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The Portage Italian Bistro

) #44 of 125 Restaurants in Orillia $$ - $$$ Italian, Pizza,
440 Couchiching Point Rd, Orillia, Ontario L3V 6P8, Canada
+1 705-327-0672
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good25%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Canadian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
440 Couchiching Point Rd, Orillia, Ontario L3V 6P8, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner on a Friday evening. Arrived at 5:45 and we were the only people in the dining room! Italian food was very good, but as the restaurant is attached to a hotel, it was somewhat overpriced. Very nice atmosphere and very attentive service. (Again,...More

Thank firstovr
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were a small group looking for a different place to dine. This restaurant had a reasonable menu with Italian and Canadian dishes. It was not too busy and service was good.

Thank PLESLIE23
Reviewed 29 May 2017

They didn't cater to children. No kids menu, yet attached to a "family" motel. Everything we asked for was either not on the menu, they were out of it, or they couldn't change any requests. We had a table for 6...waited for 20 minutes (only...More

Thank Noreen29
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I go to the Portage Italian Bistro quite often. And have always enjoyed the food and service. Craig, the chef, is amazing! Always serves up a culinary delight!

1  Thank claude s
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Full breakfast. Nothing to get excited about but OK for Bacon eggs sausage and so on to start the day

Thank Al W
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Marvelous dining quaint and comfy . Marie greeted us with a smile and the dinner party just flowed . Food and Drink was very enjoyable. The Chef is top notch. Tasty treat attached to Best Western Plus Hotel. Marvelous Combination. Cheers A A and Family

Thank 482andrew2015
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The service was ok, but the special valentines menu was not explained to us....we understood that it was a 3 course meal for a set price....at the bottom of the menu, if you ordered the platter for two item, (same meals) you would save $10....N-O-T....we...More

Thank carol r
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I have eaten both breakfast and dinner here on two separate occasions. No complaints at all. The food was as good as the service.

Thank Maggie J
Reviewed 9 January 2017

A nice small restaurant, the chef and wait staff very helpful and accommodating. Worth a visit for a good meal. I had the chicken and mushroom linguine, which was done to perfection and my had the steak and mash potatoes also cooked perfectly.

1  Thank Almojen
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We were happy to see that the Best Western had a dining room. It is also open to the public. I had the salmon while by boyfriend had the seafood pasta. The fish for both were a bit over cooked but the flavor was so...More

Thank Suzanne B
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Response from OrilliaAnnie | Reviewed this property |
I would not go there in the evening, especially Mother's Day without a reservation. You might also like Era 67 on the main street (Mississauga St.) in Orillia. I understand they have recently changed their menu and it is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Canadian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 440 Couchiching Point Rd, Orillia, Ontario L3V 6P8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Orillia
  • Phone Number: +1 705-327-0672
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