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52-54 Connaught Avenue, Frinton-On-Sea CO13 9PR, England
+44 1255 671648
10:00 - 10:00
Closed now
All hours
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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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been a few times and always very happy to order food here but this time they out did themselves. We had a lovely time and when my other half asked for a pizza that was not on the menu, the staff and chef more than accommodated us and brought out lovely food for all 3 of us. First class... More 

Thank Andrew S
Colchester, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice atmosphere. Quick and polite service. Prawn and crayfish tail starter very generous portion. Mushroom starter also good. Nice dipping sauce. Fish pie delicious full of flavour. Steak sirloin bit tough but cooked as I liked it rare/medium blood and pink. Nice choice of veg. £1 extra for sauce Diane. Asked for english mustard. They said they had none... More 

1 Thank Rosie434
Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food great service food freshly cooked nothing to much of a problem no rush to get you out I'm now a regular good atmosphere and nice music.

Thank Michael G
Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've just moved into the area and treated ourselves to a delicious lunch last Sunday. The tomato and basil soup was gorgeous and we thoroughly enjoyed the roast beef. We were given a warm welcome and the service was excellent. We are looking forward to a return visit.

Thank Tracy P
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

On Sunday five of us went to Piatto's for lunch- all wanting something different from the menu! My sister had roast beef, looked lovely, beef was very good. I fancied seafood risotto, and although the it was not on the menu, the chef kindly cooked it for me. It was delicious, with large fresh prawns and mussels. The rest of... More 

Thank donnatwilson
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this little gem of a restaurant several times this year now and have not been let down. Really impressive food - fillet steak is up there with the best we've had, and the salmon risotto is amazing. Great wine, accommodating staff, lovely atmosphere, and genuinely delicious food. So grateful to have this place on our doorstep!

Thank Joanne d
Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Had a very nice pizza here, and my wife had spaghetti, our granddaughter came with us and had the children's menu, which includes ice cream, there is a well stocked bar.

Thank Peter R
Colchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We popped down to Frinton on a sunny Autumn afternoon and ended up in Piatto for an unscheduled lunch. My husband's lasagne was full of flavour, and my spaghetti pescatore had just the right amount of chillie. Beautiful prawns and enormous green lipped mussels.

Thank Diane B
Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

A very clean and friendly restaurant a wide choice of food and drink In 2009 my daughter celebrated her wedding here

Thank perrinvalerie
PiattoFrinton, General Manager at Piatto, responded to this review

thank You very much :) we are looking forward to see you again :) More 

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Great night with friends, nice atmosphere which complimented lovely meal! Heard some mixed reviews about this restaurant lately but that didn't stop us trying it for ourselves and we are so glad that we did! Don't listen to what you hear, go and see yourself how lovely this place is!!

1 Thank MT1994

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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
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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?