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Portobello's - CLOSED

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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SALADS‎
11.00
Apple Prosciutto Salad
Mixed lettuce, apple slices, parmesan cheese, candied pecans & crispy prosciutto in a honey dijon vinaigrette
9.00
Caesar Salad
Crisp romaine hearts w/ creamy dressing, croutons, parmesan cheese & pancetta crisp
11.00
Oriental Salad
Boston butter lettuce w/ baby spinach, bell peppers, mushrooms, julienned carrots & cashews w/ a sesame, ginger dressing
APPETIZERS‎
13.00
Sweet & Spicy Tiger Prawns
seared tiger prawns tossed in a Thai style sauce w/ chillies & accompanied w/ an asian vermicelli salad
13.00
Seared Sea Scallops
With a maple cream & bruleed gruyere cheese
12.00
Chicken & Mushroom Tartlet
Sauteed chicken breast & mixed mushrooms w/ a thyme & cheddar veloute in a puff pastry cup
12.00
Seafood Chowder
Tiger prawns, sea scallops, fresh salmon & cod (when in season) in a creamy chowder
9.00
Soup Du Jour
Selection‎ prepared daily
12.00
Atlantic Cod Tongues
Pan fried cod tongues served w/ scrunchions & tartar sauce
ENTREES‎
19.00
Grilled Atlantic Salmon
With broiled tomatoes, & a goat cheese pesto drizzle
17.00
Grilled Steelhead Trout
With toasted almonds & a honey, balsamic glaze
16.00
Seafood Crepes
Cod, salmon, shrimp & scallops wrapped in fresh crepes & drizzled w/ a white wine & parmesan cheese cream sauce
16.00
Atlantic Fish Cakes
Cod, salmon & steelhead trout in a traditional, savoury spiced cake & served w/ an herbed aioli
19.00
Atlantic Cod Fillet
Pan fried w/ scrunchions, served only when fresh & in season
20.00
Beef Wellington
Aaa reserve beef tenderloin, mushroom duxelle in a puff pastry cup w/ a whole grain dijon demi glace
17.00
Chicken Penne
Sliced chicken breast on penne w/ bell peppers, olives, red onions, tomatoes, spinach & an herbed oil & vinegar, greek style dressing
17.00
Roasted Pork Loin Sandwich
Spice rubbed pork loin, roasted & shaved thin, topped w/ provolone cheese on ciabatta bread w/ an au jus dip
20.00
Shellfish Tagliatelle
Seared tiger prawns, sea scallops & vegetables in a red Thai curry cream on tagliatelle pasta
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Seafood, Canadian
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
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All reviews portobellos salmon steak cod tongues seafood chowder atlantic cod caesar salad bread overlooking the harbour signal hill table by the window service was excellent recommend this restaurant cooked to perfection an appetizer fine dining appetizers
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Reviewed March 4, 2019

Survival of the fittest applies to restaurants and business. This place could not compete since the great chefs left about 5 years ago.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MENBBB
Reviewed February 16, 2019

We came here for my birthday supper. It was not crowded and we got a table by the window. We ordered bruschetta for an appetizer. It was the weirdest bruschetta I've ever had. Covered with melted cheese and drizzled with balsamic vinegar. I wouldn't order...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Karen C
Reviewed February 12, 2019

I've eaten at this restaurant several times. The menu has lots of choices and the food is consistently good. I was only disappointed once and that was this past New Year's Eve. The food was uncharacteristically mediocre and the staff seemed like they didn't want...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ern B
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Portobellos is always a local favourite of ours! It’s typically consistent and the view is amazing! Service was slow on Friday night but otherwise the atmosphere was great as well as the food. We had a stuffed apricot pork with mashed potatoes. So good!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank cathycaines
Reviewed February 9, 2019

We went here for a pre-valentine’s dinner and it was amazing! We both started with appetizers. I had the cod tongues and my husband had the spicey tomato soup. We both had the striploin steak cooked medium. The fresh veggies and mashed potato were tasty...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank cruiser78_11
Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

Restaurant is located nest the Courtyard Marriott in the city center The food is really good and reasonably priced. We ate here Twice. It’s recommended call for reservation, but they were able to accommodate us on our first visit and made reservation on our 2nd...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 456ginar
Reviewed December 14, 2018

The fish was overcooked, the vegetables as well. There is little imagination in the kitchen from what I can tell. That's unfortunate because it is a pleasant place particularly for lunch.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Queen709
Reviewed December 6, 2018

Twelve of us ladies had a dinner celebration last night at Portobellos. It was so beautiful. We had the private room upstairs which was beautifully decorated for Christmas. The service was excellent, the food was superb, and the view of the harbor was magical. Thank...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jf0garty
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

We visited the restaurant twice this month. Both times it took over 2 hours to get our meals. The food was so so. Some servers are very attentive while others seem to not to care at all At the end of the day their ate...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank pace34
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Always a choice for special occasions Portobello's offers a range of fantastic meals for both the fine diner and the person who appreciates good tasting foods. Both the view and ambiance are great for a family gathering or a romantic dinner.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Chris H
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