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Portofino's Ristorante Italiano


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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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It's design is contemporary and rustic with soft lighting creating a relaxing atmosphere where you can't help but unwind especially when the sliding doors are opened to make you feel part of the marina atmosphere or enjoy the sunshine in our outside terrace providing comfortable and relaxing chairs. Famous Happy hour between 12 to 2.30 & 5.30 To 6.30 Every lunch and dinner with an extensive happy hour menu of pizza and Pasta from only 4.99 Euros. Full a la carte menu available at those times aswell open all day Full Sunday lunch menu every Sunday 3 courses for 15.95 Euros. Plus free live entertainment from Jackson Rivers a multi talented musician and singer ex glitter band , Marvin Gaye, Peter
US$3 - US$27
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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All reviews pizza pasta dishes penne tiramisu garlic bread monkfish chicken steak sea bass overlooking the marina an italian restaurant lagos marina book in advance ate here lovely restaurant busy restaurant visited twice
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for my birthday, starters and main courses excellent, the Rossini was out of of this world the best steak in Lagos

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank B5779PZdavids
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just a fantastic restaurant . Food and atmosphere exceptionally good , but always the big winner extremely very friendly and helpful staff , to a man excellent. Very competitive pricing and great choice of food to suite all tastes. Can't wait to return

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank nigel1401
Reviewed 10 January 2019

We managed to get a booking for New Year’s Eve for three at fairly short notice and I’m glad we managed to get in. I have eaten in Portofino’s on many occasions and each time (bar one) it was a great experience. My one less...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mahargyellah
Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

Booked table, restaurant was very quiet. Starter came up and was excellent, however as plates were cleared the main was put immediately in front of us. When we questioned we were advised we should have requested a break in between courses! Wine was good won’t...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank christinesusanw
Reviewed 7 January 2019

This is a restaurant we have visited on a number of occasions. The food is good (not great) served by lovely, friendly staff and priced fairly but the wine offering is terrible. All wines are from little known producers that taste really cheap despite strong...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Derlin2017
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

First time we've been here for 2 years, we were regulars, as we live here !! Never again, stuck beside the door, on 2 round tables pushed together , supposedly a table for 6..I think not.. Now very average food, was great Italian food a...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank sandyB007
Inspector4444, Guest Relations Manager at Portofino's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2019

We are sorry to hear about your issues . It would appear that the primary concern was being put by the door . As it was New Year’s Eve and packed with customers unfortunately the table plan dictated the positions on such a busy evening...More

Reviewed 23 November 2018

Situated on the upper floor of the bar/restaurant block at Lagos marina Portofino's is easy to miss - and we did for 5 years. Then, one sunny day, we decided to experiment - and discovered that the food is very good indeed. My particular favourite...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank StanstedPete
Reviewed 22 November 2018 via mobile

Staff were friendly, if slightly inattentive and forgot part of our order. The food was lovely on the whole, but we had the starter of bread (a few thin slices of cheap baguette), sardine pate (in a pot the size of a coffee capsule), cheese...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank geoffandniki
Inspector4444, Manager at Portofino's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2019

Thank you very much for your feedback and it is very much appreciated in order for us to correct any issues our customers may have . Just for your information the starter you mention is not actually a starter . It is a couvert a...More

Reviewed 19 November 2018

Italians will proudly tell you that 'food is one of life's pleasures'. Well, sadly not in this restaurant. A humiliation to Italian gastronomy. Garlic bread toasted just one side and little or no garlic. Poor quality, tasteless pizza straight from the freezer. Dream on for...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank seadog229
Inspector4444, Manager at Portofino's Ristorante Italiano, responded to this reviewResponded 6 January 2019

Thank you for your review we are not allowed a wood fired pizza oven due to health and safety reasons in the marina building . Our ingredients are all fresh and prepared daily as is our daily freshly made pizza dough . I think you...More

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Fantastic location for a restaurant of this calibre. Overlooking the Marina de Lagos and serving authentic Italian cuisine in a friendly atmosphere. Well worth a visit.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PeterG837
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