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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
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (136 reviews)
“tiramisu” (14 reviews)
“bread” (35 reviews)
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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 5 days ago via mobile

Excellent food and service atmosphere . I had the veal parmigiana. And my son had the trout . Both excellent and the escargot was excellent . Never had it with tomatoes garlic and lots of cheese .More

Thank Steve M
BistroPortofino, Manager at Restaurant Portofino Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for your review Steve! We are happy to see that you enjoyed your visit at the Portofino. We put a lot of time and efforts in everything we do so our clients can spend an amazing time with us. We have...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Be aware. You Re in the heart of the tourist area. It is busy and it is noisy. I liked that. We made a reservation so it was not any issue but this place is busy!!! Seated promptly, courteous staff. My French sucks but the...More

Thank Ach T
BistroPortofino, Manager at Restaurant Portofino Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for your recommandation! Our employees have a strong impact in our success as they care so much for our customers. They always make sure everyone is welcomed at the Portofino! For the record, you are right, we recommend doing a reservation...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The four of us were in the mood for Italian food, made a reservation at Portafino. Nice table outside, waitstaff was very friendly , water, beverages were very prompt! Basket of bread was served prior to our brushetta. Nice starter, tomatoes in oil with bread...More

Thank carolmdir
BistroPortofino, Manager at Restaurant Portofino Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for your review Carol, we are happy to read you enjoyed your overall experience with us! Our employees really care about our customers and we think it shows. We are disappointed however that you didn't enjoy our dishes as much as...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Amazing place for seafood and pizza. The service was good and the price is right for the quality and portion you are getting. It was situated within walking distance of Hotel Manoir Victoria. It is considered fine dining.More

Thank trouble2012
BistroPortofino, Manager at Restaurant Portofino Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you very much for your kind words, we are happy to read that you enjoyed your visit at the Portofino! We aim for nothing less than exceeding our customers expectations as we want the Portofino experience to be as special as our unique location...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place came as a recommendation and it was very much below standard fare to come from the mouth of any concierge from a 4-star hotel. I did tell them to never utter Portofino again to a client. First off the off-putting arrogance from the...More

Thank Wanderluster420
BistroPortofino, Manager at Restaurant Portofino Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello and thank you for taking the time to write on your experience at our restaurant. We are sorry we didn't live up to your expectations and that you felt stuck in a "tourist trap". We respect your opinion on our food, however, we can't...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here hoping for a nice italien dinner. If you go for good pasta go somewhere else. I had the prosciutto linguini and the boyfriend the chicken Alfredo. Very dry pasta not much flavour. I am not a picky with food and this was disappointing....More

Thank stephgirl90
BistroPortofino, Manager at Restaurant Portofino Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Steph and thank you very much for taking the time to write this review. We are sorry you didn't enjoy your evening as much as we would have wanted to. You're right, our restaurant can be noisy at times. Even if most of our...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and great service The host was great We reserved a certain table and it was trady when we arrived A must visitMore

Thank jim d
BistroPortofino, Manager at Restaurant Portofino Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Jim and thank you very much for your review. We are very happy to read that you enjoyed so much your time with us. However, we would have loved your rating to be more representative of your comments :P! Kidding aside, we put a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant atmosphere, good salads and pastas, nice service. Would recommend and return. Convenient old city location, close to our vacation rental. Reservations essential.

Thank SandyRiver
BistroPortofino, Gérant at Restaurant Portofino Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bonjour Sandy! Thank you very much for your review, we are very happy to read you enjoyed your visit at our restaurant! It's always nice to read positive comments like yours and we hope to see you again next time you will be around!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Good Italian selection with a reasonable wine list. The food prices were also reasonable and the staff was agreeable to menu alterations. We particularly enjoyed the appetizers. The menus are in French, English, and Italian. We waited to be seated on a Monday evening, but...More

Thank FabFannie
BistroPortofino, Gérant at Restaurant Portofino Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Fannie, thank you very much for your review, we are happy to read you enjoyed your visit here! We have the chance to count on a very professional team that does everything in its power to help our customers and we definitely think it...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Make a reservation as the queues can be long Quebec is a very tourist place so the food is generally very average. The is above average but not cheap. Worth a visitMore

Thank 575fincu
BistroPortofino, Gérant at Restaurant Portofino Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit at the Portofino! You're right, we definitely suggest doing a reservation as we often expect a strong affluence that is outside of our control. Thanks for the recommandation though, we do...More

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jim d
August 14, 2018|
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Response from jim d | Reviewed this property |
This is a 5 star restaurant for food, service and comfort We highly recommend eating here
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Sig K
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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, 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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