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Quay West Bridge Road, North Quay, Douglas IM1 5AG
+44 1624 617755
12:00 - 14:14
18:00 - 22:00
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful meal here - not cheap but worth every penny. Decor lovely and service great. I love seafood and would thoroughly recommend eating it here.

Thank paulah2oman
Singapore, Singapore
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked a meal for a table of 6 for Mother's day. The set menu for the meal was superb and was fantastic value. As usual the service was excellent and the food was lovely. Can't wait to eat here again. Thank you to Mario and the whole team.

Thank TattyMoz19
El Borge
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Three adults and a two year old, a high chair provided. Not hurried in choosing our meals and a very relaxed atmoshere, with pleasant and attentive staff. Sitting near a window with a good view of the opposite Marina..kept the little boy occupied with all the passing traffic and the boats. An ecxellent cuisine, with plenty of different meals on... More 

Thank LadyAzul
Onchan, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

You won't go wrong on a Saturday evening if you want to take the older kids (20+) for dinner at Portofino. Great Tables, Great Ambiance, Great Food, Great Service. The one important point I noticed were the tables had enough space to enable you to feel that you were within your own space. Get your table booked, you won't go... More 

Thank SILVERFOX260260
Douglas, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had chose to have our group lunch here and it was excellent, starters of Scallops was beautiful, the fillet was cooked to perfection, what more can one ask for.

Thank Manxie1951
Manchester, United Kingdom
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170 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Came here for a works Christmas do and the food was fantastic! I had the cod for main and it tasted so fresh and delicious. I heard only good things from other people. Other flaw was that the baileys creme brûlée just tasted like coffee rather than baileys. Also the dance floor was a mirror so awkward for any girls... More 

1 Thank rebeccalw21
Onchan, United Kingdom
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97 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Superb food, great service in a truly lovely setting. Compared to anything else in Douglas it is out in front by a country mile.

Thank SJH21
County Dublin, Ireland
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99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

I have recently eaten here twice, for lunch and dinner. Both times I had a really lovely meal and a glass of wine. The restaurant is modern and purpose built with a nice bright aspect down the river in Douglas. It works particularly well during the daytime as it enhances the feling of smart efficiency. The food was excellent and... More 

Thank Hugo54321
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Restaurant looks fabulous wonderful setting but that is about it. Service is poor, and the food is average at best. A real shame as it has great potentail.

1 Thank Debs G
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Whilst staying with relatives on the island we were treated to an evening meal. The waiting staff were all friendly, however three of our party ordered Rib-eye steak which turned out to be very tough and tasteless. No one came to ask if our meal was OK and when a complaint was made we were told "its the first time... More 

1 Thank Samaori

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$35
International, Seafood, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:14
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:14
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:14
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:14
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:14
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quay West Bridge Road, North Quay, Douglas IM1 5AG
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Douglas
  • Phone Number: +44 1624 617755
Portofino was opened at 18:15 on the 19th November 2010, as the Island's most prestigious Mediterranean and International restaurant. Dominating the Quay West development, centrally located in the Isle of Man's capital Douglas, Portofino enjoys spectacular views overlooking the marina, with activity of the street outside, visible through floor to ceiling windows. The grill, fish, poultry, meat and vegetables are prepared in full view of diners at the surrounding kitchen. During summer, outside tables are available for dinning. Portafino's interior was designed by Sicilian owner Mario Ciapelli. Its interior is complemented by high-back leather chairs, a modern cocktail serving bar and contemporary lighting throughout to provide a luxury and modern yet comfortable enviroment for diners. The restaurant also provides diners with the option to book the Xander Suite, a private dining room which can accommodate up to 30 guests.

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