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200 NE 28th Ave, Portland, OR 97232
(503) 238-3777
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Ranked #145 of 3,547 restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $40
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Davis
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85% Recommend
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English first
New Orleans, Louisiana
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74 reviews 74 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This was our fourth meal here in as many years. Previous experiences were delightful; menu was innovative modern Mediterranean spin, with particular success with pasta, but equally deft with other ingredients. The menu organization was basically the usual starter/entree/dessert structure, offered a la carte, but a remarkable value when ordered as a prix fixe with all three courses. Sadly, about... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great spot in the Laurelhurst neighborhood for an elegant bistro-style Italian dinner. We started with a couple of choices from the charcuterie list and one wonderful cheese from the cheese board. We followed that with a fabulous heirloom tomato salad and two delicious pasta dishes featuring Tabla's homemade pastas. Along side we enjoyed an excellent Pinot Noir from the Willamette... More

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San Francisco, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

A friend took me out as I was visiting from out of town. I was underwhelmed. Although they offered gluten free options for the noodle dishes, they only had one kind: Penne noodle, which was very disappointing. Service was ok, not very engaging, not even a smile when we received the food or able to recommend dishes very well. The... More

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Portland, Oregon
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Wow--very impressed. The crew were so much fun, and talented. Thanks to all of you for the entertaining and tasty meal. We came here because of Portland Dining month and boy did we enjoy it. Sat at the counter and watched them hand make the pasta--doesn't get any fresher than that! Then we watched our dishes being prepared. Couldn't wait... More

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Portland, Oregon
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139 reviews 139 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014 via mobile

I don't think we will go back. I didn't enjoy any of my dishes. The duck was dry. The crab tortellini had zero sauce which made it dry, too. The fig salad was weird. Both my husband and. Felt sick all evening fare eating dinner at Tabla. We do like the atmosphere but there are just too many good restaurants... More

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Plainview, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

Tabla is a great find. Small and quaint with a open kitchen preparing homemade pasta in front of you. The three course price fix for around $30 is amazing and what earned the five stars. The pastas are great, along with the appetizers. All small portions but high quality. The homemade gelato was great, caramel salted ice gelato, so good.... More

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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

We stumbled across this place after leaving Bamboo Sushi which was overly crowded. Using Tripadvisor we walked a couple of blocks down and found this awesome little place. We tried the 3-course prix fixe dinner. Amazing quality for the value ($30!-this earned them an additional star). Homemade pasta was prepared from their clean open kitchen. Spectacular dessert - their homemade... More

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San Diego, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

Have enjoyed several dinners here and each one was delicious. Their prix fix is an unbelievable deal at $30 for three courses. Everything is fresh, local and prepared with a deft hand. It's a charming room with friendly, attentive service. Tablas is on my "go to" list every time I am in PDX!

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Pensacola, Florida
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

This is a very nice restaurant. The food was good however the menu was on the small side. It is also outside the downtown area so parking is a little easier. The beef tenderloin was fantastic and is a must try.

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Gold Beach, Oregon
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

My entree was good, yet my salad was a tad bland and needed a bit of "something" to stimulate the taste buds. Was pricey which is ok if it tastes like "wow" Overall "ok not fabulous"

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