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Restaurant Portofino Bistro

54 Rue Couillard, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3T3, Canada
+1 855-999-7785
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
54 Rue Couillard, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3T3, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate here on a Thursday nite and the place was extremely busy, however the workers were very efficient and very pleasant. The food was absolutely amazing! Plan on eating here, and don't be scared of the croud!More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank chevelradob
BistroPortofino, General Manager at Restaurant Portofino Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your review @chevelradob! We are very happy to read that you enjoyed your time with us! You're right, our restaurant can be very busy sometimes but our staff is always looking to accomodate our customers the best they can. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A party of seven of us popped in here for dinner and probably would have eaten here a second time during our trip if we had extra time. The service was exceptional and the meal was delicious!More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kimk2015
BistroPortofino, General Manager at Restaurant Portofino Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review @kimk2015! We are very happy to read that you had such a good time at our restaurant. We would have loved to welcome you back :)! We hope you enjoyed Old Quebec and that we will have the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Italian is a family fave, so we made sure to visit Portofino during our stay. It was a busy night, quite crowded with the seating and of course loud with all the people but nothing to stop any of us going and enjoying our meal....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Hayley v
BistroPortofino, General Manager at Restaurant Portofino Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for this review on your experience at our restaurant Hayley. We are very happy to read that you had a great time with us. Our team plays a huge role in our success as they care so much for our customers....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Would suggest that you may want to make a reservation her as it does get busy. Again, another great restaurant in QC with a great mix of Italian & French food. everything we ordered was very good and service was excellent. I ordered the onion...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank londoncallin2080
BistroPortofino, General Manager at Restaurant Portofino Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review on your experience at the Portofino. We always do everything in our power to make sure our customers spend quality time with us and reading reviews like yours is pure motivation! You are...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I made a reservation for 8:30 on a Thursday night after being recommended by the staff at the hotel we were staying at. We arrived on time and were asked to sit at the bar while our ‘very nice table’ was being...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank melissasmith2018
BistroPortofino, General Manager at Restaurant Portofino Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review Melissa, it's always great to read from our customers. We are sorry to read that our service disappointed you... The situation you are discribing is certainly not in our habits as we are renowned for the quality of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I had dinner at Portofino. We were impressed with the quality of the food. My minestrone soup was obviously homemade and the dorado fillet was excellent. My wife and daughter said that their pasta dishes were good as well. The restaurant was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kevinmV4455PY
BistroPortofino, General Manager at Restaurant Portofino Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review Kevin, it's always great to read positive reviews like yours! Our staff plays a huge role in our success as they care so much for our customers. It shows in everything we do, whether it regards food, service...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife had the chicken parmesan and I had the Fettucine with mushrooms. Both were so good, we shared with each other. It was cold out side, but the food was nice and hot and delicious. The ambiance was lively, the service was great, and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GregL475
BistroPortofino, Manager at Restaurant Portofino Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for this awesome review Greg! We are very happy to see that you enjoyed our restaurant so much. We do everything in our power to make sure our customers live a wonderful experience with us and it's always heartwarming to read...More

Reviewed December 12, 2018

We just enjoyed amazing Italian food at this lovely restaurant, great atmosphere, fabulous service we will come back next time we are in Quebec City.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Elizabeth F
BistroPortofino, General Manager at Restaurant Portofino Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your fabulous review Elizabeth, we are very happy to read that you enjoyed your visit at our restaurant! We can't wait to see you next time you will be around :)!

Reviewed December 9, 2018

We were staying at the Frontenac for two nights before our cruise left. We were with our two friends. During our daytime walks we checked out a lot of menus of various restaurants. Portofino caught our eye. It was within walking distance of the hotel....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Myrna S
BistroPortofino, General Manager at Restaurant Portofino Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Myrna and thank you very much for your review! We are very lucky to count on loyal customers like you! We do everything in our power in order to make sure our clients live an awesome experience and reviews like yours are always heartwarming....More

Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Ok Italian food. Nothing special. Noisy but not unbearable. Wait staff very nice but service was slow. It was a Saturday night. Eggplant Parmigiana was heavily battered and fried. Lasagne was okay.More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 55debp
BistroPortofino, Manager at Restaurant Portofino Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to write this review on your experience at our restaurant. We are sorry you didn't get to live a special experience like most of our customers do. Usually, our staff is renowed for its efficiency. We bet...More

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jim d
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September 28, 2016|
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Response from Maddie D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just seen your question....haven't signed in to trip advisor since... But you sent your request to me the poster and not to trip advisor... Sorry.
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Peggy H
January 22, 2016|
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Response from Strictly2 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. People we met on cruise walked in and booked. I would think you could e mail a reservation request.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 54 Rue Couillard, Quebec City, Quebec G1R 3T3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Quebec City>  > Downtown Quebec City
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Quebec City
  • Phone Number: +1 855-999-7785
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Description
Located in the heart of Old Québec City in a historical house built in 1760, Portofino Bistro Italiano restaurant welcomes you to its cozy and festive atmosphere.
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