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52-54 Connaught Avenue, Frinton-On-Sea CO13 9PR, England
+44 1255 671648
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 08:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 10:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Not certain of the date now but think it was around either Mothering Sunday or Easter, & to be fair we found out afterwards they were in the process of sacking the chef & it seems he'd decided to take it out on the customers by serving terrible food.. but.. All four meals were cold & seemed to have been... More 

Thank madlinedancer
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67 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited for lunch. Good range of classic Italian restaurant food. Pizzas freshly cooked ( I could see the food preparation in the kitchen from my table). Staff very friendly and helpful.

Thank stephen h
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20 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here before at lunchtimes and found it acceptable but the evening menu was expensive and the price of a pint of beer at £ 5.95 a pint is the most l have paid for a beer anywhere in the uk

Thank bobprosphero
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Midweek lunch for two. The welcome (and general service) was good. There is a good choice on the menu, expect to pay £10-12 for a main course. They also offer a lower priced "lunch" versions of some items that are on the main menu (maybe this means a smaller portion ? but we didn't choose from the lunch menu so... More 

Thank Barnham B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal...been there a few times....everytime I have visited my mum down Frinton. Its worth a Night out and its reasonable

Thank Nigel P
Marsascala, Malta
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff are very friendly but the menu is somewhat limited and the price for bottled water is astronomical. We are unlikely to re-visit in the future.

Thank Peter P
Colchester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017

Family celebration - chose Piatto's on my recommendation and proved a popular choice with everyone. Great menu - my Rump Steak was delicious and cooked exactly to my order. Attentive, very friendly and efficient service. Very good value as well when using the "Buy 1 main meal, get 1 free" vouchers they advertise in the local paper every week.

Thank TonyLR2
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Me and my Family visited Piatto on friday to celebrate my nephews birthday. Everything was again perfect. Staff as always was welcoming, friendly and "specials" what we had were absolutely outstanding. I will always recommend that restaurant. It's really difficult to find now places like that where you can enjoy yourself with good food and warm and welcome atmosphere.

Thank Robert323Kent
Frinton-on-Sea, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

We have been to this restaurant a few times and it never ceases to amaze and delight. The food is out of this world, for such a small unassuming place, it is fantastic. There was a small group of us with an age range of mid-70s down to a 2 year old. Nothing was too much trouble, the service was... More 

Thank FannyTinaK
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

Not a bad place for a quick filling but not of any real quality my food was cooked with a microwave some of it anyway very poor show still you get what you pay for not for me ?

Thank toby975
PiattoFrinton, Public Relations Manager at Piatto, responded to this review

I'm sure you must have confused us with some other place. If you REALLY visited Piatto you would be able to have seen that we don't cook with Microwaves, as we have an open Kitchen. False reviews are so obvious that it' not really worth posting them. Have a happy New Year. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 08:00
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52-54 Connaught Avenue, Frinton-On-Sea CO13 9PR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Frinton-On-Sea
  • Phone Number: +44 1255 671648
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.

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