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Portofino Restaurant

555 City Island Ave, Bronx, NY 10464-1104
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Ranked #271 of 1,094 Restaurants in Bronx
Price range: $30 - $30
Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
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Dining options: Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
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English first
Brooklyn, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Was skeptical at first from reading other people reviews but as the saying goes don't judge until you try it yourself. I love the atmosphere soooooo romantic it was our anniversary so the place was a great match. Our waiter was wonderful recommending the Sauvignon Blanc which my boyfriend and I enjoy very much. The food was AWESOME and not... More 

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New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Went with another couple on the Surf and Turf groupon. Thank god I didn't read the other reviews beforehand or I probably would never had went there. Our server Douglas was excellent. Attentive and thorough but not overbearing. The appetizers (calamari, eggplant rollatini, stuffed mushrooms, fried mozzarella, and baked clams were all very good. The Surf and Turf entrees were... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

I had a groupon and figured it would be a great ride on a sunny day. The service was disorganized, the food was REALLY BAD and I would have been really angry if we didn't have the groupon.

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Westchester, New York, United States
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64 reviews 64 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

had a groupon for a surf and turf special dinner with a bottle of wine. nice location and ate outside. dinner included an appetizer, surf and turf and one dessert and a bottle of wine. the appetizers were off the menu and were good (oysters and baked clams). surf and turf was mediocre at very best. steak was barely a... More 

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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013 via mobile

We came to Portofino late on a Thursday night. We had a groupon that included two appetizers, surf n turf entrees, a bottle of wine, and dessert to share. We sat on the deck and it was absolutely beautiful, albeit a little chilly. The only other table was I am assuming the owner and his guests. We had white zinfandel,... More 

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Elizabeth, New Jersey
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8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Penne alla vodka was dry. They didn’t ask how we wanted the stake done and even when we pointed it out to the manager they never came back to see how we wanted the stake anyway. King crab legs were neither king nor fresh. According to one of my group members the soup was good. How can someone make an... More 

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

We had a 6pm dinner Reservation. We waited until 7:30 pm for 10 people. Still No table was ready. The guests that were seated at our table had already been sitting there since 4pm and they still had not gotten served their dinner. Our party of 10 people were disguested and left. We ordered food in and ate at home.... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013 via mobile

Food was horrible. Place is dirty, decrepit, and like stepping into a time warp, along with a very strange singer from circa the 1940's with a karaoke beat. I wish I was making this up. My friend got a side of metal in her spinach side dish. We talked to 4 people about it, and we were told that it... More 

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New York
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

My Husband and I went here on a Saturday night using a Groupon. From the outside it looks like a small place but when we entered the restuarant we were surprised how nice it is. They have a gentleman singing all night. Beautiful views from any table. They have outside dining but it was too cold for that . I... More 

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Norwalk, Connecticut
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110 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Well, it has been years since i was here and it will be the last time, all good remembrance of great food and the italian expierence are gone... How anyone give this place a good review is beyond my taste buds, where do they eat? If you want repeat business if you love what you do, give tbe people tasty... More 

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Additional Information about Portofino Restaurant

Address: 555 City Island Ave, Bronx, NY 10464-1104
Phone Number: 718-885-1220
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Bronx
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Seafood

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