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Portofino Brasserie italienne

COVID-19 Update: This restaurant is only available for takeaway or delivery at this time.

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US$12 - US$31
French, Steakhouse, Seafood, Italian
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Reviewed November 6, 2021

Went with two friends who were very happy with their meals. I had the chicken fettuccine the fettuccine and sauce were delicious but the chicken tasted like processed food, tasteless. The Caesar salad and the garlic toast were my favourite part of the meal. Pina...Colada was yummy.More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed September 20, 2021

Some things Anglos are going to notice about Quebec City most resteraunts. No ice in the water Waiters can be more assertive about tips They charge for bread No drink refills Make reservations! Parking in downtown is non existent Portifino Service was good but our...waiter had difficulty with English we gave up b4 desert Tortellini soup was very bland and luke warm Meatball app quite good but buried in green stuff i actually thought it was a salad Veal parm was good Gnoochi was goodMore

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed August 28, 2021

Food and cocktails excellent. Service a little slow but can be excused on account of Covid rules (surely lack of personnel) . Expansive but was expected by us. We will recommend.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed August 11, 2021 via mobile

AMAZING! Best meal in Quebec City so far and it will be hard to beat! Service, food and drinks were all outstanding! So glad we found this place.

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed September 10, 2020 via mobile

I ate at this restaurant about 3 years ago and the Linguine Noires Aux Fruits de Mar left such an impression on me I just searched for the restaurant name. Yes, 3 years later. The dish ingredients are simple, but the flavor is fantastic! If...I ever return to the city, I will be coming back for more.More

Date of visit: September 2020
SHAKER-Franchiseur, Owner at Portofino Brasserie italienne, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2020

Thank you! :) The staff at Portofino Sainte-Foy

Reviewed January 6, 2020

Great location, cosy seating,, reasonable prices (but not cheap). Would advise reservation in peak periods)

Date of visit: January 2020
SHAKER-Franchiseur, Propriétaire at Portofino Brasserie italienne, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2020

Thank you Steve and Tookta for this message! :) The staff at Portofino Sainte-Foy

Reviewed January 2, 2020 via mobile

We dined at Portofino on New Years weekend. The city was crowded as were all of the restaurants. Our concierge called and secured a table for 4. When we arrived, we were placed in a high traffic are. The Maiore d could not have been...more accommodating and gave us a better table before our drinks arrived. Our group ordered a variety of dishes and all were good or great. The spinach salad and Cesar salads were both excellent.More

Date of visit: January 2020
SHAKER-Franchiseur, Propriétaire at Portofino Brasserie italienne, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2020

Thank you for this message! :) The staff at Portofino Sainte-Foy

Reviewed December 16, 2019 via mobile

The flavor of the food ita good, the place is calid and nice, good service and another type of regular restaurant but too expensive for the size of the food, specially the pizzA.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed September 14, 2019 via mobile

My sister and I came to Quebec City for a week celebrating our 50th Birthday. So far we encountered wonderful people! We were excited to try Portofino, seeing it was a few blocks from where we rented our apartment. Unfortunately, before we could even try...the restaurant, we were rudely handled by a girl out front of restaurant to take our name. Arrogant, rude and too young to even have this attitude... we will never enter this establishment again, nor will we ever refer it to friends, family or business associates in the future.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed August 27, 2019 via mobile

We were a table of 12 people we got there for 5 p.m. . The food was great and some of the servers were awesome. Since this is a very busy place I felt like I was being rushed out the door we had yet...to finish our drinks. When one of the waiters had come by and asked 4 anybody want any dessert coffee tea which people got and then before we even got our are coffee and tea he was already giving us the bill. So that was probably the part that ruined it the most and when my husband was trying to pay on his debit card the waiter was trying to pull out the machine while my husband's card was still in the machineMore

Date of visit: August 2019
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Response from marlynn52 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can't be more helpful, I drink wine. Husband says it was bottled beer but there was a choice.
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Yes, Portofino Brasserie italienne offers takeaway services.

Portofino Brasserie italienne is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 4