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Portfino Restaurant and Grill at Longboat Key Club & Resort

2600 Harbourside Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
(941) 383-1900
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English first
New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

If dining is the only reason to be a member Do Not Join. Same menu for years including the grease stains and severely scratched plates. All in my party were very dissatisfied

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UK
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21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

We went last night. Don't waste your money. Same menu for 3 years. 'Homemade Gniocchi' are disgusting and obviously bought in from a terrible supplier. I actually doubt this place actually makes anything fresh.. The special last night was PORK shank osso bucho (cheapest cut ever) at $42. Are they serious? As what they call themselves, a 5 star resort,... More 

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UK
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21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

A 5years unchanged menu. Never very good but tonight was the worst. Lobster with Gnocchi.......Disgusting. Asked the fat server if the gnocchi was homemade,'Of Course it is'. It wasn't... It was totally awful balls of a floury glue. When asked by the server why I'd left it, he shrugged his shoulders and took it away, with no further comment...... This... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

We recently rented a Longboat Key Mooring's slip from it's owner, and thought it would be great to just walk up to this restaurant when ever we wanted to hang out at the bar, go out for dinner, grab a pizza. Believe me, we go out a lot and patronize our local businesses religiously! So we were a bit dismayed... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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92 reviews 92 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I don't know about you but service is 1/3 of the meal. Location and salad bar are great. Try to get a window seat on your anniversary and they are almost rude. Had appetizer at bar, bartender forgot our order, and left customers meal next to us for 10 minutes. They finally complained that it was cold. Fought with drunk... More 

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Wesley Chapel, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Nice scenery. However the service was rushed and food was ok but not worth the price tag. Much better places for just over 1/2 the price. I will not go back.

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Tampa, Florida
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25 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We ate at Portfino on 7/18/14 while vacationing at the Longboat Key Club and loved it. We had reservations for 7:00 and arrived and were seated immediately. We were welcomed by our waiter and informed of the specials for the day, we ordered drinks and a appetizer and took in the atmosphere of the restaurant. The views are of the... More 

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Winter Park, FL
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25 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I think you come here for the atmosphere & views. I will say that I read & noticed that people liked & ordered pasta & pizza here. Maybe that was our mistake, as we ordered seafood entrees. My husbands was very overcooked & mine was good-not great. And not cheap. We had much better meals for half the price. Maybe... More 

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nyc
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219 reviews 219 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Went with family (all adults) and sat outside by the pool and the docks. A really nice setting. Serene & tranquil. Pretty good cocktail menu. Well-prepared pasta and fish. A nice find in LBK.

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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242 reviews 242 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014 via mobile

We've been coming to Portofino several times over the years and always had good food and service. I was surprised to read reviews on poor service because we were there last night, it was very busy, but our service was excellent! All the servers were bustling around looking after their tables. We shared the delicious calamari - very light tempura... More 

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Additional Information about Portfino Restaurant and Grill at Longboat Key Club & Resort

Address: 2600 Harbourside Drive, Longboat Key, FL 34228
Phone Number: (941) 383-1900
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Longboat Key
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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