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“Lovely mid week meal”
Review of La Porto Italiano

La Porto Italiano
Ranked #2 of 47 Restaurants in Billingham
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 3 - US$ 17
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Popped in one evening and they managed to fit us in, we both had two courses which included garlic prawns, and pizza for me! They were both lovely and a bargain price def worth a visit

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Reviewed 22 March 2017

There don't seem to be many proper Italian restaurants about but this one is a gem. It took some finding as google maps don't have it marked accurately, fortunately a local police woman knew it well. We were early but were seated quickly, unfortunately due to the bitter cold outside we had to ask to move which was managed quickly but I noticed that couples entering after us were seated at our original table and then moved while there were still tables to be moved to. It's only small and was full by 6.45 so booking definitely recommended. The garlic bread was a pizza base, thinly stretched and nicely risen, we had that while perusing the menu. Spoilt for choice I ended up having a steak for my main course but will be back for more traditional fare another time. No room left for dessert but the next table said the chocolate brownie was delicious. By the time we left the tables were filling up again and this was a Thursday night. Thoroughly enjoyed it and will be back.

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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

I ate here twice in the last few months. As always the food was excellent and the staff attentive. The specials change regularly and the menu has plenty to pick from. The kitchen is open so you can have a little peak at the chefs which is a nice touch. The setting is intimate and I would always recommend booking as it's popular. I of course will be back

Thank Lauaky
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

The food and the service were good, however what lets the place down is the physical size of it!its small and the tables are extremely close together, as a result what ever you are discussing other people can obviously overhear you, one other issue is that there is only a single toilet for both male and female, it reminds me of places you used to find in Spain 15-20 years ago, so if its private conversation you are looking for then this is not the place to go.

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Thank Graham W
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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

5 of us visited last night for a meal to celebrate my birthday. The food was fantastic and the service was 5*. Can't fault a thing.

Thank LauraWelford
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