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.
Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Tuesday - Sunday: 5:00pm - 9:00pm
$30 and under
AMEX, MasterCard, Visa
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.
Watson and Farmington both offer bus stops within a block of the restaurant. MAX is 3 blocks away.
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wine
Italian-inspired with a menu that changes weekly, decarli features fresh seasonal ingredients from the Northwest.
decarli Ratings and Reviews
Great place for delicious food. Reserva ...
Great place for delicious food. Reservations are recommended. I love bar area and they serve the full menu there too.
Great food and service
Great food and service
The steak tartare is always wonderful!
The steak tartare is always wonderful!
What a Great experience
We have come here about five times and enjoy the food and the staff. They are very helpful in the selection of wine and the service is outstanding. We will continue to come to this fine dinning establishment.
Food is great and the service is impecca ...
Food is great and the service is impeccable . Only small complaint is the restaurant is a little loud.
Excellent food and service inside a grea ...
Excellent food and service inside a great old building. You'd never know you were in downtown Beaverton! Also fun to sit at the bar for a drink or even dinner if you can't get a table.
Had a great dinner for my Grandson's 21s ...
Had a great dinner for my Grandson's 21st Birthday. The Polenta Fries are incredible! We ended up getting a second order because they were so delicious! I also had the Steak Tartare and the soup. The Nero pasta was perfectly cooked with great seafood.
Food was very flavorful with great selec ...
Food was very flavorful with great selections. Service did not live up to the food quality. Server forgot bread, forgot wine. Two of our four entrees were served cold, having clearly sat for a while. Cold steak was replaced, however the waiter who brought the replacement wouldn't wait to ensure replacement was ok, just dropped and ran. No compensation nor apology for serving cold food.
Highly recommend for a special occasion
This is the second time we have been to decarli for a special dinner. Both time the food has been outstanding. Both times one person in our party has had the Pork Chop, which sells out quickly, it is so amazing! The customer service was excellent. They were kind, very informative about the food and wine plus very personable and kind. We live in SE and are more than happy to drive out to Beaverton for this indulgence
Zero in a row in my room for a long way ...
Zero in a row in my room for a long way in which a man with my family and friends of friends with a few weeks and months and it will take the bus driver just got to go out with my family and friends of friends with a lot to say it was not
Not the same
DeCarli's was great when they first opened. I was disappointed this time. I had the short ribs, and they were more like pot roast...stringy. Also very noisy there with the sparse furnishings. Parking is a mess. I ended up parking a half mile away.
Always great food, service!
Always great food, service!
Decarli came highly recommended by many. It was great all around. Great food and service. We did make reservations in advance and were immediately upon arrival.
Our meals were very good, however my "Al ...
Our meals were very good, however my "Allen brothers" steak was very tough! The rest of the meals were fine. would go back again , but would NOT order steak.
My Husband and have been here many times. We love the food, the service and everything about Decarlis is perfect. But make reservations! We are not the only ones that know about it. Oh if you are a beef eater, the beef short ribs are killer!!
Decarli never disappoints! Their menu is interesting and offers a good variety! The polenta fries as an appetizer is a must to share. Service is always good and attentive. It's our favorite go to place for special occasions as well as everyday dining with friends. Also LOVE Happy Hour in the bar especially on Sunday's!
Delicious food and great atmosphere. Lov ...
Delicious food and great atmosphere. Love it and will be back!
Only drawback - no fish - Halibut was go ...
Only drawback - no fish - Halibut was gone when we were seated, was offered Sword fish instead but it was also sold out once the order was placed. Seems like they would have more inventory so not to run out at 7PM on a Saturday night.
Delicious! The polenta fries and short r ...
Delicious! The polenta fries and short ribs were amazing. Great wine list. Feels like a big-city place tucked into Beaverton. My only gripe is the dessert of chocolate pound cake was ho hum. Nothing I couldn't have put together myself at home.
Great atmosphere, polenta fries are amaz ...
Great atmosphere, polenta fries are amazing.
Another great dining experience at DeCar ...
Another great dining experience at DeCarli! It's one of our favorite restaurants to meet at with good friends. Service was excellent.
Love this place
This is a gem of a restaurant, it never disappoints. Can't say enough positive things...love, love, love it.
We really enjoyed our meal at decarli. T ...
