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For 2
Date
Sat, 2/17
Time
10:00 PM
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Booked 8 times today

Portobello Grill

4.5
192 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Pre/post Theatre (12)
  • Casual (8)
  • Great for Outdoor Dining (8)
Portobello Grill is located by the new Century 20 Movie Theatre in Downtown Redwood City, On Broadway Center. We serve an American cuisine with an Italian influence that offers unique and delicious dishes. Here you will find a combination of specialty dishes to delight any restaurant connoisseur.
We offer an inside dining area with a full bar and an outdoor patio with an amazing view in front of the restaurant. The patio allows guests to enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner with the comfort of umbrellas and heat lamps. Whether you are catching the latest show hosted by Broadway by the Bay, catching a movie or spending a night out with your friends or family, Portobello Grill is the right place to start your night!
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, Steak, Seafood
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Hours of operation


Lunch: M-F 11:30am-3:00pm

Lunch: Sa-Su 12:00pm-3:00pm

Dinner: M-Th 3:00pm-9:00pm
Dinner: F-Sa 3:00pm-10:00pm

Dinner: Su 3:00pm-9:00pm

HAPPY HOUR
MONDAY--FRIDAY
3:00 PM TO 6:00 PM

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Phone number
(650) 299-9918
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Alejandro Vazquez
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Catering
All menu items are available for catering.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Jefferson
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Parking details
Cal Train is within 100 yards of restaurant.
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Public transit
SamTrans stops at the Cal Train station across the street.
Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Outdoor dining, Takeout, Wine
What 192 People Are Saying
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4.5  based on recent ratings
4.3
food
4.4
service
4.2
ambience
4.2
value
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vipcheapoYromantico (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

Portobello Grill has become VERY popular since my last glowing review a year ago. As a result, the noise level has become almost unbearable on our Saturday evening.

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vipRosanneF (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on February 1, 2018

Great for lunch. Nice range of options. Good table arrangements for private conversations. Excellent service.

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OpenTable Diner (Central Coast)
5.0  Dined on January 15, 2018

The people who work there are amazing! They’re always very welcoming and make our dining experience amazing. It’s a wonderful place to celebrate a birthday or even just to have a regular dinner😊

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Jkag007 (Atlanta)
5.0  Dined on January 15, 2018

All in all pretty good. Nothing remarkable. Excellent risotto.

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on January 14, 2018

Very nice meal, great location, good service.

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lisa (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on January 13, 2018

Had a great time. My family came from out of town very nice good food . Nice atmosphere . Just love it

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

We had Porto Bella mushrooms, ravioli and mahi-mahi, all perfectly prepared and scrumptious

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

Very good experience and good food

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viplynnie (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

The food was great. We have been there many times because it is convenient after the show and we have never been impressed until this time. We don’t know if they have a new 👨‍🍳 but we will definitely be back.

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vipYummy (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 13, 2017

Great food and service, first time here and loved it.

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vipCheryl23 (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 6, 2017

Staff was top-notch and super accommodating to my large group. Will come back.

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vipCarnme (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on December 1, 2017

As always, I enjoyed Portobello Grill. Went with a friend for her birthday and sat outside on a relatively chilly day. But, we were warm sitting next to a heater. We both ordered and very much enjoyed our Kobe burgers. Waitstaff was very attentive, friendly and helpfull. They noted that it was my friend’s birthday (she opened a wrapped gift) and brought a very tasty chocolate, candlelit dessert, on the house!

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OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on November 26, 2017

Great meal with friends. Clean plates all around.Two enjoyed pasta dishes. One Salmon - lovely and one Chicken. Yum... Never a compliant. Could be noisy depending on groups, etc. but generally moderate. Outdoor dining in good weather is a plus.

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vipRobert (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on November 19, 2017

We enjoyed the food, service and very convenient location for the downtown activities. Not hard to park, at least on the weekend.
We'll be back next time we're in the area.

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vipcarmenP (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on November 11, 2017

I was impressed by the location, service and menu. Will return

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49ersfan (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on November 4, 2017

Always a great experience. Food never disappoints. Great meal before going to show at the Fox Theatre. Sponsor for Fox Theatre and gives discount on meals for ticket holders.

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vipJoey (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on October 14, 2017

We especially enjoyed the fried string bean appetizer - perfectly seasoned. My mushroom raviloi was good but maybe a little heavy on the sauce. Adding some additional pasta dishes would make their menu better.

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vipjudgethegoodandbad (San Francisco)
3.0  Dined on October 13, 2017

While our meals were not horrible they just didn't have flavor. The chicken piccata was not coated in anything and seemed to have been steamed because when you cut the chicken it water ran out. The Caesar salad dressing had no flavor at all. I hate finding the butt of the salad head in your dish. I had two in my plate! They were brown and taste horrible. I'm surprised they didn't notice that.
We eat outside and the people watching is not relaxing. Lots of kids running around yelling at each other. Just not a great experience.

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vipEddie (Los Angeles)
4.0  Dined on September 29, 2017

Portabella appetizer was really good; pear salad was excellent; and cioppino was also very good-lots of fresh seafood. The drinks at the bar were good, and anchor steam on tap!

Very nice part of town-nice to take a stroll after dinner

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vipChippy23 (San Francisco)
4.0  Dined on September 28, 2017

Their daily special is a great value. Friendly and attentive service. Food is always good here.

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