We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.



Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner

Location and contact


Glass $6.00
Bottle $21.00
Black Opal Shiraz (Australia)
Plenty of plum & coming through fresh
Glass $6.00
Bottle $18.00
Stone Cellars By Beringer Merlot (CA)
Delicate crisp & dry.from Italy
Glass $N/a
Bottle $34.00
Chateau Ste Michelle Merlot (Wa)
Complex, elegant & delicious berry
Glass $7.00
Bottle $25.00
Blackstone Merlot (CA)
Bold blackberry fruit & vanilla
Glass $N/a
Bottle $25.00
Robert Mondavi Private Selection Merlot (CA)
Lush berry plum spice notes w/ fruit
Glass $6.00
Bottle $22.00
BV Signet Cabernit Sauvignon (CA)
Cherry plum rose & chocolate
Glass $8.00
Bottle $30.00
Sterling Vintner's Collection Cabernet Sauvignon ( Ca )
Fresh bright fruit forward, rich & fall plum flavor
Glass $N/a
Bottle $33.00
Rodney Strong Cabernet Sauvignon (CA)
A complex full of rich & spice flavor
Glass $N/a
Bottle $37.00
Wild Horse Cabernet Sauvignon (CA)
Ripe fruit & blackberry plum & cherry
Glass $N/a
Bottle $43.00
Knights valley cabernet sauvignon(CA)
Brut (CA)
Martini & Rossi
Asti spumante (Italy)
Cordon rouge brut NV (France)
Glass $6.00
Bottle $21.00
Pinot grigio (Italy)
Glass $N/a
Bottle $45.00
Santa Margherita
Pinot grigio (Italy)
Glass $2.00
Bottle $25.00
Clos Du Bois
Pinot grigio (CA)
Glass $N/a
Bottle $22.00
Luna Di Luna
Chardonnay,​ pinot grigio ( Italy)
Glass $7.00
Bottle $26.00
Toasted Head
Chardonny (CA)
Glass $N/a
Bottle $25.00
Robert Mondavi
Private​ selection fume blanc (CA)
Glass $2.00
Bottle $25.00
Vintner's collectino chardonnay (CA)
Glass $7.00
Bottle $25.00
Chateau Ste, Michelle
Riesling (washington)
Glass $8.00
Bottle $32.00
Kendall Jackson
Vintner's reserve chardonnay (CA)
Glass $N/a
Bottle $24.00
Geyser Peak
Sauvignon blanc (CA)
Full carafe $17.00
Half carafe $10.00
Full carafe $17.00
Half carafe $10.00
Cabernet Sauvignon
Full carafe $17.00
Half carafe $10.00
Full carafe $17.00
Half carafe $10.00
Full carafe $17.00
Half carafe $10.00
Full carafe $17.00
Half carafe $10.00
Pinot Grigio
Full carafe $17.00
Half carafe $10.00
White Zingandel ( Blush)
Classic Martinl
Made w/ either vodka or gin w/ olives or a lemon twist
Tiramisu Martini
Stoli vanilla vodka, kahlua, disaronno amaretto godiva white chocolate liqueur
Apricot.Mango Martini
Bombay gin, mango liqueur, sour mix apricot brandy liqueur, freshly squeezed lemon juice
Espresso Martini
Van gogh double espresso vodka, stoli vanilla vodka, godiva chocolate liqueur, espresso
Lemon Drop Martini
Ketel one citroen vodka, lemoncello
French Martini
Grey goose vodka, chambord. Splash of grand marnier & pineapple juice
Peach Martini
Absolut​ peach vodka, dekuyper peach-tree schnapps splash of sour mix
Peach Martini
Absolut peach vodka, dekuyper peach-tree schnapps splash of sour mix
Chocolate Martini
Grey goose vodka, stoli vanilla vodka, godiva dark chocolate liqueur
White Chocolate Martini
Grey goose vodka, stoli vanilla vodka, godiva white chocolate liqueur
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Reviews (95)
Filter reviews
95 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews veal fried mozzarella stuffed sole pizza seafood service was excellent italian meal red sauce olive oil new britain portions are generous seated right away appetizers specials leftovers waitstaff
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 95 reviews
Reviewed February 2, 2019

This Venture is a legendary spot in Berlin with a huge Parking in premises. It has a separated Bar room with counter seating and 4 separated dining rooms. That allow them to easily set private events, but have to reserve in advance due to their...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Ladope
Reviewed January 24, 2019

We didn't plan to go here, we stumbled across it by chance because the restaurant nearby that we were originally going to, was closed for a private function. Although very full on a Friday lunchtime (we took that to be a good sign!) we were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank CastawayKnight
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Well on a Sunday evening when you don't feel like cooking, call out for one of their tasty pizzas. Good ingredients and good price make for a perfect night. We have eaten in the bar as well and the food is always outstanding. Matt behind...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank rogerm667
Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

I attended with approx 20 coworkers for a business event...was excited after I viewed the online menu...but found out when I arrived that we had a choice of 3 meals: steak, stuffed sole,or chicken Marsala. I had been looking forward to an Italian meal. I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JackandBetty
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Visiting the area from VT and had planned on going to the East Side in New Britain for dinner. But got put off by reviews complaining about the $32 dollar meals with low quality appetizers as the only ‘included ‘ choice. So we came here...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank janecL8992CP
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Service was very good and very personable. Nice to be at a restaurant where the chef still comes out to meet with the diners. Nice friendly atmosphere with good food!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank scoppola2018
Reviewed August 31, 2018

A return visit to this local gem was made and once again we were very pleased with the food and the service. There are also many special priced menus depending on the night. This night was dinner for two with a bottle of wine for...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Edward C
Reviewed August 7, 2018

This Italian style restaurant is one of my favorites. It's a great restaurant for friends, family, or even a nice date night. It is a beautiful place with an impressive staff. When you arrive you are treated like family. They accommodate ALL types of food...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 772bethanyp
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

We frequent Portofino’s often as the food and service is consistently good. We were a party of five and we all had different meals. My husband had the filet mignon which he said was as good as he’s had at local steakhouses. I had my...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank cclanc
Reviewed May 1, 2018

In the middle of a family reunion i never expected ,brother wayne from seattle took us back to this restaurant on his way into the city.My wife got fried mozz which was good ,and very filling The sea food was fresh and good and the...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank myleswoods
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Red Roof Inn Hartford - New Britain
499 reviews
1.84 miles away
Best Western Plus New England Inn & Suites
374 reviews
3.58 miles away
Days Inn by Wyndham Berlin Meriden
278 reviews
3.80 miles away
Carrier Motor Lodge
12 reviews
3.88 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 5 nearby restaurants
Kensington Pizza LLC
18 reviews
.56 miles away
Baltic Restaurant
75 reviews
.05 miles away
Dairy Queen (Treat)
10 reviews
.52 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 3 nearby attractions
Team vs. Time
227 reviews
.15 miles away
CT Ballooning
6 reviews
1.29 miles away
New Britain Museum of American Art
321 reviews
1.91 miles away
New Britain Youth Museum at Hungerford Park
7 reviews
.82 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
February 15, 2019|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from JackandBetty | Reviewed this property |
Not sure
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing