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Portofino's Italian Restaurant

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3736 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28056-5210
+1 704-824-2142
10:30 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to find in shopping center with other restaurants and shopping places. They seated us right away. The music is nice and at a perfect talking volume. Our server was Sam and he was amazing and made sure we had everything we needed. Also the food came out quickly. We both ordered pasta. They served us bread and salad before... More 

Thank Heidi T
Gastonia, North Carolina
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

The New York style pizza is fantastic! My wife had the stuffed shells and loved it also. We went on a Thursday night and the place was pretty busy but the food came out faster than expected and was some of the best Italian we have had in this area. Definitely worth a visit!

Thank nbrown1015
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Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Hubby surprised me with dinner out. Second time eating here. Extensive menu. Salmon for me. Veal dish for him. Delight. Leftovers even better. Looking forward to going again.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Kings Mountain, United States
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Food was Average, waitress was a joke...smelled like 'smoke', guess that's what she was doing, while we waited for our food to be served.

Thank 826vich
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We eat there when we won't really good Italian food. Its not the cheapest around BUT its very good. Love the chicken piccata. Good pizza too. Good servers also.

Thank Thomas W
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Best ever.. even if the brunette waitress was on drugs. She would vanish and come back red eyes and sniffling... white powder on her nose more than once. Pizza was cold.... they called her name for 10 minutes before she showed up to deliver our pizza.

Thank Dallas W
Brooklyn, New York
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

One of my family's favorite go to places. I love their fried calamari - delicate and flavorful. The grilled salmon is excellent and they have many great dishes to choose from.

Thank NYSightCr
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Went here for a late lunch today. The food was delicious, and the service was great. I had the clams and my daughter had the lasagna. Will come again.

Thank BuNNY876
Gastonia NC
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

You have to try their grilled chicken salad. I could hardly wait to make the trip back to Gastonia to have it again. It comes with healthy salad greens, artichoke hearts, roasted red peppers, fresh mozzarella cheese, the house dressing is fantastic and served with fresh baked bread for 9.95. I'm ready for another.. simply the best!!

Thank canarygirl3
Belmont, North Carolina
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I think they really have great pizza here. I usually get pepperoni or the supreme which has just about everything on it. As you sit down you are greeted with breads for dipping in oil and dark vinegar, delicious. Staff are always nice and quick to serve. Nice quiet place no loud music at all. Great date night or even... More 

Thank sdznstowe1111

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3736 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28056-5210
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Gastonia
  • Phone Number: +1 704-824-2142

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?