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Portofino

#410 of 3,449 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Sellwood - Moreland Improvement League
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8075 SE 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97202-6663
+1 503-234-8259
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16:30 - 21:30
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Sun 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 16:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 22:30
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Seattle, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2015

There were 10 of us, celebrating college graduation. We had a reservation. The table was ready on time. The server was very attentive. And patient. When asked for advise about wine, I was offered to try both of them and choose. Then the owner told a story (from his past) about one of the wines. It was so much fun!... More 

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Thank Val B
Portland, Oregon
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2015

Portofino is one of Portland best for sure , everything is so fresh ,and even some veggies are grow in their own gardens ,, the flat bread is a must . the pasta with homemade sausage is Amazing !!!!! great selection of wines and small cosy place too. The owner seth is always there to make sure its perfect

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Thank dans5371
Portland, Oregon
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8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015

Took my partner there for Mothers Day, even though they were swamped the service and food was outstanding. We will return and make this a regular stop.The atmosphere was warm and cozy and enjoyed every moment. I highly recommend the Seafood Pesto with hand made Linguini.

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Thank Robert K
Jackson, Wyoming
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2015

Went here recently with a friend and had a delightful dinner. The restaurant is small and definitely has Italian overtones. We tried a multitude of dishes and enjoyed them all especially the spinach salad. The fish of the day was great, choice of 2 and the other was the chicken risotto. Only bummer was the first 2 wines we ordered... More 

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Portland
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47 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2014

We stopped in to Portofino for the first time recently, and were very impressed. Seth, the owner and sommelier, greeted us warmly and put us at a comfortable table. He was friendly and quite social, explaining the history of the restaurant (25 years--one of oldest Italian restaurants in town), and sharing stories. The wine list is extensive, and barely scratches... More 

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Thank john t
Portland, Oregon
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86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2014

Six of us had dinner there and everyone loved their meal. The pork chops are moist and delicious, the risotto is excellent, very creaming with wonderful flavor (husband and friend shared bites) and I loved my dinner of scampi and homemade ravioli. Their prices are good for a nice restaurant. You need reservations and they will ask for a credit... More 

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Thank Doug O
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2014

Wow! Had the house made pasta with a delicious spicy marinara and wild mushrooms. My wife, a purist, had the house made pasta and marinara only. My son had the lasagna. I tasted them all and they were all the best I've had in a long time. The sauce was clearly fresh with the individual ingredients perceptable, but blended. The... More 

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Thank endodad
Martinsburg, West Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014 via mobile

Had the house-made pasta and sausage with a spicy marinara sauce... it was excellent. The pasta was light and thin and far surpassed anything you can buy at the store. Our party of seven had a mix of dishes and the wine paring recommended by the waiter went perfectly with everything. You have to try this place when in Portland.

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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2014

There are a few very authentic Italian restaurants in Portland and Portofino is one of them. It has been the closest to feeling like being in a cafe in Italy that I have been to in years. My daughter and I made 6 pm dinner reservations, that were sadly unnecessary as the place was pretty empty on a beautiful Saturday... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2013

I took my husband to Portofino's last night for his Birthday. I wanted to try something new so I started to do research on Italian restaurants in Portland. I read all the reviews, looked at all the pictures, and read about each restaurant what the had to say about their establishments. After a couple of days of doing so I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:00
Monday
16:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
16:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
16:30 - 21:30
Thursday
16:30 - 21:30
Friday
16:30 - 22:30
Saturday
16:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8075 SE 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97202-6663
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Sellwood - Moreland Improvement League
  • Neighbourhood: Sellwood - Moreland Improvement League
  • Phone Number: +1 503-234-8259

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