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Caffe Mingo

807 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1408
+1 503-226-4646
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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807 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1408
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Reviewed 30 October 2014

I have been to Florence, Venice, Rome, Venice and this place took me back there. For a party of 8 on Saturday night definitely need reservations. Even then our 8:30 pm dinner time reminded me of Europe. The open kitchen viewed from our table favored...More

Thank rosiego
Reviewed 30 October 2014

Sat at the bar & had apps & really, really lovely Italian wine (recommendation from the bartender, who took the time to open a new bottle & let me taste before ordering), before dinner elsewhere. Wish we had stayed here for dinner - everything was...More

1  Thank ThaiMySchu
Reviewed 13 October 2014

You never know what to expect eating alone on business trips. Caffe Mingo was excellent. The service was attentive and friendly. The food was memorable and outstanding - exceptionally fresh and seasoned to perfection. The Mingo Salad is superb - the dressing amazing and if...More

1  Thank SeeingTHEworld2012
Reviewed 8 October 2014

I ate here while I was traveling on business per the reviews on trip advisor and Caffe Mingo did not disappoint. The atmosphere is warm and quaint. The menu had enough variety without being overwhelming. The food was made with quality ingredients and was well...More

1  Thank Monica W
Reviewed 11 September 2014

I really enjoyed this restaurant and would usually give it a 5, but the server gave me some attitude at the end of the meal. I have been in the biz for over 35 years and was pretty shocked by this. I made a request...More

1  Thank jwgndg
Reviewed 10 September 2014

My tour guide recommended me this place because I stayed in this neighborhood. They don't have a huge selection but I ordered their duck special dish. The taste was superb, the waiter was friendly but the restaurant was very crowded Friday night I visited. The...More

Thank MyraY_11
Reviewed 27 August 2014

Big hunks of Italian bread with a tasty olive oil, and a "chef's amuse" of artichoke spread on foccacia, started our dinner at this long time Portland restaurant. This was quickly followed by a fresh and wonderful arugula salad with tomatoes, watermelon, and feta cheese....More

1  Thank Travel4Bee
Reviewed 18 July 2014 via mobile

Intimate, very friendly staff, good wine list. A bit noisy. The double cut pork chop with peaches was delicious, as were the salmon and the pasta. Very interesting desserts. Reservations advised.

Thank kiddydoc1
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Recently dined with friends here on a trip to Portland and had an excellent experience. It is a small setting, but the food and service more than offset the quaintness. Fresh made daily pastas and specials are some of the best I have eaten and...More

1  Thank Jimed323
Reviewed 4 June 2014

we made reservations for 7:30 and the place was packed. our party of six ordered a variety of dinners and everyone raved about each dish. the pasta with mushrooms was fabulous, the risotto was amazing and the lamp chops i had were seared to perfection....More

Thank Steve A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 807 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1408
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Northwest District
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest District
  • Phone Number: +1 503-226-4646
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