The food is okay. The dessert is lovely. But staff isn’t friendly. I would not recommend this restaurant to my friend.
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The owner Mario is a charmer and great for front of house and all backed up by his attentive staff, however, no matter how much they shine you simply cannot ignore the fact that the chef is either out of his depth or has just...More
The food is great here, particularly the seafood, with lobster and Dover sole almost always available. However, to my mind the ambiance is the unique selling point of this venue. Well-spaced tables, tasteful soft furnishings and great views of the marina all contribute to a...More
We chose to have a meal in Portofino one week before Christmas without great expectations, expecting the kitchen and staff to be worn out after the Christmas rush. In fact we had an excellent meal---superb local lobster and wonderful local scallops. The ever present host...More
Excellent and attentive service, food generally very good but on rare occasions falls short , nevertheless I keep coming back. Very comfortable with well spaced tables. London priced but that is the Isle of Man.
A very nice meal at Portofino with a few colleagues. Wonderful queenies starter, followed by an amazing surf and turf. The meat was perfectly cooked and seasoned. Good wine selection, but the wait staff really was the shining stars of this dinner, being both full...More
A beautiful restaurant that has been decorated to modern and impressive standard. The food was very good, I would go again just for the Halibut- the chef really knew what he was doing. The only complaint was the service- very rushed and the head waiter...More
Absolutely excellent. We couldn't fault our experience, which lived up to our hopes for a birthday treat. Starters (queenies in garlic butter and white wine; beef carpaccio), mains (monkfish on black pudding mash; halibut on chive mash; salmon ravioli; veal chop; and fillet steak) were...More