33750 SW Ladd Hill Rd, Wilsonville, OR 97070
$$ Recommended New Editor's Pick View Outdoor Seating
We're so excited to welcome you to the Terra Vina Vineyard every 2nd & 4th WEEKEND of the Month, June - October. Enjoy beautiful valley views while sipping on delicious big reds! Choose from an indoor seated tasting or weather permitting, relax at a Patio table or in Adirondacks on the lawn. Only Casual Wine Service (glasses or bottle purchases) is available for Lawn Adirondack Reservations, no tasting flights. New this year! Food will available for purchase from our very own Food Truck! Reservations are required and groups will be limited to 10 guests or less. If you select an …
2832 SE Belmont St., Portland, OR 97214
Many are surprised on their first visit to Genoa to discover what lies behind the door of the unassuming storefront. Stepping inside, guests leave urban Portland far behind and travel to another world. As a guest to Genoa you can expect to begin your meal with an aperitif or cocktail and leave completely satisfied.
2112 NW Kearney St, Portland, OR 97210
$$ Top 10
Serratto serves up authentic dishes inspired by Italian, French, and Mediterranean cuisine with an emphasis on seasonality and freshness. Located in a quaint yet lively neighborhood, Serratto's menu changes seasonally, always offering a new taste of their ever evolving dishes. They also have an extensive wine list focusing on traditional wine regions such as Piemonte and Tuscany, as well as emerging production zones such as Sicily, Friuli, and Apulia. Serratto can be considered an ideal place for lunch meetings, special events, private dinners, or just meeting up for a glass of wine. This neighborhood eatery has a touch of elegance …
1230 NW Hoyt St., Portland, OR 97209
Fratelli knows how to create a magical meal for each and every guest. A rich and thoughtful menu of regional Italian cuisine is constructed around locally sourced, organic ingredients that are used simply and elegantly to accentuate their quality and flavor. This rustic inspired eatery tantalizes your eyes and taste buds all at once. Featuring authentic dishes with flavor and flair, Fratelli Ristorante & Bar is a taste of Italy for the Pacific Northwest.
1752 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214
$$ Editor's Pick
Portland locals like their dining the way they like their lifestyle: comfortable, unpretentious and high quality. Castagna delivers on all three counts. The décor in the restaurant is understated and neat, leaving diners free to focus their attention on the exquisite food. The dishes originate from classic French and Italian cuisine, but also highlight ingredients particular to the Northeast region. Expect to see local seafood and several varieties of mushroom sprinkled throughout the rotating menu, which includes such delectable offerings as Grilled Cattail Creek Lamb or Muscovy Duck Legs. For a slightly more casual meal, they also have an informal …
4703 NE Fremont St., Portland, OR 97213
If you’re looking for a little taste of Italy, look no further. Amalfi’s Italian Restaurant is a quaint family owned restaurant on Fremont Street. Started by a couple in 1959, the restaurant has since been taken over by their granddaughter, Kiauna Floyd.Amalfi’s has come a long way in the past couple of years, and now seats up to 250 people. It offers a variety of pastas, salads, and customized Pizzas. But while this big time pizza maker is constantly expanding, they manage to stay true to their promise of “excellence and commitment” by using only the original recipes and the …
1401 SE Morrison St., Portland, OR 97214
Nostrana, translated as “ours,” focuses on sharing simple, pure food with its guests in a warm, welcoming atmosphere. Earning the Best Chef Award by the James Beard Foundation for 2010, Nostrana’s menu is built around regional Italian classics like pastas and traditional Italian-style pizzas including the Dicembre with collard greens, garlic, mozzarella, red onion, and cracklins. For meat-lovers, the diversity of the food offered is evident through menu items like the Sunday Roast Lamb, Idaho Trout and Flat Iron Steak served rare. To round out the meal, a lengthy wine list has wines by the glass, bottle, or region-specific flights.
