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Solo Italiano Restaurant

100 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4712
+1 207-780-0227
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good19%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (64 reviews)
“focaccia” (11 reviews)
“pansotti” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
100 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4712
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Every bite was perfect. The pasta pesto is sublime. Fresh home made pasta served piping hot and perfectly timed. Tuna tartar was fresh and beautifully prepared. So much thought and care in every dish

Thank Andrew S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some kind of wonderful Campari cocktail along with fabulous appetizers!!! Eager to return! The bar area is lovely and peaceful. Please treat yourself to Solo soon!!

Thank Joan G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking around Commercial Street, I checked the menu for Solo and decided to try it. Busy Friday night, I sat at the bar. Had a glass of red wine and some warm bread (which I asked the bartender if they had any bread since I...More

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had a wonderful dinner at this restaurant during our recent short trip to Portland. The service was very good and engaging. Food was delicious. I had the salmon puffed gnocchi - it’s a superb dish: rich, creamy, tasty and beautifully balanced....More

Thank David16Melbourne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food and service was amazing! One of the best meals I’ve ever had while traveling. I’ve eaten Tiramisu all over the world and Solo’s is the best!

Thank Joyce G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our favorite dinner while we were visiting Portland! I would recommend sharing several appetizers and entrees family style. The appetizers - we had the Italian Farm Board & Gonfietti con Prosciutto e Burrata - were exquisite and enough to share with 4 people....More

Thank Kathleen V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We read about the Chef's speciality pesto and homemade pasta and wanted to give it a try. We also ordered salads and a pizza. All of it was absolutely delicious, including the fresh warm bread and exceptional olive oil for dipping. My only suggestion is...More

Thank Tom R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food - the lasagna and scallops were excellent. Jonathan was our server; he’s the best in Portland! Go here for a truly memorable experience.

Thank MNWorldTraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate there with our family my kids (8,10,12) took regular dishes and even them are still hungry. I had 12 raviolis in my 28usd plate, picture attached. I am European and I can tell you even in Italy the plates are not that small....More

Thank mbroille
Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I walked into Solo Italiano this afternoon around 4:30pm. There was no one attending the bar right at that moment, but we were eventually greeted by a bar tender and warmly welcomed. We were given drink menus and informed that it was...More

Thank Jill N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM
4:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4712
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-780-0227
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Restaurant located in front of Harbor Fish Market on where Commercial and Pearl Streets meet. Entrance on Commercial St.
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