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My husband and I enjoy lunch at Ernesto's at least once a week. From the greeter, to our favorite waitress, Emma, and the wonderful food, this restaurant has become one of our favorites. We've noticed a lot of regulars at Ernesto's, and we are now one of them.
Margaret Fraunfelder via google.com - Jun 14, 2019
Great Food. Sincerely Pleasant Service. Thank You Chris & Carson ... read more
Stan Park via google.com - Jun 9, 2019
Ernesto's is one of my favorite Italian restaurants. Best Tiramisu in town!
Richard Ortega via google.com - Jun 9, 2019
Ernesto's is a favorite Italian restaurant
We went to this place for dinner having been here in the past and again, it did not disappoint. We were promptly seated and the waitress (Anne?) waited on us. We placed our drink and food order and the drinks were served in short order....More ... read more
wirenut1462 via tripadvisor.com - Jun 8, 2019
Excellent food and service!
Terry Smith via google.com - Jun 1, 2019
The lights are too bright, I was expecting a more intimate atmosphere. Focaccia bread was dry, prefer regular Italian bread. Lasagna was salty, but that could just be me.
Bret Pinyerd via google.com - May 27, 2019
Nice place. Pasta done well. Nice ...
Nice place. Pasta done well. Nice tomatoe sauce. Nice salad bar. Good choices. Very plentiful food. Took home big doggie bag for lunch the next day ... read more
Jim B. via yelp.com - May 25, 2019
true Italian food, awesome service
true Italian food, awesome service ... read more
Apryl Angelique Bianca Flores via facebook.com - May 23, 2019
We only ever order their pizza ...
We only ever order their pizza to go but they do a good job! I love how they cut it into squares instead of triangles. Friendly staff and OK prices.
Lauren H. via yelp.com - May 22, 2019
Great place to get together with friends
Great place to get together with friends ... read more
Mona Hjorth via facebook.com - May 22, 2019
Good home cooking and friendly serve. Rarely have to wait for a table.
Gabrielle Proust via google.com - May 20, 2019
Top notch Italian food here. Pizza is excellent, veggie lasagna delicious too! We'll be back for sure.
Bill Zimmerman via google.com - May 19, 2019
Great Italian food very good the restaurant is great! Thanks Lisa
Great Italian food very good the restaurant is great! Thanks Lisa ... read more
Lisa Rouse via facebook.com - May 15, 2019
Food was fabulous, a bit pricey, but again, the food was fabulous .
Angela Stapleton via google.com - May 13, 2019
I can not believe the love in that food. I am so sad I haven't been here sooner. Amazing food and friendly staff. I'm one happy moma!
Brandy Wharton via google.com - May 13, 2019
excellent ... read more
Maria Martinez via google.com - May 13, 2019
Such good spaghetti. I'm really impressed with the traditional meat sauce.
chris chappie via google.com - May 8, 2019
The buffet lunch has been a favorite for 25 years. Excellent salad bar and food. Highly recommended.
Brian Strandberg via google.com - May 6, 2019
Pretty good food. Almost NY. Good ...
Pretty good food. Almost NY. Good menu good service. I had chicken Parmesan, she had eggplant Parmesan. Cesear salads.
Dick N. via yelp.com - May 6, 2019
Their lunch buffet is hardly ever beat for the price point and the food being so authentic. The deep fried fish on Friday is not as good as the rest of their menu ... read more
Wayne Law via google.com - Apr 30, 2019
This is my favorite Italian restaurant in the area. The food is incredible. The manicotti is my go-to. The owner is also really great, she’s a firecracker and cares about people. I order delivery from here a lot and it’s the best thing ever. You will not be disappointed. You’d have to be a critical person in general to find something ... read more
Jessica Fontenot via google.com - Apr 27, 2019
Great service, got a nice lady with a semicolon tattoo 😊 and also the food was amazing , I recommend the meat lasagna it was amazing and the seafood piccatta was also a hit but that lasagna was just the bomb, will definitely be back, bread on.the table when you sit is also a plus !
kirsten gardner via google.com - Apr 24, 2019
Came in near closing (I was unaware ...
Came in near closing (I was unaware of their hours) and they still were very friendly. It did take awhile to get our drinks but definitely enjoyed my meal and atmosphere! I would love to have a large party here as it definitely has the space ... read more
Taylor R. via yelp.com - Apr 22, 2019
Amazing! Try the roast—savory, tender and plentiful. Meat stuffed ravioli melts in your mouth. Cool Atmosphere, We'll definitely return.
Barbara Hemley via google.com - Apr 22, 2019
This was our first time coming ...
This was our first time coming to Ernesto's and we had a really good experience overall. The restaurant itself seems to be in a strip mall and a little small from outside but when we entered it seemed really big, they had lots if seating option and the decor was nice too. They had 3 different seating areas with tables and booths, a s ... read more
Binu D. via yelp.com - Apr 14, 2019
Great accommodations for groups!!! Back room overlooks Jesuit stadium ;)
Great accommodations for groups!!! Back room overlooks Jesuit stadium ;) ... read more
Kathryn Gage Loescher via facebook.com - Apr 13, 2019
Deliciousness!
Michael Staudenmaier via google.com - Apr 12, 2019
Good food. Friendly attentive staff.
chris long via google.com - Mar 31, 2019
Delicious. We will be back. Busy, but very attentive. I had the Gnocci...yumm. No matter how full you are, make sure to order thr Canolli, they are incredible.
