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About decarli

decarli restaurant is where rustic meets modern. Chef/owner, Paul DeCarli, pulls from his Swiss-Italian roots to create a menu that reflects his heritage as well as combine local Northwest ingredients. Polenta fries with gorgonzola butter, mussels in fennel-saffron cream sauce, and espresso-braised shortribs are just a few of the many "must-haves.” Soaring open beam ceilings with rustic brick walls add to the ambiance of this 1924 historic building.

4545 SW Watson Ave
Beaverton, OR 97005
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Italian, Northwest

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Tuesday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Cross Street:
Farmington

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(503) 641-3223

Website:
http://www.decarlirestaurant.com/

Parking Details:
There is street parking in front of the restaurant. Also, to the right there is plenty of off-street parking as well as a small public lot.

Public Transit:
Watson and Farmington both offer bus stops within a block of the restaurant. MAX is 3 blocks away.

Executive Chef:
Paul DeCarli

Additional:
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Wine

Private Dining

Italian-inspired with a menu that changes weekly, decarli features fresh seasonal ingredients from the Northwest.

decarli Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.5

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

94% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (38)
Special Occasion (37)
Neighborhood Gem (30)
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Good for Anniversaries (28)
Fit for Foodies (27)
Romantic (24)
Creative Cuisine (23)
Good for Birthdays (22)
Business Meals (15)
Worth the Drive (15)
Comfort Food (14)
Cozy (14)
Local Ingredients (12)
Happy Hour (11)
Bar Seating (10)
Good for Groups (10)
Handcrafted Cocktails (10)
Hot Spot (10)
Seasonal (10)
Authentic (9)
Notable Wine List (9)
Vibrant Bar Scene (8)
Quiet Conversation (6)
Fun (6)
Casual (5)
Disabled Access (4)
Pre/post Theatre (4)
Great Beer (3)
Healthy (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Great for Brunch (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Great for Lunch (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Kid-friendly (1)
Gluten Free Options (1)
People Watching (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Tapas (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

Wonderful food and drinks. The service was quick and very friendly.

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 (Portland)·Dined 2 days ago

Great food as always. Service excellent. Not as noisy this visit which was very nice.

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 (Portland)·Dined 3 days ago

Great meal! Only my second timing visiting the restaurant and can’t wait to go back!

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 (Portland)·Dined 3 days ago

The food and service are great. Mussels are best ever! Noise level is pretty high, especially on weekends and special occasions. It can be difficult to converse with larger parties.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Fit for Foodies, Good for Birthdays, Worth the Drive, Notable Wine List, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Portland)·Dined 4 days ago

The beef short ribs did not disappoint. Have had them before and couldn’t resist getting them again. Great ambience, nothing fancy, but love the brick wall, kind of a minimalist feel. Very good service, commensurate with the very good food and overall fine dining like feel. Recommend it.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Portland)·Dined 4 days ago

Decarlis has been our go to place for dining in the Beaverton area. I think it is the number one choice right now! Service ,food, drinks were all fantastic. PS If bar busy start at Watson Hall around the corner.

Tags: Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails, Happy Hour, Fit for Foodies
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·Dined 4 days ago

This is our favorite restaurant in Beaverton. Service is great. Food is wonderful and love the atmosphere.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem
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 (Portland)·Dined 5 days ago

Other than the server maybe needing to be a little more attentive and being a bit shaky on the food/drink menu food was great

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Neighborhood Gem
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on February 12, 2018

Delicious and reasonably priced Italian food.

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 (Portland)·Dined on February 11, 2018

We were happy with the quality of service at decarli, and the overall atmosphere. We felt the table (in the very back) was too dark (needed smartphone light to read menu). We shared the hanger steak entry and were very pleased with the requested medium rare preparation, quality presentation, and wonderfully savory taste (though the portion size was smaller than expected) The salted caramel cheesecake was unfortunately but a bit disappointing (too salty, and even somewhat bitter to the taste, where sweetness was our expectation for a cheesecake).

