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Portofino's Italian Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016, 2018 Winner

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Portofino's Signature a La Carte Salad
Our famous salad served w/ our house red wine vinaigrette
Olive oil crosrini topped w/ tomato, onion & basil
Fried Ravioli
Cheese-filled & lightly fried served w/ marinara
Fried Mozzarella
Homemade cheese sticks served w/ marinara
Artichoke Hearts
Stuffed w/ three cheeses, lightly breaded, fried & served over mari­nara
Shrimp Cocktail
Poached‎ jumbo shrimp served chilled w/ cocktail.sauce
Roasted Portabello Mushroom
Grilled mushroom cap marinated in balsamic vinaigrette, then oven roasted w/ spinach & assorted cheeses
Caprese Salad
Fresh tomatoes, basil, fresh mozzarella w/ balsamic vinegar
Combo Appetizer
Fried ravioli, artichoke hearts, mozzarella sticks served w/ marinara sauce
Lightly battered & fried served over marinara w/ our special dipping sauce
Our famous salad bowl & garlic rolls served w/ all entrees
Chicken $13.45
Veal, or shrimp $15.45
Topped‎ w/ marinara & baked w/ mozzarella. Served w/ spaghetti marinara. Choice of
Chicken $13.45
Red snapper $14.45
Veal or shrimp $15.45
Egg battered, sauteed & finished w/ a lemon butter sauce. Served w/ side of fettuccine alfredo
Penne w/ Shrimp
Sauteed shrimp w/ asparagus, rosemary & toasted pine nuts tossed in balsamic vinaigrette served w/ penne pasta
Chicken $13.45
Veal $15.45
Veal or chicken on penne pasta w/ roasted pepper & onion relish
Alfredo Sampler
Combination of cannelloni, lasagna vegetale & ravioli baked w/ alfredo sauce & topped w/ mozzarella
Shrimp & Scallops
In a creamy cheese sauce served over fettuccine
Seafood Trio
Sauteed clams, scallops & shrimp finished w/ pomodoro or spicy garlic herbed sauce, served over linguini
Veal scaloppini topped w/ prosciutto & sage sauteed w/ roasted red bell peppers & red onions, finished in a madeira wine sauce served over linguine
Six cheese pasta purses sauteed w/ portobello mushrooms, prosciutto, red onions, roasted red bell peppers, sun-dried tomatoes & finished in a rosemary cream sauce.
Layers of ground beef & herbed cheeses baked w/ meat sauce
Lasagna Vegetale
Assorted vegetables & herbed cheeses baked w/ your choice of marinara or alfredo sauce
Pasta Free Lasagna
Portofino's famous lasagna w/ seasoned chopped cabbage in place of pasta giving a texture of pasta without an obvious cabbage taste
Spaghetti Classica
Choice of our homemade marinara or meat sauce
Sauteed carrots, red onions, mushrooms, roasted red peppers, zucchini, roasted red peppers & yellow squash served w/ a garlic white sauce or marinara & tossed w/ penne
Pasta horns filled w/ cheese & baked w/ meat sauce or marinara
Baked Ziti
Tube shaped pasta w/ assorted cheeses & italian sausage baked w/ meat sauce
Chicken & broccoli $+13.45
Portofino's home made cheese sauce tossed w/ fettuccine
Chicken & broccoli (does not include mushrooms) $+11.45
Pasta horns filled w/ cheese baked w/ alfredo sauce & fresh mushrooms
Ricotta filled ravioli baked w/ meat sauce or marinara
Dessert Cappuccino
An exciting blend of coffee, hot chocolate & whipped cream topped w/ chocolate chips
Cookie Craze Friazo
Dazzling layered dessert of chocolate cookies & vanilla ice cream
A classical italian dessert w/ coffee soaked lady fingers & mascarpone cream
Pastry horn filled w/ flavored cream cheese topped w/ whipped cream & chocolate bits
Milky Way Pie
Malted milk filling w/ a brownie crust
Toasted Almond Italiano
Like a tiramisu. Silky smooth topped w/ mascarpone cream, amaretto & topped w/ a crunchy mixture of cookies & roasted almonds
Italian version of neapolitan ice cream. Chocolate, pistachio, & cherry w/ rum flavor w/ actual bits of pistachio nuts & cherries.
Chocolate Cake
Rich‎ chocolate layer cake w/ creamy frosting & chocolate chips drizzled w/ raspberry sauce
New York Style Cheese Cake
A classical favorite drizzled w/ chocolate or raspberry sauce
Sugar-Free Chocolate Cream Pie
A chocolate fudge & chocolate pudding pie, so fluffy & rich you'd never know it's sugar free
If you are in Greenville, SC and are looking for a place to dine and wine, Portofino's Italian LLC is a great place to hang out. Our bar is already open by 4 pm. You can start off with our wine and beer selection and when the restaurant opens at 5 pm, you will be more than ready to devour the food. Portofino's Italian LLC is an Italian restaurant in Greenville, SC that can make you feel like you are eating in Italy with all the delicious dishes that we have on our menu. Clients keep coming back to our restaurant whenever they are looking or craving for Italian comfort food.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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All reviews garlic rolls lasagna salad seafood trio meat sauce shrimp north st italian meal haywood road full bar were seated immediately long wait birthday dinner service was great melt in your mouth sat at the bar portofinos
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were in Greenville for a short weekend and we were looking forward to a nice Italian dinner. Using Trip Avisor we chose to dine at Portofino’s. We both ordered Veal and it was consistently tasteless and somewhat tough to cut even with a steak...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I met friends at Portofino's Italian Restaurant. The food here is wonderful Italian food and the atmosphere was wonderful as well. If you are visiting on a Friday or Saturday make sure you get their early. Portofino's is a popular place and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank giff16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first time but definitely will not be our last time! The salad was fresh and delicious! Rolls were hot and fresh! The service was great! The cheesecake with raspberry sauce was out of this world 😋! We will be back!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank khumphries1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used to go there frequently when the restaurant was on E. North Street. Have only gone a couple of times since it moved. Our recent visit reminded us how much we missed it. The food and service were great, and, oh, those garlic rolls!...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank DebE1021
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We have been going to this restaurant for over 30 years. They moved once, to the larger location they are presently in, and their prices have only gone up, slightly, in that 30 years. What we once got for 12.95 recently reached the higher price...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Don F
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

