We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Porto Bello Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
Italian, Pizza, Thai, Pasta
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Sairee Village, Ko Tao 84280, Thailand
+66(0)77 457029
Website
Improve this listing
Today
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 432 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 221
    Excellent
  • 131
    Very good
  • 40
    Average
  • 21
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food and great wine

The food was hard to fault, as was the extensive (for a tropical Thai island) wine list. The antipasto board was fantastic, and good value for the size and quality delivered. The host was fantastic, really knew his stuff and came around to check on everything. Would recommend to anyone looking... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
RoannahW
,
Perth, Australia
Add Photo Write a Review

432 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Australia
Level Contributor
95 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Fantastic Italian food and nice ambience, this restaurant is perfect for when you need a break from the delicious local curries and stir fries. Great menu (not just pizza and pasta, also calzone, salads, starters, chicken, beef mains etc) and excellent wine list - great to have a selection of wines to choose from given this is relatively rare on... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Perth, Australia
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The food was hard to fault, as was the extensive (for a tropical Thai island) wine list. The antipasto board was fantastic, and good value for the size and quality delivered. The host was fantastic, really knew his stuff and came around to check on everything. Would recommend to anyone looking for a little slice of Italy in a sea... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

The food here was delicious! Menu is Italian no Thai available. It's smells amazing with all the pizzas being made in a stone baked oven! The service was a little slow with our food and as we left people were getting turned away so pop in early to book if you are going. Good value for money!

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Great place to eat with a good environment and such a great, real, italian food. Also the host was very nice to us. A must go restaurant if you are a bit tired of thai food and want to have something diferent to eat. Lov from Portugal!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful home made pasta. Very nice wine selection. Nice dining experience. The owner was extremely helpful with food selection and being Italian knew the food very well! We came here two nights during our stay. Recommend booking.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Dunedin, New Zealand
Level Contributor
11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Great to have an Italian meal in Thailand!! Freshly made dinner but could do with spicing up really, a bit ironic really. Front of house very charming and willing to get you seated but odd that he greets you in French for an Italian restaurant!? Worth having a meal at Porto Bello for sure.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Level Contributor
27 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Really good italian food in Ko tao. The place is run by Italian people, so they know what they are cooking. They have good food, great atmosphere and good wines. It is of course a little bit overpriced compare to other restaurants in the island, but it is normal with the restaurants around. Nice for a dinner night and romantic.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kobe, Japan
Level Contributor
100 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Everytime I have been here I always feel romanced, whether it's the gorgeous food, the great wine list or the atmosphere...either way it's a must to take out that special someone or take them anyway as an excuse for you to indulge in some savoury goodness. Camembert as an entree and the smoked salmon potato rosti..wow. Kudos to Paul for... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Good Italian food abroad..It s Not that easy to find..But here..seems to be in italy!!pasta meat and pizza really delicious!

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This is the second negative review I've left for this place in less than a couple of months. Since the new owners arrived, things are terrible. We had awful service twice in the restaurant & tonight - we waited 1.5 hrs for our food only to be told that they 'lost our order & it would take a long time... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4

Travelers who viewed Porto Bello Bistro also viewed

Ko Tao, Surat Thani Province
Ko Tao, Surat Thani Province
 
Ko Tao, Surat Thani Province
Ko Tao, Surat Thani Province
 

Been to Porto Bello Bistro? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Sairee Village, Ko Tao 84280, Thailand
  • Location: Asia  >  Thailand  >  Surat Thani Province  >  Ko Tao
  • Phone Number: +66(0)77 457029

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Thai, Pasta
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Porto Bello Bistro staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?