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Portobello Cafe

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4221 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10308-3310
+1 718-356-2233
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 14:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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Cut Bank, Montana
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137 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Background: Dinner with a friend after attending a wake. The Place: Off the main drag, easy to find but a nightmare to find parking. Place is tightly packed, but just managable. The Service: Excellent. Staff was very personable, quick and on par. Owner came by and introduced himself and made sure everything was going well. The Food: Awesome. Portions were... More 

Thank John M
New York City, New York
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107 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Nice Portions of Very Good Food and a good value. We went for an early evening dinner. I had the Veal with Spaghetti and my wife had the Pork Chop, both Very Good. Service was very good, and we didn't have to wait long for our meals. During later dinner hours it can be crowded but reasonably comfortable. Nice place... More 

1 Thank Charles D
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166 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Good during the week with a buy one get one free menu. Is it the best Italian restaurant in Staten Island no far from it but the buy one get one free menu is well worth it but it's cash only. Beverages are a little pricey I guess that's where they make up for their buy one get one free.... More 

1 Thank robert l
Brooklyn, New York
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155 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016

busy place, food was not bad , if you want a local place to hang out this is a good one ,service was good

Thank MairE14
Staten Island, New York
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76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016

The food has been consistently good for many years now. Every time we go we are always confident that our meal will be enjoyable. I think I've had most of the dishes on the menu over the years but there are some items that you just must try. The Asian crusted calamari is a fantastic spicy, crispy fried calamari with... More 

1 Thank Thomas V
Staten Island, New York
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We went out with another couple to Portobello and I must say I was so satisfied I couldn't have enough. We have a choice of Pre Fix meals or buy one get one free. We chose Pre Fix I had the scallions with bacon appetizer and for my main course I had the steak with garlic shrimp mash potatoes. Talk... More 

Thank Idanes F
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We do visit here often. Weekly special has a BOGO menu, cash only. Food is always good. Portions are nice size. House salad is great. Sangria is delicious. Staff is great and friendly. We usually request Alyssa she treats us like family.

Thank Just5ofus511
Staten Island, New York
1 review
Reviewed 18 August 2016

The wait was longer than I expected for a Tuesday evening . The 18th avenue feast tasted more like the Bowery feast! The sausage was cut very thin and tasteless in the "" soupy "" bowl it was served in. The rigatoni floated in the soupy broth .There was an abundance of broccalirab but skimpy on the tasteless sausage.The waitress... More 

Thank magscort
New York
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3 reviews
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Had the Lunch Special, fantastic price $7.95 with Ceasar Salad and a good varity to choose off this menu.

Thank GSully
Staten Island, New York
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76 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I've been eating at Portabello for many years now. I cannot ever remember having a bad meal. We have had so many different dishes on the various menus over the years and they have all been very good. The service is great. The small bar has a decent selection and the drinks are never skimpy. Not a great wine list... More 

1 Thank Thomas V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
14:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4221 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10308-3310
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Staten Island
  • Phone Number: +1 718-356-2233

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