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Porteno

50 Holt Street | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 8399 1440
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“pork” (95 reviews)
“empanadas” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
Barbecue, Argentinian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
50 Holt Street | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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1 - 10 of 418 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

We were a group of 5 who left the restaurant a very happy group. We tried a few dishes as they are all sharer plates and have to say each dish was cooked really well and tasted brilliant. The wood fired cheese and daily animal...More

Thank Mitul L
Reviewed 5 days ago

Where do I start!! Porteno totally delivers a superb restaurant experience.make sure you try the Woodfired Cheese entree but really everything we had was amazing. The service was impeccable,atmosphere great we now have a new favorite restaurant ❤️

Thank I1999SOkarenr
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Porteno pop up in Martin Place last night. Order two pork sandwiches, fries and a can of coke for $ 25.00 There is no straw for coke and the pork belly was full of fat, cold and not crispy, just like ham...More

Thank Indry W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arrived a bit early to Porteno and they were very apologetic about my wait, which can't have been more than 15 minutes. While the hostess could probably smile a bit more, our waiter was nothing but smiles and politeness. Veal sweatbreads were one of...More

Thank vmb243
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Argentine food, of course tasty and expensive. Mixed experience, some of the dishes were great and some average. great service and wide range of wine. Meat is a must selection. its good to read a bit on Argentine food before visiting this restaurant.

Thank Nouzab F
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Looked amazing and was excited for a good meal but the meat was tough and chewy. Had better steak for a fraction of the price at a road side service station. Don't be fooled

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Come early. Don't forget the bar. Great atmosphere. Visitors from all over the world. Good food. Nice steaks

Thank Joop1961
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Visited this place for a late(second seating )dinner,a very good selection of meat dishes (in the Argentinian tradition),staff were very knowledgeable and efficient dishes were a good representation of traditional Argentinian cuisine,meats and produce were of superb quality,nice wine selection all reasonable priced,definetly on the...More

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Firstly the ambience of the restaurant is great. They have done an excellent job of redoing the old Movida site and now it is a buzzing place, still with a great bar. I love e angled mirrors over the bar where other diners can see...More

Thank Les_Landau
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We get there on time and are told our table is booked but only for two WE BOOKED FOR FOUR ffs that's why there are four of us but we can wait outside for half an hour!!! so we did !! 50 minutes later I...More

Thank Gary M
Nearby
Surry Hills
Once regarded as the traditional fashion area, Surry
Hills has broadened its appeal. This neighbourhood
continues to distinguish itself as a shopping
destination, offering the best collection of
one-of-a-kind boutiques, designer brands and flagship
stores in the city. Today, this area has evolved into
a hub of media, design and professional services - a
colourful and diverse place equally known for its
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Holt Street | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
  • Phone Number: +61 2 8399 1440
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