Our diners are from here and away, and have rated us fantastiche!


A little bit of Milan in the heart of Portland
Boston Globe

You can hear a surprising amount of Italian language among the diners and everyone seems a little more cheerful than they did when they walked in.


In Portland’s Restaurants, a Down East Banquet
New York Times

Paciarino raises the bar for pasta here...


Portland Monthly

Mouthwateringly good, the sauces include marinated garlic in oil, hot spicy paté, garlic bruschetta, caper paté, garlic paté, wild fennel paté, and an unbelievably rich, tasty pesto.