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576 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3311
+1 207-358-7090
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11:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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Toronto
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

The pizzas are genuinely terrific - thin crust with beautiful, fresh toppings and served piping hot. The salads were fresh and the homemade dressings were flavourful without being overpowering. The room is casual and there service was first-rate.

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015

Best pizza in town,thin crust pizza with many combinations and won't drain your wallet.tTry the mashed potatoe bacon scallion pizza if you like potatoes of course.

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Tampa, Florida
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151 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

Visited Otto with a friend and was extremely impressed. Our pizza was great: sausage, onion and a lite red sauce. I certainly suggest it. The atmosphere was terrific, too. I just returned from Italy--this place is very much in line with top of the line pizza.

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick bite after seeing the high reviews. Although the pizza was good, I didn't quite see the BIG fuss about it, as reviews had claimed. My husband got a slice of pepperoni pizza and (based on reviews and recommendation from our waitress) I got a slice of the mashed potato/bacon/scallion slice. The pizza slices were... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2015

I come from a town with many great pizza places so I'm a purist who hates bad pizza. Thank goodness for Otto! Great selection, cooked perfectly & served by a very friendly staff. I had the small plain pie which was great hot & then good later that evening at the hotel. Eat in, take out or visit the other... More 

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Thank Gwen V
Portland, Maine
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

Great selection of pizza toppings - interesting flavors just go together and the crust is thinner which I like. Mashed potato and bacon is a must try. On nice days sit outside and also has inside seating.

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Mission Viejo, California
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015 via mobile

We were cruising and found this place from Yelps so we gave it a try. It was a great decision that we ended up eating here again on the way back from Bar Harbor. It was crowded the 1st time due to right at dinner time. But there were enough seats at the bar so we sat there and have... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

Loved the pizza, really delicious but the service was terrible. Our waiter disappeared on us for long periods of time, had to get up and find him twice.

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West Menlo Park, California
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015

There were not very many people in the restaurant when we got there but we had to try it and see if the food was a good as their location in Brookline, MA....and it was. We order a pie of goat cheese and squash...it sort of tasted like Thanksgiving but it was amazing.

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Portland, Maine
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

The ricotta, squash & cranberry pizza is absolutely my favorite pizza anywhere. Great little business in Portland, would highly recommend for a quick bite to eat!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Delivery, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 00:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 576 Congress St, Portland, ME 04101-3311
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-358-7090
Description
OTTO serves gourmet, specialty pizza by the slice or whole pie. Serving discerning pizza fans in New England since 2009.

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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?