Porto Vivo
Porto Vivo

Porto Vivo

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.porto-vivo.com/
  • Phone: 6313858486x
  • Hours of Operation:
    Closed Mondays
    Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday - 4:30pm - 10:00pm
    Friday - 4:30pm - 11:00pm
    Saturday - 2:30pm - 11:00pm
    Sunday - 2:30pm - 9:00pm
    Bar & Lounge 4:30pm daily
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Diners Club,Discover,JCB,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Italian
  • Executive Chef: Joseph Balbo
  • Dress Code: Business Casual
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Banquet/Private Rooms, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Chef's Table, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Private Room, Smoking Area, Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine, Wine Bar
  • Catering: Just as the beautiful ports around the world pride themselves on bringing in and sending out the finest of goods and foods so does Porto Vivo restaurant.
    There is nothing quite as exciting and delectable as experiencing and tasting the best of everything the world has to offer; flavorful food, uniquely delicious drinks, wonderful wines and musical enchantment; all delivered with a warm-hearted smile.
    Make your event unforgettable in one of our unique spaces. Private Wine Cellar seating up to 12 or Choose from our 2 upstairs semi private rooms from 20 to 80 guests
  • Private Party Facilities: .
  • Private Party Contact: Marco Gervasi 6313858486x
  • Entertainment: Every Thursday, Friday, & Saturday LIVE MUSIC in our lounge

    Our talented bands, groups and trios play everything from Jazz, Bands, Funk, Contemporary, Current, Texas Funk, Piano, Electric Violinist and More.. Check our web site for the Calendar

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Stewart Avenue
  • Parking: Valet
A word from Porto Vivo
Porto Vivo brings a sophisticated experience to diners with quality service, exceptional cuisine and a stylish atmosphere. Owned by LI famed inventor and entrepreneur extraordinaire Joy Mangano of Home Shopping Network,Porto Vivo is set to impress Long Island dining scene.

The design of the space emphasizes the history and the character of the building, while offering a contemporary rustic ambiance.

