We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Portofino Italian Restorante

205 1st St. E, Cochrane, Alberta T0L 0W1, Canada
+1 403-932-1777
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (8 reviews)
“tiramisu” (8 reviews)
“mussels” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
$$ - $$$
205 1st St. E, Cochrane, Alberta T0L 0W1, Canada
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (117)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 117 reviews

Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Have been 3 times now and have enjoyed each one. We always make sure to share a dessert no matter how full we are.

Thank JavaMyst
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Great service great large portion meals. Soups are excellent. Next time in Cochran a for sure go to restaurant

1  Thank Rod T
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This is the kind of restaurant where you can dress it up or just be casual. The ambiance is romantic or just very relaxing. The staff are very attentive and knowledgable about the food and wine pairings. Be prepared for an incredibly delicious meal. Be...More

Thank Alice C
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a small family run business and the service and food are top notch. This is one of only a few nice restaurants in Cochrane that has the date night feel and you can't beat the ambiance.

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing restaurant amazing service And Food was fantastic 5 stars we had Veal scaloppine and lobster and the cannelloni very good the place smell like Italy with all the aromas

Thank darens2015
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We go here frequently The server is excellent - he knows his stuff, welcomes us back etc The food is among the best Italian we have ever eaten New specials each time we go HIghly recommended

Thank bem_alberta
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Fantastic little Italian spot! Fresh ingredients all from scratch. Fresh seasonal veggies. Seafood is always fresh and cooked to perfection. Caeser dressing is by far the best on the planet! Hands down the portifino chicken breast is amazing

1  Thank Katie M
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Went here for dinner with a few colleagues and we were very pleased. All the dishes were ordered were very good and the service was excellent. A great place for business or couples.

Thank tdavidclark
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We'd been traveling all day and were undecided what and where to eat in Cochrane, Alberta. Thanks to previous TripAdvisor reviews we chose Portofino Italian Ristorante and are thrilled that we did. A wonderfully pleasant and exceptional dinner, atmosphere and staff. We both chose from...More

1  Thank Donna H
Reviewed 22 May 2017

This old-world family operated Italian restaurant is located in the picturesque township of Cochrane, AB. This well kept secret is a "must visit" for all travelers and locals alike. Homemade pasta, sauces, meat dishes and desserts that will satisfy a variety of pallets. The restaurant...More

2  Thank Debra C
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 hotels in Cochrane
Ramada Cochrane
466 reviews
1.64 km away
Bow River Inn
45 reviews
1.71 km away
Days Inn & Suites Cochrane
419 reviews
1.72 km away
Super 8 Cochrane AB- West Side Drive
313 reviews
1.74 km away
Nearby Restaurants
My Greek Plate
182 reviews
.47 km away
MacKay's Cochrane Ice Cream Ltd
318 reviews
.37 km away
Jaipur Indian Cuisine
104 reviews
.48 km away
Tim's Gourmet Pizza in Cochrane
128 reviews
.40 km away
Nearby Attractions
Nan Boothby Memorial Library
13 reviews
.50 km away
Just Imajan Art Gallery
17 reviews
.48 km away
Riverfront Park
7 reviews
1.52 km away
Cochrane Movie House
39 reviews
.70 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Trevor B
29 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Ksenia T | Reviewed this property |
When we were there on a Tuesday night, there were a couple tables available. But it is probably better to have a reservation, i don't see any issues with reserving today, but we went in without a reservation at all.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 AM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 1st St. E, Cochrane, Alberta T0L 0W1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Cochrane
  • Phone Number: +1 403-932-1777
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing