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Mient 5, 1811 Alkmaar, The Netherlands
+31(0)72 5125905
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 9
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Italian in the most positive way

Although we arrived incredible early to Italian standards (late afternoon actually) no raised eyebrow but a warm welcome instead. Great antipasta ! Please order coffee; it's delicious. Try to hide a smile when you receive the bill. Cheap considered the quality. It's a pitty Almaar is so far from... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
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IJsselstein, The Netherlands
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
IJsselstein, The Netherlands
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67 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Although we arrived incredible early to Italian standards (late afternoon actually) no raised eyebrow but a warm welcome instead. Great antipasta ! Please order coffee; it's delicious. Try to hide a smile when you receive the bill. Cheap considered the quality. It's a pitty Almaar is so far from our hometown...

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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I love this place and eat here at least three times a month. The staff are actually Italian and are really hardworking. The pizzas are amazing, as is the pastas and the veal. The prices are very reasonable and the atmosphere is bustling.

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Lille, France
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

First of all the services, waiters are real italians and with lots of charm. Price is excellent! But the pizza was way to fatty (i had quatro fromagi with vegetables). Also the quality of the cheese was poor. But the wines and italians were very good!

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The Netherlands
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The welcome was very friendly. We had a very nice table at the door and bcaurse it was getting chilly they closed the verandadoors for us. The food was very nice and tasty and we had a good wine with our fairly lat dinner.

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Portofino is in the centre of Alkmaar along the canal. It has a good menu with variation and all really good. Added to this Italian restaurant is that Italians work there, so you will receive your food prepared in a way you can expect more in Italy too and not what we are used to in non Italian restaurants. The... More 

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Brussel
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83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

Before you can order, it takes a long time before a waiter see you. The wine was poor quality but the pizza was good: fresh and verry tastful. May a bit too much oil, but a lot on the pizza. Perfect price / quality

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Denderleeuw, Belgium
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125 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

The restaurant does look rather small at the outside but once you 're in, this is a large restaurant. There were not much empty tables, so I suggest you make your reservation if you want to be sure you have a table here. A large choice of pizzas and other Italian dishes. The pizza was very good (but too much... More 

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Essen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

since 30 years they serve excellent italian food and a remakable pizza. right at a channel always crowded, so reserve your table

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Bordeaux
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

A bit difficult for french guys speaking English to discuss with the server who spoke only Italian and Dutch... but the food was great and the place is lovely with typical musique. Do not hesitate if you want to eat real pizza and delicious pasta.

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London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

Took my family there on last day of holiday. Total disaster!. Italians are renowned for hospitality, great service, attentive waiters, fabulous food, best ingredients. Portofino failed on all counts. portions were large and cheap and restaurant therefore busy. I'd rather have a quarter size portion at twice the price and get some quality. I was really looking forward to a... More 

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Additional Information about Portofino

Address: Mient 5, 1811 Alkmaar, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31(0)72 5125905
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Alkmaar
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Seafood

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Mient 5, 1811 Alkmaar, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  North Holland Province  >  Alkmaar
  • Phone Number: +31(0)72 5125905

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Seafood
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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