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Serving Italian Inspired Fare in the Heart of Downtown Portland. 

House Made Taglitelle 


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Sun. - Thur. 4:30PM - 9:00PM

Fri. & Sat. 4:30PM - 10:00PM


Sat. & Sun. 10:00AM - 2:30PM


There is ample paid parking available. Here are a few parking garages/lots in close proximity.

411-417 SW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97205

1201 SW Yamhill St, Portland, OR 97205

1232 SW Washington St, Portland, OR 97205

Dolly Olive centers around Southern Mediterranean ingredients and flavors, with an emphasis on an in house bakery program, elegantly simple vegetable offerings and fresh made pastas.

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Dolly Olive

To Start

Marinated Olives


Dolly Focaccia

roasted garlic. herbs. olive oil


Focaccia Rosso

roasted tomato. grana padano.


Hamachi Crudo

fennel lemon granita. basil. aleppo. candied seeds


Braised Short Rib Arancini (ea.)

pecorino aioli. honey



Farm Greens Salad

castelvetrano olives. candied walnuts. radish. herbs. honey mustard vinaigrette


Roasted Beets & Grapefruit

toasted horseradish. pistachios. herbs


Spring Pea Salad

fava santorini. radish. red onion. urfa. sunflower seeds


Dolly Caesar

romaine lettuce. capers. red onion. rye crisps. parmigiano-reggiano



Bucatini Pasta Pomodoro

tomato sauce. parmigiano. basil


Tagliatelle al Burro

parmigiano extra vecchio. beurre de baratte. cracked pepper


Rosemary Mafaldine

braised chickpeas. french butter. sharp provolone. walnut crumbs


Potato Cavatelli

sausage ragù. calabrian spices. pecorino


From The Garden

Tricolor Cauliflower

shallot chili crisp. golden raisins. almond ajo blanco


Grilled Asparagus

roasted hazelnuts. tarragon. béarnaise


Roasted Savoy Cabbage

white bean purée. salsa verde. balsamic


Spring Vegetables

green garlic pesto. pistachio. calabrian chile. preserved lemon


Grilled Broccolini & Tonnato

castelvetrano olive salsa. lemon vinaigrette



Grilled Prawns

almond romesco. crispy artichoke. onion & herb salad


Spanish Octopus

gigante beans. black olives. shaved celery. cremé frâiche. sherry vinaigrette


Grilled Whole Trout

watercress salad. farro. chive oil. grilled lemon


Sicilian Eggplant Parmigiana

tomato passata. provolone. basil. grilled focaccia


Crispy Chicken Confit

grilled radicchio. whipped feta. pine nuts. blood orange & date vinaigrette


Mugolio Glazed Pork Chop

celery root & potato purée. pine bud syrup. kumquat salsa


Grilled Ribeye

fennel pollen. onion agrodolce



Polenta with Fried Mushrooms

rosemary. paprika. mushroom jus


Classic Italian Meatballs

beef. pork. basil. pecorino


Herbed Frites with Aioli


All around excellent - humble but delicious tagliatelle, abundant veggie-forward dishes, attentive service without being overbearing.

Tanner W.

Best place for dinner in Portland, possibly anywhere. The details count! Incredibly knowledgeable and attentive service. Every part of each dish was purposeful and tasty. Amazing desserts. Thank you!

John P.

This is a must do dining destination in downtown Portland. I feel these should be a staple for years and pick up where many of it's pre-COVID predecessors left off. Excellent food, wine list, and service. Very thoughtful.

Matthew P.

What a great dining experience! Great staff, a beautiful interior and really great food beautifully presented.

Patricia J.
Casey Brigan
Chef De Cuisine
Dustin Hirdt
Sous Chef
Marco Martinez
Sous Chef
Michele Sinfield
Service Manager
Drew Dahms
Beverage lead

Meet Our Team

Sesame Collective



527 SW 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97205

Tel. (503) 719-6921

© 2024  by Sesame Collective.


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