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Portofino Ristorante & Wine Bar - CLOSED

9106 Coast Guard Rd, Emerald Isle, NC 28594-2451
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good21%
  • Average28%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
13 May 2014
“Portofino's is Closed”
16 Mar 2014
“Portofino has closed ”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Italian, American, Seafood, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options
9106 Coast Guard Rd, Emerald Isle, NC 28594-2451
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Reviewed 14 May 2014

Portofino's is no more... Replaced by Jackie's American Grill which opened April 2014. It is being run by the same family.

2  Thank Foodie499653
Reviewed 16 March 2014 via mobile

Owners closed Portofino and are going to re-open as American pub/bistro/grill this spring. The family has a good reputation in Emerald Isle (they own Kathryn's bistro) so hopefully the new restaurant will be just as good!

1  Thank kit628
Reviewed 1 January 2014

We had a large group and everyone left happy. Not the least expensive meal on the island, but the food was good, the service fair, and we found the dining room comfortable and very nice. They had run out of several things which was disappointing...but...More

Thank Gary S
Reviewed 25 September 2013

First, we have eaten here twice, and both times there was a strange sewage smell in the parking lot. This is relevant if you choose to eat on the patio. Otherwise, the food is good, standard Italian-American food. Nothing too adventurous, so this is good...More

Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 11 September 2013

We have young kids so decided to get take out from Portofino instead of sitting down inside. We realized when we went to pick up the food that they do have a shaded outside patio area. If we had realized that before hand we probably...More

Thank luv2travelkms
Reviewed 29 August 2013

Was going to order Chicken Marsala, but was convinced by waiter to try the Grilled Grouper, which was one of the specials for the night. I'm so glad I changed my mind! It was absolutely delicious. We ate here our last night in Emerald Isle...More

Thank jaowinter
Reviewed 23 August 2013

I walked in and the guy running the place was so friendly. He was hustling around the whole place helping everyone out. I had the seafood in vodka sauce and it was unbelievable! This is one of our favorite Italian places and the wine prices...More

Thank Donald1232013
Reviewed 10 August 2013

Although the restaurant was able to accommodate our large family (24), and the waitstaff was friendly, that's about all that is good about this place. It's ala carte and the portions are average to on the smaller size. I truly hate when I have to...More

1  Thank S B
Reviewed 5 August 2013

Food was very good especially the lasagna. Restaurant was only a few minutes from where I stayed on Ocean drive in Deer Horn dunes. Would recommend to others.

Thank BJB7775
Reviewed 24 July 2013

Food was so so, portions a bit small for Italian and for the money. One big room for dining, no music made dining a bit awkward.

Thank mike h
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  • Address: 9106 Coast Guard Rd, Emerald Isle, NC 28594-2451
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Emerald Isle
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