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“The two for one dinners cannot be beat!”
Review of Portobello Cafe

Portobello Cafe
Ranked #51 of 898 Restaurants in Staten Island
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed March 13, 2012

While the meals are worth their full price even during the non buy one get one nights of the week, they cannot be beat during the special. They have a really varied menu with something for everyone unlike some restaurants which give you just a few things to choose from on specials like this.

The family style salad they serve at the beginning of the meal is delicious and there's always plenty for however many people are at the table. The service is VERY friendly despite the fact that they're always busy they always seem to be on top of things like drink refills and letting you know how your order's doing.

No matter what you order, it's definitely going to be good. Everything I've had (or tasted from my friends plates) had been delicious and we always like to try new things instead of always getting the same thing which is a good sign because it means that you're afraid to stray from something you're used to and comfortable with.

Portabello is definitely worth a visit, or a few a month actually... the menu is great, the service is great and the food is great. You throw in the special and you cannot beat it!

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Reviewed November 26, 2011

I should have written this review sooner. We have been coming to this place for years and the food is consistantly great. We love the Asian Crusted Calamari appetizer. The chicken parmigian is excellent and they give you a very hearty portion size. The vodka sauce is one of the best I have had. We have had food catered from here and the food is consistant. I have hosted parties here. The lunch specials are great, too! I keep going back and cannot say enough about this place!

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1  Thank kdm2004rn
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Reviewed August 4, 2011

I've been to Portabella several times. The food has been great! The service excellent!

The lunch specials are both value and flavor packed!

Portobella is a Staten Island Gem!!!

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1  Thank japjv
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Reviewed July 19, 2011

Have gone to Portobello Cafe for years. Food is absolutely marvelous. Lots of it, and the quality is superb. Sounds a bit enthusiastic, but cannot find anything that I would change. The Mon.-Thurs. buy-one-get cheaper-one free is nice. They have lots of selections for the offer, but you must pay cash. It can get busy after 6 p.m., when people come home from work. They don't take reservations for small tables, but get there early and enjoy. Parking is non-existant, so you'll have to walk a few blocks. Well wotrh it!

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2  Thank juliestatenisland
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Reviewed February 13, 2011

Great portions of delicious food. The Monday-Thursday buy one get one free menu is outstanding. Have no complaints at all.

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1  Thank Dahamma226
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