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Piazza Italia

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1129 NW Johnson St, Portland, OR 97209-3062
+1 503-478-0619
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1129 NW Johnson St, Portland, OR 97209-3062
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Excellent Italian food with heavy influence of old country flavors. Servers very friendly and attentive. We had 2 little ones and were not made to feel unwelcome. Probab

Thank Becky1271
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second visit to Piazza Italia. It was at least if not more fun than our first visit. This place has an amazing vibe. It’s cozy, packed, vibrant. Is that because of the decor or just because of the clientele. Either way, it...More

Thank ArtinBR
Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience at this excellent restaurant! The food was magnificent and the desserts sublime. Do not miss eating here.

Thank John P
Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

We've been going to this low key restaurant since moving to Portland almost 15 yrs ago and it's still packed. The food is always reliable and delicious. They're unpretentious and still serve free bread. The appetizers are all simple and delicious. I would give special...More

Thank Lauren K
Reviewed April 29, 2017

I'm half Italian. I'm a self-admitted "food fascist." When friends raved about this place, I eagerly visited--once for dinner and once again for lunch. Both times, I found the food to be indifferent (and not terribly fresh), and the service surly. During the lunch visit,...More

Thank Rhonda R
Reviewed April 27, 2017

With 4 people at a birthday celebration we got to try a lot of dishes. Although we have passed before on the lasagna, thinking "I can do that at home", the lasagna here is not like anything you've made or had before - it is...More

Thank Seth G
Reviewed April 20, 2017

We went here with friends, who had been before and were certain we didn't need a reservation. Since it was at the end of lunch rush, they did give us a table - right by the kitchen - which turned out to be fine anyway...More

Thank 03Val48
Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

This is a good Italian restaurant - but not great. Food is fresh and everything we had was good. The atmosphere is nice and the service is good. It is rather small and popular so make reservations in advance.

Thank Guy B
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

The quarters are tight and there is a never ending line so be sure to make a reservation. The antipasto plate is delicious and the wine list exhaustive. We ordered salads and bolognese, ravioli and the clam linguine and all was tasty. We also ordered...More

Thank Seniye
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Such a charming Italian restuarant with great food and homemade pasta. Will come back for sure when back in town..

Thank MM14052015
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Beverly G
We will be having a special occasion dinner here with our family in July. Can anyone tell us about the wine varieties and beers they serve and price ranges per bottle? I do not see any drink menus/lists mentioned in their website. Thank you.
April 29, 2016|
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Response from cya | Reviewed this property |
I think you can find a better spot for a family special occasion dinner.
Does Piazza Italia have any gluten free options?
February 3, 2015|
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Response from Tom B | Reviewed this property |
I called and asked. They do not have any gluten free pasta. If you do not have celiac disease, there is no concern about gluten in spite of the fact that people talk about it a great deal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$21 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1129 NW Johnson St, Portland, OR 97209-3062
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Pearl
  • Neighborhood: Pearl
  • Phone Number: +1 503-478-0619
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