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33 Customhouse Quay | Meridian Building-Waterfront, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-499 5060
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good37%
  • Average18%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33 Customhouse Quay | Meridian Building-Waterfront, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Im originally from Melbourne wich we have high standard of restaurant but I think we need portofino Wellington in Melbourne too I hardly recommend you and I will definitely be back one day on my business trip. Thank you too all your team keep the...More

2  Thank asskdkfjj
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Went with my girlfriend for a nice meal; pleasant and quick service, delicious food with good sized portions.

2  Thank Liam P
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoy a good Italian meal but tonight we were disappointed. My husband had the fettuccine pollo and he said the only good thing was it had a reasonable amount of chicken. The sauce had no depth of flavour and the fettuccine was lacking freshness....More

Thank KiwiMarita
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Very quiet, early midweek evening in winter. Warm welcome, great Italian food - seafood risotto and lasagne, panna cotta and cheesecake. Big portions! Very tasty. Friendly and attentive staff. Great view of Wellington Harbour.

1  Thank CAROLE N
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Me and my girlfriends are looking for a place where we could eat, it was a girls night out and we decided to find a place in water front, we ended up in portofino, it was amazing the view really catched our attentions the harbour...More

1  Thank Priscilla L-m L
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We arrived here early on a quiet Sunday night, and had a couple of drinks before being seated. The menu is bog standard kiwi/italian and so hoping there was a gem amongst this, we asked our female wait staff what she would recommend.... She rolled...More

Thank millynted
Reviewed 14 May 2017

We took a chance on Mothers Day and of all the restaurants in the area, this was the only one that could accommodate us. There were two adults, a 6 year old and a 1 year old. The service initially was a little slow so...More

1  Thank HypnoWarrior
Reviewed 6 May 2017

A nice Italian restaurant. Food is very good, mid-range prices. Overlooking the harbor. Service is okay. We sat here a few times and were never disappointed. If you feel like having a nice Italian meal for about $60 per couple then that's an excellent option.

2  Thank Samuel B
Reviewed 4 May 2017

When you go to a place with an Italian name like Portofino, you expect at least a flour of an Italian experience. Sadly this place was just not that and putting up with an average coffee after hoping for dessert and coffee was a 2...More

Thank Scampi_1965
Reviewed 29 April 2017

4th visit here and always a warm welcome. As in the past, the host opened the door and showed us to a table which made us feel very welcome on a cold evening. Restaurant was 90% full when we arrived with no reservation at 7pm...More

1  Thank lyfs4travLn
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Ruth B
12 January 2017|
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Response from MorrieS_12 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delayed answer. I don't think the do BYO as they have a very comprehensive wine list of their own
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Customhouse Quay | Meridian Building-Waterfront, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-499 5060
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