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Mario's Portofino

1505 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502-2807
+1 775-825-7779
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“veal” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1505 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502-2807
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very, very slow. 3 hours is way to long to eat at a restaurant like this, mostly because the service didn't flow well. There were 5 of us and they gave us one basket of bread - maybe 5-6 pieces. Then it took a long...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I was looking for a quaint averaged price Italian restaurant when visiting Reno. I read the reviews here on Trip Advisor and picked Mario's and boy was I glad I did! It was fantastic. From calling to make reservations to the way we were greeted...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Every time I get hungry for good ravioli and meat balls with an excellent sauce, we come here to Mario's. We also enjoy the veal and chicken dishes too. Every thing on the menu is very good and there is a variety of dishes to...More

Thank sassytoo
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We always stop in for a meal when we are in town. The food is always excellent and the service is fantastic. Even on a busy weekend with no reservation we feel welcome. Many of the pastas are handmade and the coconut cheesecake is decadent!

Thank Connie F
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere here feels Italian. On previous visits we loved the experience. We shared an appetizer of calamari which was excellent. Also had a Caesar salad, very disappointed. No croutons?? Really, never had one without croutons. My husband ordered a side of bolognese which was...More

Thank Connie O
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Very good Italian restaurant with great food and service. Server Annaleas was very helpful. We compared the chianti with the Classico chianti and found we liked the house chianti better, and it was less expensive. Triple chocolate cake was a good ending to a very...More

Thank RobReno
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Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

I have been coming to Portifino's Italian restaurant for many years and it's still my favorite local restaurant in Reno. From the owners to Carlos the chef and the staff they always make me feel welcome.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 22 January 2017

every time we go everybody loves the drinks the food is so tasty the service is friendly and knowlegable the owner makes you feel like family

Thank William S
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Bottle of Ferrari Carano, pancetta wrapped shrimp to start and veal parmigiana. You won't find any better in Reno.

Thank davidrA5850CD
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We recently had our sorority Founder's Day at Mario's and it was a great experience! We had a group of 18 and they served us promptly and efficiently! The menu selection was great and the food was delicious! Our servers were always making sure we...More

Thank Lorraine F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
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11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
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17:00 - 22:00
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11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1505 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502-2807
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: +1 775-825-7779
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