Pizzeria Portofino Opens On The Chicago River

Pizzeria Portofino opens today on the Chicago riverfront at 317 N. Clark Street. It comes from the RPM team of partners including R.J., Jerrod and Molly Melman of Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, chef Doug Psaltis, and Bill and Giuliana Rancic. Reservations are now available through Tock. 
 
Designed by the Rockwell Group, Pizzeria Portofino is the first to open of the three-phase project, which also includes the private event space RPM Events On The Water (September 2019) and seafood-focused RPM On The Water (Winter 2019).  
 
Pizzeria Portofino is open daily for lunch and dinner. The all-day menu showcases ingredients from the Mediterranean, as well as local Chicago artisans in vegetable antipasti, hand-stretched pizzas, artisanal pastas, and charcoal-grilled seafood. 
 
The beverage menu has cocktails and spritzes in addition to a wine program from Beverage Director Richard Hanauer that focuses on coastal, classic Italian and Super Tuscan wines. 
 
Pizzeria Portofino provides boat docking daily from 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM in partnership with Downtown Docks. The restaurant offers a Marina Menu designed for guests to pull up their boats and carry out signature menu items for their day on Lake Michigan.
 
Located on the river level, Pizzeria Portofino is accessible via the Clark Street Bridge stairs. Hours are Monday – Friday 11:00 AM – 11:30 PM and Saturday – Sunday 10:00 AM – 11:30 PM (or later). The restaurant is cashless and accepts all major credit cards. 
 
 

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