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Ken's Artisan Pizza

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304 SE 28th Ave, Portland, OR 97214-1808
+1 503-517-9951
Today
16:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Portland, Oregon
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

My husband and I alway's have to have our weekly Pizza fix and have gone to just about every pizza location we can find...Ken's is by far the best. Because the restaurant is so popular and there is always a waiting line, we typically have our fix on Sunday afternoons when you can get in at 4:00 with all of... More 

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Thank VeronicaPDX
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185 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

I was excited to visit Ken's and try his take on pizza. I have been to Starita's, Da Michele's and other famous places in Naples and about 40 VPN places in the states including Two Amy's in DC and Marco's in Denver. I would place Ken's in the top ten given the entire experience, but not solely on the pizza.... More 

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Thank Ronald H
Eugene, Oregon
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65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

The title great pizza goes without being said since this is already one of the two top places in Portland, the crust was chewy, not too bready, well cooked, both the pizzas we had were really good but the mushroom broccollini pizza was excellent. The service was good. Would recommend.

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Thank anne g
Oregon
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35 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

I've eaten at Ken's Pizza several times and love the food. Pizza is great. Salads are amazing. The vibe is nice too. But the wait staff? They spend a lot of time being hip. And if you fit their definition of cool you will probably get good service. I didn't. I won't be back.

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Anchorage, Alaska
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88 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

My wife and I were at a loss for what our last dinner in Portland should be. We both like a good pizza, and were in the neighborhood. We did a lap around the block, and found street parking less than a block away. We ordered the veggie appetizer, and it was delicious. We then split a Caesar salad based... More 

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Thank Birdman2012
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33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

I ate at a couple of different pizza places while visiting Portland. I wasn't disappointed either time!! Ken's Artisan Pizza was a great pizza and just different enough that it caught my attention. I had the Fennel Sausage & Onion pizza. Very, very good! I will be heading back the next trip to Portland.

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Thank James P
Portland
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124 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

We often pass by this restaurant and notice the booming crowd, so this week we decided to visit. We ordered drinks, a salad and pizza to share. We were not disappointed. While the caesar salad was slightly fishy (slightly, not offensive), the crust was absolutely fantastic. The food menu is limited, drink menu substantial. The tables are close together, so... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

I had the fennel sausage and onion pizza. I liked pizza itself, however I felt the toppings were spread kind of thin. Quality was top notch however.

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Thank Thomas M
Southern NJ
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75 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

"Artisan" is often a code word for "overpriced and underdelivered" but Ken's wood fired pizza's are, in fact, lovely creations. My daughter lives within walking distance of Ken's (and the Screen Door for that matter) and I've eaten here often. My wife can flat out cook and my biggest criticism of any restaurant is when I say "there's no love... More 

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Turlock, California
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102 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Really wanted to try this pizza while on a trip to Portland Really above the run of the mill pie. Worth the trip. Nice big wood fire oven. 5 of us devoured 4 pizzas Bought kens 2 awesome cookbooks too

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 21:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 304 SE 28th Ave, Portland, OR 97214-1808
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-517-9951

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?