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“Mom's 50th Birthday Dinner”

Hotel & Ristorante Villa Portofino
Ranked #27 of 50 Restaurants in Avalon
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 24 June 2014

We dined here for my mother's 50th Birthday this past weekend and it was absolutely amazing. The food was great, the staff was very accommodating and did I mention the food was great! LOL......When they brought the cake out, the entire restaraunt ending up joining in on the birthday celebration. #FunTimes

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Reviewed 19 June 2014

this was just fair, although they did have bread. The service was attentive, but soooooo slow... We could not figure out why it took an hour to get our food to us,,when there were plenty of wait staff and they all seemed to be available. The food was only fair, and nothing special. I would skip this restaurant unless you really want average italian food. Save your money and have some great ice cream or take an extra tour, this was a waste of time..Sorry

1  Thank Gail S
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Reviewed 12 April 2014

We went for dinner & was seated at a nice table by the window.
The salad, bread & dinner was very good. Service, she was very polite & never had to ask for anything. Great date night meal with no complaints.

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Reviewed 5 December 2013

Very pleasant surroundings, comfy booths, pleasant wait staff, decent menu. But don't let the name fool you. Apparently this is one of the few "fine dining" places on the island. But why on earth would they have the TV tuned to football if what they are offering is fine dining? My husband calls it a "crusty old Italian joint with a combo or Catalina charm and okay food." Don't expect GREAT Italian cooking but a good meal.

1  Thank SonomaValleyWoman
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Reviewed 30 November 2013

We had a lovely dinner which was delicious. Service was great and the ambiance was very romantic. Sat in a corner half-round booth. Brought back memories of the olden days...

Thank Susie F
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