Eating international fare locally eliminates the woes associated with transatlantic travel, such as jet lag and oar splinters. Stamp your palate’s passport with today’s Groupon to Portofino Mediterranean Grill in Clearwater. Choose between the following options:
- For $13, you get $30 worth of Mediterranean fare Sunday–Thursday.
- For $15, you get $30 worth of Mediterranean fare Friday or Saturday.</p>
The epicureans at Portofino Mediterranean Grill top low, black tables with Italian and Mediterranean creations from an upscale menu, served amid exposed-brick walls. Diners lounge on white loveseats and zebra-print benches while biting into filet-mignon kebabs ($18) and grilled octopus imported from Portugal ($14). Platters of homemade lobster ravioli train for the Olympics by backstroking in pink-sherry cream sauce ($19), and char-grilled, 14-ounce New York strip steaks ($23) effortlessly slay ravenous appetites. Live music encourages dancers to shimmy on evenings Wednesday–Saturday, when rug-cutters fuel their moves with grilled blackened chicken blanketed in sun-dried-tomato regginino sauce ($16). For a sweet finish to the evening, the homemade tiramisu or greek baklava ($6) inspires taste buds to give a standing ovation.