Taichung, Taiwan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our waiter was really friendly and helpful despite our weird orders. There are some more vegetarian options that aren't on the menu--you just have to ask. Our waiter was attentive and really friendly. The food was also delicious, as we had spaghetti, risotto, grilled vegetables, potatoes, fries, salad, and the pineapple passion fruit and very berry smoothies. Large portions, so... More 

Thank ExpattyCake
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91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our attentive waiter got our order perfectly and had our water refilled so fast it was as if by magic. Pasta, risotto, and green salad were off-menu options he gave us (for vegetarians). The sides were delicious too, especially the broccoli and roasted potatoes. The smoothies were works of art. If I had any complaint it was too many peppers... More 

Thank KB C
Berkeley, California
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2017 via mobile

This place is absolutely fabulous. The quality of ingredients and skill of preparation are the highest you will find in this area of Taiwan. This is a must visit restaurant. Well done Piccolo.

Thank ourwanderyear
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Have to make reservation otherwise you have to wait and wait... very good food & good wine, just too few staff, otherwise will be better! And the portion is too big, I wish I could order everything on the menu, will be good if you have a big group or very big appetite. Will skip the Sakura fries thought...

Thank Miaw G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

We had reservations so siting was easy. They were busy, and we were served quickly. Had the the seafood carpaccio which was excellent along with the duck confit which was good. All in all, a good time though it is a bit pricy.

Thank Daniel I
San Jose, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

It is difficult to find fine dining in Kenting National Park, Taiwan. This is a very casual place which serves Italian cuisine. We came here for lunch. It is like a southern Italian restaurants features seafood as its main attraction. The baked fish is quite sizeable, extremely fresh and nicely done. Prawns are large. The lemon rice I had was... More 

Thank JamesY2001
Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

Best risotto ever. Being able to watch the chefs cooking in an open kitchen was also an interesting dinning experience. It is pricey by Taiwanese standards but worth every cent of it.

Thank Jadie_Lye
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

The food was not only good but fresh and tasty. My only recommendation is If you plan to eat there, book ahead as the restaurant is often packed.

Thank jesser_fr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, European, Mediterranean, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic, Large groups, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.68 Nanwan Rd.,Nanwan Li, Hengchun Town, Pingtung 94648, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Pingtung
  • Phone Number: +886 8 888 2822
Piccolo Polpo Bistro is one of popular restaurant, located at Nanwan in Kenting, has wonderful view and food, including Italian food, Red and white wine.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?