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Portofino Restaurant

156 Hurstmere Road | Takapuna Beach, Auckland Central, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“tiramisu” (2 reviews)
“pasta” (2 reviews)
“steak” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, European
$$ - $$$
156 Hurstmere Road | Takapuna Beach, Auckland Central, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Last evening in Auckland, so we decided to try this Restaurant. The majority of the reviews were very good so we tried it. The staff seemed friendly and offered advice on various dishes so I had the Fish of the day which was superb. My...More

Thank Kenni L
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

The food was amazing! The wine was great, and inexpensive. The staff were great. Best anniversary! Thanks Portofino!

Thank Em M
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Great reliable food. The service is much friendlier and warmer than what you get in the Viaduct. Unfortunately the last few times we have been the restaurant has been virtually empty. I'm not sure why, the food is good.

Thank Tabatha1998
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

For our last evening in Auckland we decided to try this Resturant. The first thing we noted was how unhappy the staff were working at this Resturant. Our meals took about 45 mins to prepare. The Lasagna, was served warm with no taste. The pizza...More

Thank Eric_Zack
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Pleasant helpful service in a quiet sunny corner. My wife I enjoyed a very good melal. I had Bistecca al pene verde (sirloin ) .

Thank Ray B
Reviewed 6 August 2017

My wife and I have loved eating often at Portfino Resturant for the last three years. Wonderful food. Never disappointed. Quiet atmosphere in most situations. Very friendly staff.

Thank BLBuckner
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Having been to Italy and with good Italian food being not difficult to cook I have high expectations when I dine out at an Italian restaurant.After dining here I wished however I had stayed at home and cooked for myself.We were quite a hungry group...More

Thank lollypoplady
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We've spent a lot of time in Italy and sometimes miss the overload of carbohydrates, but when that urge overcomes us we know just where to go! The Arrabiata pasta is my favourite and my partner usually goes for the Pepperoni Pizza, smothered in Parmesan...More

1  Thank McFly91
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Four of us dined here last night. The Restaurant was full to capacity, something on at Theatre next door, however we still got good service and the food was nicely presented and very tasty. All four is us enjoyed our meals. Recommend and we will...More

2  Thank sandpmp
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

2 tables occupied in a large restaurant so service was good. That was where it stopped. Entree of scallops on rice smothered in a tomato ? sauce, dreadful. Main of seafood risotto had same sauce & texture as entree & was inedible and certainly not...More

2  Thank GeoffC53
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 156 Hurstmere Road | Takapuna Beach, Auckland Central, Auckland 0622, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
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