126 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011


Contemporary Italian restaurant. Warm neighborhood restaurant & bar presenting seasonally driven Italian dishes from an open kitchen.


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Eunjin Min -

We were 5 people and had a big oval marble dining table at the window. It was really lovely seat and we were able to have an intimate time. Service and atmosphere are also amazing and of course food is fantastic! We've tried beef tartare, meat balls, risotto, pasta, halibut and 4 desserts. Every single dishes were so perfect! ???

Benjamin Thomas -

Wow! This is the place to go if you actually want to hear the conversation. What an 5 star experience. Fantastic, hip venue. Stellar service. Went with the gf and got a corner table. Volume and vibe were fantastic. Bread through dessert was phenomenal. We got the kale and seafood salads to start. Then had the salmon and duck. Presentation on everything was as thoughtful as the art work.

Wonski -

Very professional host. Very helpful and warm! Server too. Describe menu precise and offer specials Food delicious and plating nice and tide! We spend lovely dinner time and for sure we will come back ! PS Take corn ravioli as a mid course! ⭐️⭐️⭐️ Michał very professional person!

Dani Levin -

So so so good! Pasta was incredible and the atmosphere was excellent with good acoustic and not loud music. Has a warm environment and super friendly staff! It’s cool and has a great modern Italian vibe. Wine was very good. Well worth it and had a great experience!

J P -

Lovely atmosphere, and fantastic foods! Balance and combination of ingredients were very superb. I enjoyed every dish we ordered. I would definitely visit again.

Roi Ben Hoor -

Portable is a pretty fine dining restaurant with a changing menu that tries to fits most guests. Reservations are required ahead to make sure you get your spot. This place gets very busy during dinner time. Although we arrived just on time, our table wasn’t ready and we had to wait for another 20-30 minutes. However, it was worth the wait. Service was nice, food was absolutely delicious. We choose the bread and butter (the butter was so good and special), tuna tartare, was pretty good to share. We also ordered the pasta and the duck. Both served separately for two people (they split when you say you share). Both were well cooked and with really good flavors. Desert was also good. Can’t wait to go back for another great dining experience. (They offer indoor for vaccinated people and outdoor dining as well).

A Shen -

Great Italian place. I'm not sure if it's specifically Sicilian focused, but when we went they had special Sicilian dishes and discounts on Sicilian wines. The Burrata was the best that I have had in a while, with a firm outside and very creamy and delicious inside. The Frutti Di Mare was great as all the flavors blended well and it was not overwhelmingly fishy as many salads are. For pasta, we had a Lobster Special and the Lumache. Both were delicious, bu we enjoyed the Lumache just a little more. Simple, and not overpowered with Truffle flavor. For the mains, we had the Branzino and Maiale. The Branzino was perfectly made and amazing. But, I would not order the Maiale again. It was okay, but dry and felt dense. We finished with a Torta Di Olio, which was fine, but I don't love most cakes in general. We also had a Panna Cotta, which was enjoyable, but didn't stand out compared to any other classy Italian restaurant.

Alex -

We really enjoyed dinner at Portale - amazing hospitality, top-notch service, and refined food. Formal and classy interior. Our server was attentive and friendly throughout our dining experience. Above average wine list. I recommend ordering a number of their "Primi" pasta dishes to share for dinner (all portions aren't huge, so savor each bite!). Another highlight is their ricotta meatballs! Our food came out surprisingly quick after we ordered. Skip the branzino dish.

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126 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011
(917) 781-0255
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