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Portofino Ristorante

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57 Old Post Rd, Staatsburg, NY 12580-5913
+1 845-889-4711
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 17:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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new york
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Fantastic gem of restaurant down a quiet road. Casual country chic. I was there with a group of 10.Service was wonderful, considering the size of our group and the food was delicious. The menu is varied, full of good choices, which has given me an excuse to go back again. Walk/stroll/hike around the ground of Mills Mansion, just down the... More 

Thank Toothbrush2go
Red Hook, New York
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Wonderful out-of-the way Italian restaurant! There were four of us in our party. One ordered steak, another salmon, and the other two had pasta dishes. All the entres were delicious as well as the soups, salads, garlic bread, and desserts! The staff was friendly and welcoming. This was our first visit and we will definitely be back.

Thank Ann E
Hyde Park, New York
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016

This was a great restaurant a few years ago and you needed reservations to get seated on a weekend. Now, there are a few drinkers at the bar, few tables filled. We walked in to the place and the first thing that struck us was the overwhelming smell of stale grease. Not a good sign. The food was OK but... More 

Thank degarden_girl
Staatsburg, New York
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Portofino is reliably good, with friendly, efficient servers and very good food. The prices are reasonable, both for food and drinks. There is a good bar scene--for adults--and the owner/bartender plays an extraordinarily eclectic music mix of classic rock and jazz. There are a few well-chosen draft beers. We've been coming for years and never disappointed.

Thank Debadabbadoo
hudson valley-ny
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83 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2016

After a movie in Rhineback, we went to Portofino, having not been there for a long time. The food was as good as remembered, with fresh salad ingredients, a good light pasta that was not an overwhelming amount and excellent Veal Milanese. The rest of our party all felt the same way about their meals. The only miss was in... More 

Thank herbelman
Rhinebeck, New York
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Excellent from start to finish, tucked in near the park in Staatsburg, right of Rt 9. Great food from peasant food to finer dining, a wonderful treat. They have specials during the week and it is a very casual atmosphere.

Thank Robert M
New Hampshire
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81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2015

We had reservations here for parents' weekend at a nearby college and I wanted to be sure that our daughter got a delicious meal. While the atmosphere was nothing fancy, the food was excellent. Our waitress, Jennifer, was attentive and professional. The wine glass was delivered amply full and we had 3 dips for our bread including a pesto dip... More 

Thank NewEnglandMom
Staatsburg, New York
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2015

Great local place to eat. Menu is well rounded and sure to please all. I highly suggest that you try this place out if you are in the neighborhood.

1 Thank mjppls
Hyde Park, New York
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2015

In the delightful village of Staatsburg….halfway between Hyde Park and Rhinebeck in the Hudson River Valley. The atmosphere is low-key with a comfortable neighborhood feel. Pete, the owner/bartender is the initial draw. An impeccable bartender who offers up fabulous manhattans, cosmopolitans, eclectic music, and interesting conversation. Portofino's menu offers primarily Italian fare with tasty specials each week. We often sit... More 

1 Thank HappyFeeToo
Vernon, Connecticut
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67 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 May 2015 via mobile

This unpretentious little restaurant was a perfect place to sit with friends on a Friday night and catch up on recent events. The menu covered the gamut from 'bar food' to dinners. A special treat was their "Flights" of wine on Wed and Thur nights that let you sample four different wines from their selection.

Thank Gx11

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Italian, Seafood
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Old Post Rd, Staatsburg, NY 12580-5913
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Staatsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 845-889-4711

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