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Il Porto

22808 Highway 7, Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
+1 902-885-3111
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good26%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (10 reviews)
“chowder” (8 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
22808 Highway 7, Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

I stopped here on a whim for supper! Service was good and quick. The food was also yummy! The actual restaurant itself was interesting, lots of cool antiques and nick nacks on the walls

Thank Taylor K
Reviewed November 27, 2017

We were looking for a place for lunch on our way to Liscombe Lodge and saw this place on the north side of town with chowder and lobster rolls on the sandwich board. Sat at the counter, as the place was busy and got immediate...More

2  Thank HHArtist
Reviewed November 4, 2017

Il Porto is a very small restaurant, but it is great in taste and friendly staff. We had the chowder, which was very good, and finished with some very nice desert (white choclate bread pudding?). Very cosy place and great service !

Thank maryo702
Reviewed October 18, 2017

Unfortunately the Henley pub wasn't open, so we didn't have much of a choice. The seafood chowder was gummy and the green salad was not fresh greens and I think the balsamic vinagrette was just plain balsamic vinegar. My husband was happy with his lobster...More

Thank cookpias
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

I have eaten alot of seafood chowder on this 5 week eastern holiday and this is absolutely one of the best. They were extremely busy when we stopped even though it was 1:30 in the afternoon on a Monday. Did not have to wait long.

Thank LabloverAlberta_
Reviewed October 11, 2017

We stopped here because other local spots were closed on Tuesdays, which is one of our frustrations about lunching out in Nova Scotia as so many spots are closed on Mondays and / or Tuesdays. Nonetheless, this was a good find for lunch or a...More

Thank samsons4568
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

This unassuming little gem was the highlight of our 4 week tour of NB, NS and PEI. Food was delicious, portions generous, and service perfect. Il Porto puts many places claiming greatness, to shame.

Thank Lamont G
Reviewed September 4, 2017 via mobile

Unlike many places that make a super starchy chowder, these folks know how to do it up right. I watched as they chopped beautiful chunks of seafood into a lovely smooth soup, and cooked it all together. The result was fresh and delicious. My husband...More

Thank ToshiMom
Reviewed August 12, 2017

I am compelled to express my appreciation for this little restaurant in my small town. Over the few years since it has been providing food service we have both eaten in and had takeout. The food and the service have always been excellent. A few...More

Thank JoyceHarasemchuk
Reviewed August 12, 2017

I was so impressed that the owner took the time to go over the menu as I have allergies. She was so helpful and answered all my questions. I decided on Veggie Pizza, the crust was thin and crisp, exactly how I love it. The...More

Thank jjejermaster
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Seafood, Canadian, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22808 Highway 7, Sheet Harbour, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Halifax Region  >  Sheet Harbour
  • Phone Number: +1 902-885-3111
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