8 Italian Restaurants In Portland That Serve Pasta To Die For
Just because Portland is has a thriving international food scene doesn’t mean it skimps on the classic Italian fare of pasta. We have plenty of great pasta in town, and here are some of the best places to enjoy it.
Classic homemade recipes like alfredo, pesto, marinara and puttanesca make JustaPasta great. Their homemade pasta is some of the best in town, and you are able to select your noodles and sauce, making it easy to customize your meal to your tastes. JustaPasta is located at 1336 NW 19th Avenue.
2. A Cena Ristorante
The handmade pastas here transport you to small town Italy, and the experience matches at this fine dining star. The lobster pasta is a must-try. A Cena Ristorante is located at 7742 SE 13th Avenue.
Accanto's lamb rigatoni is always delicious, as is the spaghetti and cauliflower. Accanto is located at 2838 SE Belmont Street.
4. Toro Bravo
Squid ink pasta is a big hit at this small plates favorite, and it is worth the trip and wait. Toro Bravo is located at 120 NE Russell Street.
With great tagliatelle, and a pretty amazing rabbit pappardelle, you really can't go wrong at Luce. Luce is located at 2140 E Burnside Street.
6. Ava Gene's
This classic Italian eatery is just what you need if you are a pasta lover. Featuring a wide variety of pasta dishes, all are pretty exquisite. Ava Gene's is located at 3377 SE Division Street.
7. Iorio Restaurant
The gnocchi and other handmade pastas are top-notch at this home-style Italian restaurant. Their pizza and calamari are also excellent. Iorio Restaurant is located at 912 SE Hawthorne Blvd.
8. Le Bistro Montage
This cajun/Creole restaurant delivers some truly wonderful pasta dishes from its dark and lively location under the Morrison Bridge. A great atmosphere makes the meal even better, which is hard to believe because the food is pretty great. Try the spicy mac and cheese. Le Bistro Montage is located at 301 SE Morrison Street.
How may of these delicious Italian eateries have you tried? Any you would add to the list? Feel free to share your thoughts.
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