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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
One of my favorite Italian restaurants 🍝 ... read more
Christine E. via google.com - Jan 21, 2019
Good food, nice ambiance, great service!
Mari Keuter via google.com - Jan 13, 2019
Great food the only thing better is the service.
Mike Caldwell via google.com - Jan 11, 2019
Food and service was excellent. Definitely will go back.
Hildegard Miles via google.com - Jan 9, 2019
Hands down the best italian restraunt ...
Hands down the best italian restraunt in this area !!!!! Highly recommend!!!!! Ordered alfredo and it was sooo garlicky and good salad bar was on point all the staff was friendly and on top of it !! Thanks again will be back for sure :) ... read more
Misty H. via yelp.com - Jan 6, 2019
We decided to come here for a late Christmas dinner after reviewing a few other Italian restaurants. This place had a good menu and we found several dishes we liked. Lourden was our waitress. Young lady, very likeable, didn't act like a robot like some people do, talked to us very casually like on the street. When asked some questi ... read more
B W via google.com - Jan 5, 2019
Love this place ... read more
ROGER ISRIGHT via google.com - Jan 5, 2019
Great food Great service ... read more
Rob Butler via google.com - Jan 4, 2019
Super delicious authentic Italian food!
Lauryn Roberts via google.com - Jan 4, 2019
Best veal parm in town ... read more
Jerry Sweeney via google.com - Dec 31, 2018
The staff and manager was very nice and friendly enough to provide me with excellent service and fo
The staff and manager was very nice and friendly enough to provide me with excellent service and for that I thank them! Keep up the good work guys!
Hank Newson via facebook.com - Dec 29, 2018
Been here many times and the food is always great!
jamie omura via google.com - Dec 29, 2018
Food was good, service at late lunch time was extremely slow. It took 1.25 hours to be served a sandwich and a cup of soup.
Stevan Hay via google.com - Dec 29, 2018
I've only had takeout but this ...
I've only had takeout but this was really good, I can't wait to dine in!  I tried the eggplant Parmesan which was a very generous portion and I had leftovers for sure. It came with a side of pasta (I opted for cheese ravioli), also tasty. The bread is a nice focaccia with great fresh flavor. I look forward to trying this again and wi ... read more
Patti K. via yelp.com - Dec 28, 2018
Perfect place to bring my 84 year-old ...
Perfect place to bring my 84 year-old mother for dinner. The food was tasty and reasonably priced, the service excellent, and the ambience was really fun.
S D. via yelp.com - Dec 28, 2018
Don't eat in the bar. Better previously.
T. Carrasco via google.com - Dec 28, 2018
The salad bar is great! The red sauce is classic and tastes soo good. We come here a few times each year from Salem. Love it.
Sarah Litowich via google.com - Dec 27, 2018
I love this restaurant and have ...
I love this restaurant and have been going there since they were in the basement of Fred Meyer. The staff is always super friendly and well dressed. The atmosphere is relaxing and environment clean. Their ingredients taste fresh and meals homemade. If you like chicken parmigiana, you will love theirs! Chicken gnocchi is the best I've ... read more
Joel B. via yelp.com - Dec 19, 2018
I love this place and have been come here for yeats. i have tried many dishes and have never found
I love this place and have been come here for yeats. i have tried many dishes and have never found a dish I didn't like. The antipasto platter takes me back to Tuscany and the Cannolis and Tiramisu are to die for!
Cheri Eick Huffman via facebook.com - Dec 15, 2018
I love Ernesto's. Growing up we came fairly frequently or would pick up their amazing sauces to-go for an elevated home spaghetti meal. 10 years ago I even had my wedding reception there, service was great and the food wonderful as usual. They were very accommodating with budget and I couldn't have hoped for anything better. I miss c ... read more
Maura Harris via google.com - Dec 11, 2018
Just plain down and dirty fabulous Italian food ... read more
nick vasilieff via google.com - Dec 11, 2018
We got there when the doors opened at 4pm Tonight. There were some large groups there so I knew it was going to get busy fast. We were seated and our order was taken, unfortunately we waited a long time for our food. Long story short, our order got lost, misplaced, who known's. At one point we even heard the GM talking to the cooks ... read more
Russell Nelson via google.com - Dec 9, 2018
Great food!!
Karen Kephart via google.com - Dec 9, 2018
Italian oh my perfect! Tastes amazing!
heather harmon via google.com - Dec 7, 2018
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