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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 30 September 2014

Great food and very good people for entertainment ,also great food and very Italian style of anything!!

Reviewed 12 September 2014

In the Pearl district, a small eatery that reminded us a restaurant in Tuscany. We ate outside, the menu, wines and waiters are all Italian. We had the linguini with clam sauce and paparadelle (sp?) with boar meat sauce. Delicious, nice portions and didn't think...More

Thank Mrssparky69
Reviewed 11 September 2014

We walked by this small eatery and the dishes being served al fresco looked wonderful, so we came back the next evening and got in the line that began forming 15 minutes before they opened. Our pasta dinners were good, but a lot less tasty...More

1  Thank TucsonCurt
Reviewed 9 September 2014

This restaurant is run by first generation Italians, with a number from Rome. It's very authentic although they do not always use ingredients imported from Italy - far too expensive, which is understandable. Anyway, we were quite impressed with the quality of the bread and...More

Thank EricaAmy
Reviewed 4 September 2014

We were looking for Italian on our recent trip to Portland and didn't like the look of the places recommended by the concierge at our hotel. Instead, we found this place on TripAdvisor and made the trip to the Pearl. There was a bit of...More

Thank dnranson
Reviewed 3 September 2014

A group of us went to the Piazza Italia for a birthday celebration and we were so disappointed. The pasta with clams had no taste at all. Our table was not ready when we got there so we had to wait in a very cramped...More

2  Thank Elaine B
Reviewed 2 September 2014

We make a point of eating at Piazza Italia whenever we visit Portland. We are never disappointed in the quality, balance and portion size of our order. We love to sit outside when available- it feels so like being in Italy.

Thank John E
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Piazza Italia is my favorite Italian restaurant in town. We have visited several times over the years and it never disappoints. The food is excellent, served in properly sized portions and reasonably priced. I absolutely love their Pappardelle al cinghiale and their lasagna. The service...More

Thank DrGato
Reviewed 30 August 2014 via mobile

My son and I visited, he lives here and had been here a couple of times. It's a great little Italian place in the Pearl District with authentic food from a number of regions. I had a arugula, Parmesan and brasaola salad and the scampi....More

Thank John S
Reviewed 28 August 2014

We frankly went because it was Italian near the hotel (Embassy Suites) and it was absolutely wonderful. We went back the second night--the only place we went to twice in 12 days of a West Coast tour, and I think the very best place we...More

Thank Anne W
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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
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  • 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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