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Pastini Pastaria - Downtown Portland

911 Southwest Taylor At 9th Avenue, Portland, OR 97205
+1 503-863-5188
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good51%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (71 reviews)
“ziti” (5 reviews)
“salads” (22 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
911 Southwest Taylor At 9th Avenue, Portland, OR 97205
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The restaurant had very good service, it was loud, a noisy large party was happening. Our pasta dishes were very good and the caesar salad was excellent - very crisp and a good dressing.

Thank lmyers21
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

After a long day of sightseeing, we were looking for a quick, quiet place to eat that was close by. The menu had a nice selection, and they seem to want to make an effort to meet the expectations of all customers (even advertising the...More

Thank Travelluver84
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to this place TWICE during my 5 day stay for a conference in Portland. Food was amazing, service was great. Delicious!

Thank Cordy2424
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was right on the edge of hangry when we found Pastini. 8.50 lunch special was fantastic and the server was super nice while also knowing to just give me my pasta pronto. Great service and very fast.

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting Downtown Portland we ran into this nice place. I felt like having something delicious and this was the place. Great portions , very tasty food . Wednesday you pay 50% of the wine. Ice. Cream delicious.excellen service

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a late tasty - not too expensive - meal. Found it! Nice range of dishes on the menu. I had the Bolognese - wish I had added a meatball which I saw someone at another table do. Live and learn! We...More

Thank SFOglobetrotter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We shared the summer fruit salad as an appetizer...the mixed greens were crisp, the strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries were fresh and the champagne vinaigrette dressing was pleasantly sweet. I had ziti with sausage. The sausage was thinly sliced and the sauce was light and creamy....More

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We decided to try a more 3* approach to an italian dinner for budgetary reasons and had a nice surprise in Portland with Pastini! I had chicken fiorentino with a nice glass of montepulciano (which was a good sign to have on the wine list),...More

Thank damoroz
Reviewed 13 July 2017

I go to Pastini Pastaria from time to time for a late lunch, when the crowd is gone. The service is very good, and the selection of Italian-american dishes is good. This is not a place for a memorable meal, but one you can depend...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Best Italian food in Portland! Great atmosphere, great for families or a couple. The waitstaff is magnificent! They are helpful, cheerful, happy to be there. We had spaghetti and meat balls! And the balls (meat) are magnifio! They are great size, only could eat two....More

Thank pootie70
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11 February 2016|
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Response from Portlandnative | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely NOT reserve a large party at Pastini's. Their restaurant is loud and the ambiance not that great at that location (nor most of the other Pastini's locations). The service we encountered there was also not... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 911 Southwest Taylor At 9th Avenue, Portland, OR 97205
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-863-5188
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Pastini Pastaria is Portland, Oregon's Italian restaurant with a passion for pasta. Experience our lunch or dinner menu featuring over 30 Italian pasta dishes, fresh salads, sandwiches, and more. We are also a Portland gluten free restaurant serving different types of gluten free pasta and desserts.
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