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Portofino

#418 of 3,449 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Sellwood - Moreland Improvement League
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8075 SE 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97202-6663
+1 503-234-8259
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16:30 - 21:30
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Sun 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 22:30
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Portland, Oregon
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here many times. Amazing food. The owner/manager is always very awkwardly controlling of his staff. I'm aware of this now and just accept is as a quirk while eating here. I would also add that it isn't a place that's too friendly for children and I always feel like I did something wrong when we bring our... More 

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Thank pattycake2016
Portland, Oregon
Level Contributor
85 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

First, the wine selection: Don't stop with the standard wine list. There's a much bigger one with a huge range of varieties and wineries all over the world. Second,the service is very friendly (this is a family restaurant, after all) and accommodating to even the quirkiest customers. Third, the food is excellent. As a bonus, this small restaurant has a... More 

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Thank Chip G
West Linn
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This charming bistro has an elegant yet homey atmosphere. the service was friendly yet impeccable. I can't wait to go back.

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Thank patrizia214
Cary, United States
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

We visited this little restaurant on the suggestion of a client and WOW! The food and the service were simply amazing. The restaurant is charming. The minute you walk in they treat you like you're one of the family. Our meals... full of flavor, large portions and beautiful to look at too!

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Thank K1004WEdebrab
Portland, Oregon, United States
Level Contributor
118 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

Returned once again to this great trattoria in our Sellwood neighborhood. Seth was orchestrating everything like a fine opera. Place was full of people from the neighborhood who appreciate the fabulous from scratch Italian cooking and the extensive wine cellar. My wife's chicken and chanterelle ravioli was a work of art. I had a superb pappardelle with short rib meat.... More 

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Thank Timothy C
Kennewick, Washington
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

The staff is wonderful and very accomadating. The meal was very good. The menu looked delightful. I would order a different dish next time as gnocchi is not my favorite type of pasta. Everyone at the table enjoyed the meal and had a great time

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Thank Lois M
Milwaukie, Oregon
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Two couples. We started the family salad,(Fresh, crisp, varied and perfectly dressed) bruschetta with figs and goat cheese (piquant and sweet, crisp and succulent,a treat for the eye and the tongue) then went our separate ways for entrees. After the appetizers, I knew I needed something light, so I had the sole in cornmeal crust. Perfect sauce. I wanted to... More 

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Thank Roxie M
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Very courteous employees. Not your basic spaghetti and meatball dishes. Very different and unusual. Everything on the menu sounds good; it's difficult to choose what to eat. Everyone was willing to discuss the different items on the menu to help us decide what to eat. The deserts are out of this world -- very good.

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Thank 819sherylp
Madison, Wisconsin
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88 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2016

This charming Italian restaurant has incredible food. The chef/owner can customize your dish. Have ordered different dishes and never had a bad meal. We love going here.

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Thank Jane D
Portland, Oregon
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016

My boyfriend took me here for dinner for my birthday, and WOW! It was a complete treat!! The staff is extremely friendly, the food was delectable, and the atmosphere was quite pleasant and intimate. We ordered the gnocchi with truffle oil (oh my goodness... I had a mouthgasm!), and then for dinner I ordered the layered lasagna. My mouth was... More 

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Thank Heidi W
Seth m, Owner at Portofino, responded to this review

I'm so glad you enjoyed your time with us, and we'll look forward to seeing you again. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:00
Monday
16:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
16:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
16:30 - 21:30
Thursday
16:30 - 21:30
Friday
16:30 - 22:30
Saturday
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8075 SE 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97202-6663
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Sellwood - Moreland Improvement League
  • Neighbourhood: Sellwood - Moreland Improvement League
  • Phone Number: +1 503-234-8259

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?