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“Great birthday celebration”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Portovello

Portovello
Ranked #10 of 29 Restaurants in Allariz
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dublin, Ireland
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great birthday celebration”
Reviewed 20 July 2014

Staff were great. We had little Spanish however one of our group spoke French. Fabulous evening. Food was amazing and the service smooth. Lovely courtyard outside also

  • Visited July 2014
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Terrible Experience!!!”
Reviewed 2 December 2012

It's a shame that we had such a terrible experience because the location is simply charming! From the beginning the service was extremely rude...I had to locate a second menu since we were given only one menu. We tried very hard to like this restaurant but were "attended" by a waiter (who claimed to be the manager) with a very abrasive demeanor. He pounded his fists on the table while we spoke with him....we weren't even complaining about anything...yet. This individual either had some psychological issues or was having an extremely bad day or possibly year. We were never treated so badly in a restaurant....and we have traveled extensively throughout Europe with many experiences....this was by far the worst. We finally got up and left and expressed our dissatisfaction. We didn't even try the dishes....so I can't rate them....but the service was awful....stay away.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank Carmen M
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Lugo, Spain
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72 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Good food in Excellent Surroundings”
Reviewed 26 July 2012

This restaurant is situated by a river and has lovely views, from the balcony, of ornate gardens and the river.

We chose from the a la carte menu and the food was enjoyable and nicely presented. Our choice of wine, a Rioja was particulary enjoyed.

The menu did have a "Menu del dia" which looked as though it would be good value for money.

The price was not exhorbitant, although I felt that the price for the bread was a little steep, however this is possibly due to my not being a bread eater.

All in all a very pleasant meal and I would consider returning. Alleriz in itself is a lovely town and if you enjoy bargain shopping, there are various tasteful outlet stores. Be warned however, on our trip, these were not open as "Dia de Galicia" is the only festival day when the stores are closed.

  • Visited July 2012
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Thank Terri A
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