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Iorio Restaurant

912 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214-3555
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Ranked #222 of 3,548 restaurants in Portland
Price range: $6 - $35
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: 10th & Hawthorne
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79% Recommend
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English first
Albany, Oregon
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Recently, we enjoyed a delicious dinner with friends at Portland's Iorio Restaurant. It is a delightful place to sit and enjoy a wonderful meal. The wait staff were there to take care of every question we had. We enjoyed sitting at a delightful table by a front window. The menu had so many choices to select from, and all four... More

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Portland, Oregon
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 via mobile

So we were having one of those nights where we couldn't decide on a place to eat. We decided to just troll around inner SE and land somewhere. The place ended up being Iorio. From the outside it looked promising. A quick search online yielded positive reviews. Prices listed on the window looked reasonable, so in we went. The hostess... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

This Italian restaurant was absolutely amazing. The gnocchi was like "pillows of heaven", the pasta dishes were unbelievable... And we had the family dessert plate. OMG. You have to try it to believe it!

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Silverton, Oregon
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68 reviews 68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

The flavor and presentation of our food was excellent. The meals are cooked to order and they can accommodate gluten free or vegetarian or any other food preferences. We had the ravioli of the day, butternut squash that was about the best I have ever eaten. We also ordered the catch of the day, halibut. The fish was perfectly prepared,... More

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Victoria, Canada
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013 via mobile

Delicious Italian food, emphasis on homemade with attention to detail. We had the tomato bisque, 2 salads, ravioli and an apple dessert which were all the same high caliber. Loved the deep red on the walls and artwork as well as the quiet, relaxing music. The service could be improved as had emphasis on quickly describing the creations. When we... More

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Hood River, OR
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74 reviews 74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Great Italian diner that is certain to please. Second time here and we found our favorites to be consistent and were pleased with the new choices. The Cheese plate is much more than that, with bread toasts, fresh fruit, preserves, spreads, and pickled items. Add the focaccia with butternut squash spread and you have more than enough appetizers for 4... More

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Portland, OR
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

We have been going to Iorio for several years. We are never disappointed. The food is beyond wonderful...home made real Italian food. The atmosphere is cozy and the service exemplary. The owner/chef always stops by to chat. We love this place!!

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Portland, Oregon
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130 reviews 130 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

We enjoyed a terrific meal here last night. Arriving early, we were seated at the window by the attentive and personable staff. Drinks were delicious (martinis anyone?). The appetizer and salad, calamari and caesar salad with anchovies were top notch. The calamari was nicely breaded in a corn meal and served with tasty dipping sauces. The entrees, including clams, and... More

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Battle Ground, Washington
17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013 via mobile

Brought My Wife here On A Date, We enjoyed it! Went On A Week Day, So not Many People And Quiet. Sat In Special Seat Next To Window :) Very Nice!

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

We really enjoyed our experience. This is a small, cozy restaurant with nice, romantic atmosphere. The chicken & risotto were wonderful. The chicken was so tender it melted in your mouth. My husband had the lamb ragout which was really good also. The cheese plate appetizer was a work of art beautifully displayed. The cheeses were a little strange for... More

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