The food is delicious and reasonably priced. The place has a mellow little vibe, but the best thing about Piazza Italia is the staff. If you don't strike up a conversation with these fun-loving folks, you're missing out.
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Living in Italy and then coming to Portland, this makes me feel like I'm back in Italia. The staff all speak Italian and you'll be sure to get some amazing Italian food!
We took a friend here for her birthday dinner. The service was pleasant. The food was so, so. I had the lasagne. Rather than rich, distinct layers of pasta and fillings, it was more a dish of soft casserole. The pasta dishes ordered by my...More
This was our second visit to Piazza Italia. It was at least if not more fun than our first visit. This place has an amazing vibe. It’s cozy, packed, vibrant. Is that because of the decor or just because of the clientele. Either way, it...More
We thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience at this excellent restaurant! The food was magnificent and the desserts sublime. Do not miss eating here.
We've been going to this low key restaurant since moving to Portland almost 15 yrs ago and it's still packed. The food is always reliable and delicious. They're unpretentious and still serve free bread. The appetizers are all simple and delicious. I would give special...More
I'm half Italian. I'm a self-admitted "food fascist." When friends raved about this place, I eagerly visited--once for dinner and once again for lunch. Both times, I found the food to be indifferent (and not terribly fresh), and the service surly. During the lunch visit,...More
With 4 people at a birthday celebration we got to try a lot of dishes. Although we have passed before on the lasagna, thinking "I can do that at home", the lasagna here is not like anything you've made or had before - it is...More
We went here with friends, who had been before and were certain we didn't need a reservation. Since it was at the end of lunch rush, they did give us a table - right by the kitchen - which turned out to be fine anyway...More