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464 Fore Street, Portland, ME 04101
207 774-3500
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Ranked #73 of 538 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $31 - $50
Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
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English first
Plymouth, New Hampshire
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68 reviews 68 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Yum... having traveled in Italy, I feel that this establishment comes closer to authentic Italian food than most places that boost to be such! I had ravioli's that were to die for, my husband had a pasta with walnut sauce - total yum! And they had Italian Beer! The portions were not huge - which is another thing I appreciate... More

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Hudson Valley, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

My husband and I were told this was the place to go for good Italian pasta. We stopped by to make reservations and ended up having a glass of wine. The host treated us to bread and sauce and we were sold on making the reservations for the following night. And that's where the excitement ends. The food was okay... More

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Monson, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

the menu is Very limited and yes, homemade and custom made. It just didn't have much flavor and the prices for a plate of pasta and sauce were just too much for us.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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134 reviews 134 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
296 helpful votes 296 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Really nice Italian cuisine here - limited menu but showed off strength of kitchen and quality of ingredients. Unfortunately, another case of very low light levels. My optometrist tells meI have very good vision for my age but I wish I had had a torch to read the menu. The lack of light also seems to have contributed to some... More

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North Branford, Connecticut
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Enjoyable atmosphere, good service and the raviolis were good. Portland is a gem of a city for eating and sightseeing.

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Jericho, Vermont
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

It was a great evening. We shared a "table" salad for the 3 of us. It was excellent and lightly dressed to perfection. We each ordered a ravioli entree - spinach, goat cheese with caramelized onion and a special meat option. All were very good and served with a pile of bread lightly oiled. The wine list is very reasonably... More

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Osprey, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

This little Italian restaurant was recommended to us and we made advanced reservations. We were seated in a very dark corner, so dark that reading the menu was difficult (the lack of lighting was not part of the establishment’s ambiance). As an antipasti we chose the Tris Di Bruschette, which was very good. For a place that prides itself on... More

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Portland, Maine
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I went with two other adults The positives: Very clean, Nice staff, Great location and "vibe," Great pasta (smooth, tender yummy) Good price (two meals, two sodas, and a dessert was 30$), little menu. Food: My noodles and mini meatballs was Very good, the other adults got the bolognese and ravioli - also Very good. Also they put out a... More

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Portland, Maine
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306 reviews 306 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
193 helpful votes 193 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Indelicate - and not all that creative - as my title suggests. Truth is lunch today, along with two very dear friends, couldn't possibly have been more SPECTACULAR. Fabulous bread to start and my friends had incredibly fresh pasta in two different preparations and I had the most FANTASTIC pumpkin ravioli, one of today's lunch specials...(prompting the "freakin' awesome lunch"... More

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Davie, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The goat cheese ravioli was superb. My mother had the lasagne and it was delicious. The portions are very satisfying. Nice, small, intimate restaurant. The menu is not huge but the food was excellent. We would definitely return. The service was very good and fast. Dinner for 2 with one glass if wine was $48 plus tip.

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Additional Information about Paciarino

Address: 464 Fore Street, Portland, ME 04101
Phone Number: 207 774-3500
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
Open Hours:
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:30 pm  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 50
Cuisine: Italian

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