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4221 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10308-3310
718-356-2233
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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 21
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Can't beat BOGO

I really enjoy this place. Its only downfalls is that because of the buy one get one free meals its always packed and the place is tiny leaving absolutely no where to stand and who wants to stand outside when its so cold. The other downfall is that there is really no place to park so you are going... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
KathrynF1
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New York City, New York
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I love this place I have been here a few times for dinner there food is always exceptional everything is always delicious and cooked to perfection I never had a bad dish from here. Awesome food

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New York City, New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I really enjoy this place. Its only downfalls is that because of the buy one get one free meals its always packed and the place is tiny leaving absolutely no where to stand and who wants to stand outside when its so cold. The other downfall is that there is really no place to park so you are going to... More 

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new york
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

So I was recommended this place by a few people that live in Staten Island. I take my mom there for dinner about 5:30 and when we arrive they seat us at a table my mom really didn't like and even before we sit down the waiter noticed that we wanted to sit somewhere else and asked if we wanted... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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85 reviews 85 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

There is a special that is always offered Monday thru Thursday. You are able to buy one dinner and get one free. The food is excellent. Most of the time, you leave with a doggie bag.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Went to lunch with friends and found a wide variety from which to choose including wraps, heros, a number of pasta dishes and their full dinner menu. Two of us had pasta. My dish included calamari and a fra Diablo sauce which was outstanding and plentiful. Those who got wraps were quite satisfied with them in terms of quality and... More 

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Charlotte, North carolina
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71 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Based on a recommendation from the desk clerk at the Hilton Garden Inn we drove over to this small neighborhood Italian Cafe. The distance is about 6 miles from the hotel on Hyland Blvd. The general area is nothing special but the restaurant has a true Italian flavor down to our waiter whose accent made you feel like you were... More 

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nyc
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73 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 via mobile

ate here the other night . mon-thurs buy one get one cash only ... had the lime steak and my wife had the chicken parm.. food and service was excellent . quiet dimmly lit dining area.. only 2 issues parking is a pain for people who know the area and they charge per drink . for soda no free refills..... More 

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Staten Island, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

The food is wonderful! Fis h, Veal Chicken Pasta rice and much much more. The owner is very inventive and hands on. During the week it is 2 for 1 and well worth it. Have a drink or two and dessert to die for.

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Old Bridge, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This past Summer I booked an engagement Party for my daughter here and was completely blown away by the food and service. It is not easy for a restaurant to handle 25-30 people arriving at once but they did an admirable job. My family is originally from Bay Ridge Brooklyn and we are accustomed to excellent italian food when dining... More 

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Staten Island, New York, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

My wife and I go out at least 5 times a week and we go to Portabella Cafe at least twice a week this place is great food is unreal, service is impeccable you can't go wrong. I rate this place 5 stars no complaints at all

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4221 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10308-3310
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Staten Island
  • Phone Number: 718-356-2233

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?