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Porto Bello

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Washington, Grand Haven, MI 49417
+1 616-846-1221
11:00 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Grand Haven, Michigan
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114 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I needed to go to Porto Bello to pick up a gift card as a Christmas gift and we decided to have dinner here. He loves their tortellini and I was looking to try something different - the chicken and pesto pizza caught my eye. Brooke was our server and did a great job. Their salad is... More 

Thank petersgal
Grand Haven, Michigan
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84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We visited Porto Bello with friends on a Friday night. The restaurant is located in the center of downtown, close to the boardwalk on the channel, musical fountain, downtown activities, shopping. The restaurant was busy, and had live music, but we only had a short wait time. The staff was courteous, the food was good, and a good selection, tending... More 

Thank Ron D
Livonia, Michigan
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Ordered a pizza for carry out to eat at Odd Side (same shopping center). The Chicken Pesto pizza was so very good!

Thank norna12
Grosse Ile, Michigan
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We were in town for one night and chose Porto Bello for dinner. The salad was right out of a bag; you know the one, with lots of white iceberg lettuce, a few shavings of red cabbage, carrots, and radish. The veal parmesan was not bad, but the glob of mozzarella on top was just that and cooled to rubber.... More 

Thank Leigh K
Saint Augustine, Florida
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206 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

New in town and had dinner here. It is a restaurant with a bar area. Good food...mushroom stuffed ravioli and a corkscrew pasta dish. Ravioli was very good, the other pasta dish a little rich, but a nice taste. Two man blues-ish band was playing some very good music. Prices are average, service was good - fast and friendly.

Thank H2O_log
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Living in Grand Haven for a long time I have eaten here at different times throughout the years and have never been impressed. I had family coming in and they liked the idea of Italian so I thought I'd give it another shot as it has probably been 5 years since I had been here last. Still disappointed. The lobster... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Goodrich, Michigan
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Beautiful Restaurant Have had better Italian Food. Service Slow Gorgeous View and Decor Has Potential

Thank Paula S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Great food... lots of it.... we had parmesean chicken and eggplant. Both delish! Took home enough for another meal. Lots of cheese! Heats up super great!

Thank Kathie M
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135 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

odd sandwiches that dont sound appealing, soups that aren't tasty. wasn't impressed by food or staff. don't plan on going back not worth time or money

Thank Kelli G
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I love spaghetti and this was good stuff. Cooked right with great sauce and meat balls (optional, with a fancy Italian title). My wife got maranari dip and loved it.

Thank Thomas B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Washington, Grand Haven, MI 49417
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Grand Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 616-846-1221

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