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Portofino Restaurant

555 City Island Ave, Bronx, NY 10464-1104
+1 718-885-1220
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good20%
  • Average13%
  • Poor22%
  • Terrible17%
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“calamari” (8 reviews)
“sirloin” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Seafood
$$ - $$$
555 City Island Ave, Bronx, NY 10464-1104
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1 - 10 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best thing about this place is the deck over looking the marina. The is mediocre and the service the same until it came to the bill. Our waiter combined our table with another so the bill was way out of line. When we pointed it...More

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Our party of 6 arrived for a 7pm reservation. The restaurant was less than half full. A drink order was taken and served. After over 30 minutes we had to ask for menus. We were told that many dishes were not available. Our order was...More

Thank Louise G
Reviewed 11 July 2017

What an amazing experience we had for dinner on the outdoor deck. It was a beautiful evening (OK, the tide had to come in before it was totally beautiful - ha), and we had a fantastic meal. The owner's family (son and daughter) were our...More

Thank BobLeblaw
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped bye this place after a long day at the beach. The service was great. Cocktails were made with fresh fruit (Sangria) - my main dish Veal Cutlet in white wine sauce was excellent.

Thank Torres8174
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I went Friday afternoon to this place we ordered some drinks from the Happy hour, and ordered some food. We ordered a steak medium well for my sister, the steak was overcook, almost burn worst than Spanish chicharon. The desserts were bland and did not...More

Thank Yomyperez
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped at this restaurant late in the afternoon, hoping to get a late lunch, perhaps something light to eat. As the restaurant had not yet filled up yet, a young woman approached us and made us feel at ease, offering to prepare a meal...More

Thank WEGO2017
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

I went there to celebrate my birthday and found it cosy without a sole except us. I had a Groupon deal which was quite a good deal in the end with appetizers, two bottles of wine, and steak and lobster tail. The food and service...More

Thank Madhawa P
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We bought the $99 Surf and Turf dinner for two to try this place. I will give it four stars for ambience and five stars for exceptional service (Douglas and Anthony). The groupon deal included a bottle of wine, one appetizer each, surf and turf...More

Thank Geezmom1
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Went to Portofino to celebrate our anniversary. The ambiance was perfect. The singer was great- first class all the way. Our waiter and bus boy were on top of their game. The hot antipasto was amazing - the calamari perfection. The food and wine were...More

Thank PrincessVahineMaui
Reviewed 21 August 2016

I couldn't believe how bad the food was for the price of $40 a dish. The place was empty and cook was probably not there. I think the waiter must have cooked it from some frozen dinners.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 555 City Island Ave, Bronx, NY 10464-1104
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Bronx
  • Phone Number: +1 718-885-1220
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