Portofino Italian Cafe

A great Italian eatery in vibrant Taupo, offering a comfortable and relaxed atmosphere to enjoy our wonderful cuisine using the best of local fresh ingredients.

Portofino is an unassuming restaurant located at 28 Tuwharetoa Street,Taupo. From the street you can see the beautiful patio that offers the most enjoyable outdoor seating in town.The patio spills into a delightful dining room with vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors and bright, energetic artwork.

The restaurant is comfortable and casual, and is a very good neighborhood. Our staff and management are experienced professionals who understand how to prepare and serve steaming hot, delicious Italian meals and fresh bread in a clean and comfortable atmosphere.

Portofino Italian Restaurant provides a very rare combination of homelike surroundings and high quality food. If you are just passing through or one of our locals, a warm welcome, great service and fabulous food are guaranteed. The menu changes seasonally, but favorites always seem to remain.An Italian influence is shown throughout the menu, particularly with traditional simple pastas,lasagna,pizzas.

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