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Porteno

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#263 of 5,170 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner
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Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Barbecue, Argentinean
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First visit back after a couple of years with friends. I can’t believe I haven’t been back sooner. We started with the squid and chorizo, so good. We then ordered to share the wagu fillet and suckling pork. One word, awesome. The open pit fires...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank AdamSimmo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had such high hopes for this iconic restaurant. I really wanted it to be brilliant and exciting and mind blowing. I really really really wanted to walk away and say I can’t wait to come back. We got the set menu as we had...More

Date of visit: June 2019
1  Thank TinaHarris78
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took a business guest there ordered the suckling pig and the beef skirt Brussels sprouts and caprese salad. To he honest it’s way overpriced for what it is. Not sure if I would be heading back again anytime soon.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank cpr2exs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been looking forward to dining at Porteno's for such a long time, and it exceeded all expectations! For starters, we had the 'Malbec Braised Octopus' which was charred to perfection, and oh so tender, with a fennel salad (my current favourite vegetable). For...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank oscarzain
Reviewed April 30, 2019

Really great food, excellent service, but quite expensive. Good for a special occasion, the ambiance is very low lit and moody. Staff are very knowledgeable and friendly. Steaks are delicious! Had the wagyu and it was melt in your mouth goodness. The chimichurri was excellent...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank AndrewCxx
Reviewed April 27, 2019 via mobile

I had high expectations with this icon of Argentinian meat heaven. The restaurant was reasonably busy and we were seated by the bar. The huge open kitchen whet the appetite, especially when viewing the massive grill. Our entrees were the highlight. We shared the blood...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Doronski
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

My partner called to make a reservation for two and was told that parties of two have to eat at the bar, my partner explained that I have a back injury and cannot sit at high chairs so they moved us to a table which...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Innika_angel
Reviewed April 6, 2019 via mobile

I travel around the world and have eaten at high and low grade restaurants but this is just out of this world for incredible high prices and delivering nothing WHY! is it still open service great , fit out great for the food a real...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Robert K
Reviewed April 6, 2019 via mobile

We visited for a birthday dinner as a family of four. Some dishes were quite good but overall, we found the food too oily and didn't have a good experience. The biggest disappointment was that our server didn't explain to us is anyway that the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank seraph11
Reviewed March 29, 2019

Normally I don't mind spending premium amounts of money for food. Even for small serves, however I would have to say that Porteno is poor value for money. We spent close to $500.00 for 5 people and the food was far from what we were...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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