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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 #752 of 3,116 Restaurants in Orlando
Price range: $15 - $30
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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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Horsham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We visited with 2 young children. My daughter enjoyed her pizza and they were very accommodating making a special meat ragu without pork for my son. The spinach and ricotta lasagne was average but the big disappointment was my husband's mushroom pizza; he was surprised to receive essentially cheesy garlic bread with some fried mushrooms on top. Apparently they only... More

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Princeton Junction, New Jersey
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74 reviews 74 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

We choose to eat at this restaurant every time we are at Downtown Disney. Our family of 4 chose the calamari to start which was good, not great and all too little to think about sharing. We ordered a pizza which was very good, large "lasagna" shaped ravioli, pasta bologneses and fettuccine with vegetables. Everyone was more than happy with... 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

New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

Went there our first night in Orlando. Figure it was Italian so how can you mess pasta up. Well it can be done. I ordered the penne primavera and there was absolutely no flavor at all. I don't pretend to be a world chef but can you at least put some salt and pepper with the pasta to flavor it.... 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

Miami, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Located at Downtown Disney, this restaurant had no wait time and the food was absolutely delicious! The waitor did ruin a perfect experience- seems he restaurant had had a huge lunch crowd just before we came in and he was rude and not attentive at all. He changed his attitude towards the end of our meal- guess thinking of his... More

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Biloxi, Mississippi
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Food and ambiance was exceptional. Service great. Filled with foreigners with little screaming kids at 10pm at NIGHT! They need to seat couples without children in an adult room.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Short and sweet. Great food and service. Extremely congenial. Rustic, authentic-feeling. Short beer list. MAKE RESERVATIONS unless you want a long wait. Lasagna best I've ever had (hope my wife doesn't see this). we nibbled on a pizza - too good ! In the many restaurant choices in Downtown Disney, mark this # 1 for us !

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

What a lovely restaurant, attentive staff and nice food. In fact we went back twice in 3 nights. The menu was good as is location, romantic looks.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Ate at Portobello this evening and was very satisfied with the quality of the food, ambiance and service. We had the calamari for appetizer which were quite good. My husband had the penne alla bolognese and i had the margherita pizza. Both entrees were delicious and pentiful for the price. My son had penne with tomato sauce and a meatball... More

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Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We ate here recently on a Wednesday evening at 9pm and the restaurant was still packed and overflowing with people. The food was just awful - my arugula and beet salad was basically arugula dumped out of a bag and chunks of boiled beets dropped around the sides of the plate. I could barely find any of the advertised goat... 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

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

The food was authentic and delicious, our server was kind and attentive and made excellent recommendations, and overall it was a delightful atmosphere! Disney #thuglyfe

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

We are very pleased to hear about your recent visit to Portobello restaurant and that you are 100% satisfied. Thank you for letting us know about your experience and we hope you enjoy your stay in Orlando. Portobello management. More

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