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Justa Pasta Co

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Northwest District
Italian, Pasta
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1336 NW 19th Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1603
503-243-2249
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Today
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Justa Go!

Love this place! Fresh food at excellent prices. Friendly staff. Parking can be a bit challenging depending on time of day, but really worth the effort. Great wine choices too.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
reagangirl70
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Portland, Oregon
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
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43 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Portland, Oregon
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Love this place! Fresh food at excellent prices. Friendly staff. Parking can be a bit challenging depending on time of day, but really worth the effort. Great wine choices too.

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Scappoose, Oregon
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

For as long as I can remember, my wife has loved Justa Pasta. Whenever she was working in northwest Portland, she never missed the chance to go here for lunch. However each time we went together for dinner, I couldn't quite understand her fondness for the place. Sure it was good, quite good in fact, but I just didn't feel... More 

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Aptos, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Visiting Portland we stayed at an apartment in the alphabet district, and found Justa Pasta around the corner. It provides excellent fine dining quality pasta with a casual ambiance and very reasonable prices. How smart to have 2 small eating areas--a deli style room for families and a more "dressed up" dining room for adults only. We usually try to... More 

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Bend, Oregon
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Choose your pasta type and your sauce, and anything you want with it on the basic menu, or select from the specials, I had a yummy risotto with asparagus and shrimp. What I liked ... the food. What didn't work well, not being served my beverage even after requesting it. The

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Portland OR
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I've had two good meals here in the past, but was so disappointed this time. All 4 past dishes we had were just okay. My dish had great ingredients, but the sauce was lacking flavor and the pasta was even a little overcooked. It seemed like the B team was cooking. There are many other great pasta options, but I... More 

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Portland, Oregon
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Northwest Portland, reasonably priced, high quality food. Homemade pasta, sauces and desserts. Friendly staff and comfortable ambiance.

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Tualatin, Oregon
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Justa Pasta doesn't have a great location... in fact I'd never heard of this place before I started working nearby. It is a hidden jewel. I've eaten here maybe 5-6 times now and I've always had a great meal. Their pastas, salads, soups and breads are amazing. Today I had the butternut squash soup. Heaven. Their mushroom and spinach alfredo... More 

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Bangkok
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Went there with a friend. I ordered meatball with linguini, and tomato soup and they felt home-made and fresh. Would go back again during our stay in Portland.

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Fairbanks, Alaska
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

While visiting friends in Portland, we enjoyed dinner here. We had been a couple of years ago and jumped at the chance to return. The interior is spartan but the food and service is great. We each picked something different off the menu or chalkboard specials. Everything was delightful. Excellent wine selection. The bottles are on a shelf next to... More 

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Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

A restaurant with an industrial feel but delightful. The staff are welcoming and friendly and the recommendation that I got was to go with the specials menu on the blackboard. This was good advice. I had a green salad to start with a delicious dressing followed by their special chicken lasagna - simple, wholesome and very tasty. The wine list... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1336 NW 19th Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1603
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Northwest District
  • Neighborhood: Northwest District
  • Phone Number: 503-243-2249

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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