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Italian, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Reviewed 14 August 2021 via mobile

Easy booking , outstanding service and the italian cuisine is the best in Hamilton. Well done guys , always a pleasure to visit and dine with you.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed 18 July 2021 via mobile

service was poor non existent. we are regulars last two times where disappointing, so we won’t be back! just keep doing it and soon you’re out once you loose it it’s hard to get clients back!

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed 25 May 2021

Decided to try as not been before. Deco was ok and friendly service pasta was pretty good for the money not too busy

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 25 April 2021 via mobile

As locals we have dined at many places in Hamilton so decided to give Portofino a try. Safe to say we won’t be returning. Food was extremely under seasoned and bland. I ordered the Cannelloni which was dry, tasteless and the sauce tasted like Watties...spaghetti sauce. My partner ordered the gnocchi which was tough, chewy and lacked seasoning. Definitely not worth the price as you could have easily gotten a better meal elsewhere for the same amount.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 15 March 2021 via mobile

Don’t go if there is a large number of people there. I found there was not enough staff, so you were kind of forgotten about. When our steak meals came out, the vegetables were Luke warm. Not pleasant to eat. Steak was nice though. We...were trying to get attention from the waiters for some cracked pepper, that didn’t happen. Order a second round of drinks. That came out when I was at the counter, paying the account. I have decided never to go back.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 1 February 2021 via mobile

The meal was perfect, service very good and Enviroment great all for a reasonable price for the quality received. Special mention of lasagna and Terakhi fish and especially the mixed salad which is so often a disappointment at other restaurants.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 11 December 2020 via mobile

We have been here twice this year and both times the service has been outstanding and food beautiful. It is one of our new favourites in Hamilton. Our waiter made our daughter feel so special on her birthday, we can’t thank them enough for making...her day specialMore

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 10 November 2020 via mobile

Had dinner here with a colleague on a business trip. Excellent service all round - polite, attentive to detail, yet a warmth of hospitality. I had a chicken pasta dish which was avery generous portion and delicious. Will return when/if in Hamilton again.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 4 September 2020 via mobile

Have been a couple of times for family events and not a place I would visit out of choice. Meal was just ok and my fish was overcooked and dry. Disappointed they had no 0% beer. Toilets are disgusting..

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 12 July 2020

Went out for a family meal out. Service and starters were excellent but the pizzas were pretty terrible. Thick and undercooked bases and far too much cheese. Rigatoni was also fairly tasteless.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Portofino is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4