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237 Victoria Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
+64 7-834 2034
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
237 Victoria Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely meal here. Great service without hovering. The menu had lots of choices. Loved the mussels. We thought the price very good for 3 courses and drinks. Can’t wait to go back and try something else.

Thank LindaB981
Reviewed 3 days ago

We have been frequenting Portofino for three years. Although there have been staff changes, the service has not faltered - however the steak meal is smaller (but the quality remains the same) - so I rarely order it now. The pasta is good and the...More

Thank Happiness13665391316
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at Hamilton en route from Auckland to Wellington and considered several of the recommended restaurants on TripAdvisor. Portofino was busy and so we opted to eat here. Good choice. The service was friendly without being over familiar, the wine was good and the...More

Thank geoffpower47
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend said bad things about portofino but after going there I could not disagree more. Yes it was expensive but the pasta was well worth it it really tasted like italy

Thank Adventure35214134429
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took friends, hadnt been for awhile so there were some staff changes. Got to say we were really impressed and the service was brilliant! Most importantly they were so happy with their food too. We mostly had different starters and mains. Great food and...More

Thank Scott J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I dined at Portofino with family on a busy Friday evening.We had time constraints with one family member but the waitress was excellent telling us which dishes would be the quickest for ordering and our guests dinner was served beautifully presented and cooked in a...More

Thank travelog12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service is quite good. The pizza is reasonably good. They use a pretty standard base and it’s got a fair amount of toppings. It is a little pricy though. I’d go back but if the actual Italian restaurant up the road was open I’d...More

Thank willowdog9
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We had not been for a while so had date night at one of our favourites in Hamilton. I had the classic shrimp cocktal for entree and my date had the calamari. Both were very yummy. The date had the tortellini stuffed with mushrooms. Not...More

Thank Sassysas1970
Reviewed 3 September 2018

The food was very yummy, atmosphere was classy and very friendly staff. My hubby told one of the waitress its my birthday She make an effort to sing happy birthday and a bring a small dessert with a candle for free. I felt very special...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

An Italian themed restaurant that is handily placed close to the buzz of central Hamilton night life. The food is fine and reasonably priced without being anything outstanding.

Thank BaldyBeardyBloke
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 237 Victoria Street, Hamilton 3204, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 7-834 2034
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