Only open for dinner between 19.00 to 23.00 hrs, the Portofino Restaurant is a well managed, nice decor, reflecting a rustic Italian style, air conditioned restaurant, located within Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort. There is also a pool terrace for those wanting to eat outside. The skilled, professional chef is proud to present fresh grilled seafood delights, traditional wood fired pizzas and other interesting homemade recipes such as macaroni, fettuccine, lasagna as well as treats like smoked salmon and lobster salad, served with cocktail sauce. To go with their meal the drinks lists offers wine, champagne, cool beers and soft drinks including smoothies. Desserts are classic, simple, yet all are delicious, including Sabayon with a dark crust on top that conceals a yummy egg yellow dessert below. This Italian eatery is sited between the Japanese and seafood restaurants within Le Meridien Phuket Beach Resort, on Soi Karon Nui on Wiset Road in the district of Karon.