Martina Wittkopp via google.com - Mar 30, 2019
best marsala sauce, best happy hour, great meeting space.
best marsala sauce, best happy hour, great meeting space.
Sherre Ragan Calouri via facebook.com - Mar 27, 2019
Perfect ... read more
Paula Zavala via google.com - Mar 23, 2019
The service was attentive but not ...
The service was attentive but not invasive. Allowed time to think about choices of meal interest and wine selection to enjoy. Staff friendly and knowledgeable about menu options. Quality of food was amazing and price was very reasonable.
K A. via yelp.com - Mar 23, 2019
Good, old fashioned, italian family food. It's the kind you grew up with. They serve tasty focaccia bread with meals too! Salads are fresh with delicious dressings and entrees are delivered hot and hearty.
Travis Diskin via google.com - Mar 21, 2019
Our regular happy hour hangout ...
Our regular happy hour hangout in the culinary dessert that is Beaverton Hillsdale Highway.  The restaurant is just 5 minutes from our house in Hillsdale and when we do not feel like venturing into the city, this is our go-to spot.  We always sit in the bar (which is very crowded at HH bty), and order individual pizza's that are enou ... read more
Jrj S. via yelp.com - Mar 21, 2019
Awesome pasta and pizza!
Mike Grimm via google.com - Mar 21, 2019
Great high class buffet... But not a ton of vegetarian options ... read more
Dan Thomas via google.com - Mar 18, 2019
I used to stop in Ernesto's every other month or so for lunch buffet (Hand carved Roast Beef on Thursdays). It's been a while, enjoyed lunch and experienced great service.
john engelgau via google.com - Mar 11, 2019
Great food,awesome server.we read the other reviews and we were definitely skeptical.The atmosphere was super cute honestly if they dimmed the lights it would be 4 star.The salad bar was to die for.The hostess was rude the der one the one with the short hair was sweet and on top of her game looks like the one who sat us needed to tak ... read more
Sadie Lane via google.com - Mar 10, 2019
Food was great, excellent service ... read more
Joann Swanson via google.com - Mar 10, 2019
Great Italian food!
Bonni Hage via google.com - Mar 3, 2019
Decent buffet....i like pizza, I like pizza!
Mark Pennington via google.com - Mar 2, 2019
It was ok they have a salad bar ...
It was ok they have a salad bar. Not very much options in dressing. The pasta was dry for the amount we paid for ... read more
Suanny H. via yelp.com - Feb 28, 2019
Went on a group event, didn't get to check the whole menu but the spaghetti was good.really chill place ... read more
hugo medel via google.com - Feb 26, 2019
The food and the atmosphere were excellent. I will definitely be going back soon.
Sonya Wilford via google.com - Feb 25, 2019
Nice atmosphere and truly authentic Italian. Loved it.
Kim Fraga via google.com - Feb 25, 2019
Best Italian food around ... read more
Cheri Huffman via google.com - Feb 23, 2019
Great Italian food -- close to home.
A co-worker mentioned Ernesto's to me. I travel past this restaurant every morning on the bus, but had never even noticed that it was there. Joy and I went there for a late Valentine's dinner. The atmosphere was very Italian, with murals and decor from...More ... read more
rickh57 via tripadvisor.com - Feb 18, 2019
good food good atmosphere
good food good atmosphere ... read more
Shellie Martinez via facebook.com - Feb 17, 2019
Good food, though not the absolute best. Atmosphere was wonderful; more decorative than Olive Garden. Friendly staff too.
Amanda Adams via google.com - Feb 16, 2019
I would go here again just for ...
I would go here again just for the bread they served at the beginning. So yummy! We ordered the vegetarian Lasgna and Eggplant Parmigiana and were happy with our choice. One down side is that the portions are pretty small for the price. The ambience is super cute! They have pizza here as well and I'll probably give that a try next ti ... read more
Harshitha R. via yelp.com - Feb 14, 2019
Some of the best Italian food I've ever had ... read more
Andrew Zahnow via google.com - Feb 10, 2019
It's like Fazoli's in nice clothes.
Tyler J via google.com - Feb 4, 2019
Great lunch buffet!!, nice atmosphere too ... read more
Ralph Vandyke via google.com - Feb 3, 2019
Excellent food and service as always. Some of the best Italian food in Portland!
Jamohl DeWald via google.com - Jan 31, 2019
happy hour,great food !
Dulce Ojeda via google.com - Jan 30, 2019
First, The pizza at Ernesto's is ...
First, The pizza at Ernesto's is great! Well made and generous portions. I've largely ordered Ernesto's through Uber Eats and have been impressed with the food when it showed up correctly. Some time ago I had an order mis-delivered and I ended up with someone else's food. We contacted Ernesto's and they suggested re-ordering and offe ... read more
Peter S. via yelp.com - Jan 30, 2019
I had fettuccini Alfredo with shrimp and it was amazing ... read more
Jill Neubauer via google.com - Jan 29, 2019
Didn't know this place was here - a pleasant surprise!
Paris Moler via google.com - Jan 28, 2019
I started coming here for the lunch ...
I started coming here for the lunch buffet and it's really good at a really great price. Salad bar is always stocked and I love their minestrone soup. Rotating entrees each day of the week and there's always something that I say to myself is pretty damn good. It's not your typical buffet restaurant quality food for lunch. There's dif ... read more
Mark F. via yelp.com - Jan 28, 2019
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