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Portobello Cafe

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4221 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10308-3310
+1 718-356-2233
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Today
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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163 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Good during the week with a buy one get one free menu. Is it the best Italian restaurant in Staten Island no far from it but the buy one get one free menu is well worth it but it's cash only. Beverages are a little pricey I guess that's where they make up for their buy one get one free.... More 

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Thank robert l
Brooklyn, New York
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147 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

busy place, food was not bad , if you want a local place to hang out this is a good one ,service was good

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Thank MairE14
Staten Island, New York
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69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016

The food has been consistently good for many years now. Every time we go we are always confident that our meal will be enjoyable. I think I've had most of the dishes on the menu over the years but there are some items that you just must try. The Asian crusted calamari is a fantastic spicy, crispy fried calamari with... More 

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Thank Thomas V
Staten Island, New York
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

We went out with another couple to Portobello and I must say I was so satisfied I couldn't have enough. We have a choice of Pre Fix meals or buy one get one free. We chose Pre Fix I had the scallions with bacon appetizer and for my main course I had the steak with garlic shrimp mash potatoes. Talk... More 

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Thank Idanes F
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

We do visit here often. Weekly special has a BOGO menu, cash only. Food is always good. Portions are nice size. House salad is great. Sangria is delicious. Staff is great and friendly. We usually request Alyssa she treats us like family.

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Thank Just5ofus511
Staten Island, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

The wait was longer than I expected for a Tuesday evening . The 18th avenue feast tasted more like the Bowery feast! The sausage was cut very thin and tasteless in the "" soupy "" bowl it was served in. The rigatoni floated in the soupy broth .There was an abundance of broccalirab but skimpy on the tasteless sausage.The waitress... More 

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Thank magscort
New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

Had the Lunch Special, fantastic price $7.95 with Ceasar Salad and a good varity to choose off this menu.

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Thank GSully
Staten Island, New York
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69 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

I've been eating at Portabello for many years now. I cannot ever remember having a bad meal. We have had so many different dishes on the various menus over the years and they have all been very good. The service is great. The small bar has a decent selection and the drinks are never skimpy. Not a great wine list... More 

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Thank Thomas V
new york
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

***** 5 star food - service - atmosphere Great food - great service - large delicious portions - best 2 for 1 deals

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Thank lovingstmartin
Staten Island, New York
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2016

This place has good food, friendly staff and a nice atmosphere. During the week (Monday to Thursday), they have 2 for 1 dinners. My husband orders mama's sunday dinner and loves it. I had the shrimp in a cognac sauce that was delicious and they served it on top of gluten free pasta. Yum!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4221 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10308-3310
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Staten Island
  • Phone Number: +1 718-356-2233

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