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Portofino Italian Restorante

205 1st St. E, Cochrane, Alberta T0L 0W1, Canada
403-932-1777
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Ranked #4 of 47 Restaurants in Cochrane
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Calgary, AB
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Cochrane, Canada
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Had to wait for ever. It was really crowed. But not much choices in Cochrane for good places to eat. Staff always seem to busy to care, had to ask for water 3 different times.

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Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Friendly staff; wonderful food. Great menu selections for anyone in the family. Tucked away in a quieter section of town. Love sitting on the balcony.

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Cochrane, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Whenever I have company I take them to Portofino. Whether they are from Calgary, Toronto, the U.S. or overseas they always rave about the food. Last week's meal there was no exception. They both had the scallopini langostino rose lobster sauce and didn't leave a morsel. I have been eating at Portofino for years and see the same people there... More

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Calgary
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We had another great meal at Portofino on Saturday night. Although this is our go to place for special events it is also reasonably priced so we can enjoy just for a night out. I always opt for the Caesar salad which has a spicy creamy dressing. The linguini pescatore was perfect as usual: loaded with crab claw, salmon and... More

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Winnipeg
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The food was great, a bit pricey for the location. Trains go by every 5 minutes shaking tables. The service was good, friendly efficient staff.

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