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Portofino Waterfront Dining

23247 Bayshore Rd, Port Charlotte, FL 33980
941 743-2800
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Ranked #99 of 164 Restaurants in Port Charlotte
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Port Charlotte, Florida
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Have tried this place twice, once with wife and once with friends. The food was just not good. Its too bad because I really wanted to like it. Its a really nice place with probably the best waterfront view in Port Charlotte. I would like to go back for drinks but my wife's meal was so bad she refuses to... More 

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brlin, nj
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

my husband and i recently purchased a condo across the bridge from this establishment.... we wanted to try this restaurant because we see the lights overlooking the harbor....... we were fooled.. this is no italian restaurant.... when we arrived we were asked if we had reservations... the place was empty!!!! it was smelly and unattractive inside... i attempted to order... More 

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Homer, Alaska
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113 reviews 113 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

When visiting the coast, we love to dine outside near the water. This trip we had a devil of a time finding both good food and a nice view. This restaurant was no exception. The service was friendly, and our dog was welcome on the patio. That is the sum total of what is good about this place. The server... More 

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GALENA
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

360 is always our first stop when we get into the Punta Gorda area. It's a 5 year tradition to go there, order a margarita, some grouper strips and take in the very best of sunsets that Florida has to offer. For some reason, this place always seems to struggle though, and seems to have new management each year. This... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Stay away. What a terrible experience. The waitress interrupted twice to say I have to take someone else's order. It took her thirty minutes to come back for our order. . The food was cold and tasteless. We were there two hours and believe me it was not at all worth eating the worst part is they weren't that busy.

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New Haven County, CT
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101 reviews 101 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Decent apps at the bar. Good service and strong drinks. Live music too! Great view. It was pretty crowded...but I did not eat a full meal--->so no comment. Worth a try.

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Jensen Beach, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This place is huge and there is indoor dining at cozy tables and lots of tables outside right along a balcony overlooking the bay. The food prices are extremely reasonable and service is great.

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Center Valley, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The bartender, Robert, was so patient and attentive to 9 ladies enjoying life. The lasagna I had was fabulous and an excellent suggestion when my original selection wasn't available. Great time.

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Barbados
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149 reviews 149 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014 via mobile

We reserved a table for tonight on the patio. The fabulous Goldtones were playing and they are great. The service, ambiance and food here is excellent. Our server, Tiffany, was a delight. Friendly and professional. The food portions are over generous and the water views fantastic. Highly recommend.

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Brooksville, Florida
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Finding this restaurant at night is tricky. They do not have a sign outside with their name on it. They suggested on the phone we make reservations and 8 pm was available. When we arrived there were 2 people at the bar and half dozen or so inside eating. Two tables on the deck occupied. They seated us directly on... More 

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Additional Information about Portofino Waterfront Dining

Address: 23247 Bayshore Rd, Port Charlotte, FL 33980
Phone Number: 941 743-2800
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Port Charlotte
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Italian, Mediterranean, Seafood

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