Ristorante Portovino, does classic to contemporary Italian food to perfection with a twist of French inspiration. Ample servings of delectable Italian favorites and five-star service are what keep this place packed every night of the week. Situated in the heart of the West Island, Ristorante Portovino has become a local favorite with traditional dishes such as tortellini with a rosé cream sauce, as well as the in-house specialty Osso Bucco alla Milanese (veal shank simmered with tomatoes and herbs served with angel hair pasta). The restaurant has further established itself as a neighbourhood fixture by serving a well-rounded, and well-attended, Sunday brunch. Table d’hôte changed weekly, featuring local favorites and seasonal ingredients This "bring your own wine" establishment makes for the right place to take a date, or the family. Just be sure you make a reservation, or chances are you won't get a seat!
Discover a delicious assortment of salads and marinades, homemade cured and smoked Salmon, Malpeque oysters with balsamic vinegar, prosciutto di parma with melon, salmon, cucumber tartar, avocado with crab, smoked salmon mousse bagels and much more.
Flambe & Pastry Station:
Try our decedent Crepes Suzette, flambeed with grand Marnier. Our miniature Cheesecakes, chocolate cake , red velvet shots and our variety of fresh tropical fruit, French Viennoiserie are simply irresistible. If that's not enough, our giant 40” chocolate fountain, loaded with the finest Barry Callebaut Belgian chocolate and surrounded with an assortment of skewered fruit, marshmallows and cookies will make the perfect “dip”.
Our selection of hot breakfast and lunch selections, won't be beat. From our two types of eggs Benedict, omelets and giant Belgian waffles with all the breakfast trimmings, to our lunch choices, including polenta with bacon and sausage, shrimp a la cacciatore, crispy calamari and roasted salmon in a creamy vodka sauce. And for the 'piece de resistance', our carving station serves up an English cut roast prime aux jus or if you prefer, try our 36 hour slow simmered, 3 pepper corn sauce.
New to our brunch are our Italian dishes, prepared 'a la minute' for you by our chefs. Or sample a variety of homemade stuffed pasta, including our famous handmade manicotti with spinach and ricotta cheese.
Nothing tops off a great meal better than a selection of cheeses. We have a choice of fine, local cheeses from Alexis de Portneuf and La Fromagerie 1860du Village, not to mention our imported Gorgonzola. Yours to enjoy, with our assortment of homemade crackers and local artisan bread.