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Porto Leggero

Harborside Financial Center - Plaza 5, Jersey City, NJ 07311
+1 201-434-3200
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (17 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Harborside Financial Center - Plaza 5, Jersey City, NJ 07311
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

The food is very good & the service is great. They brought out our lunch really fast which is appreciated at lunch time. The red snapper was delicious, mussels did not taste good which I know can be tricky. My colleagues enjoyed the mushroom risotto...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PVBfoodie
Reviewed 24 September 2018

As we waited for our other guests we were seated in the bar area, which is very comfortable. The service there and during the meal was excellent

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We took a short walk from our residence along the river front and made it here in less than 15 minutes. Reservations were made for four at 7:30 pm with plenty of nice tables in an attractive dining room with a large bar at one...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank msdet1529
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Found this restaurant by recommendation from a local. Was very impressed with the menu, a great mix of pasta, meat and seafood. The service was excellent and a great atmosphere on a Monday night.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank sunshinecoaster72
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

We went for our 15th anniversary. We were visiting Jersey City from Canada. We were charged 15 dollars for a drink, 13 for a ceasar salad that was lettuce, croutons and heavy heavy dressing and 12 dollars for soup. The venal was tastey but overpowered...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jaxielin
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

I was with several co workers returning from a business meeting and we stopped here for lunch. They easily accomodated a group of 9. They delivered excellent and friendly service. Food was delicious. The calamari was a little tough but otherwise good. The gnocchi was...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Brian A
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Really really liked this place. Got off the ferry at Harborside and Was looking for good Italian food. Well I came to the right place! I was by myself and they accommodated me at the bar which was a beautiful marble counter top. Great service!...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Mb O
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Nothing nevitive to say here. Wonderful atmosphere, great menu and the service was spot-on...Need I say more?

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank GYP10
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Went here for dinner with some good friends. We had 3 different appetizers (calamari, stuffed mushrooms & mussels) and all were great. We had some very good salads too. I had the pork Osoboco, several had some shrimp dishes & one had a special with...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank 156richh
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Spend last evening at this restaurant with my family for a birthday celebration. The evening started fine with some wonderful appetizers. Unfortunately the main entrees did not follow suit. Seems like the chief tried to cover up mediocre meat cuts with delightful sauces. We also...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank gjmorano1949
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17 November 2015|
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Response from santo71 | Reviewed this property |
Honestly I don't know. I'm sure that a restaurant with that quality should have it available. The food was delicious. Enjoy it.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:45 - 21:30
11:45 - 21:30
11:45 - 21:30
11:45 - 21:30
11:45 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harborside Financial Center - Plaza 5, Jersey City, NJ 07311
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
  • Phone Number: +1 201-434-3200
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