Porto Bello in Astoria, NY was opened by brothers Chris and Sal Maniaci and their father Peter in April 1999. Peter has been a part of several Pizzerias, but this is the first large establishment that he has owned. Their goal is to have the highest quality food for the lowest price. The restaurant started as a small pizzeria, but has since expanded and now has an extensive menu of the finest Italian dishes. The name Porto Bello was chosen by their mother. It means ìbeautiful portî in Italian.Chris and Sal pride themselves on using the best ingredients. They make a lot of their ingredients in house like their fresh mozzarella cheese and their own sausage and meatballs. They use Grande cheese, which is a high quality Italian cheese. They get their tomato sauce delivered directly from Italy. They have a lot of variety in their menu from brick oven pizzas, to salads, to specialty pasta dishes. One of their popular upscale entrees is the Veal Sorrentino, which is a veal cutlet layered with eggplant, prosciutto, mozzarella, and a light marsala sauce. For dessert, enjoy classic Italian treats like Cannoli and Tiramisu. Porto Bello offers catering and delivery. They have free parking available in a two level parking lot. They have a party room that can be rented for groups of up to 60 and they have packages available online. Come to Porto Bello for finest and freshest Italian food!
4318 Ditmars Blvd
Astoria, NY 11105