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Paciarino

464 Fore Street, Portland, ME 04101
207 774-3500
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Ranked #59 of 531 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
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English first
Jericho, Vermont
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

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
19 helpful votes 19 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
Top Contributor
300 reviews 300 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
186 helpful votes 186 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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Portland, Maine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Friendly, accommodating and the meal was delicious. Their caprese is the best ever. Our very attentive server was helpful and delightful. Casual and not rushed at all during our time there --- very much appreciated.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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172 reviews 172 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We walked over fro the Marriott Courtyard--easy walk--Had a fabulous meal--shared a salad then had delicious pasta --served with olive oil and garlic and pepper flakes..it was simple and perfect. I would definitely eat here again--having just returned from Italy, I found this place to be just as good. Very small and quaint..loved the atmosphere. we were so happy to... More

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Portland, Maine
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

The pasta and sauces are created daily by chef owners Enrico and Fabiana Da Silva who moved to Portland Maine from Milan a few years ago. The only reason I know is that I had to ask because the freshness, flavor and quality of the pasta and the sauce of the many dishes I've tried is reminiscent of being in... More

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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

Looked at the reviews, went and tried it. Bland with amateur service. Lasagna was terrible and pasta was just passable. Operated like your mom opened a restaurant but with professional prices. Underwhelmed.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Quaint little place! Great food and very nice service!! Reasonable pricing, only downside is a limited menu but everything on the menu seemed great so I don't think it's hard to find something for everyone!

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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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