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Portofino Bar & Restaurant

26 Victoria Road, Devonport, Auckland 0624, New Zealand
+64 9-445 3777
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“cannelloni” (4 reviews)
“bistecca” (3 reviews)
“pollo” (3 reviews)
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Italian, European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
26 Victoria Road, Devonport, Auckland 0624, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The reason for my high score is the quality of food and service, and value for money. The decor is high end and the prices are reasonable. If you're looking for a very nice place to eat, especially for couples then this is an excellent...More

Thank GEO_001
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were very welcoming and I liked the ambience, with lots of photos of Portofino and Italy in this upstairs restaurant. The service was a bit slow but my fellow diners were interesting. The pizza was good, if a bit too big for my...More

Thank Janekdownunder
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed dinner here, despite it having little in common with any Italian restaurant I’ve been to. Dishes like Bistecca Mignon and Pollo Florenza exist only on this restaurants menu, and deep fried Camembert in a berry sauce would horrify any Italian. And an antipasto...More

Thank Torbek
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the 3 courses for NZD $35 set menu - it was great eating with very generous servings. The restaurant is upstairs & west facing - so with daylight saving in summer stay away from the window seats as they get both hot &...More

Thank Lise_Noon
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

We arrived for an early dinner and were the first diners. Very friendly service, but we could have done with a bit of a break between the starters and the mains. Lovely food.

Thank Tabatha1998
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Allways a favorite for a relaxed Italian meal and a glass of wine or two, or three. BYO and bring your friends. Reliably good and consistent. Just thoroughly enjoyable. Nice atmosphere and great table service.

Thank Chardnuts
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Wandered in on a Friday evening and got a table by the window. Lovely attentive staff and a nice choice on the menu. We shared a deep fried Camembert for a starter - it was delicious, melted to perfection and accompanied by a glorious berry...More

Thank MrsHotrox
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Had evening meal there many times. Great food, service and reasonable price. Very pleasant surroundings especially if you are seated by the windows which open onto Devonport Main Street.

Thank phillipsinnz
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

So i went there for the 31, with my friend and his girlfriend, We are both italian chef, and we work in fine dining. So, the menu have the names in “Italian” but are wrong, not even the name are right, risotto milanese, With semidried...More

Thank costantino P
Reviewed 23 November 2017

This place has improved hugely since our last visit a year or so ago. The room is smartly refurbished and the windows have interesting views over the main street from the first floor restaurant. Service is pleasant and not over-bearing. Food was excellent. I had...More

Thank 624HelenC16
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Victoria Road, Devonport, Auckland 0624, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  North Shore  >  Devonport
  • Phone Number: +64 9-445 3777
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