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Portland)·Dined on February 11, 2018

DeCarli's is probably the best fine dining restaurant on the westside. The atmosphere is casual and comfortable. It's all about the food and service. DeCarli's never disappoints.

The beef short rib dish was incredibly tender and had great depth of flavor. The field greens salad was a generous serving and was perfectly dressed. It could have easily been shared by 3 or 4 people.

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 (Portland)·Dined on February 9, 2018

Best restaurant on the West side.
Our go to favorite.

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 (Portland)·Dined on February 8, 2018

Decarli is always a class act! With a fresh and interesting wine list and menu, excellent presentation, and delicious food it’s hard to go wrong here. The ambience is warm and inviting, with open vaulted ceilings, bare brick, and original wood floors and beams. More like New York City than Beaverton. It’s energetic, meaning it can get a bit loud during peak hours.

Our dinner for five was outstanding from beginning to end. We were greeted warmly and seated promptly, wine was great and dinner was amazing. Five for five, all of us found our meal delicious! We’ll be back.

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·Dined on February 7, 2018

Loved Decarli's! Went for a date night and Alex was our server. Very friendly, great wine list, and the Tagliatelle pasta was to die for. Loved the romantic vibes accompanied by a beautiful wine list.

Will be back! Thank you.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Romantic, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List
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 (Portland)·Dined on February 7, 2018

Great service, great food, great room. We enjoyed all parts of our evening. This gem will surpass your expectations. I will be back many times.

Tags: Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Cozy, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Portland)·Dined on February 4, 2018

very good food and good service although quite a wait on a Saturday night. Only real negative is noise level and that negative is noteworthy. They should try a little sound deadening of some sort on the walls or ceilings.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on February 4, 2018

Beautiful restaurant. Noah was a attentive and professional. My friend, and I loved our food and beverage selections. My only request would be to turn the AC on. It was uncomfortably warm. But we’ll definitely be back. Thanks!!

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Great Beer, Good for Groups, Comfort Food, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Vibrant Bar Scene, Neighborhood Gem, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Happy Hour, Bar Seating
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 31, 2018

Food and service are both excellent. The bar area can be noisy, but the dining room is quieter and conversation friendly. Parking can be difficult.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Fit for Foodies, Neighborhood Gem, Quiet Conversation, Disabled Access, Good for a Date, Special Occasion
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Food was simply amazing. The Beef Spare ribs are officially my favorite restaurant meal I think I've ever had. The service was outstanding- delicate, professional, non-intrusive, and very enjoyable. Interior of the restaurant is my favorite style- simple and classy with just enough lighting and artwork to make you feel right at home. We will be going again very soon...

Tags: Romantic, Afternoon Tea, Comfort Food, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Great Beer, Quiet Conversation, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Special Occasion
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 28, 2018

Celebrated a birthday with family and had a really great experience in all levels from service to food preparation. Recommend it to anyone looking for a delightful dinner spot in Beaverton

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 (Portland)·Dined on January 26, 2018

The food and service was excellent! Hangar steak was exceptional!

Tags: Romantic, Hot Spot, Authentic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Fit for Foodies, Casual, Fun, Creative Cuisine
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vip
 (Portland)·Dined on January 24, 2018

Our go to location on the West side. The food, as well as the service are always great.
The menu has several awesome staples that are always on the menu (love the polenta fries), but they frequently changing up the pasta dishes. We'd go even more frequently if the gnocchi appeared on the menu more regularly. :)

Tags: Happy Hour, Bar Seating, Good for a Date, Creative Cuisine
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·Dined on January 24, 2018

Wait staff was amazing. Great ambiance and decor. Food was really good. Had a great experience would totally go back. Glad we have a classy place like it in Beaverton.

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 (Portland)·Dined on January 23, 2018

Yet another wonderful meal at decarli's restaurant. Service did a wonderful job of taking care of us for our Anniversary Date Night. Best restaurant of this type in Beaverton by far!

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Tapas, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Love DeCarli's. Only thing I'd say after about my 8th time there - the bathrooms really need to be upgraded. For what you pay for a meal, the bathrooms feel more like a pub on Mississippi. The walls are dirty, the door moldings are banged up, paint missing. Just needs a little TLC. Otherwise, LOVE this place so much! Best short ribs in town.

