Our party of 7 really enjoyed the food, atmosphere and service. It was our first time here, but it won't be the last.
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We hosted a wedding rehearsal dinner on 6/9/2018 at Il Porto for 35 people. We were very happy with the seating, the food, and the service. The restaurant did an excellent job. We worked with Kevin on the arrangements for the dinner. He responded to...More
Every time I'm in the Alexandria area, I go here. They call me by name, are so friendly, and the food is fantastic. The story behind the restaurant is interesting, too! I would recommend this place for lunch or dinner, or both. I have taken...More
I am writing to recommend the Il Porto restaurant in Old Alexandria. It has an extensive menu and it manages to put it all together in a highly tastful and memorable fashion. Of particular note for us was our excellent waiter, Ayser. He was attentive...More
The food was fantastic and service was great! Better than most Italian restaurants we’ve been too. There was even no wait!
Wow what a great meal, one of the best lasagna I have eaten. My lovely wife enjoyed her spaghetti with meat sauce while my beautiful daughter loved her chicken parm. Service was very good and the restaurant has a nice atmosphere.
When I have a craving for pasta (spaghetti marinara) this is where I go and am never disappointed. The waiter talks about a famous conductor, which I didn't know but I do now. I feel like I am in Italy. You can eat inside or...More
My wife and I have been dining here for 23 years. We got engaged here. You will love it. Incredible food. Warm, romantic atmosphere. Incredible food - we suggest the Pasta Primavera con Aragosta - it is beyond excellent! You will be pleased with everything...More
On a rainy evening, sitting at a candle-lit table, Sinatra playing in the background, my wife and I enjoyed our first visit to Il Porto. It will not be our last! The quiet wood and stone upstairs dining room was almost full with college graduation...More
The atmosphere was very nice, and I understand the Obama's went there for Valentine's once, as well as holding it out as one of their favorite places - according to another customer having dinner there. Personally, the menu was okay, but my spouse liked the...More