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Portofino Waterfront Dining - CLOSED

23241 Bayshore Rd, Port Charlotte, FL 33980-3210
+1 941-743-2800
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  • Excellent17%
  • Very good19%
  • Average16%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible32%
Dec 22, 2016
“This restaurant / bar is no longer Portofinos. It is now called Sunset Cafe”
1 week ago
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Bar, Italian, Seafood, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
23241 Bayshore Rd, Port Charlotte, FL 33980-3210
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Reviewed September 4, 2014

We have been to Portofino at least 3 times now and I can say that it is one of our preferred restaurants. It has a great view of the water, whether you eat inside or out. Lunch, dinner or just a few drinks in the...More

1  Thank Judie M
Reviewed August 24, 2014

The restaurant is very pretty and the view is fantastic. The freshly baked rolls were excellent. We know they were fresh because we saw the dough ready to be baked for each order. They're crunchy outside and soft inside. I ordered veal piccata and my...More

1  Thank ledaumas
Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

The special was lobster and shrimp pasta. It was special last week too as it tasted it. The veal on the other hand was great so we're the dinner rolls. Waitress not happy we were very casual but it is a waterfront place so shorts...More

Thank SSPhone
Reviewed August 2, 2014

Birthday dinner. Musty, dirty dated mess. Hostess looked like she mopped the floor with her clothes before putting them on. Food was old, previously frozen tasteless and poorly prepared. Manager wanted to give us different terrible food. Lol. No way. Walmart meatballs and mushy old...More

2  Thank Fladawngirl
Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Read the reviews, and almost did no go. I was not disappointed, food outside was very good and the service was fast and polite. I went a second time and experienced the same, good food and service. The outside seating views are about as nice...More

Thank bill m
Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

This place has a great location with loads of waterfront view seating. Prices are reasonable, food OK but the service is consistently bad. This place is so badly run. There is no organization of tables so you sit for the longest time before anyone waits...More

Thank iaamg
Reviewed July 15, 2014

My husband and I dined @ Portofino Waterfront Dining on June 7. 2014. We are locals, so we have eaten here several times in the past. In addition, we have brought our guest here several times. The last two times we were here the service...More

2  Thank BonR7854
Reviewed June 25, 2014

I'm sure in season this little gem will be packed. But if you want waterfront dining and an outdoor upper deck patio that has an INCREDIBLE VIEW of Charlotte Harbor, this is the place. We're from the New England area and seafood is a staple...More

1  Thank jeff l
Reviewed June 24, 2014

My wife and I took her parents to Portofino's for lunch last week. We were lucky enough to have a beautiful day so the view was very nice from the upper deck. The service was fast and friendly. We ordered several appetizers and shared two...More

1  Thank Chuck T
Reviewed June 17, 2014

Don't bother eating at this restaurant. We thought that being that it was on the waterfront in Port Charlotte overlooking the Charlotte Harbor it must be pretty good. WRONG. The place is run down and very old looking inside and out. We were there during...More

2  Thank Muckross24
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23241 Bayshore Rd, Port Charlotte, FL 33980-3210
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Port Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 941-743-2800
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