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Porteno, Surry Hills, AU-NSW

Porteno

4.5
4.5
1120 Reviews
$41 to $100
Argentinean
Authenticity is the order of the day with the best meats in town prepared front and centre for all to see on a traditional Parilla (barbecue) and Asado (pit of fire). Both are expertly tended to by Porteño’s very own Goucho, Adan Abrahanowicz (yep, that’s Elvis’ dad) who has been barbecuing in this uniquely Argentinean style since he was old enough to play with fire... and he was an early starter! Just as well considering the slow cooked pig and lamb spend 8 hours splayed out over an ironwood bark fire before they hit your table.

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $41 to $100
  • Cuisines
    Argentinean, Steak, South American
  • Hours of operation
    Tue–Sat 6:00 pm–11:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (02) 8399 1440
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Executive chef
    Ben Milgate and Elvis Abrahanowicz.
  • Private party facilities
    If you love the food, drink and vibe of our restaurants, then you’ll love our semi private dining space. Our dining room can seat a group of 10 to 16 people. Get in touch to book your next event!
  • Private party contact
    our Private Event Coordinator: (02) 8399 1440
  • Neighborhood
    Surry Hills
  • Cross street
    Devonshire Street
  • Parking details
    Secure Car Park is located at 55 Holt Street.
  • Public transit
    Central Station
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 1,120 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

4.5
4.5 based on all time ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseEnergetic

1,120 Reviews
  1. SaraI

    Sydney

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 19, 2022

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was incredible! Staff were very professional and friendly. Highly recommend

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  2. GuyE

    Exclusive

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 12, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Absolutely wonderful and delicious. To say that the food was good would be a complete understatement. From the get-go everything was great. Staff were all lovely, warm, and normal, plus knowledgeable about the food and how it was sourced and cooked. My only disappointment was that we found the special T-Bone less flavoursome than the skirt steak. Still, its texture was creamy and smooth. Further, all the dishes were delicious, hearty and flavoursome. Albeit a bit pricy, it was worth it for the enjoyment of it all. Thank you!

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on November 5, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food, ambience and service

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  4. Experistimu

    Greater Boston

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on November 4, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Came here with my parents and one friend. Simply cannot fault the food, it is imaginative, beautifully presented, and tastes exquisite. It makes for a perfect celebration dinner or very special (expensive) treat. The biggest downside is the very high noise level, and slight downside is how busy it is, the poor wait-staff do a great job coping with that.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Sydney

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on October 22, 2022

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Good food and service. Just too hard to talk in there without yelling at each other.

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  6. YanivS

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 21, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was unreal, one of the best steaks I’ve ever had. Great staff and a lovely atmosphere

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  7. TessaG

    Melbourne

    2 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on October 15, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Outstanding service and the food was incredible

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  8. DamianH

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 15, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A must. Highly recommended! Bone marrow and aged sirloin were incredibly tasty.

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  9. SteveB

    Sydney

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on October 14, 2022

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was sensational and the specials got our votes. The menu was short which ensured freshness and the steak choices as shared plates gave great variety

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  10. Foodphile

    Las Vegas

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on October 14, 2022

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    It’s a steak restaurant, with a limited menu. The steaks are great but that’s pretty much what you get, with the obligatory chicken and fish. We had a good night, the steaks were delicious but but for the price and acclaim, we expected better variety.

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Porteno is rated 4.5 stars by 1120 OpenTable diners.

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Google Map for Porteno

50 Holt St, Surry Hills, AU-NSW 2010

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Devonshire Street
  • Neighborhood
    Surry Hills
  • Hours of operation
    Tue–Sat 6:00 pm–11:00 pm
  • Price
    $41 to $100
  • Cuisines
    Argentinean, Steak, South American
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress code
    Smart Casual
  • Parking details
    Secure Car Park is located at 55 Holt Street.
  • Public transit
    Central Station
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Ben Milgate and Elvis Abrahanowicz.
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (02) 8399 1440
  • Private party facilities
    If you love the food, drink and vibe of our restaurants, then you’ll love our semi private dining space. Our dining room can seat a group of 10 to 16 people. Get in touch to book your next event!
  • Private party contact
    our Private Event Coordinator: (02) 8399 1440
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