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Portofino

Zhen Hai Road 12-8, HaiJing Hotel 1 Floor, Xiamen, China
0592-2023333
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Ranked #18 of 1,404 Restaurants in Xiamen
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Xiamen
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The nice thing about Portofino is that it is in the Millennium Hotel, so if you change your mind, you can try their Harbourview Cafe (great buffets), or Japanese and Chinese restaurants. I most like Portofino's menu, which allows you to pick and mix pastas and sauces to create something unique. I especially liked the cannelloni. They have nice desserts... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Excelent taste Italian food in Xiamen. Friendly service and very nice restaurant. A good option in your next travel to Xiamen.

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Makati, Philippines
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Had lunch at the Portofino was I was too tired to walk out. Service was good and the server was quite attentive. Unfortunately, I might have chosen the wrong course as the Risotto I ordered was a bit bland. They did have a nice Ginger Ale for me to wash it down with. Price-wise, it was probably consistent with the... More

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Manager1155, Manager at Portofino, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your comment. All your remarks are very helpful and we will do our best to make the environment more confortable for our guests. I believe that the meal was a rare sitation and we will take care to prepare dishes with the best effort. Thank you for visiting Portofino Restaurant and writing this comment. Best... More

Xiamen, China
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

I believe the Italian chef is no longer here because for a couple of visits recently i have not seen him. Good location, free parking. That's all. Italian name not Italian taste.

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Manager1155, Manager at Portofino, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your comment. Sorry to hear that your impression was not saticfactory. We pay the attention on our guest's feedback , we take it as the motivation and we surely make progress on every feed back from guests. We are feeling sorry, that our food doesn't meet your expectation. Again thank you for your comment, what... More

Kuching, Malaysia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Motivated by the cert of excellence awarded by tripadvisor(awarded to Indiano Jones' as well which had great indian food)and the high ratings received,I visited Portofino.Be ready to fork out atleast 200rmb for a meal....Frankly,the taste of the lamb chop i ordered was just okay(so was the portion).Was expecting more esp fr what i paid......In the Millennium Habourview Hotel,next to a... More

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Manager1155, Manager at Portofino, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We appreciate your feedback upon dining in Portofino. We are very sorry to hear our restaurant does not meet your expectations. We took lesson from your review and we are doing our best to make the situation and meal more tasty. Thank you for your comment Sincerely More

Hong Kong, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Xiamen offers many great western-cuisine restaurants, but if you are looking for consistency as an expat, Portofino is a great place to start going to. Great italian food at decent prices and If you are looking for something that is not on the menu, its not difficult to ask for. They will try to suit your needs in the best... More

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Manager1155, Manager at Portofino, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for your warm comment. It is always pleasure to hear that our customer is satisfied with meal and enjoy staying in the restaurant. As you noted, our Chef Pippo is very popular among the guests and it is his pleasure to prepare special meal just according to your ideas. Your comment of Portofino is very important... More

Austin, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

I love this place and I don't even like Italian food. Not sure what that means for those of you who are Italian food junkies. The lasagna is my favorite. The staff will work with you if you have a large group. We have had over 20 a couple of times and everything was easy, fast, and delicious.

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Manager1155, Manager at Portofino, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for choosing Portofino restaurant. We appreciate the time taken to write this review about restaurant Portofino. Our staff do their best to offer customers the highest service. We are very glad to hear that during all these years you continue coming to eat to Portofino are still delighed with our service, food and atmosphere. Thank you... More

Xiamen, China
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

Inspired by the tripadvisor comments & with high expectations I visited the Portofino Restaurant. I ordered a Pizza and was expecting something outstanding. After half a hour waiting time I received a tasteless Pizza - what a disappointment. I am sorry but I don't understand why they get so high comments! Service was ok but was not able to give... More

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Manager1155, Manager at Portofino, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for coming to our Italian restaurant , and we are feeling sorry that the food was not meeting your expectation. We know that this was an unusual occasion on that day, our people and service are definitely trusted to be superb as most of the guests mentioned. Moreover , we are ready to welcome all of... More

Hangzhou
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2013

Without a doubt the best Italian restaurant in Xiamen. High quality food comes with a hefty pricetag but absolutely worth it. Head chef Pepe takes time of his busy schedule to greed his customers and tell you about his daily recommendations.

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Manager1155, Manager at Portofino, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we really appreciate that you choose restaurant Portofino and honered us with your visit. Also thank you for your time writing the review. We are glad to hear that you are satisfied with our service and meal. We are trying to do the best to make our customer satisfied and enjoy the meal. We know that the atmospfere... More

vancouver
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Often, its the 1st impression that speaks volumes about a certain restaurant. Portofino is no exception. Had the chance to visit Portofino in mid November 2012, this establishment did not disappoint. Shared a delicious seafood appetizer and salad ( you could call this a sampler evening ) each was prepared and served to perfection. My friend ordered a pasta dish,... More

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Manager1155, Manager at Portofino, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thank you for reviewing our restaurant. We are very glad to know that you have been highly satisfied with our restaurant. Warm greeting from Portofino. Our team is very professional and always ready to make your dining experience with us unforgettable. As you mentioned, delicious italian food cooked by great italian Chef Pippo is one of the many... More

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