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Washington, Grand Haven, MI 49417
616. 846.1221
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Ranked #41 of 89 Restaurants in Grand Haven
Price range: $5 - $20
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert

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Buckeye, Arizona
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

A great place to grab some excellent food. The past few times I have gone there was great life music!

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Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Food.is mediocre. Service is slow. Not a bad place for a drink... food is mediocre. Great location. Had the pizza...

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Grand Haven, Michigan
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This restaurant's history is that it used to be a Piano factory. I love the atmosphere of this eatery. I've eaten here numerous times and I don't think I was ever disappointed. My garden club had a luncheon here and the service and food and drinks were wonderful. I love seeing the colorful umbrellas outdoors in the summertime. A very... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The food was much below our expectations. The calamari was very chewy and the chicken cacciatore didn't have flavor or freshness. We would not recommend eating here. The live jazz was nice and our server was good.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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48 reviews 48 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The food was okay. Cream-based pasta isn't hard to make. The Caesar salad with chicken had hardly any chicken in it at all. The waitress we had was nice, but overall, not great. By the way, why can't restaurants just get three-legged tables and not have wobbly tables! And they shouldn't seat everyone so close to one another near the... More

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Holland, Michigan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Gave it a second try due to a gift card. The place has an odor and is very dirty. Will not come back.

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Jake V, Manager at Porto Bello, responded to this review

Dear Dyan, This is very troubling to hear. We strive to bring our customers an environment which is clean and friendly. If you could please reach out to us at portobellorestaurant2014@gmail.com we would like to hear more about your experience. Again we apologize, Porto Bello Management More

Wisconsin
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We brought a group of 12 here. The service was decent. We had one waitress for the whole table and she did fairly well keeping up with us, answering our questions, and taking back at least one of our meals because it wasn't to our satisfaction. She did forget that we asked for more salad before our meals came out... More

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Jake V, Manager at Porto Bello, responded to this review

Dear sign101d, Thank you for taking the time to review us. At Portobello we always appreciate hearing from our customers weather it is good or bad. We want to say sorry we fell short with your group, it is very upsetting to hear that our food didn't meet your standards. If you could please email us at portobellorestaurant2014@gmail.com with details... More

East Kentucky
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

It seems to me that some previous reviews are unduly harsh. We ate on a quiet Monday evening. Server was pleasant and attentive. Food is basic but good. Included bread and salad is very good. At a lower price point I might give them five stars.

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Flushing, Michigan
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 via mobile

This place looked neat so we decided to give it a try. Kinda disappointed. My husband and I had salads which were pretty good. Our son had Mac and cheese that was so dry that he only took a few bites. They weren't even busy and it took us asking a few times to have our water refilled. Such great... More

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Aurora, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Service was slow as it was a weekday and not many customers. Had the Caesar salad with grilled chicken which was good. My wife had the tuna steak which had decent flavor but was overdone. All in all, decent for lunch and reasonably priced.

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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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