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“Great food!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Porto Bello Bar & Grill

Porto Bello Bar & Grill
62 Palmerston Street/ Open 7 days a week 5pm till late, Westport, New Zealand
+64 7895570
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Ranked #7 of 15 restaurants in Westport
Price range: $9 - $28
Cuisines: American, Pizza, Pub, Family Fare
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Shanghai, China
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98 reviews 98 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 53 cities Reviews in 53 cities
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
“Great food!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

This place has not yet decided, whether it wants to be dining room, a bar or a diner. So you will see all of it when you come in. Do not be confused and turn around but wait for the food and beer to be served. Other photos on tripadvisor show the creations and we have to say that the chef must be a creative master AND he knows about the right taste. Both fish and meat were great and this place can be really recommended.
Situated right on the Westport main road , you cannot miss it. Try it!

Visited February 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Kingsville, Canada
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121 reviews 121 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 59 cities Reviews in 59 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“good food, nice surroundings”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Excellent burgers and pizza here as well as other types of food. Nicely decorated, large restaurant, great staff.

Visited February 2014
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3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“A little Gem!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We spent a night in Westport and after reading some really good feedback here on TA we decided to try The Porta Bello. We weren't disappointed! The friendly host greeted us warmly and showed us to our table. We only waited 20minutes for our meal to come out and it was truly outstanding. We all ordered rump steak, the salad was simple but full of flavour and the hand cut French chips were to die for! Dessert just topped off a wonderful meal. I'll definitely recommend this bar/grill to my friends/family. Take a bow Porta bello, you do your town well!

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Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand
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59 reviews 59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“A pleasant surprise”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

On our second night in Westport we searched for a good place to eat. We were put off by the rather austere exterior but what a surprise inside. Efficient and friendly staff, nice decor and wonderful food. The $16.95 steak was one of the best Ive had. This night was one of the highlights of our trip, well done and thanks!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Westport, New Zealand
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9 restaurant reviews
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“A Good Wholesome Meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

This is a very nice place to have a meal. The food is of a very good bistro quality and the service is of a very high quality. it is located on Palmerston St which is the main street in Westport. Porto Bellos is very easy to find.

Visited September 2013
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