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Portico Restaurant

12506 River Rd, Richmond, VA 23238-6135
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
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American, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
12506 River Rd, Richmond, VA 23238-6135
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here for lunch with a coworker on a lovely summery day. I have never been to Portico before, but I think I’ve been to the restaurants that were in its place before. The restaurant itself is very nice inside and the outside seating area...More

Thank Just_a_normal_mom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arrived early to find the only parking option was valet. This restaurant is located in the country but do to a small parking lot the only option was valet. This was alittle off putting because they had four people waiting with lots of open...More

Thank Hannah1944
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Portico outside seating area is just spectacular. With great landscape features that almost transport you to settings that you would expect to find in Europe. However, the food on our visit just did not measure up to our expectations. The food was very pedestrian...More

Thank Anthony H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful place. Can be seated outside orHern and vegetable garden with bloo.ing flowers surrounding it. Service was excellent. Especially for our large group of special ladies. PRICES were good for food severed. Just don't fill up on the bread and tomatoes dip..Delicious.

Thank Baileyh0
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

A group of friends wanted to go to Portico in hopes of being able to sit outside. We were not able to, but were seated next to open windows and doors. A busy evening in which our vehicles were used with valet service. Had Lasagne...More

Thank Joy K
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Delicious food on a beautiful patio!!! This is a great location for lunch or a special dinner occasion!!! Located in the country not too far from town.

Thank ValerieCald
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This restaurant is hard to rate. The first time I went the food was great but the service was so-so. The second time as I recall it was OK. The last time was not great. The fish was superb, but the salad was very expensive...More

1  Thank George S
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Several friends and I had lunch at Portico today. Each of us had a tasty lunch. Three of us had a very delicious salad with grilled tuna. The "she" crab soup that I had was very good, with lots of crab. Even though there were...More

Thank Platinum2VA
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This is a great restaurant. The food and service was outstanding. The dinning room was great and the patio looks fantastic. Was in the area on business and went back for a second time the same week. A nice bar as well.

Thank Brr4346AD
Reviewed 3 March 2017

LOVE the outdoor seating area!! The hamburger for lunch was very good and we switched up our fries for the veggie of the day. Such a nice place on a beautiful day!

Thank diamondgroup
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12506 River Rd, Richmond, VA 23238-6135
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 804-784-4800
Chef Paolo Randazzo, former owner of Franco's Ristorante and current owner of Sensi, both in Richmond, VA 804-784-4800
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