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“Great service, lovely place”

Portofino's Ristorante Italiano
Ranked #40 of 413 Restaurants in Lagos
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$4 - US$28
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: It's design is contemporary and rustic with soft lighting creating a relaxing atmosphere where you can't help but unwind especially when the sliding doors are opened to make you feel part of the marina atmosphere or enjoy the sunshine in our outside terrace providing comfortable and relaxing chairs. Famous Happy hour between 12 to 2.30 & 5.30 To 6.30 Every lunch and dinner with an extensive happy hour menu of pizza and Pasta from only 4.99 Euros. Full a la carte menu available at those times aswell open all day Full Sunday lunch menu every Sunday 3 courses for 15.95 Euros. Plus free live entertainment from Jackson Rivers a multi talented musician and singer ex glitter band , Marvin Gaye, Peter Gabrial and Joan armatrading. Come and experience one of the best dining experiences with the best views across the award winning marina towards the town.
Dublin, Ireland
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great service, lovely place”
Reviewed 11 August 2014

We ate here twice during our week in Lagos and would highly recommend it.

Lagos is a lovely resort but lots of restaurants have a very odd conception of service. Get in, eat, get out is the process in many of the places in town. We found service in restaurants in the marina to be much better and at its best in Portofinos.

While the food is good Portofinos strength is its service. All the servers, English or Portuguese are friendly and helpful and there was a big smile and thanks from the kitchen when we left. Small touch, but made us feel welcome.

They take, and remember, bookings (unlike other places in town), which gives you no excuse not to go!

  • Visited August 2014
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Toronto, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Horrible”
Reviewed 10 August 2014

I never write reviews. However, I found that I had to with this restaurant. My husband and I ordered the eggplant Parmesan and spaghetti and meatballs. I couldn't eat more than three bites of my eggplant. It was by far the worst eggplant parm I have ever had. And the meatballs were awful. Never go here.

  • Visited July 2014
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Formby, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
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“Great food and atmosphere”
Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

6 of us ate here at 7pm on our last night in Lagos, the restaurant was half full with a good atmosphere and layout. The fish/chips and the salmon seafood pasta were very good along with the brownie and cherry bake well! Service was a little slow as we had to call a member of staff over to first order drinks then later for food after waiting for 10 minutes both times although the food did come in good time when we had ordered, would definitely visit again to try more of the dessert menu.

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Sittard, The Netherlands
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Safe choice for good food; great location”
Reviewed 10 August 2014 via mobile

This is one of the most popular restaurants in the Lagos marina area. So make sure you book a table well in advance. Lagos evenings can be very windy, so a table inside is recommended. The quality of the food is excellent. A safe choice.

Visited July 2014
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Manchester
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Disappointing”
Reviewed 9 August 2014 via mobile

We went to portofinos and we were a party of seven and only two people thought the meal was ok one was a starter soup and the other was risotto pizza was simple wouldn't go back just warning you don't waste your money .

Visited August 2014
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