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Portofino Waterfront Dining

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23247 Bayshore Rd, Port Charlotte, FL 33980
941 743-2800
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sarasota, Florida
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was going there for dinner, but decided to go first to their outside bar for a few drinks..... Absolutely great view on the Peace River, and it is a shame no one waited on us for drinks !!! So we spent our money elsewhere for dinner.

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Thank Raymond P
Punta Gorda, Florida
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Great food and decent service, but the slowest longest meal ever. It took so long, we could only go here with out of town company who wanted a 2 hour lunch. We would sit outside over the river and just hang out waiting 45 minutes for lunch food (sandwiches and salads). Most folks don't want our have that kind of... More 

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1 Thank Winston S
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5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

On the patio for drinks with my son and very nice waitress was taking it order and the owner yelled across the deck to let her know she had another table.. In the middle of her taking our order... She was very polite and said yes sir... In the time waiting for our drinks at 8:30pm.. Two very small children... More 

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Port Charlotte, Florida
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Just visited twice in April. Kitchen is serving some great food off a revamped menu. Grouper sandwich was huge. Count on doggie bags. They have extended seating to the beach. Great place to chill and watch sundown.

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Thank No1StorminNorman
Port Charlotte, Florida
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

We got to experience not only great seafood but a beautiful sunset. This was a great place for the 10 of us. Food and service was really good. Very relaxing atmosphere!

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florida
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

We had Family in town and wanted to dine waterfront. There was 6 in our party and made reservations. The waitress- Jes was great. the meal overall was good. 2 of us had ordered the Special- Porterhouse. when they came both were completely Over Done- ordered medium and came out well. one was sent back, at first we were told... More 

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East Killingly, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely loved the burgers, fries and sandwiches. The plates are plentiful!! Gorgeous views of the water and they even have a mini beach to relax at with chairs. Both shaded/covered outside seating along with lots of sunny seats. I've never eaten inside.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

Our family & friends love Portofino, It has a Beautiful view of the Peace River. The Seafood here is absolutely Delicious! The service was okay, it wasn't awful but could have been a little more attentive to asking us if we wanted anything else or check to see if our drinks needed to be refilled, other than that the pricing... More 

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Kent
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

We came here one lunchtime and had a positive experience. I loved the fish Tacos...really tasty and good value, the Fish Po boy was huge but it could have done with some salad garnish.....there was too much bread. Service was friendly and the half price drinks at Happy Hour were good value.

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Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

Had lunch at this restaurant yesterday along with a group of about 30. Terrible food, painfully slow service. But the view excels, can see far into Charlotte Harbour and into the gulf. Ordered the fish tacos, looked good on presentation but the minescule amount of fish was salty, spicy, and barely cooked. I actually made this at home a few... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Italian, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23247 Bayshore Rd, Port Charlotte, FL 33980
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Port Charlotte
  • Phone Number: 941 743-2800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?