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Porto Bello Bistro & Lounge

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Italian, Pizza, Tapas
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Nuevo Vallarta Plaza Building loc. 4 | Av. Nayarit Villa 5 Lote 22, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
322-2976719
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Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: After 20 years of service in our resaturante in Marina Vallarta we decided...
After 20 years of service in our resaturante in Marina Vallarta we decided to open our second home in Nuevo Vallarta making a change in our image, with a Terrace, Bistro and Luonge where we serve our best dishes with our excellent Porto Bello service and Music of our DJ
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Good for:
Bar scene
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 74
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Marina Restaurant

Lovely Italian food presented beautifully. Service was excellent. Italian food was very good different from New York . Fish dinners were excellent. They make a great Cosmo

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Maggie0062
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Kings Park, New York
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Outdoor seating
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Kings Park, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Lovely Italian food presented beautifully. Service was excellent. Italian food was very good different from New York . Fish dinners were excellent. They make a great Cosmo

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Arizona
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63 reviews 63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The food is just good, reliable, and the setting is nice. I miss seeing the same waiter, there is a fair amount of turnover, and I wish they would bring back the Bresaola, but perhaps not enough people order it. The service is always attentive, but not intrusive. But the bottom line is that this is a great stable restaurant... More 

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Winnipeg, MB
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

A were quickly seated even though we had no reservation. The ambience was lovely and the menu looked great. But ~ when two couples in our group wanted to split their meals we had comments from the waiter. The antipasto arrived at our table at the same time as our main meals. That error was corrected by removing the charge... More 

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Potomac, Maryland
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229 reviews 229 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

A friend had recommended this restaurant. Although we sat outside along the water, the view is not pretty. But once it's night time, you just feel like you're at a nice outdoor restaurant. Atmosphere is fancier than a lot of the casual places we went to. Not that you have to dress up, but it felt more formal. And although... More 

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Cincinnati
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

My wife and I had dinner at Porto Bello on a Thursday night. We didn't have reservations but, because we were their early, we were seated promptly. We ordered the calamari as an appetizer and it was excellent. The best we have had in the Puerto Vallarta area. I had the veal with a white wine sauce and it was... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We had a wonderful Italian meal at this restaurant tonight. The setting is beautiful; on the water near the bridge. We were able to watch the swallows swoop in and nest under the bridge for the night. There is live music every Friday evening and the band was amazing, playing songs from all eras. The band was off to the... More 

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Savage
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We choose this restaurant based on the reviews from here. It felt right the moment the taxi drove up. The atmoshere was beautiful and the music was just the right volume. We brought our son with, but would be very romantic for just two! The wait staff was right there and our waiter, Jaime was excellent! From the bread basket,... More 

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Eight of us visited for dinner and were asked what our preference for seating was...inside or out. We chose outside on the patio. After we had received our cocktails at our table it became quite windy and began to rain. We requested to be moved inside and without shipping a beat they escorted our cocktails and us to an inside... More 

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Port Coquitlam, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

My wife and I recently visited this restaurant and had an absolute extraordinary experience, the food was excellent, atmosphere was great and service from our server (Abad) was outstanding. Would visit this location again in a heartbeat. If you ever get to this area you should visit.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Choose this restaurant based on reviews and it didn't disappoint. There were lots of our favorites on the menu. We shared the mussel appetizer, my husband had the lasagna, and I had the Ossobuco De Vitella and it was all very good. Jaime, our waiter, decanted the Cabernet Sauvignon we chose which was a nice touch. It was a lovely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Nuevo Vallarta Plaza Building loc. 4 | Av. Nayarit Villa 5 Lote 22, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Pacific Coast  >  Nayarit  >  Riviera Nayarit  >  Nuevo Vallarta
  • Phone Number: 322-2976719

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 45
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating

Description

After 20 years of service in our resaturante in Marina Vallarta we decided to open our second home in Nuevo Vallarta making a change in our image, with a Terrace, Bistro and Luonge where we serve our best dishes with our excellent Porto Bello service and Music of our DJ

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