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Quay West Bridge Road, North Quay, Douglas IM1 5AG
+44 1624 617755
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:14
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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isleofman
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing food and service cannot fault this place food so fresh well worth the money would recommend in a heartbeat

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Thank happy878
Woking, England
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155 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It would either be here, or 14North. Great location, well laid out restaurant with the open kitchen and plenty of table space. Generous portions, well plated and plenty of explanation from the staff, good service with no rush, we were the last to leave. Excellent veg side-dishes, meat and fish dishes equally good, bit of a price gap in the... More 

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Thank PW24
Woking, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous decor, good service and excellent foods. You must try the queenies starter, it was great. The portions are generous so you may not be able to sample the wonderful desserts which is a shame as they were delicious especially the creme brûlée and lemon and lime tart. All in all you must go there

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Thank lindseyknight
Isle of man
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times, always found the food great and the service always friendly and efficient. I came with friends, what a great evening we had, yes we drank and ate well, the staff looked after us so well, not easy as we were being a bit loud. Thanks thought

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Thank Happymanxman
Europe
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158 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with a couple who were celebrating significant wedding anniversary and it was a wonderful evening! We were shown to our table by one of the excellent (and pretty if I am allowed to say that) ladies who made a massive contribution to the enjoyment of our evening and who, very kindly, turned the music down just a little on... More 

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Thank Ustaritz
Ashford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We had a wonderful meal here - not cheap but worth every penny. Decor lovely and service great. I love seafood and would thoroughly recommend eating it here.

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Thank paulah2oman
Singapore, Singapore
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We booked a meal for a table of 6 for Mother's day. The set menu for the meal was superb and was fantastic value. As usual the service was excellent and the food was lovely. Can't wait to eat here again. Thank you to Mario and the whole team.

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Thank TattyMoz19
El Borge
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Three adults and a two year old, a high chair provided. Not hurried in choosing our meals and a very relaxed atmoshere, with pleasant and attentive staff. Sitting near a window with a good view of the opposite Marina..kept the little boy occupied with all the passing traffic and the boats. An ecxellent cuisine, with plenty of different meals on... More 

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Thank LadyAzul
Onchan, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

You won't go wrong on a Saturday evening if you want to take the older kids (20+) for dinner at Portofino. Great Tables, Great Ambiance, Great Food, Great Service. The one important point I noticed were the tables had enough space to enable you to feel that you were within your own space. Get your table booked, you won't go... More 

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Thank SILVERFOX260260
Douglas, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had chose to have our group lunch here and it was excellent, starters of Scallops was beautiful, the fillet was cooked to perfection, what more can one ask for.

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Thank Manxie1951

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$35
Cuisine
International, Seafood, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:14
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:14
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:14
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:14
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:14
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Quay West Bridge Road, North Quay, Douglas IM1 5AG
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Isle of Man  >  Douglas
  • Phone Number: +44 1624 617755
Description
Portofino was opened at 18:15 on the 19th November 2010, as the Island's most prestigious Mediterranean and International restaurant. Dominating the Quay West development, centrally located in the Isle of Man's capital Douglas, Portofino enjoys spectacular views overlooking the marina, with activity of the street outside, visible through floor to ceiling windows. The grill, fish, poultry, meat and vegetables are prepared in full view of diners at the surrounding kitchen. During summer, outside tables are available for dinning. Portafino's interior was designed by Sicilian owner Mario Ciapelli. Its interior is complemented by high-back leather chairs, a modern cocktail serving bar and contemporary lighting throughout to provide a luxury and modern yet comfortable enviroment for diners. The restaurant also provides diners with the option to book the Xander Suite, a private dining room which can accommodate up to 30 guests.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?