Heard good things about the food, but couldn't tolerate the place for more than 10 seconds To start with, no ambience whatsoever, but it gets much worse. Upon entering, we were serenaded by a screeching child whose parent ( and I use that term very loosely) was accepting no responsibility for the offensive behavior. Worse yet, the restaurant management apparently has a policy of doing nothing to protect other patr... view moreLike this review?Yes|Flag AbuseProvided by Citysearch
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Porta Via Italian Kitchen
Porta Via Italian Kitchen Nashville
Porta Via White Bridge Road
- Italian Restaurants, Mediterranean Restaurants, Take Out Restaurants, Caterers, Restaurants
I was so excited when Porta Via Italian Kitchen opened last summer on White Bridge Road. My wife and I had been dreaming of a great new gourmet pizza place on our side of town ever since having a real neapolitan pizza in San Francisco's Little Italy in August. Poof, here comes Porta Via. We started dining there way before it caught on, and even though there seemed to me to be some kinks in their operation, we figu... view moreLike this review?Yes|Flag AbuseProvided by Citysearch
I love the wine selection here. A lot of great wines at a reasonable price! A nice American selection plus some great French choices!
I was surprised to see such a selection in a small place. I thought the food was just what I wanted . . . simple, clean, traditional, and delicious. A laid back atmosphere . . . I don't need to be fawned over, just taken care of. I had a wonderful experience and will be back often!
I will tell you that Porta Via has the very best gelato I have ever had. I've wanted love gelato for a long time, but usually find it doesn't live up to my expectations - until I tried it at Porta Via. It is creamy, flavorful and the perfect consistency. My favorite is the Blood Orange flavor, but the others are good too.
As for the meals, they are good. Is the food the best Italian food I've ever had? No. But it ... view more