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Portofino's Italian Restaurant

#107 of 2,005 Restaurants in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence
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3124 Eastway Dr Ste 510, Charlotte, NC 28205-5687
(704) 568-7933
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  • 57
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Overall pretty good

My daughter and I ate there based on the TripAdvisor reviews. The salads and pasta were good and the service was decent. I don't think it was special enough to rate 5 stars but it's a good choice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
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Coppell
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Good for:
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  • Late Night
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Tega Cay, South Carolina, United States
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I used to go to Portofino often and the Italian dishes were excellent. I haven't been there for about a year and I went there last night. What a disappointment, the food was terrible. I had the seafood bisque for starters and it tasted like tomato soup. The bread wasn't warm, and the olive oil tasted old. For my main... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This place is one of the few that has NY Pizza in Charlotte. We get a pizza there almost every week. Their plates are also excellent. Chicken Tarantino is my go to plate.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The pizza is never a disappointment and that is probably what I will go back for again. The cocktails were delicious and priced on point with other Charlotte restaurants. The chicken parmesan was nothing to write home about. I do not remember what pasta I had, it was some type of pink sauce (red and white sauce combine) with peas... More 

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Coppell
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73 reviews 73 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

My daughter and I ate there based on the TripAdvisor reviews. The salads and pasta were good and the service was decent. I don't think it was special enough to rate 5 stars but it's a good choice.

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NY
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124 reviews 124 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The food and service are always so good here. It's certainly not fancy, but it's perfect for families and adults looking for a casual meal. The bread is also excellent. The portions are huge. My only small quibble is that the eggplant parm doesn't come with pasta (but the chicken parm does). It's odd. Definitely there will be leftovers.

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North Carolina
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88 reviews 88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Had lunch here and, knowing it was a highly regarded restaurant in Charlotte, I was really looking forward to my meal. The place has true Italian ambiance. The wait staff is superb. We were seated and given the menus. It is so hard to choose what you want because everything sounds delicious. I went with Chicken Portifino and my pal... More 

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Wadsworth, Ohio
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We've eaten at the original spot and the new location off of North Tyron. The original location is smaller and the wait can be long. We love the new restaurant and have visited three times. The portions are very generous and a great value. The servers are attentive and eager to please. Visit this great place!

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant on many occasions in each time the service was better better and better they seem to get to know their customers by name and they are always kind to the customers the service is outstanding and the food is to die for one stop at this restaurant guarantee you you'll be back

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Clemmons, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

We used to live in the Charlotte area and Portofino's was always one of our favorites. When we were getting together with family to celebrate some birthdays we decided Portofino's would be a great choice. Unfortunately we were very disappointed in both the food and the service. First the food. I will start with the best of all. Portofino's still... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

From walking in to leaving, my experience at Portofino's was incredible. I was looking for a nice place to take my girlfriend that was classier than a chain like carabbas but cheaper than a place with 25 dollar entrees. This was exactly that place. Upon walking in, I was greeted by an Italian man(very strong accent) who appeared to possibly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3124 Eastway Dr Ste 510, Charlotte, NC 28205-5687
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: (704) 568-7933

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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