Went to the Portly Chef with my wife. Had the Brohm Lake Duck. I always thought that this was the lake named after the lake on the way up to Whistler Mtn. Wrong. Actually based out of Quebec. I've had duck before but this was...More
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This little family owned and operated gem is an absolute find! Right in the mid Lonsdale corridor the Portly Chef is small, quaint and full of down home charm. The MAC and CHEESE are the best on the planet! And all the other items are...More
Consistently one of the best dining experiences on the North Shore. Friendly, attentive service and excellent plentiful meals, in a pleasant atmosphere.
Heard this was a great spot on North Shore and had brunch today - fabulous huevos rancheras, Emily provided really good service..always attentive, but leaving us to our conversations, very friendly. Made our day - thank you to the 2 chefs who've apparently been working...More
Food is excellent, and service good. A small, but friendly establishment, and easy for us to get to from Lynn Valley. Nice for a casual lunch with friends and/or family.
Having enjoyed The Portly Chef a few times each year since it opened, we chose it today for a very special occasion. Without a doubt, this was above and beyond the best lunch I have enjoyed in recent memory. I choose a cioppino whenever I...More
Had a dinner here this week and the food was fantastic. I think I had some of the best foie gras I have ever had. Don't be turned off by the atmosphere. The food was superb.
The food here is actually very tasty. The reason I only gave it 3/5 is purely for personal health reasons. I like to eat food that tastes good and is not loaded with fat or sugar. I found the food here to be overly saturated...More