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299 10th Ave, Chelsea, New York City, NY 10001-7015
+1 212-695-9694
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“empanadas” (27 reviews)
“bread pudding” (7 reviews)
“blood sausage” (4 reviews)
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Latin, Argentinian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
299 10th Ave, Chelsea, New York City, NY 10001-7015
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Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We had a few recommendations while visiting and this was our best meal of the visit. We had booked a table for five. Initially we had a table for four with an extra chair, but the manager brought us an extra table as they weren't...More

Thank Sdwoo
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food and service in this small intimate restaurant. Very tasty and tender rib-eye steak can be reccomended.

Thank Lars Petter E
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Everything about Porteno is wonderful. We arrived before opening time on a very hot late afternoon - no problem - we were promptly invited inside for a glass of ice water and a refreshing cocktail. Having been to Buenos Aires many times we knew we...More

Thank Jayne M
Reviewed 25 June 2016

What a great restaurant! Food is top notch - from the empanadas appetizers to the main course (steaks are everything you'd expect from an Argentine restaurant) to the homemade desserts. The space is not big but it adds to the charm. Service was very warm...More

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 16 June 2016

A small place, modern stylish decor, unusually high chairs and tables. The menu is quite short. Sometimes it's good, but not here. Calamari was OK, but overpriced for the quantity of the real thing. Blood sausage - unusual, though not a lot of it. One...More

Thank comfytravel
Reviewed 29 May 2016

We highly recommend this restaurant if you're in this neighbourhood. The food was delicious and full of flavour. We had two glasses of different red wines and both were fantastic. The staff were friendly and attentive.

2  Thank Funkjazz
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Excellent food, excellent service. It is obvious that the management is actively involved and really cares about the customer experience.

1  Thank 4SIGHT
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

They went out of their way to prepare a special meal and beverages. The filet mignon was exceptional and the empanadas were delghtful. The food was prepared with panache. Well worth it.

Thank Wi-FiNomads
Reviewed 22 May 2016

I was just recently in NYC for a visit and stayed at the Hotel Americano. Porteno was just around the corner from the hotel so I walked past it several times. We were heading out to a show at 8pm on a Saturday and wanted...More

Thank WhyVonneM
Reviewed 21 May 2016

We were looking for a celebratory lunch and happened on this little place. The menu had a nice variety and all of our food was very tasty. We had good service and was definitely worth the stop. Try the pumpkin pasta!

Thank Vblakey
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contemporary art scene is an integral part of the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:30
17:00 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 299 10th Ave, Chelsea, New York City, NY 10001-7015
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Chelsea
  • Neighbourhood: Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 212-695-9694
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