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The Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel, Macau, China
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11:00 - 00:00
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249 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I shared a pizza and bottle of wine here for lunch. It was a fun place to watch the world go by. Food and service were very good.

Thank DRLand
Honolulu, Hawaii
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

been to Portofino in the Venetian several times over the years and enjoyed it; we returned for dinner in a recent visit and are pleased that they continue to serve very authentic and delicious Italian fare. The main restaurant upstairs has a nice atmosphere (reservation highly suggested) and more formal; we chose to sit downstairs which has a more relaxed... More 

Thank pickietraveler
West Berlin, New Jersey
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were craving for some Italian food and Portofino hit the spot. All items were a bit overpriced including the water but the taste was above par. Portion sizes were average but the waiter was very friendly and helpful and even took some group photos of us without us even asking.

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249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 427 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unexpectedly discovered a pink sparking wine from the Jura region in France, which went down a treat. This restaurant is around the corner from the Venetian Theatre, so convenient when you are going for a show! We chose to sit at the bar and enjoy our meal there...the risotto was excellent and the pizzas good.

Thank jacquelinem449
State College, Pennsylvania
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there with friends. Like all those restaurants in the big casinos, this one is really over priced. The environment is good and the food is decent, especially the meat dishes. I like Osso-Buco and the stew. However the seafood plates is really sub-standard. The shrimp is precooked, and lack the freshness. Overall, avoid the restaurants in large hotels.

Thank Chun L
Lagos, Portugal
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch whilst staying in Venetian. Whilst the foodhall was extremely busy, this place, more of a restaurant was pretty quiet. Staff were attentive enough, food wasn't great. ok but not great!

Thank Gordon B
Billericay, United Kingdom
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317 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We went here as a large group for a Christmas dinner, on a mixture of fixed Christmas menu and a la carte dishes. The downstairs area is not very inviting but the main dining area is upstairs and much classier. Well spaced tables. Friendly happy staff and the service was very good with the manager very helpful in ensuring all... More 

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Macau, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

The lunch buffet offers you choices of pizza, pasta and salad. All you can eat from the menu. Of course, you should eat all that order - no takeaway fro what you don't eat. The ingredients they use are all top notch. Finest hams, cheese, etc. Not your usual mozarella cheese. Comes with great selection bread basket, Dinner should be... More 

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Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
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410 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We ended up here during a day trip to Macau and I'm so glad we did. The food was delicious and the service was some of the best we received on the trip. The chicken was my favourite. I wasn't hungry enough to eat a full one so they very kindly did me a half portion which was just right!

Thank Hannikins
Shanghai Region, China
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48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

We have come to the Portofino restaurant for years appreciating its excellent food, service and hospitality. The restaurant is situated within the Venetian hotel and offers both inside air conditioned tables as well as al fresco dining at the terrace overlooking the luxurious swimming pool of the Venetian. Staff is well trained, special thanks to Brian from the Portofino bar.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 100
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Pizza, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel, Macau, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Macau
  • Phone Number: 853-81189950
Introducing a wonderful slice of Italy at The Venetian(R) Macao serving Italian classics in a stylish and contemporary setting. Or, dine al fresco overlooking the swimming pools on the spacious outdoor patio. Either way, you'll love our little Italy! Signature dishes include: Parma Ham Pizza; Chilled Seafood Tower; Risotto alle Capesante.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?