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Type: Bar, Eatery

23241 Bayshore Road
Port Charlotte, Florida, 33980
United States

(941) 743-2800 | map

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Added by gunnerman on 01-28-2010

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Reviews by gunnerman:
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1.55/5  rDev -7.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 1 | service: 1 | selection: 2 | food: 1

Wasn't expecting much when I heard about this place but was blown away at the sheer number of quality beers on tap. This is a 3 resturant building with an upscale Italian resturant on the inside, another bistro style of resturant next to that and the awesome outside bar with the wonderful beers. I am reviewing the outside patio not the other 2 resturants. The view is amazing overlooks the Charlotte harbor and has a wonderfull bar with probably 30 stools. The beer on draft was impressive, Bells, Stone, Rogue, Weyerbacher, Abita, Lazy Magnolia, Brooklyn. What impressed me was the the rare finds on tap, Rogue Imperial Porter, Brooklyn Brewmaster reserve just to name a few. The food was your standard bar type of food nothing great but good and the service could of been better. Overall a nice find and one I will frequent often.

EDIT 4/3/2010 Let me edit my review here, since I moved to the area I have been to this place 4 other times. The service is horrid, the beer selection on tap is wrong and the managers are plain idiots. If you are in the area and want maybe say Arrogant Bastard it will be right or maybe even red seal all the other beers on tap are awefully wrong avoid at all costs.

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1.25/5  rDev -25.1%

Photo of chiefmick
3.05/5  rDev +82.6%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

I go here quite a bit with my wife and also to meet with friends. Yes the service has a lot to be desired and yes you can only get the craft beers at the outside bar (so if it's closed due to bad weather, you're screwed). And yes the handles sometimes reflect the wrong beers and the beer menu is inaccurate. But, they do carry Arrogant Bastard, Rogue Dead Guy, WTF by Lagunitas my favorite Old Rasputin and they also had Brooklyn Special Reserve for quite a while. They also have another 8 or so taps with micros from Blue Point, Kona, Souther Tier and some MBC for the folks with no beer common sense. They carry about 15 bottles like Brooklyn high end bottes, some Lagunitas, Hennipin, etc. Also, the view is awesome, and when the wind is blowing it can be nice and cool in the summertime since it sits right on the river. Also, I think the food is above average especially the pizza. So with that in mind, I recommend the place.

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Portofino in Port Charlotte, FL
1.67 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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