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Caffe Mingo

££ - £££Italian
807 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1408
+1 503-226-4646
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sugo” (20 reviews)
“pasta” (33 reviews)
“beef” (14 reviews)
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807 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1408
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11 - 20 of 188 reviews

Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

We met friends here for a dinner. As others have said, it is tiny. They weren't terribly busy and we had a good center table for 4. We had wine and lasagna. My husband had the fruit crisp for desert. All the food was fresh...More

Thank DbacksFn
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We hadn't been to Caffe Mingo in years and we were excited to try it for dinner for our anniversary. There were only two bar seats available which we took. Given a choice, I wouldn't have chosen those seats but after the fact, I'm glad...More

Thank swj1051
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We went here on the recommendation of friends who live in Portland and go here on a regular basis. It serves quality Italian food in a noisy but cozy atmosphere. As others have said, the bread is to die for. My wife had the chicken...More

Thank john r
Reviewed 13 October 2016

A pretty busy place and local favoraties. it was pretty hard to make a reservation for a Tuesday night! They have a good size wine list for the size of restaurant/caffe. We ordered a mixed salad (Salate Mista)- over seasoned. I had Halibut over bed...More

Thank Megan K
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This was one of the best places I have eaten in recent memory. The pasta special was very well prepared. My wife had the Sugo Penne which was excellent, and a regular menu item. Bread was heavenly, nice crust with very moist center. The tomatoes...More

Thank Kirk S J
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite Portland restaurants. It's small so definitely recommend a reservation if eating at prime dinner time is a priority. Also call well in advance for reservations for larger parties. Reliably good Italian dishes. Could probably give more of a raving review if...More

Thank Cooper W
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I had dinner here during my stay in Portland, OR. I had the Margharita Pizza, a mixed salad and washed it all down with a glass of red wine. The food was very good. I also recommend the chocolate panna cotta with seasonal berries and...More

Thank DCastiglione
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

It's Been a few years since I've had the pleasure of dining at Caffe Mingo in the Pearl District of Portland. Fortunately, over Labor Day weekend, my wife and I had an opportunity to meet some old friends in Portland and we had dinner there....More

Thank RP G
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Stopped by Caffe Mingo on my last night in town with my coworkers. Located in an adorable neighborhood, we arrived late in the evening on a Sunday, but were seated quickly and without problems (to be fair, we did have a reservation but still -...More

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

If you want fantastic food with equally great service get here as fast as you can. Get past their infamous Sugo (or don't, it's great too!) and go with seasonal offerings. Fantastic people, fantastic food.

Thank Kris R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 807 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1408
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Northwest District
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest District
  • Phone Number: +1 503-226-4646
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