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Ciao Vito

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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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Medford, Oregon
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We ended up here on a whim and i'm glad we did. Their food was amazing and incredibly delicious. I can not wait to go back to Portland just to try another dish. Staff was wonderfu, patient, and knowledgeable of all the dishes with all the questions we asked. We ordered the Shrimp Scampi and another tomato based pasta. SO... More 

Thank Goldfishiesgab
Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great experience, from reservations (best after 8pm) to very attentive and friendly service, and most of all the food was excellent and authentic. Will go back very soon to try some of the other great antipasti and pasta dishes.

Thank Duane S
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186 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Our family of nine gathered at a big table that the restaurant reserved for us. Out came crusty warm bread with olive oil for dipping. That was followed by the best calamari I have ever eaten anywhere. We had two orders. Crab linguini was the daily special and it was worth every bite !!Delicious !! It is not a restaurant... More 

Thank DewPortland
Seattle, Washington
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97 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

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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45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

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
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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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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388 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 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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112 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 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 

1 Thank NWWildTurtle
Portland, OR
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108 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
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?