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“20 May 14”
Review of Portofino

Portofino
Ranked #4 of 61 Restaurants in Palm Cove
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $20 - $48
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Description: A family friendly italian restaurant serving only the best local produce. Italian food with an innovative twist. Enjoy al fresco dining opposite beautiful Palm Cove beach. Dine in or takeaway. Fully licensed bar. Restaurant is available for functions and off site catering.
Reviewed May 21, 2014

Slow service. Meals ok but not special. Would not rush back. Prices moderate. It was nice sitting by the flames on the terrace - till it rained.

Thank David J
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Reviewed May 18, 2014

Great service and genuine Italian food. Awesome menu and service by staff who know their stuff. Best food in Palm Cove.

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1  Thank Laurie G
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Reviewed May 15, 2014

We loved this restaurant. The service was fantastic, with staff finding us a table as walk-ins, and being very attentive to ensure we had everything we needed.

The pasta and gnocchi we has was delicious, and the shared tiramisu was perfect - if we had room we would have had one each!

The only downside is the extra tables outside where we were seated were cleary small folding tables, which has cross braces on the legs which made sitting at them a bit awkward and uncomfortable.

Will definitely eat here again.

1  Thank LadyAshley12
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Reviewed May 11, 2014

The first time my partner and I went to Portobello, we LOVED it!
The atmosphere was wonderful, the service - very good, the food was delicious.
The second time we went... It was the complete opposite.
Service was terrible, we had to wait 20 minutes before we even got our bottle of water, another 20 minutes and our ordered drinks came out. Unfortunetly we waited and waited for the waiter to come back to ask us for our meals, and still 30 minutes later someone finally came down our end of the restaraunt and we were able to ask to place our order.
When you have to wait that long, if the meal is really good then you don't generally mind too much... Unfortunetly for us it was very poor. Garlic bread was over cooked and under flavoured and our pizza was just average.
We were very dissapointed as we loved it the first time!

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Thank SammyGee123
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Reviewed May 11, 2014

Grabbed some take away, only to find the prices on their website were very out of date. Had to pay more than what we thought it was going to be, according to the website. Had 2 pastas and the saganaki, saganaki was dry and a poor serving size, pasta very average and oil pooling on the plate. Very disappointing!

1  Thank L D
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