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315 Oak St, Hood River, OR 97031-2062
+1 541-436-4444
16:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 16:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 22:00
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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257 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent lasagna and salmon. Bummer they did not have Oregon wines but still good Cabernet.The owner came to our table and ensured great service!

Thank RebeccaN1
Pendleton, Oregon
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75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First of all, the stuffed dates are amazing. Just saying. I could eat the whole plate myself and it's beautifully garnished with pear and strawberries. Then each of us has something different : cannoli, chicken marsala and another chicken dish I can't remember the name of. Each was excellent! I've been here before and loved it and was not disappointed.... More 

Thank Christina H
Hood River, Oregon
1 review
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Pretense happened upon entering the restaurant, the place was empty and the owner acted like he would have to try and squeeze us in. The food was flavorless microwaved meals have more flavor and authenticity. The service was fair, but either they were used to no one eating the food or didn't care. No one asked how the food was,... More 

Thank aforkinit
Vancouver, Washington
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

It's hard to make Italian food bland and tasteless but this place does. It was almost empty at 7 on a Saturday night and we understand why. Awful.

Thank soprano1953
Portland, Oregon
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34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

We stumbled into this restaurant on a dark and rainy night. It was warm and inviting, the service was good and the food was quite tasty. I had the pasta with home-made bolognese sauce and it was fantastic. The owner was walking around checking in with tables to make sure they were happy. It had a good, family feel. Glad... More 

Thank JDal
Portland, Oregon
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We were greeted by the very gregarious owner who offered us a complimentary glass of Prosecco....nice touch. The atmosphere is traditional Italian, felt a bit like NYC little Italy. Sadly, the food is not nearly as authentic. My feeling is the ingredients used are not of the highest quality from the cheeses to the sauce. To me the key to... More 

Thank outandaboutpdx
Gresham, Oregon
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

If this was the only restaurant in Hood River, I would drive to The Dalles! Service was terrible and the food lackluster and tasteless. When my entree arrived it was only half complete, my husband's was lukewarm and tasteless. Our son-in-law went to add pepper to his dish and the lid came off the shaker. He had to scrape pepper... More 

Thank gjcesario
1 review
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Had the worst experience ever at this restaurant. First, we were given a table in the bar when another table was just as available. The table was directly in the path of the breeze every time the door opened. Service started out good but quickly went down hill. It was slow. Had to ask for water and the waiter never... More 

Thank Anthony C
goldnedale, WA
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

They moved from The Dalles, OR about 4 years ago and have a wonderful,, cozy place for dinner. Portions are more than adequate and the desserts are some of the best we've had. They use top quality products - heavy cream, olive oil, real food and the tastes are great.

Thank Elizabeth W
Sunnyvale, California
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176 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

We had the vegetable ravioli, the mushroom risotto, and a superb veal dish. All were good to excellent. The food was superb. The wait staff was helpful and attentive. I definitely recommend Romuls (Italian) Restaurant in Hood River Oregon.

Thank Robert H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 315 Oak St, Hood River, OR 97031-2062
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Hood River
  • Phone Number: +1 541-436-4444

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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?