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About Accanto

Accanto is a lively cucina, enoteca, and neighborhood gathering spot located in Southeast Portland. Offering antipasti, small plates, housemade pastas, farm fresh vegetables, locally sourced meats, and the freshest seafood -- all meant for sharing -- Accanto’s menu changes throughout the seasons. Accanto's wine list is Italo-centric but also draws of course from the Pacific Northwest. The beverage list features classic handcrafted cocktails using spirits from local distillers, as well as Italian grappa, amaro, and chinato. We hope that you will join us.

2838 SE Belmont St
Portland, OR 97214
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Northwest

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sun - Thurs 5:30pm - 9:30pm
                 Fri & Sat 5:30pm - 10:30pm
Brunch: Sat & Sun 10am - 2pm

Cross Street:
SE 29th ave

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(503) 235-4900

Website:
http://www.accantopdx.com/

Parking Details:
Ample street parking.

Public Transit:
Tri Met Belmont #15.

Executive Chef:
Sean Temple

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cafe, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
Available for events for up to 50 people

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Details
Fri - Sat 9:00PM - 10:00PM

Accanto Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

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Special Occasion (24)
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Notable Wine List (14)
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Romantic (12)
Good for Anniversaries (12)
Local Ingredients (11)
Good for Birthdays (9)
Handcrafted Cocktails (8)
Bar Seating (7)
Great for Brunch (7)
Casual (7)
Seasonal (6)
Comfort Food (5)
Fun (5)
Quiet Conversation (5)
Healthy (4)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Good Vegetarian Options (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Pre/post Theatre (3)
Business Meals (2)
Happy Hour (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
People Watching (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Afternoon Coffee (1)
Great Beer (1)
Good for Groups (1)
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·Dined 3 days ago

Excellent as always

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 (Portland)·Dined 5 days ago

Something about this restaurant just makes me feel comfortable and happy. The staff is great, never getting in the way but there when needed and willing to explain and offer advice. Prices are reasonable because portions are reasonable. Food is inventive but comforting and very good.

Tags: Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Good for a Date, Local Ingredients
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 (Portland)·Dined 5 days ago

Went here for Valentine’s and it was just perfect. Amazing food, great drinks, excellent and friendly (and not overbearing service). My bf has a nut allergy, which I noted on the special request section when I made our reservation and they presented him with a nut free menu! Best Italian in Portland. We’ll be back!

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 (Portland)·Dined 6 days ago

A pleasant surprise! Delicious food, pleasant and attentive wait staff and lovely atmosphere. We will be back.

Tags: Worth the Drive
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 (Portland)·Dined 7 days ago

We love Accanto. This is the second time we've been and both times really knocked it out of the park. Last night we had a fantastic citrus salad. The cheese plate could have used a little more crackers or bread, but overall we had a great time. We will definitely return.

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Romantic
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 (Portland)·Dined on February 11, 2018

We had a lovely brunch at Accanto. Wonderful food, good cocktails, friendly service.

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 (New Orleans)·Dined on February 11, 2018

Simply outstanding in every way. Quality ingredients and flavors. Impeccable service. Want to try for dinner. Went for brunch which was one of best I have had in PDX. Will be back.

Tags: Cozy, Local Ingredients, Business Meals, Seasonal, Great for Brunch, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Romantic, Fun, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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 (Portland)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Accanto was a fantastic experience. It was authentic Italian food (our favorite). The meal was delicious. The service was outstanding. We look forward to our next visit.

Tags: Romantic, Happy Hour, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Sunday Lunch, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Business Meals, People Watching, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Portland)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Wonderful meal as always with more than impeccable service.

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 (Portland)·Dined on February 3, 2018

I loved this restaurant. The gnocchi was great and the squid ink spaghetti was delicious. My Chianti Classico was classic!

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 (Portland)·Dined on February 2, 2018

Always wonderfully. Fantastic flavor.

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 (Portland)·Dined on January 29, 2018

It was my first time experiencing the new Chef, a famous one coming from a couple of the best restaurants in Portland. His food was a revelation. Dazzling. Also, it always so surprises me that our Server remembers my name, greeting me by name the moment I walk into the place. That show unusual awareness and appreciation of a customer. I continue to keep Accanto as a go-to place, and one to which I love to bring people who have never gone there before.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 28, 2018

The food was so great- the sides were almost better than the entrees! Loved the fried cauliflower dish and the prosciutto with mustard - yum! Excellent service and really good wines by the glass. Definitely would return.

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 (Portland)·Dined on January 27, 2018

First time there. Food was great and service was amazing. Will defiantly be back!!

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 (Portland)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Fantastic and surprising take on Italian. It’s hard to do a solid job at Italian food and still be decently priced but they did a great job!

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 (Portland)·Dined on January 19, 2018

This was our first time here and it was good. Service was timely and pleasant. The food was good but not spectacular.... Overall a good value.

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 (Portland)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Outstanding food and service. Specials were truly special and we enjoyed our meal.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 13, 2018

I've been before and always enjoy my experience. The pricing is well set and allows one to try a few different items to get an overall taste of everything. The service is always excellent with silverware changes between courses. I try to bring anyone visiting from out of town here to show them a very nice meal that they don't feel guilty over.

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Handcrafted Cocktails, Cozy
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Great food and service. Their brunch never fails to impress!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Comfort Food, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 7, 2018

Just fantastic in every regard.

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 (Adelaide / SA)·Dined on January 6, 2018

Had a lovely meal in a cozy setting. Food was creative and excellent. Wait staff great!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Cozy, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date
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 (Portland)·Dined on December 30, 2017

My wife and I feel like the most special people in the world when we go to Accanto's for a meal. The food, the staff, the atmosphere are all just perfect! We very much appreciate every aspect of Accanto's! Thanks to you all!

