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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%
Travellers talk about
“sugo” (20 reviews)
“pasta” (33 reviews)
“bread” (17 reviews)
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807 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1408
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1 - 10 of 192 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

The restaurant in one of the trendy parts of Portland is not very large and our party of 12 was a challenge but the service turned out to be quite good. The menu is not huge but everyone found something to their taste and enjoyed...More

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

One of the best Italian restaurants I have ever been. Perfect customer care, amazing food and desert, and the suggested wine was perfect!

Thank Rodrigo P
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

delightful food. Had the tuna and the sugo, desert tiramisu. It was a delicious experience. Thanks to the kitchen and the service staff of caffe mingo!

Thank mahoen
Reviewed 8 July 2017

We had a late dessert here. The atmosphere was lively - folks enjoying themselves. My wife had something VERY "chocolatey" which was yummy. I had a cheese plate - very nice.

Thank Dicka
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Small restaurant with limited but varied menu. Some pastas made fresh. Food extremely tasty and nicely presented. Full and varied wine list. Service friendly and helpful.

1  Thank frequentraveler13
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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
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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