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Portofino Ristorante West

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12851 W Bell Rd Ste 15, Surprise, AZ 85378-9602
+1 623-583-1931
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible8%
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12851 W Bell Rd Ste 15, Surprise, AZ 85378-9602
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

We have reviewed this restaurant some time ago. We went again yesterday, and it still a wonderful little family owned restaurant in a strip mall, across from Sun City West. Genaro (Jerry) was our waiter-AGAIN, and he does such a wonderful job. To start the...More

Thank retireddl
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Walking in my first impression was that the place was a bit dark and had a slight but peculiar odor.... perhaps an old carpet. But the service was top notch, the prices reasonable, and the food was very good. A good number of entree choices...More

Thank PaulTraveler79
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I have been going to this restaurant for so many years and never disappointed. The atmosphere is great, wonderful food and service. Generally you can get a coupon for a discount on the meal in the local papers. I hope they continue to operate the...More

Thank Jan_Nelson_Surprise
Reviewed 12 November 2016

.the menu is varied and reasonably priced with many Italian specialties, like osso bucco, several veal choices, outstanding Italian dressing and a crisp salad , and a great wine selection. Our favorite restaurant....

Thank Andy H
Reviewed 4 November 2016

I ate at this restaurant several years ago and it was simply terrible. I was looking on Tripadvisor for a nearby restaurant to try when I saw the glowing rating of this place and decided to try it again. Big mistake. Pasta was cooked properly...More

Thank Ronald H
Reviewed 26 September 2016

hen you first walk in you get that FAMILY feel and that is important to a mom and pop Italian ristorante! White table cloths, full service bar, great wine list and daily specials make this a must stop for a night out or quite dinner....More

4  Thank Greg R
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Food,service and menu choices were all top notch. A memorable experience for a family reunion. Ages from11 to 85, all had a great dining experience.

3  Thank Jodie S
Reviewed 3 May 2016

My husband and I especially enjoyed the vocalist with guitar playing music appropriate for a bunch of retired customers who want to hold a conversation during the meal. The performer we heard was very good, and was the highlight of our visit. The restaurant has...More

3  Thank LynnCactusWren
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Went to celebrate wedding anniversary, excellent meals, wife had salmon very good, I had Veal Francisca - excellent. Service was great. We will return

2  Thank David W T
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Almost hidden away in a shopping center is a family-owned gem serving "Authentic Italian Cuisine". A veteran of the restaurant business, this long-established place maintains a well-deserved reputation. A white table cloth setting with service to match.

2  Thank Terry M
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Questions & Answers
18 September 2017|
Response from maxeytrisha1 |
When do they have live music
cliff p
3 September 2016|
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Response from wolf302m | Reviewed this property |
call the restaurant. make reservations for the back area well in advance. order the wine by the bottle as you get 1 more glass for same price as ordering by the glass. Any left over open bottle can be taken home. I'd... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12851 W Bell Rd Ste 15, Surprise, AZ 85378-9602
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Surprise
  • Phone Number: +1 623-583-1931
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