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Portobello's

Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Seafood, Canadian
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115 Duckworth Street, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
+1 709-579-7050
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service. We really enjoyed a good meal after spending a few days traveling across Newfoundland and doing the grab and go meals.

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Thank tammistevenson
St. John's, Canada
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The portions of food were trucker quantity and the presentation poor. I did not enjoy my meal, the ambience or the menu selection. It has purported reputation for fine dining but is not much more than a high priced diner.

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Thank msmena
Newbury, England
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had an evening meal here on 2 October. Had a nice table for 4 upstairs which gave us lovely views over the harbour and out through the Narrows. Food and service was excellent. Would definitely revisit on our next trip.

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Riverview, Canada
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283 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent service, best food that I eaten in a long time, great view, perfect for a special occasion. The scallops are an amazing appretizer, the chicken was perfect.

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Nova Scotia, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

Portobellos was great! Food was excellent so was the location and staff. Had the halibut which was excellent.

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Indialantic, Florida
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177 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

We had a dinner there on Friday night and it was lovely. It was a group of seven, family. We all had starters and main courses and the food was great. I personally had the duck as main course and it was delicious. We had had fish and meat and all were happy. Some had dessert. Our server was great... More 

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halifax, ns
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52 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

had a terrific business lunch here, soup was incredible, better than homemade. service was efficient and cordial. limited lunch menu but apt. it's italian as you would surmise, free ample parking which is great in dt st. john's. oh, and the view...very cool, you see the harbour and the working waterfront, not the tourist friendly halifax waterfront but a very... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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83 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

As I have mentioned before, this is probably my favourite restaurant in St. John’s. It isn’t the splashiest, not the highest rated, and not the most expensive. But they just do all things excellently. This we went for a formal lunch and as usual we were not disappointed. The wait staff was constantly taking care of but not in an... More 

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New Harbour, Canada
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

The food is exceptional very tasty and high quality. All desserts are homemade and different every time we went there.

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Thank Yvonne T
Edmonton, Alberta
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73 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Our group of six went there for dinner one night. The initial seating was swift, but then the service became very spotty. We had to call the wait staff back for additional service. I ordered the pork tenderloin which arrived about 3/4 hour, very dry. Although they comp'd the meal, it left a bad feeling with the rest of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic, Scenic view, Families with children
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: +1 709-579-7050

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