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“Expensive so so food but great for a quick stop on the water”
Review of Piccolo Caffe

Piccolo Caffe
Ranked #72 of 78 Restaurants in Sausalito
Cuisines: Cafe, Italian
Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Niagara Falls, Canada
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437 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 673 helpful votes
“Expensive so so food but great for a quick stop on the water”
Reviewed September 9, 2012

Four of us stopped here for a quick bite while on a day trip to Sausalito from Napa. We ended up sharing two small Marguerita Pizzas at $16.00 each. With 3 beer and a soda, our bill was over $60. There is not a lot of seating outdoors but if you are lucky enough to get a seat, the view of the harbour is very nice. I don't think this is the place you want to go for lunch; we found better on the main street. But a nice place to stop for a quick drink or a coffee.

Visited August 2012
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English first
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Don't go for the food, but the view & atmosphere”
Reviewed July 19, 2012

Okay, I agree, the food wasn't great, but service was friendly and the view was great.

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New York City, New York
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101 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Beautiful waterfront cafe”
Reviewed June 20, 2012

We had lunch at Piccolo after riding our bikes over the Golden Gate Bridge into Sausalito. We were able to get a table in the sun and relax after our bike ride. There are not servers that take your order, but one line to order at the register and they bring the food to your table when it's ready. The line to order at the register was long and slow but we didn't mind waiting because we were able to sit in the sun and enjoy the view. The food was nothing spectacular, basic pasta and some soggy pizza, but the views made up for it. It's a bit overpriced for a cafe, but a great spot to sit and take in the gorgeous views of Sausalito and San Francisco. It's also right near the ferry terminal, so super convenient to get back to San Francisco.

  • Visited June 2012
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Naples, Florida
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“Awful”
Reviewed June 19, 2012

We traveled to Sausalito a couple weeks ago and wanted to catch lunch on the water. What a mistake to go to this place. The view is nice but that is the only thing I can say about it. The food was overpriced and terrible. I became sick almost immediately, not a good thing when traveling on Highway1. I had an alleged panini. It was a cold piece of mozzerella with a couple dried up tomatoes and a load of basil. The bread appeared to be bought in bulk junk, I've bought better as Costo, it was not grilled or even remotely warm. How do you screw up something so simple? My brother and his wife had the crap, I mean crab salad that they could not eat. It was so fishy smelling I had to get up and move away. Avoid this place like the plague.

  • Visited June 2012
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Durham, North Carolina
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“extremely rude... unhygeinic....worst cafe in sausallito”
Reviewed May 25, 2012 via mobile

the cafe was unhygieinic with mosquitos all over the place. the guy who was taking the order was extremely rude and was snapping at us. there are many better places around; dont even think about this one.

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