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Portobello's

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115 Duckworth Street, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
709-579-7050
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 28
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
great nice out with friends

Wanted to go out for nice evening and had forgotten about the great food experiences I have had here.......started with the scallops in an exquisite maple mushroom sauce and had the duck as a main with baby roasted potatoes and medley of fresh vegatables. Two couples thoroughly enjoyed and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wanted to go out for nice evening and had forgotten about the great food experiences I have had here.......started with the scallops in an exquisite maple mushroom sauce and had the duck as a main with baby roasted potatoes and medley of fresh vegatables. Two couples thoroughly enjoyed and reasonably priced........definitely recommend

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St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The fantastic view we had at our dinner table was a bonus to our dinner and evening. It's pretty special when you can say that everything from the moment you walked into the restaurant to the moment you left that everything was perfect. Debbie was our hostess and she was fantastic. The wine selection and menu selection was great! There... More 

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Thank Alma H
Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic service - the staff were all very friendly and explained the menu thoroughly. Three of us ate here and we all had different starters and mains (all seafood) and were all really pleased with our choices. We would not change a thing about our choice of restaurant this evening :)

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Thank Meesh1975
St. John's, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good Food. Owner operated. Very friendly staff. Lots of parking. Portobellos has one of the best views of St. John's Harbour that one can find in the City and to repeat Good Food

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Thank malcolm267
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Great service, view is amazing, prompt service but not overbearing. Food was delicious and big portions

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Port Dover, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

We went to Portabellos to celebrate a 65 th birthday. Had been in St John's, NL but never went to this restaurant. The restaurant has an amazing view of the Harbour. The service was excellent and the food was amazing. Wide variety of food at fairly reasonable prices. Well worth the visit. Everyone had a different dish. From great steaks... More 

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Thank Yesforscotland
St. John's, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

We just recently held our company Year End celebration at Portobello's and I can honestly say, it went well and beyond any expectations possible. The owners and staff were very accommodating. The food was absolutely delicious and the service was second to none! We are very much looking forward to returning over the holiday season for a refill! If you... More 

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Thank Lisa S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

Great food! Absolutely top standard but it should be looking at the prices. Waitors should therefore be better educated and knowledgeable about the food and wine...

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Thank Simon J
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

I was in St. John's for a board meeting and was looking for nice restaurant to host a Board dinner for about 15 people from all across Canada. Many of whom it was their first time to St. John's. A local suggested Portabello's. The dinner was going to be within 5 days but when I called I was told that... More 

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oakville, ontario
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Dined with friends after a business meeting, great location, plenty of parking, excellent location and service. Had a wonderful table in the corner overlooking the shipyard, and had a wonderful view of the harbour. Apps and mains were excellent, good wine selection and the pumpkin creme brulee was very nice.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 115 Duckworth Street, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: 709-579-7050

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Scenic view

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?