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Cafe Portofino

3295 Dogwood Ln, Hiawassee, GA 30546-1507
+1 706-435-0502
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  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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3295 Dogwood Ln, Hiawassee, GA 30546-1507
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Reviewed 16 November 2015

This is the place to go for an amazing Lunch or Dinner, delicious drinks and awesome music. Owners Ken & Dana are the best, and Manager Heath will accommodate with any of your needs. You can have a dinner with low light and piano on...More

Thank Lorymsm
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

This was one of my favorite restaurants by far, the environment was great and the service was supreme. I would recommend everyone go here!

Thank Vincent B
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Love how you have fine dine on one side and casual dine on the other best of both worlds. such a relaxing dinner place. food is wonderful and the staff so welcoming. it the kind of place you find your self wanting to go more...More

Thank dewey859
Reviewed 5 November 2015

This is where we go to celebrate a special birthday, and any other occasion that comes up.. .. We are always treated like we are very special, from the cocktails, to the piano music, to the dinner and then the chocolate martinis! The staff is...More

Thank cafrylee
Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

The drinks are great and the food is amazing! Very friendly service. It's a clean comfortable environment. I highly recommend going there.

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 5 November 2015

This restaurant is one of the best in north Georgia. The view is to die for as it overlooks beautiful Lake Chatuge and the ambiance is elegant and quite romantic if I say so myself. Place settings, table décor, etc. is elegant and clean. They...More

Thank JanGeorgia
Reviewed 5 November 2015 via mobile

Brought my girlfriend there last night for a night out. The food was great the staff was awesome and good music wing night on Wednesday

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 5 November 2015

The food was great (I had steak) and the service was very timely and friendly. There was live music near the bar, or a more private back dining area. The staff all seemed to know what they're doing (the bar tender was a pro) and...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 5 November 2015

Whether I go to Cafe Portofino to dance to great music on the weekend, or to Wings night on Wednesdays or to dine any other time, I always have a great experience! Great atmosphere overlooking the mountains and lake, good food and friendly people. Owners...More

Thank Vickie L
Reviewed 5 November 2015

We eat at Cafe Portofino quite often. The food is always good. In fact I would say that their main dinner menu is excellent. When we want a nice dinner and not just a sandwich we eat in the main dining room. The Firelight side...More

Thank CCconnie2013
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Sylvia A
24 October 2015|
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Response from Harold H | Reviewed this property |
Good choice in dining, and the dress is casual. We wore nice jeans and casual shirts. The atmosphere is flexible and would lend to dressing in a coat and tie to nice shorts. However, the food is formal quality. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 00:00
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3295 Dogwood Ln, Hiawassee, GA 30546-1507
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Hiawassee
  • Phone Number: +1 706-435-0502
Perfect for any occasion, Café Portofino offers lakeview dining. Our dishes, prepared with the freshest and highest-quality ingredients, include mouthwatering appetizers, delicious salads, daily soups, Italian-influenced entrées, seafood, steaks and more. Enjoy a meal in the dining room or Happy Hour drink and appetizer specials in Firelight.Saturday evenings offer a special treat with a professional pianist performing in the dining room and live music and dancing in the Firelight. We also host private events, working with you to tailor every detail from cuisine to decorations to fit your entertaining needs.
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