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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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Italian, Delicatessen, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1129 NW Johnson St, Portland, OR 97209-3062
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Reviewed 28 April 2017

With 4 people at a birthday celebration we got to try a lot of dishes. Although we have passed before on the lasagna, thinking "I can do that at home", the lasagna here is not like anything you've made or had before - it is...More

Thank Seth G
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We went here with friends, who had been before and were certain we didn't need a reservation. Since it was at the end of lunch rush, they did give us a table - right by the kitchen - which turned out to be fine anyway...More

Thank 03Val48
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

This is a good Italian restaurant - but not great. Food is fresh and everything we had was good. The atmosphere is nice and the service is good. It is rather small and popular so make reservations in advance.

Thank Guy B
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The quarters are tight and there is a never ending line so be sure to make a reservation. The antipasto plate is delicious and the wine list exhaustive. We ordered salads and bolognese, ravioli and the clam linguine and all was tasty. We also ordered...More

Thank Seniye
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Such a charming Italian restuarant with great food and homemade pasta. Will come back for sure when back in town..

Thank MM14052015
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

This appears like a truly authentic Italian restaurant. Small with great service and fantastic food. Price is also reasonable.

Thank Valdir V
Reviewed 2 March 2017

My favorite low key, authentic Italian restaurant. Their braised lamb shank served on a bed of polenta is the best around.

Thank TheCouvCath
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I loved this place. I had lunch and had a great meal of linguine and clams which was so delicious. I watched the Italian soccer game on the TV and when it was over they had Italian music playing. The ceiling had many soccer jerseys....More

Thank slmartin33
Reviewed 21 February 2017

You must have a reservation or forget going. We walk in Sunday at 5:00PM at opening and ask if we could be seated. YES... the table was a bad table location in with a large group and we were told we have to leave in...More

1  Thank Ron S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My husband, sister and I arrived at 5:55pm and asked for a table. We were told by the hostess that due to incoming reservations, there was no room but we were welcome to wait outside for 15 minutes. If someone did not show up, we...More

1  Thank Chelsea H
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Beverly G
30 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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, 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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