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“Great tasting food, attentive staff.”
Review of Piatto

Piatto
Price range: $5 - $34
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood, Wine Bar
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Description: Situated in the beautiful seaside town of Frinton-on-Sea on the Essex Coast, Piatto Restaurant is a quaint Italian restaurant that offers attentive customer service, a relaxed atmosphere and exciting homemade Italian dishes. Piatto extensive menu ranges from the classic Italian cuisine to locally sourced fish dishes and exciting specials, which makes Piatto the popular restaurant that it is. Recognising the traditional wants of our customers, every week our chefs also puts on a mouth-watering homemade Sunday roast, so everybody can enjoy a little bit of Piatto. However, it's not just our food that brings people back time and time again, but also our entertainment. At Piatto, we offer monthly jazz nights and frequent wine tasting events; showcasing wines that will be added to the menus based on the feedback received from the customers. So whether you're looking for a cream tea in the afternoon overlooking the avenue, or an enchanting cocktail with friends, you can be sure to have a truly magical Italian experience.
Leeds
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Great tasting food, attentive staff.”
Reviewed September 9, 2012

What a gem considering the relatively small choice of restaurants in the area. Great tasting italian food.

Prices were reasonable with mains (your standard pizzas and pastas) mainly between 7 and 10 pounds. Good choice and range in the menu.

As others have said, the 2 negative reviews are unfair. 1 is obviously very picky and the other gives no reasons as to why they thought it was 'rubbish'.

Great service too. We will go again.

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English first
Colchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Superb”
Reviewed September 3, 2012

Very efficient and professional staff who genuinely seemed concerned everything was to our liking. Delicious, if expensive, food.

Visited August 2012
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Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Excellent food, great service”
Reviewed August 13, 2012

We have been in Frinton a day and looked up the other reviews on TA. The two poor reviews could not be more wrong. We were served excellent food and the service could not have been anymore efficient, friendly and attentive. Even when a small error was made on our bill, it was dealt with in a very friendly manner and with no fuss. If you like good Italian food, and a friendly atmosphere (and beer served in an ice cold glass!) this is a must eat!

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Romford, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
75 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Always a pleasure”
Reviewed August 5, 2012

We've been going to Piatto regularly for more than three years and always enjoy our visits. Friendly staff, efficient service, excellent food with a huge variety of choice. Reasonable prices for both food and drinks. Our favourite place to eat whenever we're in Frinton!

  • Visited July 2012
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Level 4 Contributor
45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Tasty Italian food in a welcoming environment.”
Reviewed June 26, 2012

Staff were very welcoming when we arrived. Great olives to start with. We had two dishes from the oven - gnocchi in a Gorgonzola sauce and pasta in a tomato sauce with summer vegetables. Mixed salad was fresh and the red onions in it provided some zip. All in all a very pleasant dining experience from a restaurant that is clearly making an effort in a town where eating options seem to be rather limited. I hope they succeed.

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