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“You really must eat here!”

Portobello Restaurante Italiano
Ranked #14 of 203 Restaurants in Costa Teguise
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed September 22, 2013

We were staying in a nearby hotel on a self-catering basis, not intending to eat out much as this was an 'extra' holiday, but went out one evening looking for a nice, reasonably-priced restaurant. We happened to pass Portobello, went back for a look at the menu, and decided to go in.
What can we say: the staff were lovely and welcoming without being 'over the top' and the restaurant looked clean and friendly; and we liked the look of the menu - so we stayed and ordered. One of us wanted one type of pasta with a sauce on the menu for a different type of pasta, but this was no problem; and the other order was for a pizza. Both came promptly (preceded by breadsticks which genuinely were 'on the house', not added to your bill before you know it!!) and were totally delicious. House wine was great too. No desert ordered - too full! - so asked for the bill which came with complimentary liquers (again, not sneakily added to the bill).
We went back a couple of evenings later, on the last evening of our holiday, and again had a great meal served in a nice atmosphere by genuinely friendly staff.
You really should have a meal here, we would be stunned if you weren't delighted.
We had tried another, nearby, Italian restaurant earlier in our holiday, and it was in our opinion OK, but didn't match-up to Portobello.

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Reviewed September 22, 2013

visited this restaurant twice whilst there from 12 to 19 sept. food is amazing and great value for money. staff are so friendly and attentive. my husband who generally just eats food, told the staff that the chocolate sauce was better than sex!! the menu is varied and the steak and chicken are so moist and tender. the chocolate mousse was delicious. if i lived there i would go every week, the food is well worth trying. make a bee line for this place when you go to costa teguise its well worth it. easy to find, . thanks to you all for two wonderful evenings and hope to visit again one day

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Reviewed September 21, 2013

My husband and i have just returned from our usual visit to Costa Teguise which included a number of meals at this restauant. i.e. every night .Home made pasta and the best fish you will get locally. The steak can not be better .The owner Nati has a wonderful attitude which has obviously been passed on to her staff. We have promised to return next year and look forward to it as usual including the peach schnapps

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Thank Lucky7056
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Reviewed September 21, 2013

I used to go to Lanzarote every year as a child and Portobello's was our favourite restaurant back then. I was pleasantly surprised to find it still open and the same people still running it. We went on our first night and got talking to Nati who was so happy that I had returned after 14 years. We had a lovely meal and promised to return before we went home. We went back on our last night and a holiday rep had given us a card to get us a free bottle of wine there. Nati was so happy we had gone back on our last night. The service is great, they remember you so have a personal touch and the food is delicious. We had pizzas the first night and the last night I had the sea bass which was a special and my fiancé had the sirloin steak in pepper sauce and they were most delicious. Would highly recommend this restaurant

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Thank Holly C
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Reviewed September 19, 2013

We were recommended by Rosemary, the Irish font of all knowledge situated in our hotel, Sands Beach. On our first visit my husband had a steak which was cooked to perfection, just as he likes it. I had Sea Bream which had been caught by the owners brother that day. Nati the owner is a treasure who makes you feel like a family friend. Our second visit, my husband had a tuna steak, again cooked to perfection and I had the home made seafood pizza. Both delicious. As we had been sent by Rosemary a bottle of wine on the house was included.

Thank Joan B
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