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Portofino's

#127 of 1,935 Restaurants in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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2127 Ayrsley Town Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28273-3554
+1 980-297-7090
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12:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Pizza is the best in Charlotte, my wife had chicken salad it was very good. Previously her favorite was the salmon salad, this is a close second. I had mushroom sausage pizza, too good for words. Our waiter, at the arboretum location was Joaquin. He always greets us in a friendly manner, knows our preferences & is very helpful.

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Thank Mel J
Morehead City, North Carolina
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

I had high hopes and they disappointed. The food is red sauce Italian, not great not bad. Had the veal piccatta. OK but not great. Had the calamari. It appeared frozen and deep fried, tough with little taste and came with a heavy red dipping sauce. Main came with pasta covered in a heavy red sauce that did not impress.... More 

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Thank Dave G
Cumberland, Maryland
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is a great restaurant with great food! The portions are very large and the prices are very reasonable. The friendly staff provided wonderful recommendations.

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Thank Katetpd
Athens, Georgia, United States
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109 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Nice atmosphere, eating at the bar is fine. Service was good and the salmon great. Nice dinner in a convenient location.

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Thank Christina C
Charlotte, North Carolina
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

My husband and I have visited this restaurant numerous times. It is always a go to meal when we are undecided and don't really want to drive far for dinner. You don't need reservations, you can go "as is" without having to go home after a day of bumming around and the food is consistent. We visited last weekend after... More 

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Thank Kecia W
Charlotte, North Carolina
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Can't say enough about how great this place is. The food is excellent. Primarily it is Italian - pizza and pasta. But, the menu is very diverse. Their salads are awesome. They have a ton of great non-pasta dishes like grilled fish and sandwiches too. Food quality is great, service is great and the prices are excellent. I highly recommend... More 

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Thank Johnny G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

So I took my wife here today for a quick lunch and she got the special which was a spinach and lobster ravioli in a white sauce. I got a a sausage and pepperoni calzone. The calzone was great but it was huge, 2 people could clearly share this and be full. My wife's was just ok for her because... More 

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Thank Dan M
Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

The chicken-based dish that I had was not edible. Another person at the table had pasta with shrimp, and it was OK. Another person at the table had a chicken-based dish, and it was not good, either. The food was bland, seriously bland. My salad was tiny, like literally five bites kind of tiny. This place has a great reputation,... More 

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Thank King D
Laval, Canada
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Authentic pizza and real Italian food. Southern Italian cuisine with generous portions. Also great for Company group meetings . Pasta dishes are rich and generous with parmigiana cheese.

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Thank Armyfer
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I was in town for work, I am from Italy and I wanted some Italian food so I decided to give a try, I ordered affettati for appetizer, it was fabulous : the prosciutto, the salami , the cheeses were fantastic tested like in Italy but the mozzarella left me without words was so fresh and delicious. For main course... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2127 Ayrsley Town Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28273-3554
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 980-297-7090

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?