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Portofino's Italian Restaurant

3736 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28056
+1 704-824-2143
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good24%
  • Average12%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible6%
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“pizza” (32 reviews)
“bread” (15 reviews)
“manicotti” (2 reviews)
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Pizza
$$ - $$$
3736 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28056
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Overall, a nice experience with good food and service. Our table tried a variety of dishes and none disappointed. A pleasant atmosphere with good food:)

Thank Bustrav8585
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The staff are great, and the menu includes a great variety of Italian dishes and pizza. I have never been disappointed here.

Thank bootprint
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Choose Portofino's Italian Restaurant to meet up with a friend I had not seen in a very long time. The food was excellent. The restaurant is a little small and the kitchen noise was loud but that could be over looked by the excellent food...More

Thank AstridWilson
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. Typical Italian pizza style restaurant. Ordered the muscles in red sauce. Generous helping of muscles over linguini. Sauce was amazing as were the muscles. My wife had the portobello with spinach garlic with a cream sauce. Sauce was a little heavy...More

Thank Robert C
nunzio2014, Owner at Portofino's Italian Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Thank you kindly to stop in a portofino Italian restaurant.

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Easy to find in shopping center with other restaurants and shopping places. They seated us right away. The music is nice and at a perfect talking volume. Our server was Sam and he was amazing and made sure we had everything we needed. Also the...More

Thank Heidi T
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

The New York style pizza is fantastic! My wife had the stuffed shells and loved it also. We went on a Thursday night and the place was pretty busy but the food came out faster than expected and was some of the best Italian we...More

Thank nbrown1015
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Hubby surprised me with dinner out. Second time eating here. Extensive menu. Salmon for me. Veal dish for him. Delight. Leftovers even better. Looking forward to going again.

Thank Paula L
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Food was Average, waitress was a joke...smelled like 'smoke', guess that's what she was doing, while we waited for our food to be served.

Thank 826vich
Reviewed 15 January 2017

We eat there when we won't really good Italian food. Its not the cheapest around BUT its very good. Love the chicken piccata. Good pizza too. Good servers also.

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Best ever.. even if the brunette waitress was on drugs. She would vanish and come back red eyes and sniffling... white powder on her nose more than once. Pizza was cold.... they called her name for 10 minutes before she showed up to deliver our...More

Thank Dallas W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3736 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28056
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Gastonia
  • Phone Number: +1 704-824-2143
  • E-mail
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