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Alexandria, Egypt
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
I just love the place :)

Perfect shisha.. fast response.. quality of the service is so okay.. but no beer is served.. perfect location.. wide sea view.. the whole atmosphere is okay

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 10, 2014
Ola R
Good for:
  • Romantic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Perfect shisha.. fast response.. quality of the service is so okay.. but no beer is served.. perfect location.. wide sea view.. the whole atmosphere is okay

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Bad.. Not worth my money.. The fish is expensive, lasagna taste the same like the one sell at the street.. Maybe you can try bab el hara, just few walks from this restaurant

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Barcelona, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

We had dinner and lunch several times in this restaurant, before and after being renovated. The food was good before renovation. After, even if the location looks more tasteful the food is not tasteful at all. The salads were bad, not even near to what they had to be. Seafood sup had an unusual taste and I couldn't eat it.... More 

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Seattle, WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

We arrived for lunch later in the day at Portofino on Alexandria's Corniche...no other customers. The nicely-appointed restaurant seemed the perfect spot for tourists, and our tour guide appeared to be very familiar to them. We supposed that Portofino's must be a regular stop for his groups. But no problem because the dining experience was very good. Our servers were... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012 via mobile

First time to Alexandria. We went there with a guide for lunch. The bread, dip, and chick peas were all good as a starter. Mango smoothies were tasty as well. The seafood broth was ok, it tasted like the water/oil runoff they used to cook our meal. We had the seafood dish for the main course with sea bass, prawns,... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2011

We had lunch at Portofino. Excellent 4-course seafood or meat meal. I had dips and bread, then excellent seafood bisque, then a main course of grilled fish, calamari and prawns followed by fruit. Very good food and very good value. Good location on the corniche.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

well this is a nice place to go with family and friends as well small kids will not be so interested there also a birthday party can be done there just adults is OK nice service and nice drinks

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Alexandria, Egypt
  • Location: Africa  >  Egypt  >  Alexandria Governorate  >  Alexandria

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 25 - 100
  • Cuisine: Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

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