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Washington, Grand Haven, MI 49417
616. 846.1221
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 42
    Excellent
  • 27
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 26
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
I wouldn't go there again over the many other wonderful places to eat in Grand Haven

I was disappointed eating here at Porto Bello. My husband enjoyed his meal but I had baked ziti and they didn't drain well the pasta so the sauce laid in a bed of water. I also thought this place wasn't very clean.

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 20, 2015
Kathie S
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Battle Creek, Michigan
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
  • Romantic
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Waterville, Ohio
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Atmosphere was very nice. Had Chicken Parmesan, plenty of food & very good. Service was great. Would definitely eat there again.

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

I was disappointed eating here at Porto Bello. My husband enjoyed his meal but I had baked ziti and they didn't drain well the pasta so the sauce laid in a bed of water. I also thought this place wasn't very clean.

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Petoskey, Michigan
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331 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We need a place for a quick meal and this fit the bill. It is centrally located in the heart of the action and the service was quick and the food average but with a little flair. We had the chicken and roasted red pepper dip and the Lobster and crab ravioli-both good. The decor fought itself seemingly not sure... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

So so service and food was not great. Got chick parm and eggplant parm. Mac and cheese for the kiddo was just straight kraft boxed crap.

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highland,mi
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Second visit and loved it. Great meatballs and sauce. Did charge us $4.00 for splitting the meal & didn't tell us. Service was good. Loved the warm bread with garlic butter. Good cocktails, indoor & outdoor seating.

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Memphis, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We came in for a drink and left with smiles on our face. The bartender was nice and not too chatty. We ordered old fashioneds and they were perfect.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Probably the worst food I've had, in the last ten years, dinning out. I travel frequently so I am exposed to a number of different restaurants, throughout the USA. This place is the worst. After eating there (my mistake) I spoke with some locate residents and they agreed with my view.

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Frankenmuth
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

God awful service. Waiter forgot my husbands salad and bread. Put dressing on my salad when I asked for it on the side. Asked my husband that since he forgot the salad and bread did he still want them. No remorse or visit from manager, overpriced and will never go back.

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Cincinnati, OH
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Nice little bar area. Two man band the night we were there was really good. Food was really underwhelming. Shrimp appetizer, garlic bread, lasagna and fettucini Alfredo all tasted like something that went from the freezer to the microwave. I would put the food a click or two below Olive Garden at best, Lean cuisine is probably its equal to... More 

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Fort Wayne, IN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Great Italian food. We always get the pizza and it never disappoints. My kids love the live music inside on the weekend nights. Service is always spot on.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Washington, Grand Haven, MI 49417
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Grand Haven
  • Phone Number: 616. 846.1221

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?