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Portofino Italian Restaurant

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1203 W 2nd St, Roswell, NM 88201-2009
575-625-8410
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Frisco
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place was close by my accommodation, and I was in the mood for Italian. At first I hesitated because the place is inside and old Pizza Hut building. The Interior was a little improved over a PH, but not by much. That said my waiter was prompt. I think he was a little new, because he had trouble with... More 

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Thank Birddawg
Waukesha, Wisconsin
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a nice stop. Good food, and decent service. We had stopped in about an hour before they closed, so there were a few things we couldn't get. The soup was no longer hot so we couldn't order that. And we never received any bread, which is not that big of a deal. But the entrees we did order... More 

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Thank DJRogan70
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53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

I don't understand the negative reviews for this restaurant. The food was great. I had the Brooklyn pasta dish which was sausauge based and my wife had what she described as "one of the best salads I've had". It was tomato and mozzarella with grilled chicken. Alfred was our waiter and it was clear this guy was born to work... More 

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Thank Neil C
Austin, Texas
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

I sincerely hate giving bad reviews. I feel like a jerk. But, feel like the reviews here are fake OR it recently changed ownership. There is no way the food we just had comes close to these reviews. First off, it is a reclaimed pizza hut. No big deal, but it still looks like pizza hut. Very bright, dirty, freezing... More 

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Thank Shi J
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Food was amazing. Alfredo was an excellent server, made good suggestions about other places to eat and see. Will definitely come back.

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Thank MeLissa C
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

We arrived around 7:30 on a Friday and the server was busy cashing out customers and taking orders from new arrivals. He was a little overloaded and did the best he could. We ordered bruschetta as an appetizer (stick with the complementary bread). My friend's soup and my salad arrived first. The appetizer arrived with the entrees. My Chicken Marsala... More 

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Thank Allen M
Van Buren, Arkansas
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

I enjoyed eating here. The place is quiet. Although not of elegant décor, the quality of the food outclasses the physical environment. I highly recommend it.

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Thank Abel C
oklahoma
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

I had to choose a restaurant for a quick stop in Roswell, and this was my mistake for the day. I hate to leave a negatve review, but I truly believe that the positive reviews here mislead me into thinking this would be good food. First of all, my salad actually had the remains of the core from the lettuce... More 

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Thank christy73064
Edmonton
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114 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Wasn't thinking Italian, but stumbled upon Portofino and was glad we did. This is a family restaurant that seats over 100. Does take away as well. The food varied. My companion's chicken parmigiana was unevenly battered, so sometimes the mouthfull was mainly batter, but flavourful. My Pasta Udall was excellent, my allergy accommodated. The gnocchi was tender and the sausage... More 

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Thank PeregrineEdmonton
Fruitland, NM
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Coming originally from western Pa, I had not had homemade Italian food since we left. The meal was real Italian nad the price was very reasonable. Service was good and friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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 - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1203 W 2nd St, Roswell, NM 88201-2009
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Roswell
  • Phone Number: 575-625-8410

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