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“Nice staff and lovely Italian food!”

Portofino's Ristorante Italiano
Ranked #99 of 456 Restaurants in Lagos
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 3 - USD 27
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: It's design is contemporary and rustic with soft lighting creating a relaxing atmosphere where you can't help but unwind especially when the sliding doors are opened to make you feel part of the marina atmosphere or enjoy the sunshine in our outside terrace providing comfortable and relaxing chairs. Famous Happy hour between 12 to 2.30 & 5.30 To 6.30 Every lunch and dinner with an extensive happy hour menu of pizza and Pasta from only 4.99 Euros. Full a la carte menu available at those times aswell open all day Full Sunday lunch menu every Sunday 3 courses for 15.95 Euros. Plus free live entertainment from Jackson Rivers a multi talented musician and singer ex glitter band , Marvin Gaye, Peter Gabrial and Joan armatrading. Come and experience one of the best dining experiences with the best views across the award winning marina towards the town.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Perfectly situated in the Marian, this place offers excellent Italian food. Lovely place for a pasta dinner among others.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Elin904
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

Expectations were quite high after reading the reviews, however we were disappointed.
Staff was very attentive but the food was very average in taste, not better than what you would eat in any ordinary restaurant.
We have been in some neighbouring restaurants that were much better.

Date of visit: April 2018
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1  Thank Davespence1964
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We spend most of our time in the Algarve and we spent a lot of time in this restaurant when it first opened. It was refreshing at the time to have a new Italian which was a little bit different in the marina. We stopped going to this restaurant because it changed over the years, it became a bit less different and the standard changed. We decided to go back last week with our son and his girlfriend to try it again. It was a Sunday so I thought I would have the roast dinner for a change. We arrived at 1.00, the restaurant Opens at 12.30 and were told the roast wouldn't be ready for at least another 30 mins! We had to take our son to the airport so couldn't wait that long. Why offer a roast on a Sunday if you can't provide it when the restaurant opens. We ordered starters scallops with black pudding first for my husband, he said they were amazing, fish cakes next for my daughter in law, not much flavour, prawns for my son were very good, I had pate but it came with packet toast, please guys serve fresh bread or toasted bread with it. Main courses my husband had stroganoff not as good as the last time, my son had the lamb Henry, very good. The girls had the pasta dishes which were ok. Then for desert only 2 of us 1 had the sticky toffee pudding very good and the other had a cheese board, it came with just cheese when we asked for biscuits there weren't any so they brought us bread and charged us extra for it not very good after spending quite a lot of money including wine, beers and water. This restaurant has an amazing location, but could be so much better with a little more attention to detail.

Date of visit: March 2018
2  Thank Jules C
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Excellent Italian restaurant in the harbor, good food, best place in town, super pasta and pizza, nice staff

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank roberthj277
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Great food superb service but the restaurant was quiet so depends on time of year.This was recommended so we will come back

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank ArrersDevs
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