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“Relaxed with superb meal” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Portofino

Portofino
71 Tamaki Drive, Auckland 1001, New Zealand
(09) 528 1212
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Ranked #534 of 1,286 Restaurants in Auckland
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Relaxed with superb meal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

Had one of the best Fettuccine's I have ever eaten. Perfectly cooked, great service mind you the company helped

Visited August 2012
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Auckland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“Delicious Dining on the Auckland waterfront”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

We were looking for a quiet, relaxed place to eat last weekend and decided on Italian at Portofino. We were welcomed in by the friendly staff and were seated right by the window in the new extended seating area. There was a vast menu to choose from so we were spoilt for choice. I chose to share a seafood platter and steamed vegetables with my partner, while our friends chose the scallop pasta and chicken fetticine. All meals looked divine, and were delicious, they were generously sized and our seafood platter was enough to satisfy both me and my partner. We loved the new padded seats and quiet, relaxed, warm atmosphere. We thought it was reasonably priced and will be back again.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Great regular stop for me”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Food is consistently excellent in the Parnell shop, prices are reasonable and it is very comfortable since the refurbishment. The owners are friendly and personable and there are few places one can go for a superb experience between 1630 & 1800 hrs so this fills a valuble niche

Visited May 2012
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Auckland, New Zealand
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22 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Portofino”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

We have been to most, if not all the Portofinos in Auckland (Mission Bay, Viaduct Basin, Devonport, Parnell - are there any more??) If you have an Entertainment Book the Devonport restaurant is in it for the usual EB Discount.. I have seen the boss at the Viaduct Basin Portofino get angry with his staff once or twice. !!!!

Visited January 2012
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Auckland, New Zealand
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42 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Portofino”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

Reliable good quality Italian food in a lovely setting with friendly staff and a great atmosphere.

Visited November 2011
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