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Porto Bello Bistro & Lounge

Nuevo Vallarta Plaza Building loc. 4 | Av. Nayarit Villa 5 Lote 22, Nuevo Vallarta 63732, Mexico
322-2976719
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $45
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Tapas
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Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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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  • English first
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  • Spanish first
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English first
Marshall, MI
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Setting among many shops, in the middle of the main harbor at Neuvo Vallarta (just north of Puerto Vallarta) is the most amazing Italian restaurant you could ask for! Porto Bello Bistro was recommended by a friend, that travels way more than I do, and spoke very highly of the food, staff and the atmosphere. Nothing disappointed! The meals were... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Tried restaurant for first time service was excellent food was awesome had the fish with potatoes and artichokes very tasty wife had chicken parm was excell. will defenatly go back next week.

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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

Annual visitor to portobellos at the marina so decided to change it up this time and try out the new digs in Nuevo. This was no doubt the best meal we had all week. Outstanding, fresh food, prepared and served graciously. Love. Love. Love.

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Wi
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32 reviews 32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014

We ate here and the kids were afraid as it was "too fancy". Wow we're they impressed and they wanted to eat there the next night. The attention given by the wait staff was top notch. This location ( their other location is in the marina) is IMHO way better. The view, service, food and ambience is better. If you... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

They make every pizza from scratch and cook it in a huge stone fire oven. The have takeout which was nice. The seating overlooks the canal. Very nice..

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Houston, Texas, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

This restaurant has the feel of a higher end restaurant with prices of a "regular" restaurant. Great outdoor dining on the river's edge. Everyone in our group of 7 loved their meals. Great service. We're going again on Friday for our last night of vacation. Love it!

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We have had dinner at Porto Bello in Nuevo at the marina several times and have had great meals. I had veal parmagano which wasn't on the menu but was unbelievable. Atmosphere is also great along with the service. Not cheap but definitely well worth it.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014 via mobile

Calamari was over cooked and tough. Osso buco and mussels were just okay. We expected much better food. Great ambiance and service. Wouldn't go back.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014 via mobile

My wife and walked over from Grand Mayan had a super dinner with wine, dessert etc for ~1200 not much different than US. Our waiter Beto was excellent, atmosphere great, saw swallows fly en masse under bridge, food was great. Would recommend . Definitely much better than another place rated near tops in Nuevo.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I had the jumbo shrimp and my wife had the ribeye. Food and service were both AWESOME!!! Nice setting on the marina. I would suggest calling ahead for reservations. Deserts were excellent as well. Priced below a comparable restaurant. I would go back for sure.

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