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“Location, Like the Hotel”
Review of Nel Centro

Nel Centro
Ranked #100 of 4,420 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $31 - $50
Cuisines: American, Italian, Pizza, Contemporary
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Downtown
Description: Cuisine of the French & Italian Riviera. Fine dining in Theater District of Downtown Portland with spacious year round patio. Adjacent to the Hotel Modera. Close to Portland State University.
Reviewed July 17, 2013

This is the "in house" restaurant for Hotel Modera. Like the hotel, the restaurant's best feature is its location, half way between the Performing Arts Center and the Auditorium. The food was nicely prepared and properly served, but, well, kind of expensive and nothing extraordinary. The restaurant DOES have a lovely, outdoor seating area: great for a summer evening.

Thank William W
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Reviewed July 16, 2013

Best deal in town for great food, drinks and setting at Happy Hour. Attached to the Modera but a "real" restaurant.

1  Thank abacos1926
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Reviewed June 26, 2013

Very good food served all day! Great service. Can go upscale, but not need to! Nice that is was connected with our hotel!

1  Thank beachbums87
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Reviewed June 25, 2013

We went for happy hour. It was not a nice day, but there is lots of outside seating and there are three fire pits so this can be a very cosy spot. The happy hour menu is a little limited for drinks , but not so for food. And the lamb burger alone was worth the trip. It was awesome.

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Thank buddydial
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Reviewed June 23, 2013

It sounded like a great idea to have dinner at the hotel, but it was a mistake. Service became very slow as the courtyard filled. We only had one server for the whole courtyard. If you sat close to the fire pits it was too hot and it not, it would be a bit cold.

One of our guests found hair in their food, not very pleasant.

I would suggest you order just drinks and skip the food.

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1  Thank MBLACK65
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