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Restaurant Portofino Bistro

54 Rue Couillard, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3T3, Canada
+1 418-692-8888
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
54 Rue Couillard, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3T3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here last week. The food was good but did not thrill me. The service was ok... it started out really really well and then they must have become too busy as we felt that we were forgotten by the time it came to...More

Thank Maddy52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Go there for the food. The service is OK and prices like many places in the old city is on the higher side. Often have love music as well.

Thank iloveCanadaEh
Reviewed 14 February 2018

My husband and I had a lovely dinner for two at Portofino. I had the vegetarian mushroom risotto which I enjoyed very much. It's hard to get risotto that isn't made with beef or chicken broth as a base. The bread came warm and fresh....More

Thank Leah C
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

We are in a hotel few steps away and thought this place would be convenient. What a great choice. We both had pizza. These are legitimate thin crust creations. Wine list is extensive, however the beer list is comically lacking. All in all, a great...More

Thank Henry W
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Great service, knowledgeable staff. Awesome wine list, and perfect recommendations. Amazing food selections, perfect servings. I have nothing negative to say about any part of my experience here.

Thank Luvsalaugh
Reviewed 5 February 2018

On a cold winter's night Italian food made sense. A large restaurant with a Ferrari race car theme. I had veal Parmigiani and my wife four cheese gnocchi. Both good helpings adn classic dishes. Service was very good.

Reviewed 28 January 2018

Went to Portofino on a visit to Q.C. in December. The atmosphere and food were a perfect match. The food was great. My spouse enjoyed a gluten-free penne alfredo which she reported as "really good," while I had the best ever spaghetti carbonara. The next...More

Thank Derrel B
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

We had a nice meal here, the food as great and the staff was excellent. We both had pasta dishes and left very full.

Thank Lovetotravelfamily4
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Great food and great service! The food was excellent, including the desserts. The staff is very friendly and they have menus available in various languages.More

Thank El_Yorch_Viaja
BistroPortofino, Gérant at Restaurant Portofino Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Thank you very much for your review, we are happy to read that you enjoyed your visit at the Portofino! We definitely think that our employees play a huge part in our success, as their authentic and professional approach is something that our customers love....More

Reviewed 5 January 2018

Our hotel made reservations for us at Portofino on NYE. It sure was a popular place, with many locals. Soup was yummy and hot! Pasta dishes were delicious -- we tried mushroom, italian sausage and duck. But the best was the chocolate caramel surprise dessert...More

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BistroPortofino, Gérant at Restaurant Portofino Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Thank you very much for the kind words, we are glad to see that you enjoyed your visit at the Portofino! Giving our touristic location in the Old Quebec, making a reservation (By calling us at 418-692-8888) is always a good thing as it is...More

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Sig K
29 September 2016|
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Response from gadgetgirlOntario | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just seen your question....haven't signed in to trip advisor since... But you sent your request to me the poster and not to trip advisor... Sorry.
Peggy H
22 January 2016|
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Response from Strictly2 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. People we met on cruise walked in and booked. I would think you could e mail a reservation request.
10 October 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Rue Couillard, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3T3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City>  > Downtown Quebec City
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Quebec City
  • Phone Number: +1 418-692-8888
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