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Porto Matto Italian Restaurant

2/F, No.83 Changshu Road, Jing'an District, Shanghai, China
+86 21 6417 7577
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
26 Jul 2017
“Bad experience!”
20 May 2017
“Enjoy Bari style”
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
2/F, No.83 Changshu Road, Jing'an District, Shanghai, China
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

My bad experience to Porto Matto starting with a the waiter with the red fingers... We ask 2 pizza and spaghetti frutti mare The first pizza with salame without flavor... The second pizza, had the ham too thick and without a good knife (?!??!??) For...More

1  Thank FreeOblige
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Do you want to find good people and wonderful food? Come here. "Orecchiette" and "Spaghetti con le cozze".Do not forget to test the "focaccia barese". Come to know Roberto, the wonderful owner.

Thank Gaetano P
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

As Italian who was just arrived in Shanghai and didn't know where and what to eat,this was the best choice! Food is delicious and cooked in the Italian way! Food is fresh! The owner is very nice and hospitable and the restaurant is very cozy!...More

1  Thank LorelaiG1982
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Nice experience in this restraint and the chief is very nice person! I've order home made spaghetti and my friend order home made lasagna with bolognese sauce. The soup is very classic Italy style so if u like it, I should order one. The dessert...More

Thank marinagK4808JT
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

The food is good, well cooked and with the correct mix of creative tastes; the choice is various, maybe a little bit too much to have all "perfect". The room is too noisy (isn't my first experience there) because the level of music is higher...More

1  Thank Vassalloma
Reviewed 26 October 2016

excellent food and service, with a warm welcome from the Italian born owner, who frequently checked on us himself throughout the meal, brought us complimentary champagne and talked to us about the story of his restaurant. The atmosphere was one of warmth and welcome Italian...More

Thank gkb1
Reviewed 13 October 2016

If you feel to get a taste of italian dish then you need to go and see "Porto Matto" in Shanghai. Not big but great, not bright but sunny feeling, not special but special taste. Italian cooking like from mama's hand. No special recommendation, everything...More

1  Thank hyper64
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I was brought here by a friend of mine and with surprise I discovered that the cook comes from my area in Italy. We could taste his dishes, like "insalata di mare" (seafood salad), tuna steak, grilled mixed seafood, pasta dishes. All of them were...More

Thank Pietro M
Reviewed 25 August 2016

This is the most welcoming restaurant in Shanghai, more than any other Italian and the chef really makes the guests feel at ease. It's my shelter in the city, whenever I want to feel home I go there for a coffee, a bitter or a...More

Thank Alice C
Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

After more than 2 years of regular visits I have decided it's time now to rate this restaurant. Roberto never fails in suggesting the fresh dishes of the day. The menu is very comprehensive of all kinds of Italian dishes, with a special care for...More

Thank Giuseppe M
Former French Concession
While there are technical borders to the area formerly
governed by the French in Shanghai, the "French
Concession" of today is an amorphous neighborhood that
is a favorite of the city's foreign residents. While
it is mostly within the Xuhui district, residents will
sometimes include parts of Jing'an and Luwan in their
mental maps of the Former French Concession. The area
seems frozen in time, characterized by quiet,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2/F, No.83 Changshu Road, Jing'an District, Shanghai, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Shanghai Region  >  Shanghai>  > Former French Concession
  • Neighbourhood: Former French Concession
  • Phone Number: +86 21 6417 7577
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