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“Great service and delicious food with a lovely view of the Marina”
Review of Porto Bello

Porto Bello
Ranked #34 of 1,014 Restaurants in Puerto Vallarta
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $25 - $45
Cuisines: Italian, Mediterranean
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Scenic view, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: tuesday to sunday from 2:00 to 11:00 pm
Tinley Park, Il
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Great service and delicious food with a lovely view of the Marina”
Reviewed March 25, 2013

Porto Bello is a terrific Italian restaurant in the Marina. From the moment we walked in, the service was fantastic. Everyone was pleasant and attentive. They brought garlic bread and breadsticks to the table with butter and a giardiniera-like spread. We ordered the carpaccio appetizer and it was delicious. Our waiter was also the sommelier and he suggested that my husband order the sea bass to go with the wine that we had ordered. It was a great suggestion - the sea bass was fabulous! I ordered the fusili with artichokes and olives which was also very good. We finished up with the zuccoto toscano which was light and chocolatey. All in all, we had a great experience at Porto Bello.

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Orillia, Canada
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207 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
“The Best Spot in PV for Great Italian”
Reviewed March 20, 2013

Two guys from Woodbridge Ontario have continued to provide all the ingredients for a Great dining experience in both the Marina District in PV as Well as the newer Bistro in Nuevo Vallarta.
The atmospher, overloking the marina from their outdoor terrace is very nice.
The menu offers an excellent choice. Try the Osso Bucco or the Linguini del Mar.
Service is first class . The waiters are very attentive and the presentation is excellent as well.
We always end up here 2 or 3 times during our 2 week holiday.
The bonus is that prices are very reasonable with entree's starting at about $12 US - $25.
Great spot. Try it, you'll like it!

Visited March 2013
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Ottawa, Canada
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101 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Always good”
Reviewed March 20, 2013

We have been going to this restaurant for about 20 years now. Food has always been great. Sitting outside provides a good view of the marina. Close to many stores for shopping before dinner or to walk off your meal after dinner.

Service is excellent and prices are reasonable.

Have recommended and will continue to recommend this restaurant to my friends.

  • Visited March 2013
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Seattle, Washington
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174 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Great authentic Italian food”
Reviewed March 18, 2013 via mobile

We had the caprese salad and two pasta dishes. Great view of the marina, excellent service and delicious food!

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North Bay, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Dinner in the marina”
Reviewed March 16, 2013

Porto Bello is an Italian restaurant situated right on the marina in Puerto Vallarta. The service was great and the food very good (I found my spaghetti a little salty). However, it is said to have great veal and seafood. The washrooms were very clean.

Warning, reservations are recommended from Thursday to Sunday nights at it is a busy spot. On Thursday evenings vendors from everywhere in the city set up on the streets with little kiosks. The atmosphere was very pleasant. Also, smoking is allowed out on their covered patio...

  • Visited March 2013
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