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Portofino's Italian Restaurant

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3124 Eastway Dr Ste 510, Charlotte, NC 28205-5687
(704) 568-7933
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good for the price

This is not a fine dinning experience, but it's not a pizzeria either. -- Something in between. The food is very good and the portions very large. The veal and Parmigiana and Chicken Parm. are particularly good but large enough to serve two people. There are two locations, both are in shopping... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
GingerCharlotte
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina
Top Contributor
108 reviews 108 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This is not a fine dinning experience, but it's not a pizzeria either. -- Something in between. The food is very good and the portions very large. The veal and Parmigiana and Chicken Parm. are particularly good but large enough to serve two people. There are two locations, both are in shopping centers, but that's rather common for Charlotte. Personally,... More 

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York, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

Had prior bad experience. Last Saturday tried again and it was excellent We will be back again Very Soon

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PA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

After a long day of traveling, we ordered Portofino's NY style pizza for our family dinner. The pizza did not disappoint. It was boardwalk style pizza and excellent! If we ever travel through here again, we will keep this place on our list!

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Waxhaw, North Carolina, United States
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77 reviews 77 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

We had a wedding rehearsal dinner at the Park Rd location last night. We had reserved the outside patio. Our rehearsal was over sooner than we anticipated and our party arrived 45 minutes. We were pleasantly surprised when we were welcomed with lots of smiles and they said everything was ready for us! They had 2 -3 dedicated servers for... More 

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Tega Cay, South Carolina, United States
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72 reviews 72 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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17 reviews 17 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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76 reviews 76 reviews
50 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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128 reviews 128 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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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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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, Seafood

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