7742 SE 13th Ave., Portland, OR 97202
Priding itself on seasonal, locally grown produce, A Cena offers a contemporary yet modern take on simple Italian cuisine. With two rustic dining rooms filled with dimly-lit, subtle décor and a menu that changes with the seasons, Executive Chef Gabe Gabreski brings the comforts of home to the fine dining experience. The extensive wine list features a tour of regional Italian wines in addition to several local selections to accompany their hand-made breads, pastas, and cheeses and fresh cured meats. Be sure to save room for dessert as the hand-crafted gelato is irresistible. From simple pizzas to delicate pan-seared meats, …
1129 NW Johnson St., Portland, OR 97209
If you’re craving fresh, homemade pasta – the ultimate in comfort food – head to Portland’s Pizza Italia where you are guaranteed to find “solid, old-school Italian food,” as one critic declared. Favorites on the menu include Linguine Squarciarella -- linguine with stirred egg, prosciutto, onion, parmesan, and black pepper; the Pappardelle al Cinghiale with slow-cooked wild boar meat sauce; or classic lasagna. Don’t be fooled by the casual décor, featuring a slew of soccer jerseys as an ode to the late Italian immigrant owner’s love of the sport; the food is definitely high-class. Staffed mainly by friends and family, …
16035 SW Boones Ferry Rd., Lake Oswego, OR 97035
Since 1980, owners Riccardo and Georgette Spaccarelli have provided Lake Oswego with fine dining and spectacular Italian cuisine. Simple furniture and décor combine to create an unassuming, relaxed atmosphere. With Italian recipes and culinary tradition passed down from Riccardo’s grandmother, Riccardo’s provides traditional Italian cuisine in a comfortable environment. Also well known to diners and connoisseurs alike is Riccardo’s selection of red and white Italian wines. So if fine Italian cuisine and wine in the Lake Oswego area is what you’re yearning for, Riccardo’s is the place to be.
12600 SW Crescent Way, Beaverton, OR 97005
$$$ Top 10
Mingo has a great and sincere understanding of how Italian cuisine should be prepared and presented: simply and sincerely. Clarity of flavor is prized above pretense on the Mingo menu, opting for fewer, high quality and impact ingredients over the muddling of tastes and textures. After all, the Mingo family feels as though it is feeding family at every table, every time. Tasty favorites include the pan seared scallops, Capasante, and the Gnocchi alla Romana. In true Italian fashion, an ongoing series of winemaker dinners introduce guests to noteworthy varietals as they feast on savory fare and sultry sounds. Only …
220 A Ave., Lake Oswego, OR 97034
Sunday and holiday dinners were a must in the Tucci family, and that tradition of generosity and unity continues today in this popular Italian eatery where guests enjoy authentic cuisine and genuine hospitality. The rustic décor utilizes warm tones and classic accents to welcome patrons into the space, while the thoughtfully tasty fare keeps them returning time and time again. Much of the produce is locally sourced from the Pacific Northwest region, and every dish boasts Grandma Tucci’s touch. And staying true to its roots, the fine wine selection consists exclusively of Italian varieties.
627 SW Washington St., Portland, OR 97205
Pazzo Ristorante is the place to go for timelessly enjoyable Italian food and drinks. Pasta dishes, pizzas, salads, seafood, meats, breads, baked goods and desserts are prepared fresh daily by Chef John Eisenhart. A full bar featuring classic beverages and unique creations, an extensive wine list, a variety of American and Italian sodas, and coffees and teas accompanies Pazzo’s vibrant and flavorful menu selections. The chic, yet warm lighting and wood floors bring an intimate vibe to this otherwise busy street-corner location. Whether it’s a group brunch, romantic dinner, quick snack, or a round of drinks you’re looking for, Pazzo …
1131 NW Hoyt St., Portland, OR 97209
$$ Top 10
Giorgio’s is a restaurant that continues to be truly authentic to Northern Italian cuisine. Owner/Chef Giorgio Kawas initially learned to love cooking at an early age from his mother in Italy. Gaining interest as he got older, Chef Kawas studied cooking in Northern Italy before opening Giorgio’s. The restaurant’s carefully selected menu items include home-made pastas, seafood and vegetarian options, and an impressive seventy-five bottle wine program with options from Italy, France and Oregon. The atmosphere is sophisticated and comfortable, and although the options may be extensive, Giorgio makes a great effort to focus on providing simple, lingering satisfaction.
1014 SW Stark St., Portland, OR 97205
This tavern-style restaurant adjacent to the Ace Hotel offers a unique ambiance highlighted by creative and thoughtful fare by Chef Jason Barwikowski. With a culinary philosophy that incorporates foreign and domestic styles of cooking with local ingredients, one can expect foodie delights such as Foie Gras Torchon with rose sorbet and brioche croutons or Beef Tongue with seared scallops, beets and tomato jam. The space itself has a no frills minimalist décor boasting an open kitchen, zinc-topped bar, and long communal tables ideal for mingling with old and new friends alike.
912 SE Hawthorne Blvd., Portland, OR 97214
With a menu worthy of an Italian grandmother’s famed home cooking, Iorio Restaurant honors its genre with the finest local organic produce and sustainable meats. Affordable favorites such as the cornmeal-crusted Wild Caught Calamari or Butternut Squash Pizza will please the foodie palate in this small but intimate Hawthorne eatery. Whether you come as part of a couple or with a large party, Iorio encourages a variety of group sizes with their amply-spaced tables. The friendly and inviting décor, low lighting, attentive service, and unpretentious comfort food is sure to give this a permanent place on your list of regular …