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Portofino on the River

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
3455 Biddle Ave, Wyandotte, MI 48192-6222
+1 734-281-6700
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“whitefish” (4 reviews)
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American, Bar, Seafood, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
3455 Biddle Ave, Wyandotte, MI 48192-6222
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extremely disappointed. I took my husband out for his birthday and we were looking forward to a night out. We arrived and had to wait 25/30 minutes to be seated at a table that was not even cleaned. As we walked to the seating area...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Krystn
Reviewed 26 October 2018

This was the second time we held a shower here-once in the spring of 2016 for a bridal shower and back again this past week-end for a baby shower. Having the water as a background was beautiful, the food was hot and delicious and the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank marcia3520
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Been here before and came back for more. Whitefish has been fresher but tasty. The perch with delish mashed potatoes and green beans & carrots cooked to perfection. In addition I had a great Old Fashion. We could see the Detroit Ren Cen from the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SandyofDearborn
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

I best thing i like about portofinos is the view of the Detroit River! The food is ok, the staff are very friendly and welcoming.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank tanyud
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Don’t take your date here for a special dinner. Had a taste for steak. Had $$$for steak. Was given a special “homecoming” menu that amounted to a kids menu. Ended up with over priced chicken fingers. What is the diff if 4 grandparents come in...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Carol P
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Our friends suggested Portofino and we were able to get a table outside. Wonderful view of the river and boats. Our server was efficient, knowledgeable and quick to please. We never had to ask for spoons. Drinks were made to order using real mint in...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank ROBERT F
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Had dinner at Portofino. It is a nice place situated on the Detroit River between two marinas. We arrived early without a reservation on a weekday evening and were seated without delay. The view we had of the river was quite nice and added to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Phil G
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely setting right on the Detroit River. Food is always good. Nice open airy feel to the restaurant.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Nancy N
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Service was poor in spite of being almost empty except for the bar. Food was a disappointment. No beer on tap. Served bottled beer with no glasses. Asked for glasses, took so long we talked about just leaving. No spoons. Ordered pasta dishes, no spoons...More

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank bill t
Reviewed 25 July 2018

good food and great staff. in the summer it is the place to eat on the deck or sit at the bar...great views.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Mary S
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Questions & Answers
10 July 2018|
Response from Jerome G | Reviewed this property |
I went to the restaurant for a birthday party/dinner, did not check on boat tours/fares/times.
4 May 2017|
Response from George J | Reviewed this property |
This is a great place for lunch on the boats, I know they have 2 big boats and do a lot of lunch and dinner cruises. I am assuming you have a reservation for that many people. Enjoy your cruise.
23 March 2015|
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Response from Jocelyn E | Reviewed this property |
The question asked is about Pacific Dream Photography photo session not the restaurant. Was this an offer from Pacific Dream Photography when you visit the restaurant? Sincere apologies for the delayed response.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television
Good for
View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3455 Biddle Ave, Wyandotte, MI 48192-6222
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Wyandotte
  • Phone Number: +1 734-281-6700
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