It's no secret that Oregon is a hotbed of Italian cuisine. From the classic, old-school red sauce joints to contemporary farm-to-table restaurants, the Beaver State is home to some of the best Italian food in the country. Here's our list of the 10 best Italian restaurants in Oregon.
Nonni's is a family-run Italian restaurant on the Oregon Coast with a gracious ambiance, serving fresh pasta and other Italian classics. Guests love Nonni’s, with one diner claiming it has “great food and service with a great selection of wine."
Nicoletta's Table & Marketplace is a beloved Lake Oswego restaurant serving traditional Italian cuisine and cocktails. It's also a place to pick up groceries, sundries, and to-go meals for your next party.
Rosmarino Osteria Italiana offers a prix fixe and à la carte menu of traditional Italian trattoria fare. Michelle on Google says, "The Caprese salad was out of this world! Homemade pasta and sauce were just perfect."
If you're visiting The Goonies' house in Astoria, Oregon, and in the mood for Italian or Mediterranean cuisine, Fulio's is a lovely place to eat. One diner says Fulio's serves the "best cioppino [soup] I've ever had."
Newmans at 988 is a romantic spot for a date night on the Coast. The restaurant's elegant decor and seafood-heavy French and Italian fusion cuisine make it a private place to celebrate special occasions.
DaVinci Ristorante and wine bar have been a staple of downtown Salem for over 20 years. Their dedication to using only the finest local ingredients instilled them as a favorite in the Willamette Valley community.
Mingo was voted Diner's Choice on OpenTable in 2022 for its tasty Italian dishes with a Northwest twist in their casual trattoria with a light atmosphere and roll-up garage doors, allowing diners to enjoy the outdoors.
Gamberetti's Italian Restaurant's philosophy expresses that "a meal should satisfy both your body and your soul." We found only one complaint on Google about this popular restaurant: you won't be able to resist eating there every night once you have tried their food.
No, this isn't the Bugatti you're thinking of. Bugatti's Ristorante is a relaxed local Italian chain featuring a menu of pizza, pasta, classic entrees, and burgers for pickier eaters. So grab a drink with friends and enjoy all this restaurant has to offer.
Nostrana is one of Portland's most popular Italian restaurants, with its seasonally influenced menu and excellent thin-crust pizzas. You can expect a “great atmosphere, friendly service,” according to one diner.