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“feels a bit like italy” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Portofino Restaurant

Portofino Restaurant
Ranked #5 of 100 Restaurants in Hamilton
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Chicago, Illinois
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
“feels a bit like italy”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2013

was unsure what to think at first as its very casual. but the staff made us laugh and the food was pretty good. its an institution in Bermuda and we can see why.

Visited August 2013
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Wantagh, New York
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Consistently Good Food and Service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2013

This is dubbed Bermuda's Favourite on their card and having eaten here many times over several years I agree. The food is excellent and the restaurant is very clean. Over time I have had their pizza, pasta, veal parm, chicken and salads with grilled chicken. They also have beer and wine if you are in the mood to skip soft drinks and/or iced tea. They even have a take out service. The priices are somewhat high, coming from the US, but considering that this is Bermuda and most things are imported, they are competitive.

  • Visited September 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Swannanoa, North Carolina
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133 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
“Very impressive”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2013

Had never eaten here before. It quickly became busy for lunch and the reason was the food. One of the best Italian restaurants we've eaten at anywhere. Wine was a little pricy. So popular that I met three people that I hadn't seen for 40 years during one lunch break!

Visited November 2013
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Tampa, Florida
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59 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Best Italian in Bermuda!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2013 via mobile

Great location, hospitable service, delicious food! My favorite when I visit the island. The staff is just so friendly. The service is fast. Prices are a little bit high, but so worth it. And keeping in perspective that everything in Bermuda is more expensive, is not that bad. Highly recommend.

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“an old favourite, still going strong”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2013

Portofino is one of those Bermuda traditions. Everyone eats there at some point in the year. I've been going there for years and it still has the quaint charm and wonderful service that I have always enjoyed. The food has changed little over the years, as has the menu. But that is in no way a bad thing, for the food is always tasty and plentiful. One of the better values for dining in Bermuda and certainly one of the most fun. The hordes of repeat customers aren't wrong.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Marcus M
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