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720 Tinton Ave, Tinton Falls, NJ 07724-3214
+1 732-542-6068
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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New Jersey
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The restaurant has been closed for over a year, but there's no advice has to if it will ever open again.

Thank traveler0047
Colts Neck, New Jersey
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This restaurant has been closed now for at least 6 months. it was one of our favorite places to go. true Italian cooking!. My only complaint is their wine pours were a little short ans alittle pricey.

Thank Karen M
Millstone, New Jersey
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

Went for bday dinner on a Thursday, place was quiet, why they couldn't cook the pork chop or the clams is a mystery to me. Order the linguini with clam sauce no taste, the clams were raw. My husband order the pork chop was raw also,send it back,they put it in the fryer and send it out. Just terrible. It's... More 

Thank sandralo
New Jersey, USA
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2015

Went here a couple of Saturdays ago with my husband. I had been there for lunch, but not for dinner. The service was excellent from the moment you walked in. Actually even before that as the valet was very personable too. One of the true test for me for a good Italian restaurant is how good the bread is. Here... More 

Thank dvg1027
Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2014

Great service. Our waiter even taught us the proper pronunciation for our orders. This is not a run of the mill restaurant, this is fine Italian at its best. If I could give it 6 stars I would. Small and warm place for gathering with friends and family

Thank April S
Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Our waiter and his runner were some of the nicest people I have ever encountered in a restaurant. The special of grilled octopus was delicious! The rest of the meal was ok, nothing too memorable.

Thank Stu14
Tinton Falls, New Jersey
Level Contributor
22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2014

I went there for a nice quite dinner one evening with 3 of my friends, as I walked in was a taken aback by the size of the restaurant. I was "cozy" To say the most. It was a white table cloth establishment with waiters coming to the table every 5 min. I find this a little overkill. The food... More 

Thank teothegreat
New jersey
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Ive been to Portofino many times now, and the food is authentic traditional Italian the was it should be. Clean, fresh, and NOT dripping with cheese and breadcrumb. My parents are from central Italy, I've traveled to Italy countless times throughout my life and Portofino is exactly on point when it comes to Italian food, how its prepared, and the... More 

1 Thank MP864
London, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2014

Salvatore and the family have specials all the time. So many that the normal menu is passé. The wine list is fabulous and the best on the menu has to be the Milanese, whether veal, chicken, or pork. The biggest portions of milanese that you will ever find. Yet the other portions are not so big and overall it is... More 

1 Thank giocant
Tinton Falls, New Jersey
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2014

I've read some of the reviews and I just have to say this in a snarky way. This is a high end restaurant. The wait staff are all men - classic upscale element - and the wine is exquisite. If you are looking for ketchup and that brings you to write a poor review then you are eating in the... More 

1 Thank VA A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Italian, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 720 Tinton Ave, Tinton Falls, NJ 07724-3214
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Tinton Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 732-542-6068

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?