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33 Customhouse Quay | Meridian Building-Waterfront, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-499 5060
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“pasta dishes” (11 reviews)
“tiramisu” (10 reviews)
“garlic bread” (10 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33 Customhouse Quay | Meridian Building-Waterfront, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Family in town for WOW. walk in booking before the show but filled up quick. Awesome Italian menu and good range. Suitable kids menu for 6 yr old. Great location on waterfront.

Thank Markyparknz
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked here as we were going to the WOW Awards and it was handy to the TSB Arena.We had to be seated by 5 pm as they were busy - no problem there. We ordered a Pizza bread as a Starter and just as...More

Thank KiwisHoliday
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A group of us dined here on Saturday night before the WOW show. Brilient location for this. Despite the restaurant being full (we had booked months ago) the service was still good. The variety of the meu is good - something for everyone. Was a...More

2  Thank harvarddriver2016
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Arrived for a family birthday lunch this Saturday. Taken to a table by a waitress, we ordered drinks and a platter to start, and let her know that we would like to order wine later with our meals. The restaurant was pretty much empty at...More

Thank Katherine W
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Had lunch here and it was superb...the service is the same as it was last year and thats what brings us back when we are in wellington

1  Thank ericandlyn
Reviewed 14 July 2018

This restaurant has lots of variety of classic italian food. I love Italian food, I ordered chicken with vegetables and pomodoro sauce. Delicious chikcne cooked really nice, The sauce was delicous, with lots of olives capers chile, I would have liked more sauce because it...More

2  Thank sofiaryan7
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We arrived early for our booking but were led to our table with a friendly enquiry as to whether we would like a drink whilst waiting (we opted for water, which was immediately provided). When the rest of our party arrived, service was quick, friendly...More

2  Thank Kathryn R
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

We were really looking forward to a great Italian meal, and Portofino’s menu was appealing. Looking at the menu, however, was the high point on our experience. Our server was wrong about our appetizer (bread is NOT included with big chunks of feta cheese, she...More

Thank Beth D
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Food was not fresh at all, smelly mussels. Highly overpriced for what it was. My meal was like almost 50$. Not going back, if it looks fancy from outside but food is terrible no thank you. My friends dessert looked nice however.

2  Thank datchian
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Love the central location of this restaurant, with the iconic Wellington Harbour front right on the doorstep. Our waitress was warm and friendly and provided great service, although a little zealous in her enthusiasm to serve at times, it was cute rather than annoying though....More

1  Thank CarolM5789
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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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Business meetings
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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