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Pastini Pastaria - Downtown Portland

911 Southwest Taylor At 9th Avenue, Portland, OR 97205
+1 503-863-5188
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good52%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“pasta” (70 reviews)
“garlic bread” (10 reviews)
“tiramisu” (12 reviews)
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Italian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
911 Southwest Taylor At 9th Avenue, Portland, OR 97205
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were looking for a late tasty - not too expensive - meal. Found it! Nice range of dishes on the menu. I had the Bolognese - wish I had added a meatball which I saw someone at another table do. Live and learn! We...More

Thank SFOglobetrotter
Reviewed 3 days ago

We shared the summer fruit salad as an appetizer...the mixed greens were crisp, the strawberries, raspberries, and blueberries were fresh and the champagne vinaigrette dressing was pleasantly sweet. I had ziti with sausage. The sausage was thinly sliced and the sauce was light and creamy....More

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to try a more 3* approach to an italian dinner for budgetary reasons and had a nice surprise in Portland with Pastini! I had chicken fiorentino with a nice glass of montepulciano (which was a good sign to have on the wine list),...More

Thank damoroz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I go to Pastini Pastaria from time to time for a late lunch, when the crowd is gone. The service is very good, and the selection of Italian-american dishes is good. This is not a place for a memorable meal, but one you can depend...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best Italian food in Portland! Great atmosphere, great for families or a couple. The waitstaff is magnificent! They are helpful, cheerful, happy to be there. We had spaghetti and meat balls! And the balls (meat) are magnifio! They are great size, only could eat two....More

Thank pootie70
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

GREAT service, just average food. Typical chain restaurant experience. There is a charge for bread... don't bother, it wasn't anything special. The salads were good, the pasta was blah. Now, we both chose pasta with olive oil, so maybe that was the issue, but they...More

Thank 798kimberlyb
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Had dinner here -- It's a great little place, unassuming, but great food, great service. We were waited on by Kali, who was pleasant, friendly, had us laughing, and talked us into desert -- it wasn't tough, the deserts were great.The star of the show...More

Thank User_Default
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Had very good Pasta dish as well as outstanding service from our server. Prices were moderate for the downtown area - typically 14 - 21 dollars excluding drinks. Quiet restaurant with a warm atmosphere. Low volume background music - just across from the Paramount Hotel....More

Thank ibtravelinj
Reviewed 24 May 2017

So pasta is pasta is pasta and it's somewhat difficult to mess up pasta...but this place really does it right! I stopped in during the afternoon and the service was quick and friendly. The portion size was decent and the taste was absolutely amazing. I'd...More

Thank BZornes
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Great fresh and delicious meals were had. Attentive friendly service. Everything was well cooked. Pasta dishes were wonderful. Thoroughly enjoyable meal. Half price wine Wednesday which was a bonus. Highly recommended!

Thank BWS
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11 February 2016|
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Response from Portlandnative | Reviewed this property |
I would definitely NOT reserve a large party at Pastini's. Their restaurant is loud and the ambiance not that great at that location (nor most of the other Pastini's locations). The service we encountered there was also not... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
15:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 911 Southwest Taylor At 9th Avenue, Portland, OR 97205
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-863-5188
  • E-mail
Pastini Pastaria is Portland, Oregon's Italian restaurant with a passion for pasta. Experience our lunch or dinner menu featuring over 30 Italian pasta dishes, fresh salads, sandwiches, and more. We are also a Portland gluten free restaurant serving different types of gluten free pasta and desserts.
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