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Portico Restaurant

12506 River Rd, Richmond, VA 23238-6135
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (11 reviews)
Closed Now
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American, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
12506 River Rd, Richmond, VA 23238-6135
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A group of friends wanted to go to Portico in hopes of being able to sit outside. We were not able to, but were seated next to open windows and doors. A busy evening in which our vehicles were used with valet service. Had Lasagne...More

Thank Joy K
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Delicious food on a beautiful patio!!! This is a great location for lunch or a special dinner occasion!!! Located in the country not too far from town.

Thank ValerieCald
Reviewed 19 March 2017

This restaurant is hard to rate. The first time I went the food was great but the service was so-so. The second time as I recall it was OK. The last time was not great. The fish was superb, but the salad was very expensive...More

1  Thank George S
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Several friends and I had lunch at Portico today. Each of us had a tasty lunch. Three of us had a very delicious salad with grilled tuna. The "she" crab soup that I had was very good, with lots of crab. Even though there were...More

Thank Platinum2VA
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This is a great restaurant. The food and service was outstanding. The dinning room was great and the patio looks fantastic. Was in the area on business and went back for a second time the same week. A nice bar as well.

Thank Brr4346AD
Reviewed 2 March 2017

LOVE the outdoor seating area!! The hamburger for lunch was very good and we switched up our fries for the veggie of the day. Such a nice place on a beautiful day!

Thank diamondgroup
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The food here is delicious but the menu is small. We found the restaurant crowded and had to wait about 45 minutes for a table. The restaurant is small and it was cold inside, had to leave my coat on thru the meal. The complementary...More

Thank nancy t
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Although this restaurant is located in the suburbs of Richmond, Virginia, it is surrounded by woods and gives the feel of a quaint, country restaurant. I enjoyed a delicious brunch there today. The menu was diverse and allowed for either breakfast or traditional lunchtime options....More

Thank VirginiaTraveler805
Reviewed 17 November 2016

On our first visit we decided we'd wait for outside seating. It was worth the wait! We grabbed drinks at the bar and then settled ourselves in the comfy seating by the great fireplace outside on the patio. The evening had the expected fall chill...More

Thank Tonia P
Reviewed 12 November 2016

I went with a friend on a Thursday night, and had a great time. They had heaters in-between tables and a nice fireplace so we didn't feel cold at all. Service was excellent, the waiter knew how to guide us with drinks and food. The...More

Thank Nancy A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:15
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12506 River Rd, Richmond, VA 23238-6135
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 804-784-4800
  • E-mail
Chef Paolo Randazzo, former owner of Franco's Ristorante and current owner of Sensi, both in Richmond, VA 804-784-4800