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“Pricey but yummy!” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Portabella
Ranked #138 of 218 Restaurants in Santa Maria
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Seating, Waitstaff
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Seating, Waitstaff
Long Beach, California
2 reviews
“Pricey but yummy!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2012

The shrimp scampi was delectable, large prawns and tons of flavor. Pasta portion could have been more for the price being charged.

Visited December 2012
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13 reviews from our community

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Alpharetta, GA USA
Level Contributor
68 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great food and staff!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2012 via mobile

Stayed at the Holiday Inn and ate at Portabella on a Friday night. Kids ate free with our meals. Tri tip sandwich was excellent, kids meals were fantastic and came with desert!
Staff couldn't have been nicer or more helpful for a road-weary family. Full bar attached to restaurant area just off the hotel lobby.
Thank you to our server and the great kitchen staff!

    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Murrieta, California
Level Contributor
28 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“not so good”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2012

I have tried this place several times while staying at the Holiday Inn and I have never found anything that I liked. The Bar tenders have always been absolutely rude and all I wanted to do was order a drink and keep to myself.

Visited July 2011
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Level Contributor
41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Avoid the pork chops and lasagna”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 1, 2012

The breakfast is typical Holiday Inn fare so there were no surpises. The menu has not changed in a number of years but forgetting the pork chops (over done to the point of pounding nails) and the lasagna (which was mush) the evening meals were quite good. The seafood fettucini was excellent.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“When you don't want to go out, stay in.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2012

Loved the staff! Only complaint, the fresh blueberries and strawberries disappeared fast!

Visited February 2012
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