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Lo Porto Ristorante Caffe

85 4th St, Troy, NY 12180
(518) 273-8546
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Ranked #6 of 185 Restaurants in Troy
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Albany, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Very good food however plan on staying a while and the servers for the most part I think have been there too long. Our server wasn't that great but again food awesome

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Clifton Park, New York
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91 reviews 91 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Was excited to go here with my boyfriend after reading some good reviews but we both ended up very disappointed. Service: There was only one other couple in the restaurant and the service was still terrible. We waited over 20 minutes for the bill at the end of our meal.. and I believe that we were falsely charged items because... More

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Manlius, New York
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73 reviews 73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

1st time to Troy - I read previous reviews on this restaurant so I was prepared for how unglamorous it looked from the outside. Do not let that stop you!! The food was amazing ! Gina our waitress was helpful with her suggestions and attentive to our needs! The portions are crazy-don't order appetizers because you need room for dinner... More

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Cambridge, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We found our experience at Lo Porto to be great. They have an extensive Italian menu. There were 4 of us. One person had a glass of wine and the others had soda. The bill came to $120. I found that to be quite reasonable with the quality and quantity of the food we received. The waiter was very pleasant... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Went a couple nights in the same week while in town to celebrate a college graduation. We had eaten there a couple years ago and couldn't wait to go again. They did not disappoint us! Executive Chef Michael and his home-made recipes were perfectly delicious. Whether you're interested in veal, an interesting vegetarian dish, or a delightful desert, the Chef... More

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Louisville, Kentucky
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

very authentic Italian food in a comfortable setting. The clams and bread were amazing as a starter. My son had linguini with clams and crab meat that was amazing. I had a veal Sorrentini which was succulent Veal with tomato and Egg plant in an olive an tomato sauce. Each were accompanied with home made pasta. Best Italian in years... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

The restaurant looks like a hole in the wall from the outside, then you open it to a sweet surprise. We had a large party and ate upstairs. The restaurant prides itself on being the best at making veal, so I ordered it. Many places make it so the veal is tough. Not here! The meat was tender, the sauce... More

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Troy, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I have been dining at this fine restaurant for over twenty years and my expectations have always been exceeded!

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new york
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34 reviews 34 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

my wife and i both felt the food was just average. we both ordred pasta which was overcooked . the carbonara was dry and bland. i try to avoid places with such huge portions . it also took us 20 minutes to get our check and out the door

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Troy NY
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

This is not my first review of this restaurant! Each time I go my meal is better than the last time! I am completely hooked on the champagne chicken. But my husband got the veal and he said it was tender and delicious. It gets a bit loud inside, but the Italian flair is charming! Kind of like a little... More

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