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Portofinos

28 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
+64 7-377 6293
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good28%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible11%
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“veal” (7 reviews)
“bruschetta” (8 reviews)
“scallops” (5 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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28 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 212 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love their food and the way it is presented. In the middle of Taupo well sheltered for this time of year. Their salad dishes are colourful and delicious.

Thank 523lync
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of four chose this restaurant after checking out a few others in the same street. It was a cold night, and it was great to get into the warmth, and enjoy a hot meal. Our waitress was really friendly and fun, even though...More

Thank Marshall C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to eat at Portofinos during out night in Taupo and was not disappointed. Our servers were friendly and stopped to chat. Food was maybe a little slow coming out but we weren't in a hurry and didn't mind. The food was very good and...More

Thank Danielle H
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We went along as have been to the other restaurants in the country and always enjoy the food and service. Unfortunately a little let down in Taupo. We booked for 6.30 as part of a group of 9 inc a young child. By 8pm when...More

Thank Robby_j78
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

My man and I came here for a special dinner out in the hope of having some authentic Italian pasta. We were sadly given the worst service I have ever experienced. The young girl who served us initially seemed nice enough, run off her feet...More

1  Thank Amy B
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We have had dinner here while holidaying in New Zealand as we stopped by Taupo for a few days. This restaurant was really good, the food was fresh and delicious. The service was quick and we found staff to be friendly. Overall a great place...More

Thank Dusica_sydney
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

A co-worker and I came for lunch and loved it. The service was friendly, attentive and we were able to eat a delicous meal in time to go back to work. Traditional Italian food, highly recommend for breakfast, lunch and dinner. So happy they are...More

Thank kimdavis4
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We visited Portofinos while holidaying in Taupo. We were a group of six adults and two children. There were plenty of pasta and pizza options to satisfy all our desires and the food arrived hot and in a good time. Friendly service too.

Thank Jacqui P
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Took my teenage daughters here for dinner recently and loved it. The service was super friendly and really fast. The food was okay - I had the veal marsala which was good while the girls had different pastas and declared they were all good. Garlic...More

Thank StickyNicky43
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Birthday in Taupo was amazing. I want to thank guys from Portofinos Italian restaurant for fantastic evening. Very tasty food, excellent service, nice people! Oh I shouldn't forget delicious cake!!! Visit Portofinos 👍

Thank Sintiajourney
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Tuwharetoa Street, Taupo 3330, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Taupo District  >  Taupo
  • Phone Number: +64 7-377 6293
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