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Portofino

249 E Main St, Lexington, KY 40507-1330
859-253-9300
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Ranked #29 of 755 Restaurants in Lexington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Quality
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English first
Hendersonville, Tennessee, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Four of us had dinner here and we all ordered different meals and ended up sharing all 4 meals. A great menu at a reasonable price for the quality of food and atmosphere you experience. We couldn't believe the quantity of bottles the bar displayed and I believe they could mix any drink imaginable and do it well. The salads... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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101 reviews 101 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This is a nice restaurant. However with a reservation made well in advance, we were disappointed to sit in the bar for a nice dinner.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

I enjoyed a lovely lunch with a client on Portofino's outdoor terrace. The weather was perfect, and the service was very good. We had a lot to discuss, and the server was good about checking on us without interrupting our conversation. We both had the quiche, fruit salad and shrimp bisque. Everything was tasty, and the portions were just right... More

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Pratt, KS
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We ate here with a large group so we had a set price for our meal and only three entrees to choose from. We all enjoyed our meals, though and appreciated them accommodating our large group. The service was excellent and the wine was amazing!

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Tallahassee, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My husband and I tried Portofino for a Friday evening dinner, and we agreed that it was a great meal. I especially enjoyed the risotto special topped with steak (not a light meal!). The ambiance of the restaurant was nice. Although we enjoyed the area of the restaurant that we sat in (the back room), I noticed a few tables... More

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greenville, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

There for dinner 09/11/14 The duck comfit flatbread was very "ducky" - returned it -inedible. ragu was just spiced meat - no sauce - asked for some marinara - very plain - no real flavors there - veal marsala meatballs had no marsala taste - small and bland - mussels tiny but sauce good. Overall was very very overrated and... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I was part of a group of a dozen people who went for dinner this past Friday evening. Even though we were a large group, we had spot-on service and attention. My wife has several food allergies and they were wonderful working with her to insure she could enjoy the dinner too. The food was simply amazing, start to finish.... More

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Lexington, Kentucky
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

I work downtown and this restaurant is a very nice and classy place to eat. They are open for lunch and dinner. I have went on my lunch break and was surrounded by a lot of business people but that is expected in a downtown location mid-day. I love the food and the servers are very professional.

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richmond va
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

We just finished a lovely dinner: salads were excellent (arugula w/watermelon was terrific, and DH's Granny Smith apple w/goat cheese looked very good). Awfully nice & capable server, but I am taking one star off: I hate it when salads are brought while someone (DH) is still working on his soup. You end up juggling what plate/bowl goes where, and... More

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Alexandria, Virginia
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224 reviews 224 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
238 helpful votes 238 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I recently had dinner here with nine colleagues. I arrived fifteen minutes early and was pleased to see that the table for 10 was ready. Service was great. The drinks, appetizers, and food came promptly. The bruschetta was tasty. I had the bourbon-glazed salmon with the orzo for my meal and it was delicious. There is ample parking on either... More

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Additional Information about Portofino

Address: 249 E Main St, Lexington, KY 40507-1330
Phone Number: 859-253-9300
Location: United States  >  Kentucky (KY)  >  Lexington
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian

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