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Mannino's Italian Bistro

606 High St, Suite 103, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3424
+1 757-966-7522
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“crab soup” (55 reviews)
“tiramisu” (14 reviews)
“veal” (25 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
606 High St, Suite 103, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3424
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In looking for a place to unwind after work,it was suggested that we give this place a try.We were not disappointed. The setting was very quite,with a few people and we were actually able to have a conservation,without having to shout.We had Mozzzarella Branchetta for...More

Thank Gwendolyn S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband planned our Anniversary dinner and while researching dinner options he decided on this restaurant and location. Ironically, he read great reviews that mentioned Aundria our server! She not only made fantastic recommendations for our meal, she was attentive and sweet. We had the...More

Thank kvarg07
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm from out of state but this place was recommended by many, so my family and I came to check it out. We started off with calamari and fried mozzarella and zucchini. For dinner we had the Tortellini Mannino, Veal and Portabella Stack, Lasagna, and...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tried this restaurant last year. We were very happy with the visit so we decided to go back. We were not disappointed. Food and service were great. Decor needs some updating and a little on the pricey side but that wouldn't stop us from...More

Thank Michelle H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Eight family members enjoyed a lovely mean at Mannino's. The food was great, as was the service. I wish that they would have seated us at a table that would have provided for more conversation. The table was very wide and long and it was...More

Thank beverlyboyce
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

5 of us had dinner on a busy Friday night. Staff could not have been more accommodating. Started out outside. As the evening went on, it got chilly and they gladly moved us inside. I had veal Francese . Excellent. Cannot remember what everyone else...More

Thank Scrmnjay
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

On Vacation from the Northwest. Drove up to Portsmouth from OuterBanks. Found Mannino's thru Trip Advisor and hit the jackpot for dinner. Two had the pasta special which included lump crab meat, one had pasta in bolognese sauce, and the other had a veal dish....More

Thank northwestbynorthwest
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

I feel like a lot of places serve your average Italian cuisine... not this place... they serve amazing authentic dishes-- feels like your grandma (if she was Italian) spent all day in the kitchen. It's fresh herbs, feel alike homemade pasta and the sauce is...More

1  Thank milteer15
Reviewed 22 May 2017

The food was decent, but I believe it was way overpriced. The service was alright, but not excellent.

Thank Jade G
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Great food made from scratch! And the Service was excellent- Thank you Andria and Maranda(?) you were both outstanding! We will be back......

Thank jrsnash
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 606 High St, Suite 103, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3424
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 757-966-7522
  • E-mail
The experienced Culinary team of Chefs John R. Mannino & John M. Mannino (Father & Son Respectively) have partnered with Sommelier Daris Gavin to open New "Olde World Style" Italian Bistros. The goal was to give patrons Great Italian food at a reasonable price point with wine choices to match. We are sure that the Mannino's Italian Bistro Family will work with great passion & attention to detail to try and ensure that our guest develop a sense of home and comfort while enjoying their dining experience. John R. spent time at many restaurants both locally (Nicholas' at the Omni, La Bella Italia, Cafe Society {Executive Chef}, Bodegas & 456 Fish) and nationally (Lacey's Restaurant/ Manhattan & East of Athens/ Long Island). John M Mannino is an Honors Graduate of Culinary Institute of America. He was the Executive Chef of Bodega & 4 5 6 Fish prior to opening Mannino's. John M also won the Inaugural 2012 Taste of Hampton Roads Iron Chef competition.
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