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Restaurant Portofino

Av. Juan Carlos I | Hotel Portofino, 17487 Empuriabrava, Spain
+34 972 45 66 88
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible10%
2 Aug 2018
“Vacation ”
23 Jun 2018
“Lovely canal side restaurant”
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Av. Juan Carlos I | Hotel Portofino, 17487 Empuriabrava, Spain
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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

We like to eat here while we stay in Spain . Food is always great and the service is super . Is always nice to sit by the canal and see the boats and people . I recommend this place for everyone !

Thank Jessica J
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Great food and good service. Lovely pizzas and salads. Tastey traditional alioli & fresh bread starter. Beautiful canal side location with a peaceful view of mountains overlooking the harbour.

Thank HertsGermanShep
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

A very nice pub !! The bar staff is a bit unfriendly but you have to think on the drinks and nice place .. The hotel is nice but the beds are like rocks ..

Thank demeyerk
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Situated by the sister hotel this small restaurant overlooking one of the canal inlets. Not a large menu but enough choices for most I think. We both had Escalope Champinon (Weiner Schnitzel with mushroom sauce) & were very happy even though the portion sizes could...More

Thank Steve D
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

We went on a tour to Costa Brava and Cadaques that is another nice city nearby, we made a boat trip and it was really good but the best part was the delicious paella we ate at Portofino with creme brûlée for dessert! This restaurant...More

1  Thank Jorge M
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff, fresh (fish) dishes. We ordered a couple of starters to have a tasting. They serve good selection of (Spanish) wines. Starters were all delicious. Relatively big portions. Try their mussels, really nice in tomato sauce. Also their fish salts are good. There is...More

1  Thank cgeel
Reviewed 14 December 2015

We were greeted warmly and friendly by all the staff, who gave us a choice of tables. Although it is December the place is often quite busy, and not surprising when you taste the food, I had Scallops followed by lamb chops accompanied by the...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Had the Lubina a la sal (salt cured sea bass) and I would highly recommend it to anyone. The fish is first brought out on a trolley completely covered in salt, then it is doused in a liquid and set on fire. After the flames...More

Thank Nate M
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Our first time back for a while to the Portofino, the service was very good, good ambience and excellent location overlooking the canals but we have better value meals at other restaurants in the locale.

Thank tstracey
Reviewed 22 January 2015 via mobile

Visited here while staying at the Portofino Hotel next door during a skydiving trip in Jan 2015. Varied menu, with plenty of fish options. Friendly staff and in a great location next to the water (depending on where you sit).

Thank Thebates22
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$23 - US$65
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Juan Carlos I | Hotel Portofino, 17487 Empuriabrava, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Catalonia  >  Province of Girona  >  Costa Brava  >  Empuriabrava
  • Phone Number: +34 972 45 66 88
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The restaurant Portofino is in the heart of empuriabrava, alongside one of its canals. The restaurant Portofino has one the best paella, fresh fish and shellfish.
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