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Portofino Italian Restorante

205 1st St. E, Cochrane, Alberta T0L 0W1, Canada
403-932-1777
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Ranked #5 of 48 Restaurants in Cochrane
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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cochrane
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Wow, upon entering this establishment we were waiting for some time until we were seated. During this time the ambience really left an impression, as cosy as a train station comes to mind. Sadly 3 of us made the mistake to order the swordfish, and what a surprise. The dishes were made to order. The temperature of the dish suggested... More 

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Cochrane, Alberta, Canada
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great Italian food! WE have been there as a coulple, a Family and a Sports team windup and have never been disappointed!! Love the food, the atmophere and the service!! (and the wine)!

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Calgary
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53 reviews 53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We were invited out to a business meeting in Cochrane and were suppose to go to Olive R Twist but they were closed for a week's rest and so our host chose another venue and it was luckily Portofino's. It's a little hard to find and I had to phone the restaurant and have them guide me in as it... More 

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Cochrane, Canada
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183 reviews 183 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

When we have a taste for some nice aitalian dood, but don't want to drive, this is the best local option - good food, okay service and an overall alright spot! Not great, but good! Better for couples.

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Cochrane, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

If you want good -authentic Italian Food-combined with great service-you won't be disappointed! Chef Pierre will give you individual attention and the Wine Pairing evenings are amazing!!

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Calgary, AB
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I admit to being a little skeptical when I arrived at this restaurant as it is so unobtrusive. The food was definitely a game changer though. I sampled one of the specials and was not disappointed. Absolute perfection in every bite, so full of flavor and the most tender chicken I have ever had plus their tiramisu is a must... More 

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Calgary
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This is a surprising little gem, tucked away from Calgary in Cochrane. We made the trip there for lunch recently and it was well worth it. The Lasagne and the Linguini Pescatore were excellent. The starter bruchetta was probably the best I have eaten in Canada.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

My boyfriend and I wanted to go somewhere fancy for dinner shortly after moving to Cochrane. We called to check the hours and see how busy they were. She said they were moderately fine and told us the hours amd said to just stop by. We got ready and headed out. Upon arriving we were asked for our reservation and... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

My wife and I hadn't been to Portofino for over a year, and although we have enjoyed it in the past, our recent visit was the best meal we have had in some time. Our server was first rate, and the Scaloppine Langotino was delicious.

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Cochrane, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had a great time last sat at Portofino. Dinner was fantastic I wish I had brought the leftovers home for the next day. Too much to eat in one plate for me. Service was great too. One of the nicest places to eat in Cochrane.

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Address: 205 1st St. E, Cochrane, Alberta T0L 0W1, Canada
Phone Number: 403-932-1777
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Cochrane
Cuisine: Italian

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