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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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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.5

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.2

Noise

Moderate

96% would recommend it to a friend

Neighborhood Gem (36)
Creative Cuisine (35)
Good for a Date (32)
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Fit for Foodies (28)
Local Ingredients (22)
Casual (21)
Special Occasion (20)
Handcrafted Cocktails (17)
Worth the Drive (15)
Authentic (13)
Good for Anniversaries (13)
Cozy (13)
Bar Seating (13)
Fun (12)
Notable Wine List (12)
Romantic (12)
Great for Brunch (10)
Hot Spot (8)
Good for Birthdays (7)
Comfort Food (7)
Seasonal (7)
Good Vegetarian Options (7)
Healthy (6)
Quiet Conversation (6)
Business Meals (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Sunday Lunch (4)
Good for Groups (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Quick Bite (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Vibrant Bar Scene (2)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Great Beer (1)
Happy Hour (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Organic (1)
Tapas (1)
Vegan (1)
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 (Portland)·Dined 3 days ago

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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 (Washington DC)·Dined 5 days ago

Took my mother to Sunday brunch and it was delicious - they even down-sized her portion of French toast to accommodate her smaller appetite. There was a poached egg on nearly every entree' including polenta and pasta.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Sunday Lunch, Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine
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 (Portland)·Dined 6 days ago

We are regulars at Accanto and it is one of our favorite restaurants! The quality of the food was excellent, as always. The portions, however, were markedly reduced from previously. I know there is a new chef and this could be why. I am hoping that the previous combined good value and good quality will return.

Thank you for reviewing!

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Portland)·Dined 6 days ago

A certain menu item made me want to go to brunch at Accanto, but that item was not available that morning. My second choice was okay though and the ricotta donuts were really good.

Tags: Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Portland)·Dined 6 days ago

Amazing food and great staff. I wholeheartedly recommend it.

Tags: Romantic, Bar Seating, Hot Spot, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive
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·Dined 7 days ago

Travelling from California and was looking for homemade pasta. Accanto has amazing handcrafted pasta! It's a little taste of Italy in my opinion - well worth the trip.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Cozy, Romantic, Good for a Date
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 (Portland)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Arugula > cauliflower, chicken > bass, but the bucatini rules all.

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 (Seattle)·Dined on November 4, 2017

The food is good but I asked for a "quiet table in the back," not realizing that the back has a low non-porous ceiling and is very loud. This was compounded by a 4-top next to us featuring 2 tall deep-voiced guys who needed to shout about their golfing triumphs in their loudest voices. My friend and I stood it as long as we could (conversation was impossible) and had our entrees boxed up and took them home.

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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Fabulous as usual! Such a great place to stop in late evening and enjoy the food, wine and staff.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Cozy, Quick Bite, Casual, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive
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·Dined on November 2, 2017

we come from out of state to Portland twice a year and always try to eat at Accanto - have always had a wonderful meal, whether adult dinner, brunch with young child and rest of family
This is a restaurant that never disappoints

Tags: Disabled Access, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Pre/post Theatre, Casual, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Cozy, Healthy, Great Beer, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on November 1, 2017

Great food, excellent service! Staff is very personable! It is a go-to place for me and my husband any day of the week!

Tags: Casual, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Cozy
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 (Portland)·Dined on October 28, 2017

We love Accanto! We've always had a great meal with great service. The Frito Misto is a favorite of ours. We had the arugula salad which was delicious as was the soup. My husbands' pasta was a bit spicier than he expected, and they offered to replace. It was delicious! The wine choices were excellent and our server was very helpful in choosing a wine to complement out meals.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Seasonal, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Special Occasion
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 (Hawaii)·Dined on October 28, 2017

I liked the little details that the Chef incorporated into the food at Accanto. We had the frito misto and it was brought out hot and crisp. This was so delicious, like you could eat this all night long good. Also, the crostini special was very good. I think you could really make a meal out of the the great starters. Next, the bolonese pasta. So tender and tasty. Enough to share. Finally, we had the chicken dish. The flavor was amazing. The brine really makes the difference. Unfortunately, by then, we were pretty filled up.

