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Caffe Allora

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504 NW 9th Ave, Portland, OR 97209
(503) 445-4612
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 12
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very tasty and tasteful

I happened upon this small cafe with a friend and enjoyed a wonderful lunch. Nice atmosphere with simple, but classy art on the walls. Great menu of neo Italian dishes. I had butternut squash ravioli. Perfect. I love this dish and sometimes when I order at other places, the ravioli are swimming... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Beenthere1950
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Portland, Oregon
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Denver, Colorado
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great local spot. The ambience is very 'Portland' featuring art, small tables, and a true caffe feel. I found my meal to be just average.

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Thank warriorroad
Portland, Oregon
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138 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I happened upon this small cafe with a friend and enjoyed a wonderful lunch. Nice atmosphere with simple, but classy art on the walls. Great menu of neo Italian dishes. I had butternut squash ravioli. Perfect. I love this dish and sometimes when I order at other places, the ravioli are swimming in butter. This was done exactly right. Not... More 

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Thank Beenthere1950
Portland, Oregon
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56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

I have walked be this sweet spot so many times we finally popped in for dinner. It wasn't too busy so we were seated immediately. The wine was really good. On the high end expense wise, but delicious. They charge for bread. Is this normal? I had never paid for bread before. It was ok. The minestrone soup was not... More 

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Thank 1shadeaufax
Gladstone, Oregon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

5 of my girlfriends dined for my birthday. The gnocchi are the best I have ever had. And the butternut squash raviolis with the browned butter were divine. We love to dine family style so that we get to try many things. There just wasn't anything that we didn't all love. We tried 2 of the specials, yum! Our waitress... More 

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Thank Loves2golf2015
Portland, Oregon
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Tucked in NW Portland where there is parking, Caffe Allora is a nice place to enjoy a glass of wine and a happy hour dinner. We ordered olives, bread, bruschetta, pasta, clams & mussels, and salad. All were tasty and quite filing.

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Thank ZenDark30
Atlanta, Georgia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Charming neighborhood place for lunch and dinner - small, romantic, friendly, large following of locals. We enjoyed our dinner outside.

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Thank peggy m
Aloha, Oregon, USA
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174 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Great little Italian restaurant tucked away on the edge of the Pearl district. Close to the post office so lots of truck traffic, but not overwhelming. My brother recommended this place as a place to meet him, and I'm glad we agreed. For appetizers we shared buschetta (tomato, basil & garlic), bread and olive oil, and a plate of olives.... More 

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Thank Leon T
Pearland, Texas, United States
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59 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Stopped here for lunch. Our group included 2 adults and a 6 year old. Food was all artfully prepared, and quality was excellent. Pasta was cooked to a perfect al-dente, sauces were balanced and the fish (on my pasta dish) was well prepared and cooked. All 3 of us enjoyed our food.

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Thank Steve4241
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

Gazpacho with Crab and Tomatoes, mozzarella and basil. Perfect on a hot day. I stop I here regularly on the way home from work and recommend the food and service highly

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Thank Sbradleyjr
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Not a lot of tables, very intimate and quiet space for a nice Italian meal and conversation. Food was fantastic, good wine list. It was crowded when we dropped by on a rainy evening by chance and we got the last table in the corner. Probably would have been good to have a reservation. They are open "until close". We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 504 NW 9th Ave, Portland, OR 97209
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Pearl
  • Neighborhood: Pearl
  • Phone Number: (503) 445-4612

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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