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Portico Restaurant

12506 River Rd, Richmond, VA 23238-6135
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
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American, Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
12506 River Rd, Richmond, VA 23238-6135
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I've been going to Portico since it first opened and have always been pleased - not only with their service, but especially with their food. I love that they have a valet - great for nights when they are super busy. I like having drinks...More

Thank PirateGirl529
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to Portico on several occasions and have never been disappointed! Their food is always excellent and the atmosphere is inviting....the outdoor/patio area is my favorite, though. Only complaint is that if there is a large party gathered around outdoor couches and fireplace it...More

Thank czbecky
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had the rockfish which was delicious. Limoncello cake was delicious. Appetizers were ok. Setting is beautiful. Our server was perfectly attentive

Thank scubapotter
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Met another couple for dinner. We were promptly seated inside, since it was a bit too humid out for us outside. Let me get the service out of the way first. Our waiter was knowledgeable and attentive but very dour and almost seem put out...More

Thank Lois M
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Came here for lunch with a coworker on a lovely summery day. I have never been to Portico before, but I think I’ve been to the restaurants that were in its place before. The restaurant itself is very nice inside and the outside seating area...More

Thank Just_a_normal_mom
Reviewed 2 July 2017

I arrived early to find the only parking option was valet. This restaurant is located in the country but do to a small parking lot the only option was valet. This was alittle off putting because they had four people waiting with lots of open...More

Thank Hannah1944
Reviewed 28 June 2017

The Portico outside seating area is just spectacular. With great landscape features that almost transport you to settings that you would expect to find in Europe. However, the food on our visit just did not measure up to our expectations. The food was very pedestrian...More

Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Beautiful place. Can be seated outside orHern and vegetable garden with bloo.ing flowers surrounding it. Service was excellent. Especially for our large group of special ladies. PRICES were good for food severed. Just don't fill up on the bread and tomatoes dip..Delicious.

Thank Baileyh0
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

A group of friends wanted to go to Portico in hopes of being able to sit outside. We were not able to, but were seated next to open windows and doors. A busy evening in which our vehicles were used with valet service. Had Lasagne...More

Thank Joy K
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Delicious food on a beautiful patio!!! This is a great location for lunch or a special dinner occasion!!! Located in the country not too far from town.

Thank ValerieCald
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12506 River Rd, Richmond, VA 23238-6135
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 804-784-4800
Chef Paolo Randazzo, former owner of Franco's Ristorante and current owner of Sensi, both in Richmond, VA 804-784-4800
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