Linda, our server was always present without being intrusive. She was very friendly and professional. I do recommend Accanto to anyone looking to have a wonderful dining experience, great flavors and friendly service.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Portland)·Dined on October 27, 2017

Never disappoints. Accanto is my favorite restaurant in Portland. Food is excellent, ingredients change with the seasons, and they serve creative dishes. Friendly staff and they always make you feel welcomed.

Tags: Hot Spot, Notable Wine List, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Healthy, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Local Ingredients
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·Dined on October 22, 2017

A bit surprised at how high the other ratings were. Food was good, but not spectacular. Waiter was surly and even when asked, didn't explain the menu and what ingredients were in various dishes. Good, but not great, I guess, is the bottom line

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Love the laid back feel with great menu and service

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·Dined on October 18, 2017

Great food and great service!
We booked a reservation at the last minute and the restaurant was incredibly accommodating with us.
The food was well-executed and inventive.
Would definitely recommend Accanto for any occasion!

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on October 15, 2017

The donuts, of course, are a ‘must.’ The service was superb, and the potatoes were perfect. I enjoyed their Bloody Mary and was pleasantly satisfied with the egg dishes. After several visits over the years, it remains as a reliable favorite for Sunday Brunch!

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Sunday Lunch
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on October 12, 2017

Always amazing. Great food. Great service.

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·Dined on October 10, 2017

Very good pasta dishes, fish was very thin poorly seared (sea bass) overpriced for the quality of the fish. Stick to their pasta dishes and you won't be disappointed

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for a Date
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on October 10, 2017

My friend and I had come into Portland from Bend. We were looking for cceptional food in a casual setting. The food was incredibly good and the service was attentive, personable. We were able to dine casually and were not rushed. Not to be missed!

Tags: Great for Brunch, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Cozy
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 (Portland)·Dined on October 6, 2017

We had a nice table-for-two in the back. The service was somewhat slow. The food was delicious. My grilled sardines and fennel pasta had lots of robust flavors. The cannoli was also delightful.

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Cozy, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Casual
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·Dined on October 5, 2017

Wonderful flavors, creative and delectable pastas, great service.

Tags: Romantic, Fun, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on October 4, 2017

The place was quiet, it was a Tuesday night though. Waiters were superkind and friendly, funny. Food was excellent, delicious, right amount, light, different. Overall one of the best restaurants I’ve been. Totally recommend it.

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 (Portland)·Dined on October 3, 2017

Very yummy Italian. Not a big menu, but what we ordered was delicious. I had the special, spaghetti and meatballs. Tasty! The only downside is I'm semi-allergic to pepper and there was much in the dish. Partner had TAGLIATELLE con MAIALE 17. Very good! Drinks were terrific and dessert (chocolate huckleberry gelato) were both superb. All in all, a very good experience, both for the food and drinks, but the overall evening.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Portland)·Dined on October 1, 2017

We had a 12:30 reservation for brunch and were seated quickly. We ordered our drinks and food within ten minutes of sitting down. Our waitress was extremely nice and efficient. Even bringing ample lemons for my ice tea when I said "a ton please!"
We started with celery soup. Before the soup came I said to my husband since it had been a pretty long time. "I hope they bring the soup first and not all of it together." Our soup arrived after about 20 minutes and it was delicious. Fresh and full of celery flavor. Great start to the brunch.
Then things went downhill. We proceeded to sit there while ALL the tables around us(all who had sat way after us) got their food AND finished there meals. At this point we had been at the restaurant for 50 minutes. The waitress said our ticket was up next. Which meant they hadn't even started it? We watched as three more tables got served at which point we lost patience. We told the waitress to close us out and we were going to leave. Her response was " well it's a full restaurant and your soup cane out quickly. ". No excuse for having to wait a full 30 minutes after our soup and still have nothing to eat.
Add insult to injury, the charged us the $11 for the soup and our teas. Not that comping anything at that point would have helped.
Truly disappointed with the experience. We have been here a few times before and really enjoyed the food but with the Portland food scene being as diverse and prolific as it is, we will take Accanto off our list.

