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Portofino

The Historic Quay Maritime Avenue | Maritime Avenue, Hartlepool TS24 0XF, England
+44 1429 266166
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Overview
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (66 reviews)
“potato skins” (40 reviews)
“chicken” (57 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
The Historic Quay Maritime Avenue | Maritime Avenue, Hartlepool TS24 0XF, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This venue has been renowned for its food and former owner Krimo. It still delivers really good food and service after it was passed on to its new owners. We look forward to returning a lot more in the future.More

Thank Andrew N
Noel_Stamp, Owner at Portofino, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Andrew N Thank you so much for this review of Portofino. Having been here 20 years before taking over from Krimo I always knew I would have big shoes to fill. However receiving reviews like this helps me so much. Knowing that I can...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had made a late booking for a party of 14 ...staff and owner Noel couldnt have been more helpful and friendly. The food was amazing as usual and we all left very happily stuffed!!!More

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Thank sallyd727
Noel_Stamp, Owner at Portofino, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear sallyd727 Thank you for such a lovely review of Portofino. Thanks for choosing to dine at Portos we will always try and do as much as we can for anyone. So glad you enjoyed your meal with us again Sally. Thanks from all the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent friendly service and a good atmophere. Staff were helpful and attentive, food was freshly cooked and superb.

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Thank KEITHBLUE
Noel_Stamp, Owner at Portofino, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear KEITHBLUE Thank you for for a great review, We are so glad that you find us excellent as ever, we look forward to seeing you soon. Thanks from all the team at Portofino, Regards Noel

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a busy lunchtime we had a wonderful meal with outstanding food served in a pleasant and happy manner

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Thank Michael B
Noel_Stamp, Owner at Portofino, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Michael B Thank you for a great review of Portofino. We are so happy you enjoyed your meal at Portofino, thanks from all the team regards Noel

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely restaurant with amazing food, the staff are very friendly from you entering up until you finished your meal. You don’t sit and wait ages inbetween starters, main meal and dessert and overall I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone who...More

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1  Thank Sharon R
Noel_Stamp, Owner at Portofino, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sharon R Thank you for such a lovely review of Portofino. I'm so glad you find the staff friendly and the food amazing with plenty of variety. we look forward to seeing you again soon. thanks from all the team at Portos. regards Noel

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent meal as always, also tried some of the gins with my own choice of garnish, looking forward to my next visit.

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1  Thank Julie K
Noel_Stamp, Owner at Portofino, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Julie K Thank you for a lovely review of Portofino we look forward to seeing you again soon. Thanks from all the team at Portos. regards Noel

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time eating here and it was Gorgeous food, got my daughter a pizza and it came out like a little face of was very good! Desserts where absoloutley gorgeous! Will definitely returnMore

Thank Beth L
Noel_Stamp, Owner at Portofino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear BethL Thank you for leaving such a lovely review of Portofino. We are so glad you choose to come and eat at Portofino and that you liked our child’s pizzas and that you lived our desserts. Thanks from all the team at Portofino regards...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my wife and I have been going to Portofinos for many years, and in all honesty, we have yet to be disappointed. the surroundings, staff and food all add up to a lovely experience. for those who havent been, go along and try it you...More

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Thank belmontbard
Noel_Stamp, Owner at Portofino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear belmontbard Thanks for a great review. We are so happy that you are regulars of Portofino and have been for many years. Thank you so much for recommending us to future diners. From all the staff Thankyou. Regards Noel

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Portofino is a fabulous restaurant, excellent food, brilliant staff and great value for money. All set in a warm and welcoming surrounding where staff can’t do enough to help.

Thank Kath L
Noel_Stamp, Owner at Portofino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Kayl L Thank you for such a great review of Portofino. We greatly appreciate you taking time out to let diners know about us. Thanks from all the staff at Portofino. Regards Noel

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Portofino's nervous about eating out being gluten free. Which was no problem i was able to get exactly what i used to eat before i was diagnosed. Even gave me gluten free bread whilst we waited on our food !! Im one...More

Thank Katherine C
Noel_Stamp, Owner at Portofino, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Katherine C Thank you for such a great review. I’m so glad you were happy dining at Portofino even with your dietary requirements. We are able to cater and change our dishes to suit just about all dietary requirements now due to all food...More

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jackslater1
13 July 2017|
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Response from Noel_Stamp | Property representative |
Unfortunately dogs are not allowed unless they are guide dogs. Kind regards Noel
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brendaoxtoby
26 January 2017|
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Response from Krimos | Property representative |
Yes, we do. Happy hour from 5 to 6.30. Check our website.
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Bowlswidow
15 September 2016|
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Response from Krimos | Property representative |
No, there isn't one, I'm afraid. Krimo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$13 - US$34
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 1:45 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Historic Quay Maritime Avenue | Maritime Avenue, Hartlepool TS24 0XF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Hartlepool
  • Phone Number: +44 1429 266166
  • E-mail
Description
Portofino is a bistro-pizzeria on the Historic Quay. It overlooks Hartlepool's most famous attraction, HMS Trincomalee. Surrounded by free car parks, it is the ideal venue for lazy lunchtimes, fast teatime treats and party nights.
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