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33 Customhouse Quay | Meridian Building-Waterfront, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-499 5060
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible9%
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33 Customhouse Quay | Meridian Building-Waterfront, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Until now, we thought going to a Portofinos in NZ was the guarantee of a good meal. I now know we have been lucky! It started with the waiter arguing with us that the wine he was showing us was the wine on the winelist...More

Thank Ann C
Reviewed 1 week ago

After hoping to go to Slim Davey's for dinner but finding it closed my son suggested Portofino.We were meet at the door and taken to a 6 seater table by the window for the five of us. It was busy with only a few tables...More

1  Thank gregcockerill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They had wonderful food and wonderful service! We both had pastas and a glass of wine, the food was great sized portions and super delicious. Wines were fantastic. It looks out on the Harbour which was wonderful. It’s a great restaurant that’s not high end...More

1  Thank Meira E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice restaurant with great service. A good selection of food and beverages. I ordered pizza which was nice and the Italian house red went down well. Even though I enjoyed my dining experience I did find it a bit pricey for what I got.

1  Thank NevaBug
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I dined here and had the lasagne. It was absoultely delicious and very cheesy. Lovely location along Wellington Waterfront. Staff were great and patient with the children at our table. Kids menu is available.

1  Thank Racheenz
Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

We had a family group and we were pleasantly surprised by the quality of the dishes and size and price. The restaurant has a childs menu which is great.The pizzas at 10.00 were tasty and big for a child. My fettucine dish with a creamy...More

1  Thank Janine45
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Pretty good pasta. A lot of sauces seem the same. Not bad but not cheap. I do like their pizza and the views are great. Nice service.Youngest Daughters choice. She really enjoyed it.

1  Thank Cynthia N
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

We went here for a xmas work lunch. All our pasta meals were very bland. I ordered the fettuccini, another in our group ordered a vegetarian penne pasta dish and the rissoto was ordered. They all need lots of seasoning etc. It was disappointing. For...More

1  Thank Renee L
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Love portofino. Mario is the best ever. I come here often and it's always magic. Great wine list and antipasto is awesome.

1  Thank traceyd483
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Very good Italian restaurant. Good service and great food. If you like Italian food, this restaurant is a must. I grew up in an Italian neighbor and also cooked in one. This place is very good and authentic. Service was superb and friendly. They really...More

1  Thank Michael B
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Ruth B
12 January 2017|
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Response from MorrieS_12 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delayed answer. I don't think the do BYO as they have a very comprehensive wine list of their own
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, View, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Customhouse Quay | Meridian Building-Waterfront, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-499 5060
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