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Portello Rosso

15 Warburton Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia (Melbourne CBD)
03 9602 2273
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Ranked #43 of 4,004 Restaurants in Melbourne
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $18 - $62
Cuisines: Spanish
Neighborhood: Melbourne CBD
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Mandurah, Australia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

I was recommended this restaurant by friends who raved about Portello Rosso, I also read the reviews, it sounded great so I made a reservation. We selected the Chef's selection at $55 a head,not a lot of food, and what is so special about it? Maybe the Chef had made a lousy selection that night. I've never heard of a... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Went here on a date and wow what a gem. Every dish came out more delicious than the last, the service was quite good, great ambience. Make sure you make a reservation as this place fills up!

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Erlangen, Germany
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Just stopped in for dinner based on the good reviews here on TA. Great little place with nice atmosphere (small lane is no issue). Great service from several staff ordered the chef's selection. Got nine chef selected tapas portions and all were great. See pics

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Approaching this restaurant can be a bit wary given its location down a laneway, but this is truly a hidden gem. Admittedly, I was a bit disappointed with our table, at first. We were sat right next to the kitchen which I thought was going to be annoying, but fast found the balance between finding it interesting and not even... More

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Perth, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

What a fantastic hidden gem .food and service amazing .every dish was a real treat so tasty and different

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Was recommended this restaurant by the Concierge at our hotel. It's in a lane way off Elizabeth st and you wouldn't know it was there unless you know where to look. The good was amazing, we had the chefs choice at $55 a head, which was 6 courses, each course was a sample of two dishes. Each dish was great,... More

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Brisbane, Australia
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The food was great and not one bad dish. for the food I would recommend it to any one and will come back. Service was also good until we were told to leave as they were closed to ser up for dinner even though we still had wine in our glass and we were sitting in a corner and not... More

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Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This was my second visit to Portello Rosso and the chefs again excelled. The menu was slightly different so we tried a couple of dishes we didn't have last time (had to have the pork belly again - couldn't resist) and couldn't fault any of them. The crowning glory though, was the magnificent Iberico Jamon. I love this place and... More

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Townsville, Australia
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We visited this restaurant this evening after a cold and wet day. What bliss! Our waiter Bradley looked after us as if we were close friends. We asked Bradley to order for us. What a delicious selection he made....from zucchini and corn fritters to prawns, potato bravas, pork belly, duck salad and paella, just to name a few. Well priced... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

4 nights in Melbourne midwinter. Consulted Tripadvisor for great Tapas & eclectic wines within walking distance of my hotel. It was a very wet windy cold Saturday night around 9pm but so worth the 20 minutes dash to Portello Rosso. This glowing little light at the end of a long dark alley opened to a packed bar/bistro brimming with satisfied... More

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