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Nel Centro

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Italian, ,
1408 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97201-3404
+1 503-484-1099
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (48 reviews)
“salad” (36 reviews)
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6:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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1408 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97201-3404
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Reviewed 3 days ago

They have great staff and a terrific happy hour menu. We ate here a couple of times during our trip and everything was good.

Thank BeckyAZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staying at the Hotel Modera has two benefits. 1) Great hotel and 2) Great Restaurant. And packed. I went down to have a drink at the bar at around 7:00pm and there was not a spare table or spot in the restaurant. I went back...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Modern decor with many windows bringing in natural light. Italian - French - Eclectic. Attentive well trained waitstaff. Superb food. Interesting wines. In Modera hotel. Central downtown Portland.

Thank jishenker
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had dinner here before a show at Keller Auditorium last week. Luckily, she made reservations prior because it was packed. She had the risotto and I had the mushroom and gorgonzola pizza and we shared a side of brussel sprouts. The...More

Thank PDXV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

2nd visit, but this time it was just us as previous visit was corporate event... From the moment you walk in, the staff is attentive and ready to make your time there enjoyable. we started with simple drinks so i can't comment on the many...More

Thank jackwidely
Reviewed 17 January 2018

the nenu is limited which means they do a few things very well vs alot of things ok. The cioppino was outstanding, the elk was good. The wine selection is good, the barbera was solid for the price. The desserts looked great but we were...More

Thank slappy42
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Amazing Happy Hour foods and drink specials! The food is great, huge portions that are very tasty. Very classy space too!!! It has been a hit and miss with the staff. Some seem a little too "over loaded" and tend to be grumpy. Overall good...More

Thank E C
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Known for classic dishes from Northern Italy and the South of France, using locally sourced and seasonal ingredients, I had the ling cod and it was delicious - snow white and cooked to perfection. The dining room enjoys floor-to-ceiling windows making it light and airy....More

Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Main course was average at best. Halibut was overcooked, elk was ok. Dessert was good. Food quality does not reflect the price.

Thank L S
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We love going to Nel Centro, especially before the shows at Keller. They understand you have time constraints, so they get you out in time, plus the food is incredible. Pork tenderloin with brocolinni was fresh and flavorful, and the root vegetable salad was out...More

Thank judysF274ID
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Valet Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
7:30 AM - 12:00 AM
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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