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Portofino

14 Gill Street, New Plymouth 4601, New Zealand
(06) 757 8686
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Ranked #19 of 103 Restaurants in New Plymouth
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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- Sep 8, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The atmosphere is relaxed & tasteful; the menu has a great selection and extremely tasty. The flavours are wonderful and are just mouth watering delicious, rich & creamy. If you want a taste explosion go and dine there! We will be back!

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Taupo, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Great atmosphere for a Sunday night. Reasonably priced meals and very decent portions. Would definitely recommend if you love Italian.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We had a good meal at Portofino. The atmosphere was a bit echoey and the few people dinning seemed to be in separate pools. but the food was good and on a weekend or more active day it would have more atmosphere. Hopefully the food would be just as good. If you are after Italian and you are in New... More

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New Plymouth
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This place is an absolute gem. The service is sublime. We often pop in early in the evening without a booking and they squeeze us in every time. I love that they accommodate us and so 6pm is great if you don't have a booking. The ambience is perfect - cozy and intimate and the classic Italian dishes and exactly... More

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New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Great Italian food to either eat in or take away. Only downside is that it is sometimes difficult to get in without a booking. But that's when we take-away!

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We came here for dinner recommended by the staff at our hotel made a booking luckily as it was very busy and they turned quite a few away the meals came out in good time had all 3 courses the entree and main absolutely delish good portion sizes and full of flavour great atmosphere the cheesecake was a bit bland... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We were new to New Plymouth so didn't know anywhere good so we went here after our hotel suggested it. The atmosphere is lovely although we were seated at the first table in the lower section so we were a bit cold. They were very busy on this Tuesday night but the service was always professional, friendly and consistent. There... More

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New Plymouth, Taranaki, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

portofino's has great food and great service, we went with two children, .. no childrens menu but the pasta can be ordered as an entree, i had the most exspensive meal, $49.90 but not probably worth that price, the total for 2 adults 2 kids with drinks $170, well worth it all round. thanks for a good night, p.s we... More

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Booked table of six, place just hummed all night. So busy. Service was outstanding, food was perfect even if we had to wait a while. Warm and cosy. Will be back to try the rest of their massive menu. Many thanks.

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

We decided to dine early and it was lucky we did as the restaurant was said to be fully booked later that evening. We were the only diners in the restaurant for the majority of our meal and despite numerous waiting staff being on hand, they stood around chatting with each other and neglected to top up our water and... More

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