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Roma Ristorante

#238 of 3,430 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
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1216 SW Morrison St, Portland, OR 97205
503 241 2692
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
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Mon - Thu 17:30 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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San Jose, California
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Roma is under renovation right now but we ate here a couple of months ago and the food is wonderful! The service and the menu reflect the care that is put into preparing an environment for a lovely , intimate evening out.

Thank Kathy K
Henderson, Nevada
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92 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

We visited for dinner during our brief vacation in Portland. The risotto was hearty but uninspired, and the halibut special of the day was good but not stellar. The real star, though, was the lemon sorbet frozen into lemon halves: super delicious and plenty for two. We found the restaurant itself crowded, with the tables very close together (such that... More 

Thank moot54
Portland, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

My wife and I stumbled upon Roma Ristorante on its opening day and have returned regularly ever since. In Portland's foodie culture, a chef or restaurant that consistently delivers excellent quality and subtle variations, receives little attention or accolade. Right now the foodie culture is somewhat about pairing two or more food items you and I would never dream of... More 

Thank Nathan L
Vancouver, Washington
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

After seeing a list of Top 10 Italian restaurants in Portland, my husband and I decided to give this a try - especially after two of our favorite Italian places had closed. Wow. So, so, SO good! We were fortunate enough to get a table, not realizing reservations were usually needed. (We were out for an early dinner.) Everything was... More 

Thank 747sjohnson
Portland, Oregon
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Food was well prepared. Service friendly and efficient even though the place was packed. Noise level bit high due to the small space.

Thank Moffer69
Portland, Oregon
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384 reviews
283 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

This storefront restaurant, located across the street from the historic First Presbyterian Church, is basically a room full of tables and chairs with a couple of servers coming and going from the kitchen. The menu is basic for a real Italian restaurant (as opposed to a pizza parlor) and the prices are appropriate for a sit-down restaurant. I ordered spinach... More 

Thank Eugene F
Aloha, Oregon
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

Our table had the Gnocchi al Quattro Formagi, Spaghetti con Vongole and Spaghetti Frutti di Mare. All dishes were very tasty. Finished off with a Lemon Sherbet that was equally sweet. Excellent place for some pasta.

Thank gejiv
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168 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Went with friends before seeing a play. I had lived in Portland for 25 years and never heard of it! I had the beef with arugula and it was divine! Very good service.

Thank Candice C
Portland, Oregon
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77 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

I would have given this restaurant a five, or even five plus, had the service, which was slow, especially since it was really early on a Tuesday evening. But my Fettucine ai Frutti di Mare was truly wonderful, some of the best pasta I've had anywhere, including Italy. I started the meal with an orange and fennel salad simply dressed... More 

Thank keelx2
Bend, Oregon
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116 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Very homegrown Italian food. Small restaurant that makes you feel like you are in Italy. The lamb ravioli special was amazing. All the pasta dishes we all 8 had were authentic . Bread and salad very good and with in a reasonable price. Been here before and will come back. There were also wines by the bottle that did not... More 

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1216 SW Morrison St, Portland, OR 97205
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: 503 241 2692

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?