Tags: Cozy, Bar Seating, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Gluten Free Options, Happy Hour
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 (Phoenix)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Service was fine but food was just so-so at best. The orchiette dish I had listed shrimp first; I found one. I know and appreciate al denote pasta, it mine was just seriously undercooked. Even the gelato at desert was grainy, basically inedible. Disappointing evening.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene
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vip
 (Los Angeles)·Dined on January 19, 2018

It’s the best Italian food in all of Portland. Never have I ever been disappointed. Please try this place, you will be very happy that you did!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 19, 2018

I treated my dear friend to a birthday dinner date, and the entire evening was terrific! Our waitress was knowledgeable and friendly, prompt and helpful. Even our dessert came with a candle, without my asking! The food was yummy, and we chose to share several items, much like a tapas situation. Loved the drinks, too! Will definitely return soon. :)

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Romantic, Healthy, Good for a Date, Disabled Access, Bar Seating, Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Paleo Friendly, Good for Birthdays
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 (Seattle)·Dined on January 14, 2018

This was a very romantic, delicious spot to go to, I would recommend it to anyone that likes dining in a inviting atmosphere.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Cozy
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 13, 2018

The food is great, the service excellent. This may be the best restaurant in Washington County.
The main problems are:
-- finding parking can be difficult
-- you may need a flashlight to read the menu.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 6, 2018

We've been dining at DiCarli for some time now, and it never disappoints. This restaurant is like a little of Portland in Beaverton, which is very good since we no longer want to make the drive from Hillsboro over clogged and difficult 26 into POX.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Business Meals, Vibrant Bar Scene
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Seated with reservation promptly. Took a bit to get a beverage & dinner order in. Mixed green salad was just that; a few green leafs with a small spritz of balsamic. Caesar was fine as long as you don’t mind cutting up your own heart. Spareribs were fantastic but the salmon was room temp at best and came with a suspect mussel. Dessert was great. Wine list good for Beaverton. Table next to us also sent a plate back so kitchen was batting about .500 that night. With no competition in the area, they could use a bit more effort on both sides to call themselves fine dining, even for the burbs.

Tags: Casual
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 (San Antonio)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Food was excellent but due to an event kitchen was a little behind and service was a little slower than what we have had in the past.

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 (Portland)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Always a great meal. Try the mussels appetizer!

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 (Palm Springs)·Dined on January 5, 2018

We go there quite often and food is always awesome. But we must have hit an “off” night. Steak was full of fat and inedible.
I’ve had it several times before and always great! They did comp us on it.
We will return.

Tags: Casual, Hot Spot, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Really good food and service. One of the better restaurants on the west side. Probably the only upscale type of restaurant, that's not a chain, in Beaverton. My only complaint is it gets a little noisy.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 5, 2018

This was our second visit to Decarli. We enjoyed the food very much just don't be in a hurry if you are going here. The pace of service was much slower than we would have preferred.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 5, 2018

Excellent food. A little noisy. Great service. We were in the dining room, but will try Happy Hour in the bar at our next visit.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Quick Bite
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 4, 2018

The food here is spectacular. Unique options and we are never disappointed with what we order.
My only complaint is that we have to wait a long time to be waited on, and when we are, they are ready to walk away and ‘give us more time to think’ even when we are trying to ask questions about the menu. I think for the small size of the restaurant we should be checked on more frequently and giving more time to ask menu questions.

Tags: Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Romantic
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 (Portland)·Dined on January 3, 2018

All dishes were vibrant and distinct in flavor- all delicious. For appetizers, we had the mussels, beet salad, polenta fries, carmelized onion dip. For entrees, we had the salmon ravioli like dish, the short ribs, and pork chops. And dessert we had the 3 ice cream scoops and the lemon something (it was a fried ball of goodness). Wish I had more people with me, so we could taste all the dishes. We will be back to try the rest. And our waiter was attentive and kind. Thank you so much for a wonderful dining experience.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays
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