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Mannino's Italian Bistro

606 High St, Suite 103, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3424
+1 757-966-7522
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab soup” (55 reviews)
“tiramisu” (14 reviews)
“veal” (23 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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606 High St, Suite 103, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3424
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome Italian Food Great Atmosphere Love love this place I’d go again and again!!! She crab soup is amazing 😍

Thank 892shivanb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re looking for outstanding Italian food and exquisite service, look no further. This is, hands down, the best Italian in all of tidewater. The attention to detail for food and customer is simply terrific. I have become a weekly regular due to the outstanding...More

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Manninos last night and had a great meal with family and friends. The Food was delicious and the drinks were great

Thank VirginiaYeamon
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Our group of four were celebrating the closing of selling my house. We started our dining experience with a great bottle of wine and four cups of their incredible she-crab soup...simply the best! The rest of our dinner did not disappoint. Two different veal dishes...More

Thank Donald P
Reviewed 25 September 2017

In town for a conference and looked for a place our group could enjoy an evening dinner, close to the hotel but with local flavor. Several local friends recommended Mannino's and they were able to seat our party of 8 with no issue. The food...More

Thank Tommywu21
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Our four couple monthly dining group chose Mannino's for the first time, and we will certainly return. Our tastes vary, and we were all equally satisfied with the quality and taste of our selections. They have an ample selection of wine and beer. We began...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

First time at Mannino's in Downtown Portsmouth. Upon arriving we decided to sit at the bar. The staff was very accommodating to change our request there. David the Bartender was very busy but excellent service and very educated on the menu and recommended several things...More

Thank Drvnbark
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

My girlfriend and I decided to go here again for a date and everything exceeded our expectations yet again. We began our meal with the fried mozzarella and zucchini which was delicious. I had the ravioli while my girlfriend chose the chicken parmigiana, both were...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

The home made chips that came with the subs were great. We got an Italian sausage & peppers & onions sub as well as an eggplant sub (we think those 2 dishes will tell the quality of an Italian restaurant). Both were delicious. In hind...More

Thank GrammieSammie
Reviewed 13 August 2017

This Portsmouth restaurant is listed between #5 and #6 in Norfolk. WHY? is it because it is only 1.4 miles from downtown Norfolk? So are most of the other restaurants In PORTSMOUTH. To get the 1.4 miles to this restaurant, the driver will pay a...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 606 High St, Suite 103, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3424
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 757-966-7522
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The experienced Culinary team of Chefs John R. Mannino & John M. Mannino (Father & Son Respectively) have partnered with Sommelier Daris Gavin to open New "Olde World Style" Italian Bistros. The goal was to give patrons Great Italian food at a reasonable price point with wine choices to match. We are sure that the Mannino's Italian Bistro Family will work with great passion & attention to detail to try and ensure that our guest develop a sense of home and comfort while enjoying their dining experience. John R. spent time at many restaurants both locally (Nicholas' at the Omni, La Bella Italia, Cafe Society {Executive Chef}, Bodegas & 456 Fish) and nationally (Lacey's Restaurant/ Manhattan & East of Athens/ Long Island). John M Mannino is an Honors Graduate of Culinary Institute of America. He was the Executive Chef of Bodega & 4 5 6 Fish prior to opening Mannino's. John M also won the Inaugural 2012 Taste of Hampton Roads Iron Chef competition.
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