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14 Gill Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
+64 6-757 8686
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“veal” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (12 reviews)
“tiramisu” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Seafood, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
14 Gill Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
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Reviewed September 27, 2016

The place is near full on a Tuesday at 1800hrs sharp. Lucky to get a table I think. Nice atmosphere here dear. What an enjoyable crowd. Authentic names on the menu. Food came out quick. Tasted like it was made by Ronald McDonald. Fast food...More

1  Thank surfinsmiley
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Was here for dinner with friends and again everything was amazing! Haley was our waitress and her service was excellent. Food was so delicious I wanted more ravioli. Love coming here as everything is great every time.

Thank ranlom1
Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

Very enjoyable and great service nice and romantic for a special night. Short wait for meals. Reasonably priced

Thank grunga
Reviewed July 1, 2016

Surprisingly popular on a Wednesday night and the authentic fare explains why. Gnocchi was tasty and clearly freshly made. The Tiramisu also worthwhile but contrary to what the menu suggests Nona has definitely got this one covered. Service was attentive for a busy night and...More

Thank Jamie C
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Have recently discovered this restaurant and now it is one of my go to restaurants. Great food, at an excellent price, good service, nice ambience. Good for families and couples.

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed June 22, 2016

We went as part of a group of 10, while there is a really good selection on the menu the meals took a long time to come out, to there credit all the groups meals came out at the same time. My meal was so...More

Thank KiwiPaulNewPlymouth
Reviewed June 8, 2016

After a long break I returned to Portofino and was not disappointed. The hardest part of the night was selecting a dish as there were so many good choices from traditional Italian to pizza's. The veal I chose did not dissapoint. The food service and...More

Thank Julian S
Reviewed May 27, 2016

Went here for dinner on a Saturday night recently with a group of 6. We waited for well over an hour for our meals & they didn't appear to be overly busy. Once the food arrived it was good. Heaps of garlic & the risotto...More

Thank Wendy w
Reviewed May 17, 2016

We had booked a week in advance for a table at 6:30pm for 4 people. The waiter eventually took our orders, and then we waited, and waited, and waited.......... I would not go back here - we waited over an hour to get our meal,...More

1  Thank 608BarbaraC
Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

A relaxed atmosphere that also managed to convey a sense of elegance. We had starters and mains, both reached and surpassed our expectations. The staff were attentive and seamed to only be around when you actually wanted them. Will definitely fine here again when the...More

Thank jbellnz
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Hi, planning to have a dinner here before our wedding, is there an area for groups and does the restaurant have set menus for special occasions? Thanks
September 29, 2016|
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Response from Rachel M | Reviewed this property |
I have never done a set menu here. It would pay to ring the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Gill Street, New Plymouth 4310, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Taranaki Region  >  New Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 6-757 8686
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