About Cafe Portofino

Enjoy fine international cuisine in a relaxing setting overlooking the blue waters of Lake Chatuge.

Featuring an eclectic collection of fine wines and full bar selections, comfortable outdoor terrace seating, and exceptional service.

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Cozy and Elegant Decor

International Cuisine, Steaks, Seafood & Pasta overlooking beautiful Lake Chatuge in Hiawassee, GA. Live entertainment and dancing throughout the week. Come enjoy our weekend specials.

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A Venue with a View

Café Portofino offers versatile venues to suit any occasion, with two beautiful rooms that can provide the perfect space for any number of guest. Our customizable food, décor and pricing makes planning an event simple.
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Food and Beverage

Café Portofino can meet the dining needs of any array of event styles. Hors d’oeuvres, full course menu options and buffet style dining are available. Café Portofino also offers full bar services during your event.

Scrumptious meals overlooking Lake Chatuge

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Our Staff

A chef is also an artist and our chefs prove it! Every served meal is a piece of art, come and enjoy your exclusive masterpiece!


From left to right: Chef Bryan Kay, Barb Carter, Chef Rob Ehlers