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Portofino on the River

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3455 Biddle Ave, Wyandotte, MI 48192-6222
+1 734-281-6700
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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63 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love it here! Had a birthday party here years ago. Staff always welcoming. We are planning our wedding & reception here. They have a beautiful room for wedding receptions or showers or their Deck Room that boasts all window view of the water. Food is great! In summer months you can dine right on the water. They have two... More 

1 Thank Kduffie
Sylvania, Georgia
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I went here for a business meeting and all thou the restaurant was pretty empty, the waitstaff made sure our table was taken care of. I know a lot of the time when a restaurant is slow the waitstaff seems to be no where to be seen. The salmon burger was great and the house chips were very good.

Thank George J
Plymouth, Michigan
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145 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent food in a top class atmosphere. The views are great along the river and you may see random wildlife near or on the water. Place has a reputation of excellence.

Thank Jeffrey M
Madison Heights, Michigan
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

I am usually more complimentary than negative in my reviews unless the place is just awful. But Portofinos is a real treat. The ambience, staff and food are 100% superb. I had coconut shrimp and my friend had prime rib. Very nice portions we both took a little bit home. The clam chowder is the most flavorful you will find.... More 

Thank Richard L
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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111 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

We end up taking large groups to Portofinos often since they are close to our offices and can easily handle large groups. It was helpful they were open on Mondays since several other restaurants in the area are closed on Monday's. The service was great and the presentations of the food was bounds above many other times I have eaten... More 

Thank JaneUrban
Monroe, Michigan
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

One of us had an appetizer, the other lunch. FRench Onion soup is the best we've ever had! Also the mussels with white wine, garlic and spinach and toasted cheese bread was more like a meal. The restaurant was very clean, classy with a friendly staff. They offer many seafood dishes as well as prime rib. MEnu is pricey, but... More 

Thank Dawnie764
Allen Park, Michigan
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41 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

I have been to Portofino several times with groups (25-30) people. The view of the river is beautiful, but the service and the quality of the food seems to have gone downhill some in the past few years. Still not bad but for the money there are several other restaurants where I would rather go for a good meal.

Thank danriley2016
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

I would definitely consider this venue for an event. The service was good, the staff was friendly, food was good and the view was amazing.

Thank shv03
Grosse Ile
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

My mother wanted to have dinner together while we were all in town and suggested Portofino's. I haven't been here in years and agreed to go with some trepidation as my last experience wasn't the best. I have to say I was very pleasantly surprised. The staff was great, the seating and overall layout was very nice. As for our... More 

Thank Kearney64
Southgate, Michigan
1 review
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

My Mom, sister, and I had been treated to lunch in early October by my friend and previous co-worker before our retirements. She is a new condo resident to Downriver's Wyandotte community. We enjoyed the meal, the waterfront view, the service, and the facility so much that day that my Mom decided to dine again for a late afternoon meal,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Italian, Seafood, International
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?