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Portofino Restaurant

) #488 of 1,096 Restaurants in Bronx €€ - €€€ Italian, Seafood
555 City Island Ave, Bronx, NY 10464-1104
+1 718-885-1220
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good20%
  • Average14%
  • Poor24%
  • Terrible14%
17 Aug 2016
“Nothing special”
3 Aug 2016
“Nice atmosphere”
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
Italian, Seafood
PRICE
€€ - €€€
DETAILS
555 City Island Ave, Bronx, NY 10464-1104
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I went Friday afternoon to this place we ordered some drinks from the Happy hour, and ordered some food. We ordered a steak medium well for my sister, the steak was overcook, almost burn worst than Spanish chicharon. The desserts were bland and did not...More

Thank Yomyperez
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We stopped at this restaurant late in the afternoon, hoping to get a late lunch, perhaps something light to eat. As the restaurant had not yet filled up yet, a young woman approached us and made us feel at ease, offering to prepare a meal...More

Thank WEGO2017
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

I went there to celebrate my birthday and found it cosy without a sole except us. I had a Groupon deal which was quite a good deal in the end with appetizers, two bottles of wine, and steak and lobster tail. The food and service...More

Thank Madhawa P
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We bought the $99 Surf and Turf dinner for two to try this place. I will give it four stars for ambience and five stars for exceptional service (Douglas and Anthony). The groupon deal included a bottle of wine, one appetizer each, surf and turf...More

Thank Geezmom1
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Went to Portofino to celebrate our anniversary. The ambiance was perfect. The singer was great- first class all the way. Our waiter and bus boy were on top of their game. The hot antipasto was amazing - the calamari perfection. The food and wine were...More

Thank PrincessVahineMaui
Reviewed 21 August 2016

I couldn't believe how bad the food was for the price of $40 a dish. The place was empty and cook was probably not there. I think the waiter must have cooked it from some frozen dinners.

Thank Len Y
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Took my wife and son here for dinner on a very rainy Tuesday night. My wife had never been to City Island before, and after researching options for someone who is allergic to fish I settled on Portofino as the best bet. The place is...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Large restaurant with a varied meal and pleasant staff. Very relaxed atmosphere. We at outside and watch as the sun went down. The food was good

Thank PGIT
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is not the biggest bargain on city Island, but it is an excellent Italian Restaurant with a beautiful waterfront deck. If you are going by boat, call them and they will direct you to a place to dock. When you arrive, call them again...More

Thank Donald S
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Pro: pasta perfectly al dente, nice outdoor dining space available, parking lot (necessity for City Island), good selection of standard Italian menu. Con: over abundance of salt in the food, cavernous dark interior hasn't been updated since 1960. Bottom line: if you come hungry, none...More

Thank GSharpMajor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 555 City Island Ave, Bronx, NY 10464-1104
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Bronx
  • Phone Number: +1 718-885-1220
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