Portobello at Disney Springs closing soon for major refurbishment

Mar 25, 2017 in "Portobello"

Posted: Saturday March 25, 2017 8:17am EDT by WDWMAGIC Staff

Portobello Country Italian Trattoria at Disney Springs will be closing at the end of April 23 2017 to begin a major refurbishment project.

Expected to reopen in the fall of 2017, the refurbished restaurant will reopen with an authentic Italian concept, including a family style menu along with craft Italian beers and wines

The new menu will be developed by James Beard Award-winner Chef Tony Mantuano.

Portobello is owned and operated by Levy Restaurants, who have recently opened the nearby Paddlefish in The Landing.

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MisterPenguinJun 28, 2018

Looks like they avoided the big box set-up of so many other restaurants which make them too loud. I look forward to trying this out if especially if they can provide quiet dining.

wdwmagicJun 27, 2018

Terralina Crafted Italian preview event

RteetzJun 26, 2018

I had no idea he was from WI.

ItlngrlBellaJun 26, 2018

I’m very excited for this. Tony Matuano is from the town I live in and besides executive chef of Spiaggia in Chicago (world-renowned), he owned a small trattoria in our town for years and it was amazing. This will definitely will be on our “to dine” list. PS: I’ve had the Pecorino chips at his restaurant they had here in WI, and they are AMAZING.

Walt dJun 26, 2018

This menu sounds amazing who cares about the Magic Kingdom I could spend all my time they’re eating wonderful Italian food ..

wdwmagicJun 25, 2018

Terralina Crafted Italian to open June 28 at Disney Springs

WDWtravelerJun 14, 2018

Photo update as of Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Work is progressing rapidly, including interior work. Note the outdoor half-circle bar.

gatordocJun 09, 2018

Reservations now available through MDE - made one for December. Availability appears to begin at the end of July. I would suspect opening will be some time before that as it seems WDW restauarant openings recently have not taken ADRs for an initial period of time

WDWtravelerMay 09, 2018

Photo update as of Wednesday, May 9, 2018. Construction of the faux chimney near the entrance has begun. See concept art on fence with red oval around this area.

MisterPenguinApr 21, 2018

bioreconstruct aerial..

WDWtravelerMar 01, 2018

Photo update as of Thursday, March 1, 2018.

WDWtravelerJan 05, 2018

Photo update as of Friday, January 5, 2018. An extension is being built on the side of the restaurant facing Paddlefish.

RSoxNo1Dec 13, 2017

BREAKING: Disney offered minimal details on this today.

WDWtravelerNov 27, 2017

Photo update as of Monday, November 27, 2017. An outdoor arched entrance is being constructed for the new restaurant (see left of light post). New walls going up in front.