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5126 Park Rd Ste 1C, Charlotte, NC 28209 (Madison Park)
(704) 527-0702
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English first
North Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

As transplants from the northeast, we're always looking for pizza that reminds us of the great stuff we used to get on Long Island, in Manhattan or in Jersey. Portofino delivered! We started off with fried calamari, which can always go either way. When it's good, it's awesome, when it's bad it's terrible. Portofino's was excellent! Flavorful with a crisp... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Crust had no taste except like cardboard and it was mushy in the center and hard as a rock on the edges. I sent it back as I could not eat it. Their other locations are rated way higher than this one, but I would not set food in any of them again

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Valdosta, GA
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42 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I loved the pizza. Loved the pizza! This was my first visit and would return again, except ... For poor service. I was placed w a 70-something server who went routinely go AWOL. He was never to be found ... for refills, my food or my bill. I had to ask other servers for help, esp when I could see... More 

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charlotte
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We have been going to this place for 10 years and it's always excellent. The food and the service are always consistent and you can be in and out in an hour-weekend gets busy though.They also have pickup service.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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92 reviews 92 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

In the back portion of a sort of strip mall on Park Rd. in Charlotte, I have been here a number of times for lunch when in town and the trick is not to be lured to eat and order everything, because it all is great, but I will have to eat dinner later! The staff really care about the... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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24 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

I have been coming to Port if I no's since they first opened their first restaurant off Eastway many years ago, they are truely on of the best Italian places original to Charlotte. If you like legit Italian.. This is the place to go.

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Charlotte, North Carolina, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Really good Italian at a reasonable price. Service is excellent and it is becoming a favorite of my wife and I.

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Charlotte, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

As boring as it may sound, almost every time I have lunch at Portofino, I select the large lunch salad topped with grilled salmon. They will grill the fish to your liking (mine is ordered medium) and the freshness and size are really impressive - each and every time. My two friends each ordered a 'small' pizza which was quite... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013 via mobile

very nice atmosphere and fast service. The bread on table is the best i have had in years! Food was great and staff was attentive. Would recommend if looking for italian food at a reasonable price!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2012 via mobile

My wife and I were out Christmas shopping and were looking for a place relax a little bit after a long productive day. We drove around the shopping center and found this Italian eatery. It was around 6pm and the place was packed. (A good thing) We decided to order from the gourmet pizza section of the menu. The name... More 

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Additional Information about Portofino

Address: 5126 Park Rd Ste 1C, Charlotte, NC 28209
Phone Number: (704) 527-0702
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > Madison Park
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 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 - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

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