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Ava Gene's

3377 SE Division St, Portland, OR 97202
+1 971-229-0571
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good20%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“burrata” (18 reviews)
“salads” (45 reviews)
“braciole” (4 reviews)
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
3377 SE Division St, Portland, OR 97202
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Reviews (257)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place is Amazing.... homemade pasta,the best calamari, and good drinks!! Everything we ate burst with flavors including the salad.. This is a must when dining in Portland..

Thank Travelyn D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

had a great meal out at Ava Gene's. We had many interesting vegetarian options and all were good, esp Polenta.

Thank Shiba M
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

For a while I have looked forward to dining at this Joshua McFadden restaurant. Arriving you experience a lively and welcoming interior. Since we came on Saturday ,Braciole was the special. This rolled flank steak is slow braised and finished at a sear. The steak...More

Thank tsc1947
Reviewed 24 April 2017

I was recommended this restaurant by a waiter from another restaurant. I don't understand how this restaurant manage to be one of the sought after italian restaurant in portland. It's hard to screw up a pasta dish and they Did!!! Big time!!! I started by...More

Thank Yvonne W
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Love this place. The warmth and friendliness of the staff that greeted us was equal to the warmth of the vertical wood grill in the kitchen. Watching the teamwork and artistry in the kitchen is inspiring.

Thank PeikAnderson
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I was so disappointed by this restaurant. It's overpriced which wouldn't be so bad if he food was edible:((((. I also don't like that you have a waitress that takes your order then you never see that person again until they bring you the check....More

Thank Tallula T
Reviewed 15 April 2017

My daughter suggested this place and I was not sure if it was my " cup of Tea". How wrong I was!!! After two and a half hours, I can't wait to come back. Decor was modern and very relaxing. I had a " to...More

Thank FoodieinColorado
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We had a party of 6 with varying tastes, so we chose the family style at a set price per head, 4 courses including dessert and coffee/espressos. It is a long leisurely dinner, but we were not prepared when the secondi came out. Too full!...More

Thank Marta S
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Cozy Italian restaurant with tasty food. The menu is limited for vegetarians. The kale salad was lovely. Nice atmosphere, good service.

Thank Beverly R
Reviewed 30 March 2017

For me and my wife ... coming from Bend, where its somewhat culinary-barren compared to PDX ... we LOVED it. Our server was professional an personable. The salads we enjoyed were fresh and added just the right touch to the entrees. The martini was prepared...More

Thank Bill G
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do they do anything special for birthdays or anniversaries? Other than have amazing food?
5 October 2016|
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Response from TLJ4 | Reviewed this property |
Call in advance - they do a special dessert!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:30 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3377 SE Division St, Portland, OR 97202
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 971-229-0571
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