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Mario's Portofino

#44 of 706 Restaurants in Reno
Certificate of Excellence
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1505 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502-2807
+1 775-825-7779
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
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Reno, Nevada
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345 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good Italian restaurant with great food and service. Server Annaleas was very helpful. We compared the chianti with the Classico chianti and found we liked the house chianti better, and it was less expensive. Triple chocolate cake was a good ending to a very enjoyable meal.

Thank RobReno
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming to Portifino's Italian restaurant for many years and it's still my favorite local restaurant in Reno. From the owners to Carlos the chef and the staff they always make me feel welcome.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reno, Nevada, United States
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

every time we go everybody loves the drinks the food is so tasty the service is friendly and knowlegable the owner makes you feel like family

Thank William S
Reno, Nevada
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Bottle of Ferrari Carano, pancetta wrapped shrimp to start and veal parmigiana. You won't find any better in Reno.

Thank davidrA5850CD
Sparks, Nevada
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We recently had our sorority Founder's Day at Mario's and it was a great experience! We had a group of 18 and they served us promptly and efficiently! The menu selection was great and the food was delicious! Our servers were always making sure we all had what we needed. The room we used was spacious and private from the... More 

Thank Lorraine F
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Traditional setting for an Italian Restaurant. It is located in a strip mall but the food was very good and the service was acceptable. The gnocchi was soft and fluffy and the Carbonara was creamy and very tasty. We will return when visiting Reno again.

Thank Dennis C
Lake Placid, New York
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114 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

This inside reminds me of 50's Italian wiseguy. Very comfortable and plush with big round booths. Our wait person was lovely, she had a cute personality, she knew her menu and her wine list. Food was really excellent. Had a Cobb and it was delicious. I would definitely return and tell others.

Thank Kelly T
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Found this gem on the web while in Reno for the 50th Anniversary of International Chili competition. From the minute we walked in the door we felt welcomed the staff was fabulous, the food excellent. The atmosphere was charming. We enjoyed ourselves so much that we did a return visit 2 days later with friends. Again everything was superb. Wish... More 

Thank plonowski
Melbourne, Australia
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100 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This restaurant was a great find. The food was excellent and the service was great too. What more can you ask for? Highly recommended.

Thank misterchester12
Pasco, Washington
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99 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Very good place, food is excellent and paired also with a rather decent wine selection. I had the daily special, it was served in decent time. Strong recommendation.

Thank scrutineer44

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1505 S Virginia St, Reno, NV 89502-2807
  • Location: United States  >  Nevada (NV)  >  Reno
  • Phone Number: +1 775-825-7779

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?