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Nel Centro

) #58 of 3,585 Restaurants in Portland $$ - $$$ Italian, ,
1408 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97201-3404
+1 503-484-1099
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (41 reviews)
“calamari” (15 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1408 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97201-3404
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I Like this place at happy hour better but we had a fine meal for 4 of us. the place is not cheap and the wine is a little over prices, but the pizza is always good, the desserts were good, skip the creme brulee...More

Thank tfizzle
Reviewed 6 days ago

great food and employee must try their food excellent food quality. great for couples as well mid rate. but great food

Thank Tony989
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely brunch recipes, definitely a place worth exploring, weather you are staying in the hotel( Modera) or not. Service is great and restaurant is very neat and clean.

Thank Adil I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tried to have breakfast here day two. It was a Sunday morning, I think there had been a wedding on the Saturday. It was very busy and we were told that there would be a 25 minutes wait, so we went elsewhere. Had breakfast day...More

Thank Ian O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After a long drive from Idaho my wife and I were too tired to go out of the hotel for dinner, so we decided to eat in the restaurant. It was a good decision. Service and food were excellent.

Thank TedB815
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As stated in my hotel review we had only breakfast here. Menu has nice options. I had oatmeal one day and eggs the other two. Different in house scones are available each day. They sounded good but I did not sample them. You need to...More

Thank Becky25_retired
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We sat outside and enjoyed nice drinks around the fire tables. I loved their romantic lighting and Fire Pitts. Soooo cozy. We only went for drinks however reviewed their menu. Lots of great choices on their menus. We should have eaten here. Really well done....More

Thank GoodLife1993
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I had traveled to Oregon for my mother's medical check-up. We had a reservation for Nel Centro the following day just prior to going to the opera for La Beheme. We do something like this every visit to give us something to look forward to....More

1  Thank Kolob64
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Our host took us to Nel Centro for a business lunch. Everyone's food was good. I had a salad with chicken and it was delicious. I was also a very healthy portion for a salad - impressive! The service was good.

Thank Joseph R
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Recently we had just checked into the Modera Hotel (which shares the grounds, the space and doors with Nel Centro) and decided to have a drink/food at this restaurant at around 4:45pm. Upon entering from the hotel doors we were standing in the dead center...More

Thank Beentheredonethat47
NelCentro, General Manager at Nel Centro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

You have my sincere apologies for your experience. I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss this with you further. Please contact me at 503-484-1099 or at michelle@nelcentro.com. Thank you

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 23:00
06:30 - 00:00
07:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1408 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97201-3404
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-484-1099
  • E-mail
Cuisine of the French & Italian Riviera. Fine dining in Theater District of Downtown Portland with spacious year round patio. Adjacent to the Hotel Modera. Close to Portland State University.
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