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Portobello's

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Canadian, Seafood
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115 Duckworth Street, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
709-579-7050
Today
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Food, service and overall experience was excellent. View of harbor is impressive. A very enjoyable way to celebrate with my wife. I had duck and she had rack of lambe. Both done to perfection. Desert was a Frangelico creme brule. Will definitely be back again and again..

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Thank Roger M
St. Catharines, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stellar service, food, and view. I so enjoyed my meal at this location. I was pleasantly impressed with my meal (tenderloin I believe), the service, and the view of the harbour. Would highly recommend this restaurant!!

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Thank Lori G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The atmosphere could not be better...looking right out to the entrance to the harbour. The service was excellent. The owner came by several times to chat and ask if all was OK. We shared a spinach salad, which was lovely. Then we each had a bowl of Seafood Chowder which while very rich, was one on the best chowders ever... More 

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Thank Bob K
Nyon District, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The restaurant is wonderfully situated right on the harbour and we had two good meals here. The first was extremely slow service and the second fast, so not sure which is normal but the food was good on both occasions and the staff helpful.

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Thank Marion M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had dinner here on Friday 15th July. The food was exquisite. The fish was particularly fresh and cooked perfectly. The portions were also a good size. Highly recommend the prawns for starters - so juicy with good bite. The chicken starter was also surprisingly good. For the mains, the salmon was excellent and a decent size portion. Service was... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a high end restaurant at the end of the downtown area. The food was decent. I enjoyed my steak and everyone else enjoyed their dishes except the french onion soup was odd. It was just broth and onions with 2 croutons and scarcely any cheese. Wasn't even served in a proper bowl. The service was friendly and attentive.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a fantastic dinner, each course better than the last. They were exceedingly accommodating of our young children to boot. Would not hesitate to return or recommend. Try the scallops!

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Thank Lisa G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A apple salad great, steak in phyllo pastry , for apps they were great. Chicken in proshuto and halibut for main , both good but the halibut was special , I forgot to ask price and was suppressed it was 40 as it was nothing out of the ordinary , pan fried with a bit of relish on top with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped by because of the good reviews. The salmon was the best i have ever eaten and the view is amazing.

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Thank XeNa1604
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a must visit if you near the harbour. Quite an amazing selection of meat, veggies and seafood. Shrimp with pineapple salsa was excellent. The apple salad with mustard vinaigrette was simply out of the world. The restaurant staff are super friendly and one gets to enjoy a panoramic view of the harbour from here.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Canadian, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Scenic view, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Duckworth Street, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Newfoundland and Labrador  >  Newfoundland  >  St. John's
  • Phone Number: 709-579-7050

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