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Nel Centro

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Italian, ,
1408 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97201-3404
+1 503-484-1099
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (12 reviews)
“pizza” (47 reviews)
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6:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Italian, Bar, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
1408 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97201-3404
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The food was good - we came for happy hour but the bar was packed by 4pm so clearly you have to take an afternoon off work to enjoy this on a theater week, so instead we asked to be seated in the dining room...More

Thank tiffanym22
Reviewed 4 November 2017

I love the happy hour menu and that it is available 7 days a week from 4pm to 6pm. The outdoor seating with fire pits is very nice and the living plant wall is pleasant to look at. I like going anytime especially before or...More

Thank Melindamcq48
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I had read this was supposed to be a good restaurant. Had beet salad which tasted like canned beets. Said it had hazelnuts-I could hardly find any. Ciopino had overcooked shellfish. Will never go there again.

Thank 117chester1234
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Ate breakfast while staying at the hotel. Really good and fast. Service was top notch and they kept us in water and coffee. Just had the eggs and bacon with toast but it was really good. Glad I didn't have to go out and hunt...More

Thank Kirby P
Reviewed 7 October 2017

Excellent breakfast, lunch, dinner, outside eating and bar. We have enjoyed them all. Have not been disappointed in anything we have tried.

Thank Larry1426
Reviewed 3 October 2017

An independent restaurant leasing space in the Moderna Hotel, it is a pleasant place to sit but not have breakfast. I ordered coffee and bacon and a side of rosemary potatoes. My husband ordered berries. After 15 minutes my potatoes arrived undercooked and with NO...More

1  Thank mommadoc1
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Great location with food and service to match for all meals of the day. I am particularly attached to Happy Hour on the patio, where firepits keep one Warm in shoulder seasons.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I stayed in Portland at the Modera and decided to give Nel Centro a try after a long day of travel. What a wonderful place! Great food deals during Happy Hour at the bar. The homemade pastas there are to die for! Wonderful staff. I...More

Thank PRS23
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Nearby Attractions
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.20 km away
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.38 km away
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.25 km away
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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
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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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