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Piazza Italia

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1129 NW Johnson St, Portland, OR 97209-3062
11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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West Linn, Oregon
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had dinner over the weekend at one of our hometown favorites. It's a small place, but worth booking a reservation for because they're always fairly busy. Their lasagne is the best, but they have a great menu of Italian dishes, and there are always great specials, too. The service is always perfect, never rushed even when they're busy. Prices... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

SMALL restaurant with homey Italian feel. Felt a bit like having dinner at an Italian friends momma's house. Happy we got reservations in advance as those arriving after us without them were told wait would be over an hour. Had musician playing guitar and singing which was nice but a bit loud at times making conversation challenging. Clams and pasta... More 

Thank Joy G
rochester, mn
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

VERY Italian. Great food, good selection and reasonable prices. Wonderful staff. My daughter felt like we were in Italy!

Thank dingobob4
Chelmsford, Massachusetts, United States
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45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On a recent trip to Portland we wanted to go out for a celebration dinner with family. My daughter in law worked right around the corner and spoke highly of this place. We weren't disappointed. Coming from Boston and having many places like it in the North End this compared favorably. The food was authentic and delicious. Everyone loved their... More 

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Gaston, Oregon
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

We were looking for a great Italian restaurant to celebrate our anniversary. All the reviews suggested that this was the place; good food at a good price. We made our reservations. We showed up a little early, and but were immediately ushered immediately in to a small table. Our server was prompt and thorough, explaining all of the choices and... More 

Thank candswick
Portland, Oregon
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71 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

The food at Piazza Italia is quite delicious but you will need to have reservations. This fabulous little place has been here for years and you might have been able to stop by without a reservation in the past (I did) but it doesn't work that way any more. So plan your dinner and enjoy plenty of time to order... More 

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Aliso Viejo, California
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197 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

I thought I was at exit 16 in North Jersey. Everything very authentic, good and friendly service, all ranges of wine, and probably Portland's best Italian restaurant. Fairly large helpings mean you will leave full. This place is impossible to walk in to for weekend dinners and if you have more than two people, it would be a safe bet... More 

Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

One of the best Italian resturants in Portland, wife and I have had our anniversary dinner here for the past 20 years...

Thank Dave49ers
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

Some friends and I had dinner at Piazza Italia on a Friday night in mid-August 2016. One of my friends splurged and made reservations a few hours before we went to dinner, and we barely got a reservation. (That's a long-winded way of saying: Make reservations!) I like my food like I like my life: simple. And, that means that... More 

Thank Psychologyguy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

Great food. Great ambience Great wine Great price Pasta dishes are not heavy with daily home made pasta noodles. Server engages with you and offers wine taste prior to selection

Thank Pauletthp

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$21 - $30
Italian, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions
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: 503-478-0619

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