An adventure in freshly foraged produce with rustic flavour & charm

30 Years Of Italian Heritage

The Burzotta family set up one of the first authentically run Italian Restaurants in Southend-On-Sea Essex. The recipes of the old country, the fresh ingredients, the simplicity of Italian cooking, all deliciously accompanied with fine wines, representative of the Italian regions, brought to the town centre of Southend, the traditions of Italian heritage & culinary cuisine.

As the restaurant grew in popluarity, relatives came to visit, with some remaining. Il Pescatore restaurant's lifespan now reaches close to 30 years of trading, it can proudly profess to be the original and one of the longest running family establishments in the town.

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our menus

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Takeaway Service

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Press & Reviews

What People Say

An authentic dining experience, Il Pescatore offers a bold & refreshing take on traditional cuisine.

Essex Food Guide

" The atmosphere is always so welcoming whether we are visiting for an intimate meal for two or the whole family young and old. The food at Il Pescatore is reliably good and last night was no exception, I had spaghetti marinara which was cooked to perfection. It was my mum's birthday and the staff made it memorable with a candle and a song. "
Debra, Rochford

" Had a late Sunday afternoon meal yesterday. Very delicious starter, main course and dessert. Friendly atmosphere and staff. We were all made to feel very welcome and although we do not live locally we shall definitely return for more. "
Gwynne Baines, London

Evening Echo A golden vision of pizza heaven
Good Food Magazine Amazing food with an extensive menu
UK Restaurant Guide Proper Italian - Il Pescatore is divine
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