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Piazza Italia

1129 NW Johnson St, Portland, OR 97209-3062
+1 503-478-0619
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1129 NW Johnson St, Portland, OR 97209-3062
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We came on a busy Sunday night over the 4th of July holiday weekend. We were seated on time. The staff had so much energy. The pasta was great. You can add a side of pasta to one of the larger entrees, fyi. Fun night....More

Reviewed 4 days ago

We greatly enjoyed a very authentic Italian dinner here. The place was packed, even on a Monday. We tried to dine there on Sunday but without a reservation it was impossible so we reserved a spot for Monday. It appeared that all the people working...More

Thank NorthwestUSATraveler
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is delicious and reasonably priced. The place has a mellow little vibe, but the best thing about Piazza Italia is the staff. If you don't strike up a conversation with these fun-loving folks, you're missing out.

Thank Eric D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Living in Italy and then coming to Portland, this makes me feel like I'm back in Italia. The staff all speak Italian and you'll be sure to get some amazing Italian food!

Thank sloprinzi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a friend here for her birthday dinner. The service was pleasant. The food was so, so. I had the lasagne. Rather than rich, distinct layers of pasta and fillings, it was more a dish of soft casserole. The pasta dishes ordered by my...More

Thank ctomac
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent Italian food with heavy influence of old country flavors. Servers very friendly and attentive. We had 2 little ones and were not made to feel unwelcome. Probab

Thank Becky1271
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

This was our second visit to Piazza Italia. It was at least if not more fun than our first visit. This place has an amazing vibe. It’s cozy, packed, vibrant. Is that because of the decor or just because of the clientele. Either way, it...More

Thank ArtinBR
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience at this excellent restaurant! The food was magnificent and the desserts sublime. Do not miss eating here.

Thank John P
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We've been going to this low key restaurant since moving to Portland almost 15 yrs ago and it's still packed. The food is always reliable and delicious. They're unpretentious and still serve free bread. The appetizers are all simple and delicious. I would give special...More

Thank Lauren K
Reviewed 30 April 2017

I'm half Italian. I'm a self-admitted "food fascist." When friends raved about this place, I eagerly visited--once for dinner and once again for lunch. Both times, I found the food to be indifferent (and not terribly fresh), and the service surly. During the lunch visit,...More

Thank Rhonda R
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Beverly G
30 April 2016|
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Response from cya | Reviewed this property |
I think you can find a better spot for a family special occasion dinner.
4 February 2015|
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Response from Tom B | Reviewed this property |
I called and asked. They do not have any gluten free pasta. If you do not have celiac disease, there is no concern about gluten in spite of the fact that people talk about it a great deal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1129 NW Johnson St, Portland, OR 97209-3062
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Pearl
  • Neighbourhood: Pearl
  • Phone Number: +1 503-478-0619
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