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Porto Leggero

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Harborside Financial Center - Plaza 5, Jersey City, NJ 07311
201-434-3200
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11:45 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:45 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:45 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • 49
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
The Place to Go!

I LOVE this restaurant. I have been there four times and it is always amazing. The portions are generous and so tasteful as is the presentation. This is one of my favorite restaurants in Jersey City. You will not be disappointed.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Judy P
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Moraga, California
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Moraga, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

I LOVE this restaurant. I have been there four times and it is always amazing. The portions are generous and so tasteful as is the presentation. This is one of my favorite restaurants in Jersey City. You will not be disappointed.

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London, United Kingdom
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275 restaurant reviews
241 helpful votes 241 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Was over in the US visiting clients, we ate here so you know what client! - We could find no fault. Amazing food, Amazing service just simply Amazing! We found this to be the best restaurant in the this area - The staff could not be more helpful, down to earth and went out their way to help. Flawless!

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Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We visited on a Saturday night. Clearly, this place does its boom business on weekday lunch. My impression was that the A-team did not work the weekends. Pricey? Yes, but I expected that and I also expected outstanding food and service. The atmosphere hype was a let-down and the 18 foot tall windows provided a view of the office building... More 

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Was looking for a higher end establishment to celebrate my sisters engagement and Porto Leggero filled that need. Great wine selection with friendly prices, but even the house selection delivers as well. The halibut was fresh and the gnocchi cooked perfectly. Only downside I can think of is location. Located in the business section of Jersey City, it tends to... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Poerto Legero is a must if you like italian food! This must be one of the top italian restaurants in and out of Italy! The service is curtious the food is fantastic,and the vineselection is great! I cannot find any minuses! I was dreaming of their mushroom risotto, so Ijust had to return for lunch today! Again fabiloso

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toronto
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130 reviews 130 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

Service was really amazing.food is amazing. Atmosphere is so good.one of the best Italian restaurants we have ever been to.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

It doesn't matter where you go on the menu, the food is crazy good and plentiful. My personal favorites include halibut, short ribs and the veal chop. Try the pear ravioli for an appetizer or the gnocchi. The wine list is diverse and priced reasonably. The restaurant is not easy to find but lots of street parking when you arrive.... More 

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Paramus, New Jersey
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134 reviews 134 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Porto Leggero is an excellent Italian restaurant located in the financial center of Jersey City. Full bar, extensive (Very pricey) wine list with moren reasonable wines by the glass. Ample street parking in the evening & reservations are definitely necessary. Now the food, which is among the best you can get in NJ & probably NY as well. Chef/owner Angelo... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Top rate Italian food. Halibut is outstanding! Staff is very friendly & knowledgeable. #1 rated restaurant well deserved. Good variety of desserts.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We went there after a long time and were surprised to find it just as comfortable, relaxing and welcoming as we had in the past. The food is rich and can be overwhelming. The food (pasta and risotto for example) is also very busy - too full of vegetables to even get to the main ingredient. They serve a tone... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Harborside Financial Center - Plaza 5, Jersey City, NJ 07311
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
  • Phone Number: 201-434-3200
Open Hours
Monday
11:45 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:45 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:45 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:45 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:45 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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