Our meal was excellent! David was very knowledgeable and recommended a great new red wine. The steaks are phenomenal and we recommend this restaurant to everyone. Thanks David!!!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank SapphireBlueSky
Reviewed December 12, 2018

Tonight I ordered TO GO gluten free lasagna with meat sauce and two meat balls. It was fantastic. It came with their incredible melt-in-your-mouth little rolls with the garlic butter and the wonderful salad. I could not have been happier!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Liketogo2020
Reviewed December 10, 2018

We happened in on a recent snowy Saturday night. We had no reservations but were seated immediately. The weather was keeping people away. The menu is lengthy with many, many Italian options presented. There are also non-Italian selections possible. I choose linguini with pomodoro sauce...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Craig A
Reviewed October 18, 2018

The front desk clerk at our hotel recommended Portofinos as a good choice for a restaurant close to the hotel, and it certainly was. The service was very good, the chicken scarpelio was just spicy enough, the salad was excellent blend of flavors with the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jemmie33063
Reviewed October 14, 2018

My husband and I went to Portofinos Italian Restaurant Saturday evening and had a great experience. My husband had veal parmigiana, the serving was very generous and he had enough to take home for lunch for the next day. I had the seafood trio and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank deb K
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Diane G
December 29, 2016|
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Response from Don M | Property representative |
We are closed on New Year's Eve.
Debbie B
June 17, 2016|
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Response from alocalSummervilleSC | Reviewed this property |
I also don't have any more kids that would need a kid's menu. I'd just call them and ask. The entire staff will, I'm sure, want to make your visit a pleasant one. Maybe they'll just make some dishes in smaller amounts, or... More
October 2, 2015|
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Response from moogirl58 | Reviewed this property |
No they not take them. If you go 5:00ish you are ok but much later you may wait a little, never too much and well worth it.
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