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Cafe Portofino

3295 Dogwood Ln, Hiawassee, GA 30546-1507
+1 706-435-0502
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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“calamari” (7 reviews)
“gamberetti” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Italian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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3295 Dogwood Ln, Hiawassee, GA 30546-1507
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I went with four friends to this restaurant for an early dinner before a movie we’d planned to see at the theater next door. We had allowed an hour and a half for dinner and we told the woman at the front desk that we...More

Thank EliseF35
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited last night with another couple. Went to the casual side of restaurant. Service was prompt...but very slow in receiving food ordered. Everyone really enjoyed the food ordered. I certainly would recommend you stop by when in the area for good value for quality food!

Thank mollyrover30062
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easily accessible from main road. Hostess was kind and friendly. We ate baked ravioli, kids spaghetti, fried white fish and fries, shrimp garlic Alfredo. The spaghetti was perfect for our 10 year old. Our 17yr old enjoyed the garlic shrimp Alfredo, she stated it had...More

Thank Davina J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Told our friends how good Chef George’s food is here (so glad he is back!) & they chose Cafe Portofino for a birthday dinner. We all loved the spinach artichoke dip & the calamari was extremely tender. Two of us devoured the salmon entree ,...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

So glad we came back to try Chef George’s cooking. Our food was amazing last night! My husband loved his prime rib, bacon Brussels & fingerling potatoes. I loved my veggie plate with creamed succotash, sautéed spinach & roasted fingerlings. Our friends loved their pecan-crushed...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed March 30, 2018

We have eaten at Cafe Portofino on several occasions and have never been disappointed. It is one of the very few Restaurants I can actually make that statement about. We went in on Wednesday after a 10 hour road trip by car. We were both...More

Thank Robin D
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Wow, what a wonderful dinner we had tonight at Cafe Portofino. I had the macadamia encrusted salmon with bacon Brussel sprouts and sweet potato hash. It was excellent! My husband had the portobello ribeye with spinach. He said it was excellent also. For dessert we...More

Thank ss70chev
Reviewed February 20, 2018

We went here with fellow business travelers for dinner and conversation. The presentation of the food was amazing and the taste blew us away. After eating we enjoyed karaoke and had a really fun evening. This place far exceeded our expectations!

Thank madelynw888
Reviewed February 11, 2018 via mobile

Cafe Portofino in Hiawassee, Georgia is a treasure...The menu is remarkable, and the chef, amazing. From Sea bass to steaks, it is a wonderful restaurant. Take someone special, they will love you forever.

Thank Chris C
Reviewed January 22, 2018

We frequent the area often and always make time to eat at Café Portofino's. They recently redid the menu and it's very suitable for us. There were several new items which we really enjoy so far. This is a great restaurant to go to for...More

Thank georgia-traveler95
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pjhoskins57
May 17, 2018|
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Response from Chris C | Reviewed this property |
Not sure...But, Ports always aims to make their customers happy. I would bet he can...
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Sylvia A
October 24, 2015|
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Response from Harold H | Reviewed this property |
Good choice in dining, and the dress is casual. We wore nice jeans and casual shirts. The atmosphere is flexible and would lend to dressing in a coat and tie to nice shorts. However, the food is formal quality. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Scenic view, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3295 Dogwood Ln, Hiawassee, GA 30546-1507
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Hiawassee
  • Phone Number: +1 706-435-0502
Description
Perfect for any occasion, Café Portofino offers lakeview dining. Our dishes, prepared with the freshest and highest-quality ingredients, include mouthwatering appetizers, delicious salads, daily soups, Italian-influenced entrées, seafood, steaks and more. Enjoy a meal in the dining room or Happy Hour drink and appetizer specials in Firelight.Saturday evenings offer a special treat with a professional pianist performing in the dining room and live music and dancing in the Firelight. We also host private events, working with you to tailor every detail from cuisine to decorations to fit your entertaining needs.
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