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Portabello's of Kennett Square

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115 W. State Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348
+1 610-925-4984
Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sun 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great menu, service was on point and the desserts were Super! Steak was cooked perfectly and the seafood we had was very fresh with remarkable sauces. Hoping to try the outside dining in the summer.

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Thank MJ W
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best soup, sublime tuna steak, amazing deserts. BYOB, cozy and friendly, you must like a view of the kitchen because you can't avoid it; it's part of the charm.

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Thank Kimberly H
Aberdeen, Maryland
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219 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were headed to see Christmas decorations at Longwood Garden and decided to have lunch first. Don't remember who came up with the idea--but it was a good one. And I am glad I called for reservations--not so much because we needed them as because they reminded us that they are BYOB. We aren't big eaters and opted to split... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We made a trip to Kennett Square for the New Year celebration visiting Hagley Museum, Long Wood Gardens and Brandy wine River Museum. The first restaurant that we had dinner in was Portabello's . It was beyond all expectations. Food was so good, does not matter what you order. All 4 of us had different orders and still all was... More 

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Thank emily1954
Pikesville, Maryland
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68 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this wonderful restaurant after a long walking trip to Longwood Gardens. The chef and owner and his wife are the kindest and most inviting people. We were there for our anniversary and they made a big to do over us. We just love this warm charming place. They food is top notch. VERY tasty combos and I... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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137 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit, but we'll be back! Everything was wonderful -- the way we were welcomed at the door; the friendly service; the incredible food; and the ambiance. We were seated at a high top by the kitchen, which gave us a respite from the large, boisterous groups at the front and provided a front-row seat to the... More 

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Thank Brian K
Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our second time at this restaurant proved to be just as great as the first time. Such a cozy atmosphere extremely friendly waitstaff, excellent service, excellent food don't forget to bring your own wine.

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Thank MLJ65
Hanover, Maryland
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41 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a neighborhood gem. It is a BYOB with a good variety of tasty dishes and a cosy atmosphere. Although all of the food was good, the high points of the meal were the mushroom soup and the fresh pasta. There were nice touches such as checking our coats as we came in and space heaters positioned around the... More 

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Georgetown, Delaware
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145 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We drove an hour, waited another half hour for Portabello and even tried calling. About noon, a half hour after the advertised opening time, someone noticed us waiting, came to the door and said the restaurant was closed for a holiday party. I can understand forgetting to post the closing on their website but there is no excuse for not... More 

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Edison, New Jersey
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168 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My pet peeve is chef's who attempt to improve the taste by adding too many seasonings. For example adding sun dried tomatoes to salmon with mustard sauce caused the salmon to end up dry. The Beef Stroganoff was good but too many mushrooms for my tastes. I can say the wait staff was excellent and the hostess was very attentive.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$7 - $29
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 W. State Street, Kennett Square, PA 19348
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Kennett Square
  • Phone Number: +1 610-925-4984
Description
Located in the heart of historic Kennett Square, Portabello's has something for everyone. Chef Owner, Brett Hulbert's menus offer tempting selections for lunch and dinner! Amazing burgers, artisan soups and sandwiches along with signature dishes which include, Firecracker Shrimp, Mushroom Crepes, Crispy Duck, Short Rib Stroganoff & Shellfish Fra diavolo! Come visit us...we look forward to cooking for you!

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