The main floor dining room offers a grand entrance with floor to ceiling glass windows and marble tile. In the heart of Huntington Village and Minutes from Huntington Marina you will feel transported to a different place
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerMost Booked 1000-Point Tables
Porto Vivo reviews from OpenTable diners
82 reviews since July 3, 2014
Overall Rating4.2
  • Food4.1
    Service4.3
  • Ambiance4.3
    Noise LevelModerate
86% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
special occasion (41)neighborhood gem (41)fit for foodies (36)romantic (29)good for groups (26)notable wine list (20)hot spot (17)vibrant bar scene (17)late-night find (8)kid-friendly (3)great for outdoor dining (2)great for lunch (1)great for brunch (1)Show More
  • Fun and great dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    Our 2nd time having dinner with the same friends. Staff were very good, even though the place was very busy. We all had the specials. The OssoBucco was unbelievable! So tender and an explosion of wonderful tastes! We will definitely be back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Porto Vivo
    JudyH
    Dined on 10/25/2014
    This is one of the best restaurants in Huntington. The menu, waitstaff, managment were all terrific. We will definitely return.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointed
    KenWen
    Dined on 10/19/2014
    Must have visited during a bad time. I was disappointed with the whole dinner experience. My son was visiting from SC and I always wanted to bring him to Porto Vito. We did not have a good time.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, special occasion
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food Quality
    spiderman
    Dined on 10/18/2014
    Mediocre at best We ordered appetizers and never saw the waiter again Apps were cold calamari greasy Ordered three drinks Couldn't taste any alcohol in them Three drinks + four apps and = $98 tab + Tip Not worth it Table too big and room too loud Couldn't talk to my wife because I couldn't hear across the table Would not go back again
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Blondie
    Blondie
    Dined on 10/16/2014
    Went for restaurant week and were seated at excellent corner table. Service excellent and friendly. The squash ravioli was tasty, however too rich for my palate. Pumpkin bread pudding was yummy.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • good service
    dinnerVIP
    Dined on 10/14/2014
    good food very good service my meal was very good enjoyed the pizza and pasta went on a weekday was nice and queit
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Great atmosphere and great good.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    Our entire experience at Porto Vivo was enjoyable. We will definetly return!
    Special Features:
    romantic
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • special occasion
    Heidi
    Dined on 10/11/2014
    we had a wonderful dinner. The wait staff very attentive and the food was delish
    Special Features:
    hot spot, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Expected Better
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 10/10/2014
    Halibut was overcooked (dry), Risotto was was undercooked (Watery). Food was also very bland. I would not go back, very disappointed..
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  • Great Special Occasion Place
    1234
    Dined on 10/5/2014
    Our family has truly enjoyed dining at Porto Vivo. It is at the top of our special occasion list. This time was for my aunt's 82nd birthday. Overall the food was amazing. Little disappointed with arugula salad. Wine list very nice, as is the mixed drinks. Little disappointed in the service. Although 2 wait staff introduced themselves to our table, we rarely interacted with one after order was taken and I found myself trying to catch someone's attention a few times. Would still definitely recommend.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, notable wine list, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food not up to snuff with decor
    Breetai3VIP
    Dined on 10/4/2014
    I dined here about a year ago and had a great experience, we decided to come back and well, either they had a change of chefs in the kitchen or they have just gotten lazy. This is a beautiful restaurant and unfortunately, I felt the food quality was no better than what you could get from a standard pizzeria/restaurant. Pasta was limp and mushy, beef was very bland and unseasoned. I was embarrassed because I spoke highly of it to our guests. It was also a meat locker on the 3rd floor where we were seated. I'm a hot blooded male and I was shivering and it helped ruin the experience. We did complain about it and they said they had shut it off, but I could feel the AC blowing on my back. VERY loud too.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • 2 in a row
    JeffVIP
    Dined on 9/27/2014
    The last two times we have dined here the food has been fantastic. The service was excellent as well. I don't know if they got a new chef recently, but the quality of the food seems a notch up from earlier times we have been there (it was very good before, now it is excellent). It is a little on the pricey side, but worth it.
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  • Fun Time
    ExcellentVIP
    Dined on 9/26/2014
    Celebrated a birthday with friends - great food, service and atmosphere.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a pleasure
    KirRoyale
    Dined on 9/25/2014
    While it was not my first time, or second, or even third time at Porto Vivo, this restaurant continues to impress me. The wait staff is always attentive and makes great recommendations while the food never disappoints.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Scottg
    Dined on 9/23/2014
    Highest quality ingrediance prepared perfectly with creative skill
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great place for food
    TeamNRV
    Dined on 9/16/2014
    Diverse selection, great wine list, very knowledgable staff....
    Special Features:
    late-night find, notable wine list, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great birthday dinner
    Billyd55
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Wonderful evening celebrating our daughters 21st birthday. Tasty food and great service.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Food was excellent
    Darwin28
    Dined on 9/13/2014
    Wait staff friendly and knowledgeable, extensive menu to pick from. Only hitch was delay in our entrees by about half an hour, and that the overall noise level was pretty loud.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, hot spot, neighborhood gem, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Delish!!
    KLO1013VIP
    Dined on 9/12/2014
    We started off by sharing the calamari, which is always tender and very tasty...enjoyed every bite! Then we shared a Baby arugula salad which was crisp and dressed just right. We got the cavatelli with crumbled sausage special, and the halibut over lobster risotto. Both were great! The halibut was seared, crispy on the outside and moist, tender and full of flavor on the inside. We finished with the homemade whoopie pie and a cappuccino. We've been to Porto Vivo a dozen times, and always walk out satisfied...
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 9/5/2014
    Overall Very Good experience, food, service, Music was great, will be back
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great place!
    Foodie
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    We requested Jared the waiter we had during out last visit. He wasn't in our area but they eagerly obliged. The service was impeccable and the food outstanding. Our new favorite place.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent Restaurant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Porto Vivo is outstanding. Great food, great environment and definitely a place you'll keep coming back to.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, neighborhood gem, romantic, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Fantastic Food and Service
    foodieswelcomeVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    This is one of my wife's and my favorite places. The chef (Joe Balbo) is passionate about his profession, and it shows through his creative use of herbs and spices. The food and wine list are excellent, and the staff is friendly. I would recommend this place to anyone on Long Island as one of my top choices! Eat well
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Uncle Tony nailed it
    AisienneVIP
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Our waiter introduced himself to our timid children as Uncle Tony and it stuck. He made some excellent recommendations and the kids plates arrived promptly. Buffalo Tortellini was insane, as was the Chicken Milanese. Can't wait to head back
    Special Features:
    kid-friendly, fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2001VIP
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    My lobster dinner was unsatisfactory. It was the smallest lobster we had seen in a long time. Could not have weighed more than 1 1/4 lbs. Certainly not a two pounder. Spoke to the waitress who said they come from across the street. What kind of response is that. I went home hungry. And it was over broiled.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great night out!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    I went to Porto Vivo with my husband and another couple for dinner on a Friday night. The service was fabulous! The waiter was very helpful and made lots of great suggestions to help us decide what we wanted. Food was delicious and came out in a timely fashion. Will definitely be returning!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Amazing Food
    Gigi130
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    My friend and I tried Porto Vivo on a whim and the food was absolutely amazing. We were seated upstairs and had Tony as our waiter. He had us laughing the whole night and always made sure we enjoyed everything we had. We would definitely come back!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Trifecta of greatness
    Brn4speed
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Gorgeous place, delicious food, and excellent service. We went there with another couple. When we walked in we were blown away by the decor and the warm greeting. Our waiter was excellent. The iPad menus were slick. Chef Joe never disappoints with his variety of flavors and presentation. Everything from the appetizers though dessert was excellent. We can't wait to go back.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • very good special sunday dinner
    bevcowVIP
    Dined on 8/10/2014
    we ordered the special sunday dinner of a 2 lb. lobster, with salad or soup, and dessert. all four of us enjoyed our meals and found the service just a bit lacking in attention.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Service, Okay Food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    The design of the restaurant I would say is contemporary yet classic. There are 2 floors for dining and a tiered floor off the main dining area where the bar is located. We were greeted right away when entering by the hostess and waiters. We didn't have to wait more then 30 seconds for the waiter to come over. He introduced himself and told us of the specials (Wine and food). He then handed us the menus (iPads, very cool). The waiter returned soon after and took our orders. Never had to wait long for someone to come over and refill our waters (amazing). The food was just ok though and this is why I described the service and ambience more than the food in this review. Thanks
    Special Features:
    special occasion, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Always a Winner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Again, we were treated very well by the staff. The server couldn't do enough for us. The food, as always, was very good, especially the tuna and the calamari. When I asked about bringing six more people next week, a reservation was immediately taken care of. They make you feel as if you are very special.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, special occasion, late-night find, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Unbeatable summer lobster special!
    DelanoDuchess
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    This restaurant is beautiful, service is excellent, and the food is memorable! I love the lobster special, which, for about $29,95 (Sunday and Monday nights only), can't be beat! There is a choice of soup or salad, and the 2-pound lobster, done perfectly, comes with corn and potatoes. This time we both ordered the tomato bisque, and it doesn't get tastier than Porto Vivo's! If you've never been here -- try them on a night when they're having their special lobster offer!
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    We came to Porto Vivo for my daughters 21st birthday dinner. The ambiance was elegant in the upstairs room. We like the comfortable seating with couch like arrangement.
    Special Features:
    good for groups, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Service
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/2/2014
    We told the waiter that the calamari was over cooked and they removed it from the bill. Manager came out to apologize as well.
    Special Features:
    neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Nice, elegant spot!
    zeppi
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    Totally had forgotten about this place. The atmosphere is really nice, great décor. Live music in the bar area. food was really good, somewhat pricey but did enjoy! Will return again.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Funkylewis67
    Dined on 8/1/2014
    I am never disappointed when I go to Porto Vivo. The food is really wonderful and the staff is superb. My expereince is always a good one.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Glad I tried it again!
    CookieVIP
    Dined on 7/27/2014
    I've been to Porto Vivo before and didn't care for it, but I returned on this night for the Lobster and Ribeye Special...well, I have to say I'm glad I did! It felt as if everything had changed! Service was better, Food was amazing and overall, everything just seemed to be on point! Ben the manager came down from his own private party to say hello, Jared our server was attentive, professional and friendly and Geoff helped in any way he could if we needed anything. The Lobster was cooked perfectly and our steak was outstanding! We'll be back for sure and looking forward to checking out their 1/2 price wine night too! PS...desserts are yummy!!
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  • Neighborhood Gem
    Rosario28CassataVIP
    Dined on 7/26/2014
    Located off the msinstream of hunintgton is this neiborhood gem. The food is top notch and the artichoke appertizer is a must as well as their daily specials.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Outstanding food and service- A Gem
    pinajd04VIP
    Dined on 7/15/2014
    The food was so delicious, the best Italian I have had in a long time. A neighborhood gem with great service (Tony was so sweet, personable and on point with everything). Manager checked on us which is always a plus and the ambience was romantic and would be great for a girls night also. Definitely recommend and look forward to going back with my whole family. Our anniversary dinner was really special because of the overall service, food and ambiance.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, romantic, special occasion, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene, notable wine list
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Excellent choice i made
    alfie
    Dined on 7/12/2014
    was looking for a new place to eat and found Porto Vivo. The place was fantastic. The waiters were very attentive to our requests. Enjoyed the choices for appetizers and main course as well as the dessert.
    Special Features:
    romantic, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot, vibrant bar scene
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    • Noise LevelModerate