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Serratto Restaurant Review: A longtime Northwest Portland favorite for Italian food, Serratto expanded its focus to the entire Mediterranean region. Big windows open up onto the street and there is outdoor dining on nice days. The Vineria wine bar is a good place to hang out and soak up some local color. If a full meal is on your schedule, move to the dining room, which is family-friendly despite its crisp linen and leather chairs. The happy hour menu is one of the city's best, offering ample treats such as fried calamari, rigatoni with spicy sausage, a thick burger topped with fried onions, and creative pizzas. House-made pasta dishes are reliably first-rate, particularly the cavatelli with crab in a saffron-citrus cream sauce and the tagliatelle tossed in a rich wild boar ragù. Venturing into other areas of the Mediterranean, you might try the fried polenta cake with eggplant tagine or the duck confit with lentils. Those seeking lighter fare will find plenty of sandwiches and salads, along with crispy pomme frites with garlic aïoli. For dessert, review the daily selection of gelati and sorbetti.