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2203 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-5851
+1 503-282-5522
16:30 - 22:00
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Sun 16:30 - 21:00
Wed - Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Seattle, Washington
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95 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a welcoming staff and atmosphere. Vito runs a tight kitchen that delivers locally sourced products with great taste and presentation. We enjoyed the calamari and a wonderful vegetable salad along with our main course of fresh baked lasagna and a double smoked pork chop. The desserts were heavenly as well. The atmosphere is casual at Vito's and the food... More 

Thank Seattletraveler98107
Long Beach, Washington
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to try the Happy Hour here before going to a concert at the Alberta Rose Theatre. Although we were the only customers at 5 PM on a Sunday, it quickly filled up. We ordered the calamari, Caesar salad and spicy prawns with a glass of their house red wine. It was all very good and we'll probably try... More 

Thank WizardofAz60
Portland, Oregon
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45 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Portland is a foodie town so it's hard to pick a favorite restaurant but Ciao Vito is it. Vito always makes fresh, creative handmade food. The menu and specials rotate by what's in season. The restaurant decor is tasteful and intimate. You won't be disappointed.

Thank Nicholas S
Redmond, Oregon
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We met 2 other couples here for the most incredible dinner!! It was booked as Chef's Choice. Oh my, absoultely incredible from the calamari to fresh,crisp, really buttery butter lettuce- to- heirloom tomatoes with fresh basil and Burrata cheese!!! Then two incredible pasta dishes, we were totally happy and they bring each of us a prefect blackberry cobbler!!!! What an... More 

Thank Avondaleclark
Port Townsend, Washington
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354 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Wonderful food. Cool neighborhood. Nice specials. Good reasonable wine. Nice staff. We enjoyed our visit. Everyone had something different, all excellent. Quite nice Italian.

Thank Helen R
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107 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

When we first walked past, the restaurant looked empty. Don't make the same mistake we did! There are two front doors - walk in through either one. It's worth it! We each had a salad and a small plate entree. The salads were lovely - very fresh, excellent dressings, and larger than expected. The fresh-baked bread was a perfect accompaniment.... More 

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Portland, OR
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107 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We keep coming back to this wonderful place. Chef Vito offered us a taste of a delicious special shrimp dish, and we loved it. Small plates, full dinners, a great happy hour menu and bar make this one of our local favorite places for a great, moderately priced meal.

Thank Sillydg
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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142 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Great food! Perfect service! Reasonable prices & just right portions! This 12+ year old trendsetter is still producing excellent and atypical Italian dishes by a seasoned staff which seems to have been plucked from a remote Tuscany village. Well worth a detour from the usual go to Portland neighborhoods.

Thank Bonbear
Austin, Texas
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

This is a neighborhood restaurant that is worth going out of the way to dine at. The pasta is delicious, the sauces are just perfect. My Italian Godmother and I dine here repeatedly which say a lot about the quality and authenticity. The space is small and intimate, great for a date or dinner with friends. Be prepared to eat... More 

Thank digitalcake
Roseville, Michigan
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Our first taste Caio Vitos was last September and was great. We are back in Portland and had to go back. Last time was dinner this time Happy Hour and do I mean Happy Hour! Four of us stuffed ourselves on a variety of great Italian dishes for under a hundred. Every dish from the caesar salad to the burrata,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2203 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-5851
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-282-5522

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