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Portofino

Madison Park
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5126 Park Rd Ste 1C, Charlotte, NC 28209
(704) 527-0702
Today
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Visitor rating
  • 8
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent Comfort Italian Food

Was traveling on business and in the mood for good, simple Italian food. We started with an appetizer comprised of several types of meats & cheeses, they were very good and were all sliced in a different manner, making a great presentation. We also had the garlic cheese bread with a tomato... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
slatsp
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 NEW

Was traveling on business and in the mood for good, simple Italian food. We started with an appetizer comprised of several types of meats & cheeses, they were very good and were all sliced in a different manner, making a great presentation. We also had the garlic cheese bread with a tomato dipping sauce, it was good too. Entrees we... More 

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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

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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50 reviews 50 reviews
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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95 reviews 95 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
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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141 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5126 Park Rd Ste 1C, Charlotte, NC 28209
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > Madison Park
  • Neighborhood: Madison Park
  • Phone Number: (704) 527-0702

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?