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Portofino Ristorante Italiano

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Shop 105-107, Ren Heng Star Garden (Yanlord New City Garden Commercial Street behind the Pizza Hut) West Ren Min Road, Xiangzhou District, Zhuhai, China
0756-2602602
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food

Good option for international food in Zhuhai. Pasta al dente well prepared. Service was excellent. We were given a free Limoncello shot at the end. Definitely a good option to try in Zhuhai if you want to try a more western type food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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Redmond, Washington
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Redmond, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Good option for international food in Zhuhai. Pasta al dente well prepared. Service was excellent. We were given a free Limoncello shot at the end. Definitely a good option to try in Zhuhai if you want to try a more western type food.

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Singapore, Singapore
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220 reviews 220 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
163 helpful votes 163 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Our host brought us there and insisted we must have the Orecchiette Alla Fantasia. When it came, we realized why the fancy name. The preparation process was itself an entertaining show. They prepare this pasta dish right next to your table and although it was done out of a big bowl made of cheese, the final outcome was not too... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Three visits to Portofino so far, three wonderful experiences. Authentic hand-made pastas combined with an adequate wine list all set in a wonderful environment. It definitely stands out amongst the Western restaurants in Zhuhai. That being said it's a rather random geographic location if you ask me...you'd think the prices would be cheaper given the lack of prime real estate.

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Zhuhai, China
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

form Italian test and point of view this restaurant is nothing special. I would not consider Italian restaurant but just and western restaurant which made some dishes inspired by the cuisine Italian. However worth a try it

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Zhuhai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

I tried some other Italian places in Zhuhai before, but I must say that Portofino is the best of them all! My friend and me had Pasta and shared Greek salad as a starter. The sheep cheese in the Greek salad was just like back home in Europe. The ingredients were fresh and the waiters always ground fresh pepper on... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

went with my friends last time,the pizza was so moist, not crunchy at all..and when i was trying to take one piece of pizza from the plate the topping slipped out.. and the lasagne i had was even worse..it didnt have mince beef..im not sure if was becoz the chef forgot to put mince beef in it or it was... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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55 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2013

As a Zhuhai resident for many years, perhaps I am spoilt by the ridiculously cheap prices of the local Chinese restaurants, but I do find Portofino expensive. I have eaten at here at least 3 times and the food is always excellent. The service is friendly & competent, with staff who speak good English and can advise on the menu.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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98 reviews 98 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

I must begin by saying that my Italian guests liked this restaurant more than me. They know their food and found it to be excellent. I cannot rave about it as much, but this is indeed a very elegant restaurant with very attentive staff and a great chef. Food was good and very tasty; pizza tasted especially quite delicious. I... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

Very good place to go for dinner. Pasta is nice, as well decor. Its a bit pricey for what is it, however, keep in mind that this is China, and not all the ingredients are easy to get. Chef Luigi was nice and even gave as a free digestive at the end of the meal. All in all, decent Italian... More 

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Zhuhai, China
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2012

even the chef is Chinese , Luigi, his dishes are authentic Italian , warm welcoming, great atmosphere ,cosy, soft music, menu in 3 languages, Italian ,English and Chinese, Daily specials , even it is behind pizza hut but his pizza is way in front of pizza hut's one. YUMMY. prices are acceptable, we were 2 people had 3 staters then... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shop 105-107, Ren Heng Star Garden (Yanlord New City Garden Commercial Street behind the Pizza Hut) West Ren Min Road, Xiangzhou District, Zhuhai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Guangdong  >  Zhuhai
  • Phone Number: 0756-2602602

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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