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 (Portland)·Dined on September 29, 2017

We dine here more often than at any other restaurant, in part because of the friendly welcoming atmosphere and the intimate size. The staff is great. We always start with the fritto misto--theirs is so light and fresh, with plenty of calamari and fennel and shrimp. We usually order pasta and are almost always very pleased. This time we had the pizzoccheri (buckwheat pasta) and the lumache with Merguez sausage, both very good. We shared a scoop of plum gelato, and that was a bit disappointing. It was basically a sweet cream gelato with shards of yellow plum stuck in it, and the fruit was quite frozen; basically it neither looked nor tasted much like plum, though it was pleasant enough. One of the staff asked us how we liked it, and we said it was not what we expected, and he immediately said he would comp us dessert. Though we said that was not at all necessary, he insisted, saying he knew we were regulars and wanted us to always be satisfied. Now that is a nice gesture, and much appreciated. The wine selection is excellent. We have been coming here for years and will continue to do so!

Tags: Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Handcrafted Cocktails, Casual, Bar Seating, Local Ingredients
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 (Portland)·Dined on September 29, 2017

Wife and I had an outstanding dinner. Ate outside since it was the last warm day expected for a week. Traffic outside wasn't too noisy. Arugula salad was well dressed and tasty. The Tagliatelle con Maiale was delicious. Would order it again and again. Cocktails and wine also good.

Tags: Casual, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on September 29, 2017

This was our first time at this restaurant and were shocked at how absolutely wonderful the food was. The buckwheat pasta dish was beyond tasty. I'd drive back just for that delicious dish.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Pre/post Theatre, Fun, Local Ingredients
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 (Portland)·Dined on September 28, 2017

There are few restaurants in Portland that deliver a consistently excellent dining experience and Accanto is near the top of my list. The service is neat efficient and personal without being overly so. The food, sublime. It’s our go-to special occasion restaurant and I appreciate their attention to detail. Thanks.

Tags: Casual, Neighborhood Gem, Romantic, Good for a Date
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·Dined on September 27, 2017

Excellent menu and timing with food delivery, asking if we needed more to drink. Food delivered hot. Beautifully plated. Delicious. No rush. Waiter checked in on quality of food. Bill delivered discretely. Had a warm feeling. Spacing of tables hood. Lovely experience

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 (Portland)·Dined on September 20, 2017

Great service and excellent food - second time here, and loved both times.

Tags: Hot Spot, Romantic, Fun
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·Dined on September 18, 2017

Our evening with you was absolutely lovely in every way. The panzanella was a perfect homage to summer and it was *just* the place for our third date <3 Thank you!

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 (Phoenix)·Dined on September 18, 2017

As always, the food was excellent--perfectly cooked, interesting interpretations of Italian food. Our server was very attentive. The wine list has interesting and excellent choices. Everyone in our party of 6 (three generations) enjoyed the meal.

The only drawback was the noise level, which made conversation challenging.

Tags: Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine, Worth the Drive, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Portland)·Dined on September 17, 2017

Fantastic as always. Great glass pours. Pasta is as close to Italian as I've had in PDX.

Tags: Casual, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating
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 (Portland)·Dined on September 16, 2017

We LOVE Accanto! The food is amazing and the menu changes often but classics are always available. They have creative cocktails and daily specials. I've never had a bad meal here.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good Vegetarian Options, Notable Wine List, Authentic, Creative Cuisine
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 (Portland)·Dined on September 15, 2017

Amazing as always. Every bite and every moment was perfect.

Tags: Casual, Comfort Food, Neighborhood Gem
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·Dined on September 10, 2017

It had been a while since I had been to Accanto and I was happy to find that there was still an excellent menu and service and for brunch still those yummy homemade donuts with lemon curd. One of my favorite places.

Tags: Casual, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Fun, Great for Lunch, Good Vegetarian Options, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Portland)·Dined on September 10, 2017

Brunch here was amazing and creative! Can't wait to come back for dinner!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Happy Hour, Special Occasion, Romantic, Fun, Great for Brunch, Sunday Lunch, Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined on September 8, 2017

Extraordinary creative dishes with the best fresh produce, cured meats and pastas. Attentive waitstaff ensures you get everything you could want without hovering. Frequently changing menu items mean there is something new to try every visit.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Bar Seating, Good for a Date
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