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Pieno-Lleno - Southend-on-Sea's spicy Mexican.


Dylan Mitchell

Hola foodies, are you ready to take your taste buds on a journey to the sun-soaked Mexican shores? Well, it's not quite Cancun, but Southen-on-Sea is home to one of our favourite independent restaurants, Pieno-Lleno.

Keep on reading to find out all about this spicy little gem...

Mexico meets Southend.

Picture this: as you step into the cosy restaurant, you're instantly transported to the vibrant streets of Mexico. Fragrant spices float through the air, colourful Talavera tiles decorate the well-stocked bar, and playful Sombreros hang proudly from the walls, setting the stage for a truly immersive dining experience. Plus, when the sun shines on Southend, you can sit outside and soak up the rays – it's the perfect place for a foodie fiesta.

A foodie fiesta.

Now, let's talk about the menu... It's packed with all your Mexican favourites and a few Italian special guests (a little unconventional but perfect for those who can't handle the heat).

Whether you're craving sizzling chimichangas, flaming fajitas, or crispy tacos, or perhaps leaning towards the comforts of spaghetti and meatballs or a classic Margherita pizza, Pieno Lleno has you covered. Their extensive menu ensures there's something delightful for every palate.

Vegetarians and vegans, you're in for a treat too! There are tons of plant-based dishes on offer, like the spicy goodness of the Cajun Mushroom Fajitas. And for those steering clear of gluten, fear not – there's a dedicated menu to cater to your dietary needs.

Tuck into to 2 for 1.

Now, here's the best part. As a tastecard member, it's not just your taste buds that are rewarded; your wallet is too! With our incredible 2 for 1 dining offer from Sunday to Thursday, Pieno-Lleno is feast for the senses and a tasty treat for your budget.

Ready to visit Pieno-Lleno?

So, what are you waiting for? Gather your food-loving squad, reserve your table in advance (especially on bustling weekends), and let Pieno-Lleno whisk you away on a pocket-friendly Mexican fiesta. With each bite, you’ll be transported to the heart of Mexico, all without breaking the bank.

Embrace the flavours, relish the savings, and make your tastecard journey a delicious adventure at this Southend sensation.

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