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Porto Leggero

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Harborside Financial Center - Plaza 5, Jersey City, NJ 07311
11:45 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 11:45 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 11:45 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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162 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Three of us had dinner here recently for the first time and the experience was excellent. The greeting was quick and warm and we were taken to our table right away, although we were a bit early for our reservation. The menu is mostly northern Italian/Mediterranean with a good selection and many specials offered and the food was very good--equal... More 

Thank JohnTampaBay
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016

Went to Porto Leggero last for dinner. Spectacular! What a wine list and Elliot really knows his Italian wines. Not many places have the 2006 Bertani Amarone around here, but Porto Leggero did. And the food was phenomenal. Haven't had Italian food like that for a long time. Coupled with the service and great friends, it was a perfect evening.... More 

Thank raygogel
Medicine Hat, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

When I travel, I depend on trip advisor restaurant reviews to find good places to eat – and I haven’t been disappointed – until now. Porto Leggaro was rated as one of the best restaurant in Jersey City. It was close to my hotel and I was looking forward to a nice Italian dinner. I was very appropriately greeted and... More 

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westfield, United States
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

I made a reservation for my husband's business dinner. I requested a table a bit off to the side and mentioned that his group was having a celebratory dinner. When he arrived with his group, they were seated at a perfect table in the corner, but with all the ambience of the restaurant before them. The service was impressive and... More 

Thank Kate F
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Paid 43 dollar for spagetti with a lobstertail and four schrimps. Would have been expensive, but nearly ok if it had tasted great. Sauce and pasta was good, but lobster and schrimps seemed not fresh and where totally overcooked. Waiters did not pay attention and I had to ask twice to get som wine in the glasses; If you dont... More 

Thank Sveinung S
Jersey City, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

There wasn't a spot left on our dishes, amazing cuisine! Chef Angelo is truly gifted in his creations!

Thank 1Danya
Franklin Lakes NJ
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65 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

Had a business lunch, the food and service was great. Fresh food, with a nice ambiance. Would recommend for power lunch or romantic dinner. Service was outstanding. Will be visiting on a regular basis.

Thank NJTraveler35_9
Staten Island, New York
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

Beautiful restaurant, nice crowd. We picked this out of zagat. The decor is beautiful, the service excellent, and the food was just perfect. We will be back. I have to say this place is perfect!! The only thing they can do to make this better, is to have a singer or a piano player. We go out a lot, this... More 

Thank makeup1031
North Saanich, Canada
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Have had dinner here 5 or 6 times and the pasta and fish are perfectly turned out; the wait staff are attentive without hovering and dinner is a positive pleasure.

Thank scfernandez
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

A beautiful distinctive experience. Most accommodating staff and chef. I asked for an item, not on the menu, and there graciously prepared this entry for my young daughter. My son wanted a filet and it was the best. Their menu is exciting and delicious. Thank you.

Thank Mary1551

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Italian, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:45 am - 9:30 pm
11:45 am - 9:30 pm
11:45 am - 9:30 pm
11:45 am - 9:30 pm
11:45 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harborside Financial Center - Plaza 5, Jersey City, NJ 07311
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
  • Phone Number: 201-434-3200

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