New Buckman Italian spot Grassa opens its doors

Photo: Ernie C./Yelp

A new Italian spot has debuted in the neighborhood. The fresh addition to Buckman, called Grassa, is located at 1375 S.E. Hawthorne Blvd.

Grassa provides pasta dishes, with menu items ranging from Caesar salad to whipped potato agnolotti and grilled mustard greens. The casual, counter-service restaurant does not take reservations. 

The new arrival has garnered rave reviews thus far, with a 4.5-star rating out of seven reviews on Yelp.

Phil N., who was among the first Yelpers to review the new spot on Dec. 28, wrote, "Grassa has been hands down one of my favorite places in Portland since they opened."

And Darren O. wrote, "Not going to write a long review just saying that the Agnolotti and Chicken Marsala were two of the best things we've eaten in restaurants around here period! Absolutely perfect!"

Head on over to check it out: Grassa is open from 11 a.m.–10 p.m. daily.

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