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Caro Amico Italian Cafe

€€ - €€€Italian, Pizza
3606 SW Barbur Blvd, Portland, OR 97239-4131
+1 503-223-6895
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cannelloni” (3 reviews)
“shrimp” (6 reviews)
“tiger prawns” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza
€€ - €€€
3606 SW Barbur Blvd, Portland, OR 97239-4131
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A venerable place by Portland standards (in business since 1949), this was literally the first place to offer pizza in town. There was a time when pizza was new and avant garde. This place was “it,” in its day. Still good, family run, with pleasing...More

Thank jishenker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From my many reviews of Caro Amico, one would no doubt think we come here often! Well, we do because we really like the food here, so suggested to our out-of-state friends meeting us in Portland that we eat at Caro Amico. Both of the...More

Thank LaurieB980
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been going to Caro Amico since I was in high school. A long time ago. Just had dinner tonight with my wife and both meals were outstanding. basic spaghetti and meat balls and linquine with shrimp. Service by Jasmine was very very good. If...More

Thank rondish
Reviewed 5 March 2018

We have liked this spot for a comfortable family meal with our son and his family, especially after downtown events like The Nutcracker. The food is always good, basic Italian fare at reasonable prices so the value is good considering price and quality, my major...More

Thank Al C
Reviewed 2 March 2018

This is an out of the way Italian eatery that is obviously a local favorite. We went for a family dinner and 7 of us were seated immediately, served very quickly and efficiently and I would say it is now one of my favorites in...More

Thank malcolmh874
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Saturday night they were extremely busy and we didn't have reservations but they made us feel very welcome We received great service and the food was excellent!!

Thank IND317
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

We had a big group visit for dinner and I can’t say enough about the the service we received! You can’t go wrong with the choices for the menu or the wine. We made reservations ahead of time and were treated with the best service!

Thank cdog612
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Enjoyed happy hour here. The bar and the cafe are available for happy hour. Small plates and reduced price wine. We had the Canneloni and the Manicotti. Our friend had the meat ball hero. He took home 1/2 of it. Our portions were delicate and...More

Thank bdrothschild
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Scallops, carbonara, tiger prawns, Greek salad and two bottles of Chianti. $124.00. Fabulous sauces, good bread, understated yet complex seasoning. Perfect pasta. They earned my 5 stars. We spoke to the chef who was very passionate and personable. Family owned. Seventy year old restaurant. Good...More

Thank Carl R
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Met family members here for a dinner one night to catch up after not seeing them for a few years! Good food, service and great for being able to hear each other talk, unlike so many other restaurants these days!! When you are driving to...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$20
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
View, Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
16:00 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3606 SW Barbur Blvd, Portland, OR 97239-4131
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-223-6895
  • E-mail
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