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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, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1129 NW Johnson St, Portland, OR 97209-3062
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

It's our favorite Italian spot in Portland. Excellent personalized service! Delicious food and good cost

1  Thank jacky_moreno
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Very authentic Italian experience. Hearing the daily specials with an Italian accent is always a nice start...but when the Italian prosciutto hit my palate, wow!!! My main course consisted of pappardelle mare e monti (outstanding) and the tiramisu was fantastico. Want to come back here...More

1  Thank Jean D
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

We frequently go here & have always enjoyed it so when my friend from out of town stopped to visit, I decided to take her here for a light lunch. Disappointed. The minestrone soup was bland & not one bean. The waiter was rather dismissive....More

Thank mgumpenberger
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This is by far the best Italian restaurant in Portland, and I'm not just talking about the food, I'm also talking about the atmosphere and the vibe, which is fundamental. I am Italian and I come to Portland every year, and every time I eat...More

1  Thank MariaGpdx
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We come here so often that I like to think of it as my Italian grandpa's place in Rome. I almost always (no ALWAYS) get the Squatcherella pasta; it's a carbonara-like like concoction of ham, eggs, cheese and linguini that is so awesome that I...More

Thank Randy S
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I was an Italian exchange student in Portland for one year and this place was definitely my favorite in town. In this restaurant you can breathe that special atmosphere that only Italians can give; It is impossible to enter and not feel overwhelmed by the...More

Thank Costanza B
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We intended on eating there but they were very busy so we ordered takeout instead. I was hung up on during the attempt to order, put on hold three times and kept being told they were super busy. When I arrived for my food no...More

Thank F00d13MN
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Just finished dinner here tonight. The food is fresh and flavorful with an authentic taste. Recommended highly. Good vegetarian options.

Thank S L
Reviewed 20 July 2017

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 20 July 2017

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
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Beverly G
29 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.
3 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
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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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