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Portofino Italian Restorante

) #5 of 54 Restaurants in Cochrane €€ - €€€ Italian
205 1st St. E, Cochrane, Alberta T0L 0W1, Canada
+1 403-932-1777
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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205 1st St. E, Cochrane, Alberta T0L 0W1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We'd been traveling all day and were undecided what and where to eat in Cochrane, Alberta. Thanks to previous TripAdvisor reviews we chose Portofino Italian Ristorante and are thrilled that we did. A wonderfully pleasant and exceptional dinner, atmosphere and staff. We both chose from...More

1  Thank Donna H
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This old-world family operated Italian restaurant is located in the picturesque township of Cochrane, AB. This well kept secret is a "must visit" for all travelers and locals alike. Homemade pasta, sauces, meat dishes and desserts that will satisfy a variety of pallets. The restaurant...More

2  Thank Debra C
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent. We have been here several times and it never disappoints. Great food, great service, and fair price. Nice setting as well. Too bad not open Sunday's because we wanted to go last night!

2  Thank James D
Reviewed 1 March 2017

If you like great Italian food, eat here. Simple as that. All dishes are consistently delicious and prepared well. It is equally appropriate for special occasions, business lunches or casual dining with friends and family. In my opinion, this is the best restaurant in Cochrane.

Thank shyfoodiebrian
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Great home made Italian food. Family owned, prepared and serviced. High quality food that is portioned very well. You will not go away hungry or disappointed. Large family gathering was accommodated,

Thank cbedbrook
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The Portofino is an excellent choice for anyone that enjoys authentic Italian cuisine. Being somewhat new to the Cochrane area I felt compelled to try this local restaurant. And it was superb!! The ambience is inviting, the menu is excellent and Christian would be happy...More

Thank Kevin W
Reviewed 30 January 2017

The service and food is amazing! We went to this restaurant because we had won a GC that was dinner for 4. We just couldn't get our act together with friends so my husband and I decided to go ourselves. They were wonderful and they...More

Thank Fit Foodie A
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We love this Italian food eating experience!!! Very small, white table cloths, very intimate, very friendly attentive staff and food some of the best Italian around!!!

Thank debway1
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

People raved about this restaurant and I was so excited to go. The lasagna was terrible barely any sauce very over priced. The tortellini would've been better from Costco. Like it wasn't horrible food but for the price you'd be better to make it at...More

Thank Stephanie H
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We had to book and it was just as well as we did as the restaurant was full. Couldn't fault the food and service and would definitely come here again the next time e visit Cochrane and Canada

Thank Stephen E
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Trevor B
Is a reservation necessary for Tuesday (tomorrow) night for 2? If so can I make one today?
29 August 2016|
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Response from Ksenia T | Reviewed this property |
When we were there on a Tuesday night, there were a couple tables available. But it is probably better to have a reservation, i don't see any issues with reserving today, but we went in without a reservation at all.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 09:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 09:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 1st St. E, Cochrane, Alberta T0L 0W1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Cochrane
  • Phone Number: +1 403-932-1777
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