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Portobello

Downtown Disney, 650 Buena Vista Drive, Orlando, FL 32830 (Central Business District)
+1 407-934-8888
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Ranked #758 of 3,117 Restaurants in Orlando
Price range: $15 - $30
Hours:
Fri 11:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat - Thu 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Description: The menu at Portobello was born in the bounty and harvest of the Italian countryside. Celebrating the simplest flavors of Italy; crusty breads, sun-ripened tomatoes, house-cured meats, freshly caught fish, fruity olive oils and sharp, pungent cheeses.
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California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

We stopped at a couple of restaurants before choosing this one. It's the only one that didn't look like it was left over from 1977. The food was good and what really stood out is that the servers ask if there are any food allergies or issues that need to be addressed.

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Dublin
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359 reviews 359 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

There isn't much good to report here apart from the size of the helpings and the reasonable (cheerful) service. The food will not be a highlight and it is quite expensive for what is delivered. That being said, when you're in a place like Downtown Disney you're probably not looking for a gourmet experience and the notion of some pizza... More

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Dineback, Guest Relations Manager at Portobello, responded to this review

Please allow me to apologize for your disappointing experience. I would greatly appreciate the opportunity to speak with you at your convenience and regain your trust in Portobello. Please contact me at your convenience at tletsch@levyrestaurants.com Thank you for your time, Ted letsch More

Kissimmee, Florida, United States
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121 reviews 121 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We stopped for dinner - appetizers were wonderful! Grille mushrooms, anti-pasta and goat cheese spread (3 appetizers) Wine list was good - we enjoyed a Stags Leap 2010 Merlot. Service was very good and attentive - except for keeping the wine flowing. Food was top notch - but - make sure to ask what sauce your food comes with. The... More

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Coral Gables, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I still remember 10 years ago when visiting this restaurant for the first time. Was our favorite restaurant every time we visited Orlando we had to go to dinner at this restaurant. Unfortunately so much had change over the years, especially the quality, It is very sad. We had stopped going for a long time, but on our last trip... More

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

My son and I went on Saturday, September 6th. We got there about 30 minutes before the restaurant was about to close. My son (11 years old) is an extremely picky eater and ordered the Farfalle plain with just the sauce ( Bowtie Pasta with the Garlic Parmesan Sauce). I must say that it was the best, essentially Alfredo,. ever.... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Came here for my daughters birthday absolutely relishing the idea of gluten free pasta and bread....so exciting...being rather adept at GF cooking, I only go out to treat myself and what I got was gummy pasta..couldn't even eat it and when I sent my plate back the waiter didn't question it. What a waste. My GF bread was dry and... More

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Dineback, Guest Relations Manager at Portobello, responded to this review

Please allow me to apologize for your disappointing experience. I would greatly appreciate the opportunity to speak with you at your convenience and regain your trust in Portobello. Please contact me at your convenience at tletsch@levyrestaurants.com Thank you for your time, Ted letsch More

Orlando, Florida
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81 reviews 81 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We just enjoyed a fabulous lunch at Portobello in Downtown Disney. I enjoyed the seasonal soup, chick pea and mushroom, with the spaghetti and meatballs. My husband had a caesar salad with the rigatoni calabrese. Everything was absolutely delicious. Our waitress was wonderful! She was very nice and extremely attentive. We will definitely return to Portobello! You should not miss... More

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We stayed in disney world for two weeks in a dining plan - which worked really well for us We ate in different restaurants each night - by far the best was Portobello. A great waiter, a good wine list and great food - pork for me !! Make reservations and highly recommended

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Miami, Florida
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Dined at the bar and met Tim. He was great, could not do enough for us. Introduced me to a great new wine (Dreaming Tree Crush) which I really enjoyed. He made some suggestions on sharing (which were great) as well as great appetizers. We have dined many times at portobello whenever we are in the area, but this last... More

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Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We had a lovely meal at Portobello. We arrived quite early in the evening and were able to get a table without a long wait as we agreed to sit outside. It was a pleasant spot and didn't feel overcrowded & busy, just what we wanted for our last night in Orlando. Nick, our server, was very attentive and extremely... More

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