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1429 SE 37th Ave, Portland, OR 97214-5103 (SE 37th Avenue at Hawthorne)
+1 503-236-6886
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Corvallis, Oregon
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Many mouth watering Italian inspired dishes with the best of the Pacific Northwest ingredients (salmon, rock fish, mushrooms, pears, berries, etc.). This is not a very affordable dining option, but it is very much worth its value in terms of the flavors and quality you get to experience. Ideal for that special dinner we all have to celebrate once or... More 

Thank William D
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2017

A varied menu in this Italian themed restaurant in Southeast Portland provides anyone with multiple choices of well prepared food and generous portions. I had the special of the night and my wife had the beet risotto. After salad the plates arrived and were nicely prepared and very good. The restaurant is well appointed and on a Tuesday night was... More 

Thank Dick L
Salem, Oregon
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89 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017

It was a Sunday evening in January, 2017. We entered as the place opened at 4:00 p.m. and left several hours later. During the time we were there, the restaurant filled to capacity (reservations became necessary) but was never noisy. We were four friends from Salem wrung out from a post inaugural season of women's marches, four citizens tired of... More 

Thank srnwood
Portland, Oregon
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260 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017

Of course, being Portland, Oregon, one of the food Mecca's on Planet Earth, the restaurant 3 Doors Down is OUTSTANDING. We have not been there since they expanded the size of the restaurant. WOW! Charming and great food. This was for our friends Birthday celebration.

Thank stevemarilyn2013
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90 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017

Had dinner with two other couples last week, and the meal was really great. Service was top notch, pastas and fish were fresh and flavorful, and it was fairly reasonable.

Thank 2bits2go
Gladstone, Oregon
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199 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

Best meal we've had in a very long time. We just popped in without a reservation on a Friday night and although the place was hopping they had a great little table in the corner for us. The ambiance and decor is beautiful, reclaimed stained glass wood windows and huge old wooden door, natural twig art and perfect low lighting... More 

Thank Oceantoes
Portland, Oregon
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

We attempted to reserve a table through Open Table; it failed, but we (2) got in anyway (we arrived at 6:00pm, ahead of the normal evening crowd). Website notes "happy hour all day" but we got the regular menus. We got "champagne" for our celebration (anniversary) which was nice, but $12/glass. I got the chicken special, and was very pleased... More 

Thank scottdste
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106 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

Small and quaint- in the middle of an unrecognizable neighborhood but food was very good. Tasted fresh and had highlighted dishes that with locally sourced ingredients. Our table was a little cramped as we were in a window alcove yet that would be my only complaint. Food and dessert were awesome!! I'd go back!

1 Thank Jane M
Seattle, Washington
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

I was too busy to plan my dinner spots ahead this trip to Portland. Rather than wait for a walk-in somewhere, I wanted to book an Open Table at a restaurant that neighborhood residents frequent. When we walked into the restaurant, I laughed because the profile of most customers was 55 years old and white (and white haired!). I was... More 

2 Thank JessicaGnaw
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

It was a Tuesday evening and the restaurant wasn't full. Our table for six, reserved for 6:30, was in a noisy corner near the kitchen. The air conditioning was so cold that we had to ask them to turn it down. The service was painfully slow. It took about an hour and 45 minutes to get food to the table... More 

1 Thank Portland_OregonGrrrr

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$28 - $40
Italian, American, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1429 SE 37th Ave, Portland, OR 97214-5103
    (SE 37th Avenue at Hawthorne)
  • Public Transportation: Tri-Met Bus Route #14, Bicycle Oasis at SE Hawthorne and 36th, 10 minute cab ride from Portland city center
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-236-6886

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