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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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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fresh, flavorful

Food was fairly good. We each had something different and each had good flavor. My wife thought there was too much sauce on her pasta but it was good nonetheless. Not too much available for kids who are not pasta fans. Salads and bread were fresh.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
WadeandLori
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Greenville, South Carolina
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Greenville, South Carolina
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175 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Food was fairly good. We each had something different and each had good flavor. My wife thought there was too much sauce on her pasta but it was good nonetheless. Not too much available for kids who are not pasta fans. Salads and bread were fresh.

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Bradenton, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Excellent pizza and the employees are great. They also made excellent wine recommendations based on them inquiring what type of wines I preferred. We visit each trip to CHarlotte.

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Los Angeles, California
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86 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This place is an ok chain for Charlotte. The portions are huge and taste pretty good. The staff is helpful and friendly. The food is fine, but nothing special. We enjoyed a meal with the whole family, but it was really loud inside. House salad dressing--creamy tomato basil--is delicious.

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This is our go- to Italian restaurant. It reminds me of the food made by our friends from Italy- "real". My kids love the kids menu and they really will make you anything you want. We go to the one on Tryon and sit outside. Just an excellent place to eat fabulous food and have fabulous drinks and desserts!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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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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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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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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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35 restaurant reviews
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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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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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Additional Information about Portofino's Italian Restaurant

Address: 3124 Eastway Dr Ste 510, Charlotte, NC 28205-5687
Phone Number: (704) 568-7933
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Seafood

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  • 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
  • Price Range: $ $ $
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Seafood

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