Dear friends & family

As you may know, on March 16th, 2020, we made the difficult decision to follow recommendations in the interest of our staff and guests and close our service for the foreseeable future.

YOU are a huge part of our Mingo Familia and we cannot thank you enough for your continued patronage. We are truly overwhelmed with gratitude for our community’s love and generosity. Because of your kindness we are able to support our team, through the purchase of gift certificates and the GoFundMe page that we established to help our staff during this temporary layoff.

We don’t know how long this situation will last but we are all in this together.

Please stay safe.

Grazie mille,

Michael Cronan & the Mingo Team



We serve simple Italian food, made with heart… featuring local, Northwest ingredients from local organic farmers and expertly prepared by our long-time cooks.





What People are Saying

Caffe Mingo serves delicious food! 

My husband and I were looking for Italian food, and were recommended to this place, we were so glad to have been able to try it! They have an amazing soup and pasta creation, to die for! Servers are so friendly, vibes are so hip and classy.


Always stellar.

Italian comfort food surpassing most all other eateries (world-wide – not just in Portland, OR!) in excellence (taste, execution, fresh ingredients). Caffe Mingo’s sister restaurant and bar (Bar Mingo) is also about as great as it gets. A+ for both.


A warm, intimate, and aesthetically pleasing setting and a perfect meal… 

I was doted on by a gentleman whom I suspected to be the owner and looked after as if I were a beloved aunt visiting from out of town. I forgot to ask about the drawings and art, had a plane to catch, wishing I could have lingered there for hours more. 


Excellent food and wine! 

Relaxed and friendly atmosphere. We had a party of 6 and they sat us at the marble round table, we had a great view of the chef and his calm smooth style. The whole experience and every dish was a success!



807 NW 21st AVE
between Johnson & Kearney

Tuesday – Sunday from 5 - 10pm

Reservations for two or more
Call 503.226.4646


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