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735 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1304
+1 503-221-3002
09:30 - 19:00
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North Somercotes, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Excellent menu range, fresh and delicious, portion size just right and well located on 21st. Garlic bread a little on the hard side but very tasty.

Thank ZestiGlass
Portland, Oregon
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2015

Cheese selection = Good. Meats = Good. Grocery = Eh... so/so. Would not consider this an "Italian Market" by any stretch of the imagination. Staff, although kind and helpful, is completely unfamiliar with traditional Italian delicacies. As a transplanted East Coast Italian, I was very disappointed. Love Portland. This market, however, let me down.

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Monterey County, California
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123 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2014

If you love pasta and homemade taste this is the best pasta in town. Living in the Pearl District we would hope the metro and head to Pastaworks weekly! The specials are amazing and the best part is you can buy sauces and fresh pasta to cook at home!

Thank Lynn H
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395 reviews
325 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2014

This is an amazing European style market and grocer. All of the food is fresh but pretty pricey. I think it is worth it to have some fresh bread, meats, and pasta though! EVOE inside is a great place to have a bite to eat as well!

Thank Va9nessa
lake oswego
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83 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2012

I buy Pasta Works at City Market in NW. I love having this when I get home from a busy day. The best pasta ever, nothing like any other pasta you can make at home.

Thank kdz1
Portland, Oregon
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2012

Love this place. Picnic goodies, groceries for preparing dinner at home or lovely sandwiches.

Thank Kris G
Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2012

The only drawback is the grocery prices. But the food is amazing. EVO is one of the best places to eat in town and the sandwiches are pretty reasonable and so yummy!

Thank Sarah L
San Francisco, California
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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2010

We met a great couple in Portland and they told us this best-kept local secret: lunch at EVOE. EVOE is in the southeast side of Portland; in fact, it is located inside Pastaworks, a gourmet grocery store. You sit at the counter, order from the wall, and pay at the grocery store checkout. The food is simple yet flavorful. Last... More 

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Reviewed 5 March 2010

my favorite specialty foods store in town.

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Reviewed 15 December 2007

One of Portlands best markets!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Italian, Mediterranean, Delicatessen
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
09:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 735 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1304
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Northwest District
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest District
  • Phone Number: +1 503-221-3002

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