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Loews Portofino Bay Hotel: Dining & lounges

This page features information and an extensive photo gallery of the dining and lounge venues at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, one of the five on-site hotels at Universal Orlando.

Trattoria del Porto

The colorful festivals celebrated in the Italian countryside are the background for Trattoria del Porto, Portofino Bay Hotel’s three-meal-a-day restaurant. Enjoy diverse regional cuisine, delicious antipasti and tempting desserts.

Photo highlights (view the complete photo gallery at the bottom of the post):

Trattoria del Porto at Portofino Bay HotelTrattoria del Porto at Portofino Bay Hotel.

Trattoria del Porto at Portofino Bay HotelTrattoria del Porto at Portofino Bay Hotel.

Bice Ristorante

Bice has brought their family tradition Loews Portofino Bay Hotel. The restaurant rose from very humble beginnings back in 1926 as a neighborhood trattoria in Milan. The popularity of Beatrice “Bice” Ruggerri’s quaint little restaurant soon grew and today Bice’s trendsetting clientele can choose to dine at any of their 16 international locations.

  • This is Portofino Bay Hotel’s fine dining restaurant.
  • Open daily for dinner.
  • Two separate private dining rooms are available for intimate gatherings.
  • Reservations are strongly suggested. Call (407) 503-1415 or book online.
  • View the dinner menu (PDF file), party menu (PDF file), or wine list (PDF file).

Photo highlight (view the complete photo gallery at the bottom of the post):

Bice at Portofino Bay HotelBice at Portofino Bay Hotel.

Mama Della’s Ristorante

When you dine at Mama Della’s Ristorante at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, its like being invited into her warm, welcoming home. Every room transports you to the Italian countryside, where you can enjoy rustic, Old World specialties like Insalata Caprese, Pollo Marsala, Lasagna and Frutti di Mare, accompanied by the finest wines and strolling musicians. While you feast on authentic dishes from the Tuscany, Naples and Piemonte regions, Mama herself might be there to urge you to Mange! Mange!

  • Every night, strolling musicians delight diners at Mama Della’s Ristorante. Listen as they play Italian favorites like “That’s Amore,” Arrivederci Roma,” Mama or Angelina.” Or, request your very own table-side serenade.
  • Opening daily for dinner.
  • For reservations, call 407-503-DINE (3463) or book online.
  • View the dinner menu (PDF file) or wine list (PDF file).

Photo highlight (view the complete photo gallery at the bottom of the post):

Mama Della’s Ristorante at Portofino Bay HotelMama Della’s Ristorante at Portofino Bay Hotel.

Sal’s Market Deli & Gelateria

Sal’s offers a sensational assortment of Italian meats, cheeses, antipasto, fresh fruit, fresh baked pizzas and salads is a pleasingly rustic establishment.

  • Open daily for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  • No reservations needed, Sal’s is first come, first served.
  • View the lunch & dinner menu (PDF file).
  • Next door at the Gelateria, you’ll find homemade gelato, luscious pastries and specialty coffee, espresso and more.

Photo highlight (view the complete photo gallery at the bottom of the post):

Sal’s Market Deli at Portofino Bay HotelSal’s Market Deli at Portofino Bay Hotel.

The Thirsty Fish

A harbor-side Italian wine bar, serving savory cicchetti (small plates of food).

  • Features live jazz music on select evenings.
  • The outdoor seating area is the perfect place to enjoy Musica Della Notte.

Photo highlight (view the complete photo gallery at the bottom of the post):

The Thirsty Fish at Portofino Bay HotelThe Thirsty Fish at Portofino Bay Hotel.

Bar American

This swank lobby lounge features classic style martinis, European cocktails and Italy’s treasured grappas, along with elegant hors d’oeuvres.

Photo highlight (view the complete photo gallery at the bottom of the post):

Bar American at Portofino Bay HotelBar American at Portofino Bay Hotel.

Trattoria del Porto – photo gallery

Bice Ristorante – photo gallery

Mama Della’s Ristorante – photo gallery

Sal’s Market Deli – photo gallery

The Thirsty Fish – photo gallery

Bar American – photo gallery

Loews Portofino Bay Hotel: Jet away to the Italian Riviera