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Piazza Italia

1129 NW Johnson St, Portland, OR 97209-3062
+1 503-478-0619
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bread” (27 reviews)
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Italian, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1129 NW Johnson St, Portland, OR 97209-3062
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Reviewed yesterday

this is a small neighborhood restaurant. it was crowded on the Monday night that we went there. the host (I think the owner), was really helpful. the wait staff was also very nice but a little slow. the food however, was entirely worth the wait....More

Thank Sara A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked 15 mins family of 5 in the rain to be treated rudely by the hostess and mid quoted. We lyfted to Another restaurant after being told it would be almost 2 hours. No empathy or flexibility to accommodate us and hungry teens. Yet...More

Thank marlisaCA
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is all about the pasta. My date had the pappardelle al cinghiale while I ordered the Rigatoni Bolognese. Both dishes were great. We also shared the "Antipasto Italiano," which is a large plate of smoked salmon (quite good, too), vegetables, beans, and olives....More

Thank Nick N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to go to a fun, lively restaurant and eat some delicious, Italian food, this is your place! Simple not stuffy and great authentic style dishes, you can't go wrong choosing Piazza Italia.

Thank misopiso88
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Went for an early evening dinner with a friend. Sat outside and had good service. There are leaves and pollen blowing around so don’t sit outside if that would bother you. Otherwise it is a nice spot to eat outside. Fresh bread and Rigatoni was...More

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 18 March 2018

We always try to explore an authentic restaurant of any cuisine and this was one such find! When we stepped into this tiny well decorated Italian restaurant, we knew we had made an excellent choice. The house wine, appetizers, pasta and the desserts were exceptional....More

Thank Sashi K
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Outstanding, authentic Italian fare. Make reservations. Allow time to find parking. It's a European restaurant so everyone is pretty closely packed, but as long as this is the the dinner you choose to share some secrets, your party will have a great time here and...More

Thank TheBlitz
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Quaint and comfortable atmosphere very reminiscent of a European restaurant. The food was excellent and perfect stop for lunch. I am anxious to go back for dinner!

Thank Maureen M
Reviewed 31 December 2017

so we have eaten here in the past, and have eaten twice more this year. You can now book. The wines are sensibly priced and authentic heavy italian reds. The limited menu offers enough of a choice but all is freshly prepared and well cooked....More

Thank jeremyh460
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Went here with a friend. It is a small place and not much room to move around. I would recommend getting a reservation if going during a busy time of the day. We were both very happy with the food and service. If you are...More

Thank ju1i3
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Beverly G
29 April 2016|
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Response from cya | Reviewed this property |
I think you can find a better spot for a family special occasion dinner.
4 February 2015|
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Response from Tom B | Reviewed this property |
I called and asked. They do not have any gluten free pasta. If you do not have celiac disease, there is no concern about gluten in spite of the fact that people talk about it a great deal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1129 NW Johnson St, Portland, OR 97209-3062
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Pearl
  • Neighbourhood: Pearl
  • Phone Number: +1 503-478-0619
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