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Washington, Grand Haven, MI 49417
616. 846.1221
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Today
11:00 am - 9:30 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, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Takeout

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Visitor rating
  • 40
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 30
    Average
  • 24
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Always Very Good

We look forward to visiting this restaurant each summer when we hit the beaches of Grand Haven. Food is always good and service is always friendly. The place gets super busy during Coast Guard week at the end of July, but it's worth the wait for a nice dinner. The outdoor patio ( both enclosed and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
RoxyRedwing
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Novi, Mi.
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Families with children
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Michigan
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85 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We were a party of four for dinner recently. My brother- and sister-in-law wanted to share the special, white lasagna. They were told that the chef wouldn't split the specials even for the $4 charge to split entrees. Then when, the entrees were served, my manicotti, my husband's special ravioli and the regular lasagna, were all swimming in far too... More 

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Bowling Green, KY
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96 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

I'm glad I scrolled thru nearly every review for Grand Haven on Trip Advisor because this place was pretty far down on the list and I'm not really sure why. We love it and almost ate here two nights in a row. They bring out bowls of salad, and their dressings tasted homemade (italian and ranch). I could have eaten... More 

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Novi, Mi.
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We look forward to visiting this restaurant each summer when we hit the beaches of Grand Haven. Food is always good and service is always friendly. The place gets super busy during Coast Guard week at the end of July, but it's worth the wait for a nice dinner. The outdoor patio ( both enclosed and open) is lovely on... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Our visit to Portobello was excellent! We had two different pasta dishes and a pizza at our table. Everyone enjoyed the tasty meal and found the portions to be quite generous.

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Sylvania, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

6 of us enjoyed chicken (7 on a scale of 1-10) veal (7) & eggplant (10) parmigiana, alouette (6.5) and meatballs in sauce (9). Nice place, got right in. Only place for Italian food unless you drive to Olive Garden in Muskegon.

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Goshen, Indiana
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The sauces are made fresh from scratch. Didn't taste like it had any canned ingredients. Didn't plan to eat the entire portion but it was so good, we couldn't stop!

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Kentwood, Michigan
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

We stopped here for dinner before enjoying the Musical Fountain in Grand Haven. We were seated in Evan's section and found him to be an excellent server. We had 10 in our group and he handled our two tables and others with ease and professionalism. I had the Chicken Piccata and it was wonderful. The chicken was tender and the... More 

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Terre Haute
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We weren't real hungry, but thought pizza sounded good. They have a salad for four and a 14" pizza that is just about right. Service was very friendly and efficient. House dressing for salad very good. Pizza average.

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Indiana
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We came for lunch. We were seated on patio. Table was fairly wobbly. Waitress was very nice and helpful. I think they could offer more seafood dishes for a pasta restaurant. Many of the pasta dishes involved spaghetti. We even thought maybe more portabella mushrooms could be in some dishes, hence the restaurant's name. My pasta with tomatoes and basil... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

First visit to the area, on vacation to celebrate my daughter's birthday. A busy Friday night on a holiday weekend. We requested outside dining and expected at least a 30 minute wait. Seated in less than 5 minutes. Friendly, prompt and attentive service. Food was delicious and the portions are very much a deal for the prices. Wonderful experience.

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Additional Information about Porto Bello

Address: Washington, Grand Haven, MI 49417
Phone Number: 616. 846.1221
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Grand Haven
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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
Cuisine: Italian

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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, Romantic, Families with children
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?