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The Portage Italian Bistro

$$ - $$$, Italian
440 Couchiching Point Rd, Orillia, Ontario L3V 6P8, Canada
+1 705-327-0672
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Overview
  • Excellent43%
  • Very good26%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“seafood pasta” (3 reviews)
“caesar salad” (4 reviews)
“noodles” (2 reviews)
Closed
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Canadian, Italian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
440 Couchiching Point Rd, Orillia, Ontario L3V 6P8, Canada
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were invited by a friend who eats here often. Service was good even though the restaurant was very busy for a Friday night.

Thank PLESLIE23
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Had dinner on a Friday evening. Arrived at 5:45 and we were the only people in the dining room! Italian food was very good, but as the restaurant is attached to a hotel, it was somewhat overpriced. Very nice atmosphere and very attentive service. (Again,...More

Thank firstovr
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We were a small group looking for a different place to dine. This restaurant had a reasonable menu with Italian and Canadian dishes. It was not too busy and service was good.

1  Thank PLESLIE23
Reviewed 28 May 2017

They didn't cater to children. No kids menu, yet attached to a "family" motel. Everything we asked for was either not on the menu, they were out of it, or they couldn't change any requests. We had a table for 6...waited for 20 minutes (only...More

1  Thank Noreen29
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

My wife and I go to the Portage Italian Bistro quite often. And have always enjoyed the food and service. Craig, the chef, is amazing! Always serves up a culinary delight!

1  Thank claude s
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Full breakfast. Nothing to get excited about but OK for Bacon eggs sausage and so on to start the day

Thank Al W
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Marvelous dining quaint and comfy . Marie greeted us with a smile and the dinner party just flowed . Food and Drink was very enjoyable. The Chef is top notch. Tasty treat attached to Best Western Plus Hotel. Marvelous Combination. Cheers A A and Family

Thank 482andrew2015
Reviewed 22 February 2017

The service was ok, but the special valentines menu was not explained to us....we understood that it was a 3 course meal for a set price....at the bottom of the menu, if you ordered the platter for two item, (same meals) you would save $10....N-O-T....we...More

Thank carol r
Reviewed 28 January 2017

I have eaten both breakfast and dinner here on two separate occasions. No complaints at all. The food was as good as the service.

Thank Maggie J
Reviewed 8 January 2017

A nice small restaurant, the chef and wait staff very helpful and accommodating. Worth a visit for a good meal. I had the chicken and mushroom linguine, which was done to perfection and my had the steak and mash potatoes also cooked perfectly.

1  Thank Almojen
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Response from OrilliaAnnie | Reviewed this property |
I would not go there in the evening, especially Mother's Day without a reservation. You might also like Era 67 on the main street (Mississauga St.) in Orillia. I understand they have recently changed their menu and it is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Cuisine
Canadian, Italian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 440 Couchiching Point Rd, Orillia, Ontario L3V 6P8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Orillia
  • Phone Number: +1 705-327-0672
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