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Lo Porto Ristorante Caffe

#10 of 153 Restaurants in Troy
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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85 4th St, Troy, NY 12180-3901
+1 518-273-8546
11:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:15
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Niskayuna, New York
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155 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

I had dinner here with five other people. We chose a variety of entrees from the menu. The food came with sides, as well as a large dish of pasta and a salad with a choice of homemade dressings. I chose a chicken dish with a butter cream sauce, with raisins and oranges. It was like a dish from a... More 

Thank TravelingLily2014
Albany, New York
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

A lovely birthday celebratory meal at Lo Porto. The atmosphere is cozy, and even though it was our first visit we felt welcomed like old friends. Our meal was top-notch from sweet, fresh from the sea oysters for starters to our entrees - both new picks for my companion and I. Had the Seafood Saute Mugnaia - abundant with fresh... More 

Thank yogajudi
Wenonah, New Jersey
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113 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We have been coming here since 2013-each time we are in the area and visit our son we always go here for dinner. This is real Italian food. Everything is always amazing. Staff is always friendly and accommodating

Thank Nancy1092
Troy, New York
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

It's been quite awhile since I've had the pleasure of dining at Loporto's Restaurant in Troy and boy have I missed it. I had the chicken Milanese and my Mother had the Veal Guiseppe both dishes were phenominal. I called talk all day about how fabulous their bread dipping oil too. I cannot wait to go back.

Thank laura p
Albany, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

This place is Troy! If you haven't been here and you live in Troy. What are you doing with your life. Get it together people. Place is authentic and delicious. The Guinies outside will tell you the same. Eat up!

Thank RonnySlamawics
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100 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Not being offensive but it looks like a hole in the wall. Went for lunch. Bread seems homemade. Everything was ultra fresh. Lunch meeting so didn't look at wine list, but they do have a full bar. Food was great! Would love to try them for dinner.

Thank hockeygump
Melrose, NY
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Rome, Venice, Florence an d Naples have nothing on Lo Porto Ristorante Caffe. Pasta like you dream of and ambiance that reminds one of Italy. Chianti and Sambuca complement every meal.

Thank Robert J
Troy, New York
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

I love this little place. It's vibe reminds me of an old world Italian restaurant. You'll often see the owner, Michael, chatting with the regulars, and making sure you're happy with everything. Every entree I've ever had has been delicious- sea food, veal, steak- and the servings are amazingly generous. The vegetables and the sides are always cooked perfectly. I... More 

Thank Nancy M
Troy, New York
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

Went to Lo Portos to celebrate a good friends birthday. The service was great. Our food was outstanding. Three of us had the pasta with vodka sauce with shrimp. It was outstanding and we all had lunch for the next day. Great place to celebrate or have an outstanding Italian meal.

Thank Fez H
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

Until this last visit to Troy's Lo Porto Restaurant we were convinced it was the best Italian restaurant in the Capital District of New York. However, our last experience has made us go away with mixed feelings. No criticism of the entree I chose. My very generous portion of Veal Cacciatore was delicious and the doggie bag I took home,... More 

Thank Renate B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 4th St, Troy, NY 12180-3901
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: +1 518-273-8546

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