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#292 of 3,449 Restaurants in Portland
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1411 NE Broadway St, Portland, OR 97232-1485
+1 503-360-1048
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon 11:00 - 14:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 22:00
Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Portland Oregon
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

A nice fun place for a Sunday afternoon. Small but ok. Staff very nice. Food OK. French onion soup was disappointing....had a slight sweet tomato taste. I ordered the special....eggs with biscuits and gravy and I thought sausage....there was no sausage... Not sure if I'd go again.

Thank katt238
Orlando, Florida
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109 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I visit Portland, Oregon a few times every year and this was my first visit to Petisco's and I was not disappointed. While the menu is not large there are choices that fit everyone's appetites. Meat, fish, pasta, veggies. Etc. The French Onion soup is Delicious as were our other items. Our server was the best--helpful and knowledgeable about the... More 

Thank JSD53
Portland, Oregon
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This restaurant has wonderful food in a fairly small space. In good weather, consider sitting outside in their sheltered sidewalk space. Great for brunch and for dinner.

Thank irvingtonevk
Los Angeles, California
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Small, cozy place, run by young, friendly and efficient staff. The food mixes a home-made feeling with interesting ideas. A relatively short menu but with enough diversity to force you to choose among different good looking options. Excellent selection of wines and beers, including local brews. Great desserts. Reasonable prices.

Thank js0rel
Chicago, Illinois
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

The restaurant is in the basement of an old Victorian home in the Irvington neighborhood of Portland. We ate in the outdoor courtyard on Broadway street. I had the roasted beet salad with chicken and it was delicious. Had the flourless chocolate 'cake' for dessert. YUM! It was more like fudge than cake. I highly recommend it! For being on... More 

Thank jwil325
tucson az
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162 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Petisco is part of a turn-of-the-last-century house. It is the small place on the side that at one time could have been a carriage house or garage. Don't be put off by the size the restaurant. It has big flavor and friendly service. The menu is rotated to get the freshest ingredients. I had the mushroom ravioli. The pasta was... More 

Thank krlynn
Edmonton, Alberta
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016

I happened to stumble across this small Italian restaurant on my way down Broadway. Having just arrived in the city I had no idea what I was looking for but Petisco caught my eye. I has a very relaxed and laid back place. The main course was fantastic and the salad was made with very fresh and delicious greens. The... More 

Thank Paul M
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We had lunch here. Everything was pretty good but the French onion soup was exceptional. Nice ambiance.

Thank MsJEM
Oxford, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We visited the States for 29 days and visited 9 different states. Our meal in Petisco was one of our very favourites. I had the meatloaf and, for dessert, a peanut-butter flavoured pie. The waitress was efficient and friendly. Lovely relaxed romantic vibe to the place, almost Mediterranean in style. Young staff, all seemed to be working hard. We strongly... More 

Thank Will23C1982
Portland, OR
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

I love their chicken salad sandwich on a bagette. Also roast beef sandwich with horseradish on toasted ciabatta bread.

Thank srunger

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1411 NE Broadway St, Portland, OR 97232-1485
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-360-1048

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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?