Tags: Authentic, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Great for Outdoor Dining, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Seasonal, Creative Cuisine, Great for Lunch, Disabled Access
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 (Miami)·Dined on December 19, 2017

Dinning at Accanto was just a great treat.
We were accommodated last minute by the host.
Our server was super knowledgeable and very friendly, he gave us some great recommendations of dishes we had to try from the menu, and he was right on point. If you are dinning there and they happened to be serving the poached black cod on a jar, do not miss out!!!
The restaurant is super quaint and cute.
I would say a must in PDX.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies
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 (Portland)·Dined on December 17, 2017

The food was dynamite. I would recommend this place to anyone. Our server was quick, fun and knowledgeable. My wife and I were here for her birthday and it was a hit. If it's on the menu...order the tagliatelle! Wow...just a great dish.

Tags: Authentic, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Happy Hour, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Portland)·Dined on December 16, 2017

Service was great and the food was the quality I expect from a Portland restaurant at this price. The ambiance of the place is very nice. I would go back for drinks and to try more small plates, but would maybe pass on the full dinner.

Tags: Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Good for a Date, Romantic, Cozy
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 (Portland)·Dined on December 15, 2017

We were seated immediately and our host came by immediately to greet us. Our waitress, Linda, was a delight, brought us a couple glasses of wine and we started our culinary adventure. Bread, salad, squash, more wine and pasta! Delicioso! And even a glass of limoncello after dinner, yummy! Felt like I was back in Italy! Grazie!

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 (Portland)·Dined on December 14, 2017

SLOW, we ordered our food and then waited, waited and waited. When we asked why the food was taking so long our waiter said, "they are doing the best they can with that little three burner stove." When the food came it was just ok. Nothing worth waiting over 45 minutes to eat. I will not go again or recommend.

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 (Portland)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Enjoyable all around. Nice wine list. Menu is not large but all out choices were lovely. I would go there again in a heartbeat.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Handcrafted Cocktails
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on December 10, 2017

Accanto is our goto place to meet friends for brunch. And the menu is always changing so it never gets old. Even the standard dishes change in their details. Get the Benedict!

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 (Portland)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Hopefully, you will keep popular entrees on the menu. I would drive miles to enjoy your amazing pork chop, the original Arugula salad and Poke. Your salad that had root veggie with a creamed goat cheese was one of the finest salads I've ever had.
We are regulars at approximately $60/person.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Disabled Access, Worth the Drive, Cozy
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 (Portland)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We enjoyed an excellent fritto misto and inventive Caesar salad (with plump mackerel bits), plus Ken's excellent artisan breads before our main course--and these would have sufficed for quantity. My entree was squid ink pasta, which was flavorful, but I felt the sauce overwhelmed the pasta, which was spaghetti. My companion very much enjoyed his entree of pasta with pork ribs, which reminded him of papardelle with boar sauce. The entrees were few, and those who are looking for fish or non-meat entrees would probably be disappointed. Pleasant service and cozy neighborhood atmosphere, along with well-prepared dishes, make this a fine choice for dinner.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We had a wonderful time at brunch. The pasta was awesome and the coffee was also so good. Looking around I saw lovely cocktails and everyone having a wonderful time! Can't wait to come back to see what dinner is like!

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Comfort Food, Cozy, People Watching, Sunday Lunch, Authentic, Fun, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Portland)·Dined on November 29, 2017

We go to Accanto often. The food is always delicious. This time we both had a delicata squash soup that was divine. Shared the roasted cauliflower. Chicken thigh entrée was light but very tasty. Pasta with pork Bolognese sauce was delicious as always. Great place for a relaxed evening.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Portland)·Dined on November 26, 2017

We went to try the new chef's cuisine. Unfortunately, the menu had not changed much since I was there a month ago or so (before he came on board). This time, they were light on the calamari and shrimp when we ordered the Misto; our friend complained that the fish she ordered was dry. I enjoyed my polenta and house made pork sausage. Guess I will wait a few months to see what the new chef has to offer.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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 (Portland)·Dined on November 25, 2017

The food is always fantastic!

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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Delicious brunch. We had to wait awhile for food but didn't mind because great ambience and really friendly service. Yummy drinks. Nice way to spend a Sunday morning!!

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 (Portland)·Dined on November 17, 2017

Very good featured wine! Every dish delicious! Excellent though a little slow getting our entre to us. We will return.

Tags: Cozy, Special Occasion, Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies
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 (Portland)·Dined on November 17, 2017

I don't normally write negative reviews, because I feel it hurts the hard working people that work in the restaurant. I also feel most of the problems in a restaurant are the fault of management and not the wait staff. First, a good thing, the food was great! But, it was a 3 hour saga. It is not necessary to explain to customers your current litigation with Taylor Railworks, or that the chef is new, or that the restaurant is busy. Congrats, you have a successful place! Not every restaurant has this problem. They comped us an entree at the end, which we thought was a very nice gesture. But 2.5 hours for pasta was a bit long. We got scolded for asking why the wait. Also, not so good. Both tables on either side of us left without eating at all. They just gave up. This is a super successful restaurant, so I feel they will be fine. If you go, be patient, because sometimes a canto get your food so fast!

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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on November 16, 2017

Yummy food. Our waiter staff was excellent, knowledgeable, fun and engaging.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Portland)·Dined on November 14, 2017

Unfortunately our experience started off poorly. It took ages for us to receive our drinks, mine first then my partners as his was forgotten. But the wine suggestions and samples were very nice and also caused us to choose a great rose which we might not have. Good food and you can talk as its not oppressively loud. We'd go back.

Tags: Good for Groups, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Good for Birthdays, Local Ingredients
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