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Portobello

Pleasure Island, Downtown Disney Send to Phone
407-934-8888 | Menu
A different face for a longtime Pleasure Island restaurant.
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Portobello Restaurant Review

: As Disney’s Pleasure Island gets ready for a major facelift, Portobello is the first to freshen up, losing the “Yacht Club” in its name and décor, reincarnated as a Tuscan villa. Levy Restaurants runs the place, and while the food is good, it’s nothing special. Informal dining rooms are decorated with golden hues, but if it's cool enough, try to score a table on the waterfront porch. If the wait for a table seems too long, take a seat in the bar and nosh on a variety of trendy meatball sliders (available at the bar only) while you wait. Menu mainstays are thin-crust pizzas---the Tuscan salumi is the best---grilled meat and fish, and pastas. Start with the mix-and-match antipasti, meats, cheeses and other delights for nibbling. A hearty crowd-pleaser is the rigatoni Calabrese with Italian sausage, mushrooms, tomatoes, olives and escarole. Portobello’s version of tiramisu---biramisu---uses Orlando Brewing porter in lieu of espresso, and the odd-sounding combination is quite winning. The gelato and sorbet with meringue is a light ending.

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