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Portobello Restaurant

1429 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 1H6, Canada
+1 604-734-0697
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good43%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“warm bread” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1429 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 1H6, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First of all the service was good, an attentive waiter. We first ordered wine, he house wine. It was actually really good, great value. I then ordered the muscles, they were excellent some of the best mussels I've had in a while. The reason I'm...More

Thank Kvos1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Portobello is a hidden gem and an under-rated intimate dining room with excellent Italian food, and offers a few signature dishes worth trying again and again! I’ve been here a few times over the years for dinner and the food is consistently excellent. This time...More

Thank VanBizTraveller250
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We came here for a group meeting. Reservations were ok over the phone and we got a centralized large table. The chef was quite opened to changes on the menu, and the group had fun. The wine selection pairs quite well with appetizers, main course...More

Thank mabrondani
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Had dinner on a relatively quiet September night. Food was great. I had a Vitelo Marsala which was very tender and well-cooked and my date had a pasta dish which she liked. We also shared a Tirami Su which was good. these with two glasses...More

Thank Rouzbeh M
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Dinner this evening we decided to try Portobello, and we were not disappointed. First off - service was excellent. Our waiter was very efficient and kept our water glasses filled throughout our visit, The meal began with warm bread and oil and balsamic reduction for...More

1  Thank AbbyEmptyNesters
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I came here for dinner and the staff are super friendly! The Yukon potato gnocchi is amazing and the prices are really reasonable. I would recommend this restaurant if you're in the area however it is small so make a reservation if your group is...More

Thank Tayla A
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Tried to find a great Italian restaurant in Vancouver and some friends we were traveling with recommended this little gem!!! The spaghetti bolognese was amazing, and the meatball appetizer....heavenly!! Joseph, our server, was so pleasant and did a great job in helping us to have...More

1  Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 13 June 2017

My husband booked my birthday dinner here before going onto the Stanley Theatre. Small restaurant, you would miss it on Broadway if you blinked. We were pleasantly surprised as the service and food were both very good. I had one of their specials for $35...More

1  Thank Sunworshiper54
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This Mom and Pop restaurant is one of the best kept secrets in Vancouver. The prices are medium and the quality of food, presentation, and service are outstanding. The ambience is relaxed and pleasant. A special treat is that Mom (Rosa) makes all the desserts...More

1  Thank Dorothy M
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

As a visitor with so many choices for Italian food in Vancouver, it was difficult to decide where to eat dinner on our last night in town. I am so, so glad we chose Portobello Restaurant! Everything was fabulous! We had the stuffed portobello as...More

1  Thank kamarsh1
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1429 Broadway W, Vancouver, British Columbia V6H 1H6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Shaughnessy
  • Neighbourhood: Shaughnessy
  • Phone Number: +1 604-734-0697
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