We really enjoyed our meal at decarli. The food was solid, service super attentive and friendly, and energetic ambiance.
A wonderful dinning experience on all levels..a bit pricy, but we can't wait to go back again! Reservations a must, go early or go late..parking is tough but doable, noise level makes it an effort for conversation, bar is packed solid. But nothing that can't be overcome..worth the effort!!
Great hidden gem
Needed a place to celebrate a birthday and found this on Open Table and couldn't be happier. Great food and even better service. Will be back for sure.
All Good Again
Been to Decarli's about 8 times in the past year after hearing about it from other west siders. So far no dissapointments and it stands up to any restaurant in the city which is where I am usually eating. reception = friendly, Server = great attention, Lamb Shank = delicious. OK the crowd is not as edgy but this place is good.
Great to see some new and unique items o ...
Great to see some new and unique items on the menu.
Great Food, Great Service, Great Prices...
We've been here about 50 times in the last 3 years and have never been disappointed. They've managed to avoid all mathematical probability that we'd received at least one less than great experience. Whether it's the short-ribs, swordfish or duck confit, they've got it down!
Surprised at size of restaurant & food quality
When looking for a place in Beaverton a friend recommended DeCarli and we were very pleasantly surprised. The charcuterie plate was excellent and the wine list very well done. My pasta was done perfectly and my wife's soup and salad were very good. The only caveat was their version of French onion soup had such a large piece of bread/crouton that it absorbed all the liquid of the dish. Our waiter was excellent and the restaurant with its chandeliers made it unique. We don't go to Beaverton very often, but we will be back!
Everything was perfect! The food was ama ...
Everything was perfect! The food was amazing and this was one of our favorite meals dining out!
We had the short robs and they were wond ...
We had the short robs and they were wonderful. It is my favorite place in Beaverton. Noise level is always a little high but that won't keep me from going back.
We had a nice evening at decarli but unfortunately all four in our party felt that the food was much too salty. The menu selections were very nice and looked very appetizing and had it not been for the over-seasoning (with salt) we probably would have enjoyed it more. Each one of us ordered a different entree so we were surprised that all the dishes were over-salted. My guess is we'll give it one more try to see if there is improvement - it's possible we just hit it on a bad night. We did let the hostess know our concerns so hopefully it will be addressed with the chef. We don't feel comfortable recommending the restaurant to friends at this time.
I originally reserved for 4 people but t ...
I originally reserved for 4 people but then 2 people wanted to join us and it was so gracious for the restaurant to accommodate us and put up a table for 6 easily. Our server'/waiter, Mark was superb! Food delicious and good value. Thank you! Sandy
Amazing food and wonderful service. Ther ...
Amazing food and wonderful service. There aren't many nice places to eat out in Beaverton, so I didn't know what to expect. De Carli was top notch and I will definitely be back! Forgot I was in sleepy suburban Beaverton for a while. :)
Great choice for Italian
Been to Decarli's many times for the consistently excellent food, beverages and outstanding service. The restaurant is an open design and the noise can be challenging when busy...which it generally is due to the excellent food and outstanding service.
The staff, food, and atmosphere were all amazing!!!
Best food I've had in years!
I have food allergies so I thought this was going to be a challenge. The waitress was not a bit annoyed at finding out what I could and could not have off the menu and what accomodations could be made. This was on Valentine's Day. I ended up choosing a beef tenderloin with truffle mashed potatoes and kale and I kid you not, every single bite was perfect, right to the end. My husband chose a coffee rubbed, spiced short rib dish with German noodles and he was in heaven. He's hard to please too! I know because I cook for him and am getting pretty good at it as a result. But this was pure food heaven and worth going out and spending the money on. Every single drop!
You have to try.......
The short ribs. OMG mouth watering flavor. It a signature dish that all must try.
Overall very good
Discovered DeCarlis about a month ago. The first visit was exceptional. Great ambiance and wait staff. Food selection and quality is unbeatable. My wife and I came back for a Valentine dinner. Had two areas that could have been better. The noise level was high and the sound system seemed to only produce bass. The waiter could have been a bit more attentive. After approximately 20 minutes we finally asked for some bread. It came quickly but it would have been nice to snack on while we were waiting for our meal. Overall, a very enjoyable experience. Will definately be back!
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