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Portland Monthly Magazine

Long-simmered soups, slow roasts, braised ribs—winter cooking certainly has its charms. Such classic dishes warm the kitchen, the home, and many a sun–starved Northwest soul. Read more »

West Linn Tidings

Plate and Pitchfork begins its 10th season of the popular farm dinners this month and continues through the end of August. Read more »

Good Stuff NW

Turning heads at Tabla. Read more »

Portland Examiner

There’s no shortage of wines or stories, but there is a shortage of wines and stories paired well together. At Tabla Mediterranean Bistro in the Kerns neighborhood at 200 NE 28th Ave., you’ll be able to find this rare combination through conversations with the resident Sommelier and General Manager Michael Garofola. Read more »

Willamette Week

Chef Anthony Cafiero’s Mediterranean bistro does simple pasta dishes better than any strictly Italian restaurant—or any restaurant at all—in town. Read more »


In a word, the meal was nothing less than spectacular and revelatory. Read more »


Tabla does a really nice special occasion dinner. Or a really nice splurge. The room is modern and lovely (though noisy when it’s full), with a view of the open kitchen and the food is delicious and pleasantly surprises you. Read more »


Go and enjoy this place, which is quickly becoming “my favorite restaurant”, and their service is super friendly. Read more »

Lizzy Dishes

I probably could have eaten both Kristin’s dinner and mine, they were both so delicious. And the service – I mean seriously when have you ever eaten at a restaurant where they replace your table because it’s wobbly? Serious customer-centered service was evident throughout our meal. Read more »

Neighborhood Notes

It was dark and kind of dreary outside, but at Tabla, a Mediterranean restaurant in the Kerns neighborhood, the warmth and comfort of the place, with its lively Tuesday night crowd and attentive staff, transported us to an epicurean experience we delighted in. Read more »

Sunset Magazine

Tabla Mediterranean bistro magical egg ravioli. Read more »


Eating at the counter and watching the kitchen is fun here and the prix fixe dinner menu is unbeatable. Read more »

Portland Food and Drink

Overall, Tabla is the best it has ever been, chef Cafiero making it an exciting “new” addition to the NE side of Portland. It is an excellent choice that I will routinely recommend to friends and out-of-town guests. Read more »

New York Times Travel

Natural wine bars. Read more »

Portland Examiner

You should go to Tabla Mediterranean Bistro. And have the complete experience. Start with one of their cocktails. It will set the scene for a rather impressive meal. Read more »

Tasting Table

For those in the know, one region in France has recently become the wine world’s new “secret handshake.” Read more »

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