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“A neighborhood Italian; pretty but nothing special”

Porto-bello Restaurant
Ranked #2,455 of 13,554 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: US$20 - US$40
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighbourhood: Greenwich Village
Cross street: Bleecker Street
Transit: A, C, D, E, F, & V trains to West 4th Street.
Yorktown Heights, New York
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“A neighborhood Italian; pretty but nothing special”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2013

Open to the Greenwich Village street scene with average food and good service. Can get a bit crowded and noisy with a hectic crowds passing by the open restaurant.

  • Visited October 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
“Lovely Italian food”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2013 via mobile

I loved this restaurant. I had a delicious Penne alla Vodka and I was surprised to find them exquisite as if I was in a good restaurant in Italy. Good wine selection, perfect service. I highly reccomend it!

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Putnam County, NY
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Great ambience, so-so food”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2013 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

Lovely place, friendly and efficient service. Non-descript food. Pretty much what you'd expect at a sports bar.

Visited October 2013
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Marathon, Florida
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62 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“What a find”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2013

Walking the neighborhood to find a lunch place, we two ladies happened on Porto Bello. Small cozy place. We ate outside. I had the most wonderful clams and shrimp in red sauce. The sauce was light! Not heavy tomato like most. Wonder, light and flavorful. My friends had chicken in mushroom sauce. Also, wonderful. Also, enjoyed talking to the proprietor.

  • Visited August 2013
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“romantic trattoria near NYU, delicious!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2013

Mmmmm, we had the mussels and the lasagna Bolognese, both wonderful. Enjoyed a late alfresco lunch on a gorgeous summer day. Several clocks on the walls, but not hurried.

-Delicious desserts from a tray & worth the calories.
-near NYU
-reasonably priced
-open air
-good service

[note: at time of writing the website above is for a pizza restaurant with the same name]

Visited August 2013
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