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Caffe Mingo

807 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1408
+1 503-226-4646
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sugo” (21 reviews)
“pasta” (33 reviews)
“bread” (17 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
807 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1408
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a delicious dinner and enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere. Excellent appetizers and entrees. Did not feel rushed.

Thank nokiddingColorado
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited here with my two daughters. We shared several items...caprese, risotto, spaghetti with fresh fava beans and seared peas with ricotta. Then prunes and fresh mascarpone and gelato with espresso. Everything was delicious! Waiter very knowledgeable about our wine choices and he was very helpful....More

Thank malloryo1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We actually began next door at Bar Mingo with several glasses of wine and some oysters. Then asked our server if we could get a table outside at the Caffe, which he arranged for us. Wine list at both spots was very good and the...More

Thank Becky M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Small restaurant in Portland's Nobb Hill residential district. Traditional Italian fare with an excellent wine list - mostly European with some local wines. Prices were reasonable for the quality.

Thank jjmack31
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

What a darling neighborhood restaurant. The food was unbelievable, beyond expectations. The staff and setting were perfect to enjoy an evening dining al fresco in Portland 's pearl district

Thank AHBaywalker
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We have been going to Caffe Mingo for years and it never disappointment. It is a great atmosphere and the food never disappoints.

Thank Beavers71
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

For a date night with your loved one Caffe Mingo is perfect. It’s small, intimate, and has wonderful food. The wine list is excellent and the staff is very helpful. There is valet parking too. If you go early you usually don’t need a reservation...More

Thank wrgood1
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Had a piatti unici, which by my crude Italian learned at the lap of a previous paramour, means a unique plate. Figure about $15 to be unique. I thought they did OK since the pasta was about right with the slight skin yielding without too...More

1  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We've eaten at this establishment since the early 2000's. Moved away 5 yrs ago, so I came back for a dinner while n Portland. Such nice staff, great food, the BEST Italian bread I've ever eaten! Better than Italy! With the olive oil-mmmmm. I'll be...More

1  Thank jls162016
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Amidst the happening 21st Ave in Nobhill, Caffe Mingo is very centrally and conveniently located off the main drag. You can expect very good quality of Italian entrees but you can also expect to hefty amounts for your food. Soup was delicious and rather innovative...More

Thank Avik C
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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