Locanda Portofino

310-394-2070
1110 Montana Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90403
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Italian

Customer Reviews (31 reviews)

hsfrey

on Citysearch Jul 22, 2009
I live a block away, and I used to eat here weekly when it first opened. I was eventually driven away by the high prices, and the arrogance of the waiters and owners. For excellent italian food in the neighborhood, I... (more)

mycb

on Citysearch Jun 15, 2009
I went to Portofino for an anniversary dinner with my girl. Waiter brought the wrong bottle of wine and charged us $200 for it!!! My girl ordered the special lasagna that was the size of credit card and cost twice as... (more)

simon1313

on Citysearch Sep 21, 2008
After reading some of these negative reviews about my favorite restaurant in all of Los Angeles, I had to write in. I have been going to Locanda Portofino for many years. It is the best food I have ever had. I have eaten... (more)

luke88

on Citysearch Jul 28, 2008
1.Wines were not listed "by the glass". The waiter came over and I asked him if he had wines by the glass- he said yes. I asked him to show me, and he just said "what do you want, what we have changes all the time". I said... (more)

Thomas R

on Yahoo Jul 26, 2008
This restaurant must be the worst restaurant in LA I ever experienced. We went to dinner there on a Saturday night. The seating was very fast with reservation and the Italian wine we order was quite good as well.... (more)

matho

on Citysearch Jul 25, 2008
This restaurant must be the worst restaurant in LA I ever experienced. We went to dinner there on a Saturday night. The seating was very fast with reservation and the Italian wine we order was quite good as well. We... (more)

paulmarco

on Citysearch Jul 03, 2008
What a SCAM! The setting (except for the liquor store parking lot) is beautiful. The food is consistently great. But wow -- as numerous other reviews attest, this place is run by CROOKS! They will pull every sleazy... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Jul 03, 2008
It's tasty, delicious, atmospheric, and like entering The Sting. The staff pulls endless tricks (unpriced overpriced specials, charging for water) to crank up your bill behind your back. I once saw Michelle... (more)

jkw4

on Citysearch Jun 27, 2008
Worst restaurant experience on Montana Ave. Terrible food, way over priced, rude wait staff. We waited a half hour for the smallest, wilted salad we'd ever seen. Then, we waited another half hour for our pasta... (more)

128georgina

on Citysearch Jun 22, 2008
The first time we went a couple of months ago we enjoyed ourselves (possibly it was the company we were with?). Anyway, decided to go back. Many of the similar frustrations as other reviewers: Expensive house wine;... (more)
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