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Porto Leggero

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Harborside Financial Center - Plaza 5, Jersey City, NJ 07311
+1 201-434-3200
11:45 - 21:30
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Mon - Thu 11:45 - 21:30
Fri 11:45 - 22:00
Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Oreland, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Absolutely love this place! Only a short walk from our hotel, and in a nice section near the water, the restaurant is warm and inviting as you walk in. We were quickly seated over at the bar, and were treated to an evening of delicious Italian food by friendly staff, and even had the pleasure of meeting the owner/manager, who... More 

Thank ibkarenoid
Jersey City, New Jersey
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Proximity to the waterfront is surpassed only by the excellence of their dishes and they sport the best "dirty martini" in Jersey City.

Thank Professorjl
Jersey City, New Jersey
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Really good mushroom ravioli. The place is a hidden jem. It is on the expensive side but worth it for special occasions. The waitor paired our meal with good wine. Overall good ambience, service and food!

Thank mayjal
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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189 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Went with a large party - service was attentive and very good - food was really good -great choice and all commented on the quality of the food , personally I had burrata which was delicious and the veal cutlet that was delicious - recommended

Thank Richard G
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

We recently dined here with a group of 10 including 2 children. The wait staff was very accommodating and friendly; the atmosphere quiet and elegant. Appetizers included pumpkin risotto and squash ravioli-both were delicious, probably the best I've ever tasted. We enjoyed various main dishes-fillet mignon which "Melted in my mouth" and the short ribs which were full of flavor.... More 

Thank Caron M
University Park, Florida
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85 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Outstanding wine, calamari was superb and swordfish exceeded expectations. The service was outstanding, don't miss this restaurant for business dining and special occasions

Thank sib715
Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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92 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I have been here with friends and also to host a business guest - I have ordered Halibut every time and I crave for that taste. It is simply amazing - highly recommend the place.

Thank gsaurabh84
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Came upon the place after a dead car battery caused us to miss our dinner reservation in Manhattan. In Jersey City for a show we came in for dinner. Sat at the bar, great martini (Gibson) to start! Lamb chops were delicious and the Nebbiolo was perfect alongside. Even treated ourselves to dessert & a Tawny port, we'd definitely go... More 

Thank rapskp
New York
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

There wasn't one aspect of this dinner that wasn't perfect. Ok, there was one.....I was not given the dish that I ordered. HOWEVER, they were right on top of it immediately and remedy the issue with grace and apologies. Every morsel of food was just delicious. The maitre D' could not have be more attentive to every facet of every... More 

Thank PerfectIslands
Oslo, Norway
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85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I have eaten here several times, and allways been satisfied, last night was no exception. Portobello Mushrooms stuffed with Italian Sausage was just heavenly, so was the vealfilled pasta with a thick tomato reduction I had as a second serving. The staff is allways friendly. And the price is great for a restaurant of this quality

Thank Jarle R C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:45 - 21:30
11:45 - 21:30
11:45 - 21:30
11:45 - 21:30
11:45 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harborside Financial Center - Plaza 5, Jersey City, NJ 07311
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
  • Phone Number: +1 201-434-3200

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Chicago, Illinois
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?