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“Delicious Gnocchi!”
Review of Portofino

Portofino
Ranked #23 of 177 Restaurants in Manzanillo
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: ristorante Portofino comida tipica napolitana frente al mar horno de piedra pizza delgada y doradita la mejor opcion en manzanillo para comer o cenar
Reviewed April 5, 2014

On our most recent visit to Manzanillo we visited Portofino's three times. We can vouch for the gnocchi here as it is very well done, nice and light, not dense and doughy as so many are. You have your choice of a few sauces, the four cheese was delicious. Their pizza is very good. We ordered in as an appetizer to share, but couldn't finish it. It was a standard medium size pizza, but like everything we tried, very well made. The lasagna and chicken parmigiana we also both very good. The wine was nicely chilled and generously served.

The decor is dated, but you'll likely be looking more at the ocean. The tables line up on the edge of the beach. I think next time I'll try asking for some of their recipes, because they are definitely doing Italian right.

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Thank treaga
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Reviewed March 13, 2014

We visited Portofino twice during our Manzanillo stay in Jan.& Feb. and were very impressed with the overall dining experience. The location couldn't be better for sunset views over the Bay of Manzanillo and the Manzanillo city lights in the distance. The restaurant was not very busy both times we went which made for a quieter dining experience which suited us. A guitarist with a good voice provided soft, familiar songs without being over powering. The food was excellent and presented excellent value overall.

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Thank Bruce D
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Reviewed March 10, 2014

8 of us visited in February and found this a wonderful surprise right on the beach with a great view. Staff were helpful and food was pronounced good by all 8 of us. If you are wanting Italian food along the beach in Manzanillo, this is a good bet. Yes, service is slow, but you are in Mexico, so relax and enjoy the view!!!

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Thank ckmariachi
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

Although the pizza was excellent in flavor and the setting is really nice ( on the water ) the service was very, very slow and the pizza was extremely expensive. Well over $400 pesos for what could at best be a small medium pie. If you want a nice view, go for it.. but if you want great pizza, go to Sam's

Thank joe b
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Reviewed December 25, 2012

Never having eaten at Portofino we decided to try it a few nights ago. The ocean side location was spectacular, especially with the lights of Manzanillo and the cargo ships waiting to enter the harbour. The inside of the restaurant is like an Italian hall.

The service was good, as was the wine list. There are some creative menu items, particularly the bruschetta. The Sicilian fish was tasty; the pasta marinara was overpriced and underwhelming. The clams in this dish were tiny. Overall, a pretty good experience, but Poco Pazza is much better.

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Thank YYC_traveler_10
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