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Portofino

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Calle Puerta del Mar 2, 29780 Nerja, Spain
+34 952 52 41 97
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Orpington, United Kingdom
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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They left us for ages and we had trouble getting a menu. We were chatting to friends so we were't over bothered by this, but eventually I had to make a fuss to order a drink and the meal. When the meal arrived it was good - seafood linguine, We had a lovely view over the sea from our outside... More 

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Orpington, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Portofino for lunch today. Waited a while to be asked for drinks order, and a good 20-minutes for food order. We asked numerous times if we could order, but we're ignored. Eventually the food and drinks turned up after waiting an unacceptable amount of time. The staff a rude and arrogant especially the lady in charge. Food was... More 

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Kent
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been coming to Nerja for almost 7 years now and I have never missed a meal at Portofino! The views are amazing, the food is spectacular and my favourite are the staff. They always greet me with a hug and kiss, they remember my favourite drink and dish (pizza diavola) although I usually surprise them by trying something new!... More 

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We have been coming to Nerja for four years... Sometimes twice a year and have only visited this restaurant once where my other half had a lovely pizza. So yesterday, wanting to repeat his culinary delight, we returned to sit in the warm sun and enjoy a meal and a glass of wine. Being November, it was very VERY quiet... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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96 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We were on our honeymoon in Nerja 45 years ago and back then we wanted to have a meal on the terrace. Unfortunately, it was booked then. I think the restaurant still has the same name and it still serves Italian food. On a return visit to Nerja, we made a point to eat here. The outside terrace was full... More 

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Thank Murray S
Edinburgh
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

We had a lovely meal sat on the edge of the terrace looking out over the sea. The staff were great and the food was delicious. The children's menu also got the thumbs up from our daughter.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

Went for breakfast, greeting was poor. Sat outside to eat, the view from this restaurant is fantastic. Food is good, different breakfast choices from your usual full english.

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Bruschetta was awful. Dry stale toasted bread with barely chopped tomatoesand grated cheddar!No basil or olive oil. Inedible and sent it back. To be fair it wanst on the bill, but I wouldn't have paid for it anyway. Pizza soggy..not nice..and have tasted better carbonara in a a me away. Good house wine of Cune rioja..pity they don't keep the... More 

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Thank VintageClaret
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Dropped in by chance for lunch and was shown out to a table on the balcony overlooking the sea. The views are stunning. We ordered pizzas which were great and we'll priced. Some of the food the other diners were having looked fantastic, I'll return next time I'm in Nerja.

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Thank John M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

But welcome poor and food not much better. We have visited Nerja for 20 years plus and have visited this restaurant a couple of times, popped in there this week cos our kids fancied pizza and their favourite Bella Roma was closed for the evening. The staff here were unwelcoming and unfriendly - we asked a couple of questions about... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Puerta del Mar 2, 29780 Nerja, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Nerja
  • Phone Number: +34 952 52 41 97

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?