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71 Tamaki Drive, Auckland Central, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
+64 9-528 1212
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good47%
  • Average20%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“minestrone” (2 reviews)
“veal” (3 reviews)
“prawns” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Seafood, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
71 Tamaki Drive, Auckland Central, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

After a great walk along the waterfront at Mission Bay we felt like a casual bite to eat. We decided on a Pizza at Portofinos. We were served by a lovely waitress with a friendly smile and she recognised us as we have been there...More

1  Thank Jillian W
Reviewed 28 February 2018

The restaurant was very busy when we arrived at around 8.30 one evening during the week, which we thought was a positive sign, and we were ushered very quickly to a free table for four people, but unfortunately not close enough to the waterfront, so...More

Thank Foxy-Froggy
Reviewed 6 February 2018

We have been here a couple of times and each time the food has been very good. The lunch time menu has a good choice and the prices are reasonable.

Thank fraire2015
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

The Restaurant is designed primarily for families and tourists, service was good but not perfect, suspected they needed one or two more table staff. My Risotto was prepared well and tasted nice.

Thank Trevor S
Reviewed 17 December 2017

First visit to NZ and first stop was Auckland, decided to try this restaurant to celebrate my son's birthday (we also stay in the service apartment upstairs). Food we ordered were good except the steak I had. I wanted my steak cooked 'medium' but turned...More

Thank seh hoong N
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We were pretty offended this evening when the staff made rude comments regarding my partners age as he is younger than me. The rest of the staff were pretty miserable and made no effort to make our meal enjoyable. The food was also not worth...More

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Five seniors lunched at Portofino recently. Nice restaurant. Polite service. Interesting menu, mainly Italian dishes. Two had calamari and three had veal. All satisfied. Slightly on the expensive side, but otherwise a nice place to lunch.

Thank 637grahamu
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Went on a Cardiac club trip to Kelly Tarltons and then lunch at Portofinos at Mission Bay. It was a rather busy day . We were pleased to find such an excellent restaurant nearby. Food was excellent and service was great in catering for our...More

Thank ggsboss
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Came here with another couple and had a wonderful meal. The veal Milanese was very good as was the Penne Carborana. Staff very friendly and service better than standard. We did get her early, so were seated and fed quickly and as we left the...More

Thank Nigel L
Reviewed 17 May 2017

When we went, it was after 6pm on a working night, so the place wasn't crowded. The food was fantastic as it was cooked well and tasted great/presented well. The service wasn't over the top fantastic, but was decent. Some dishes are expensive, so not...More

Thank travelbug506
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Tamaki Drive, Auckland Central, Auckland 1071, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-528 1212
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