Ava Gene's

What they say

“Roman-inspired menu highlights the best produce and meats raised by local farmers and ranchers in the Pacific Northwest. We believe that eating seasonal foods is not only the most ethical and sustainable choice, it is also the best-tasting choice.”

Signature Dishes

Spring cavatelli with foraged mushrooms and local brassicas; pasta made with house-milled grain.

What we say

Ava Gene’s brings all the pieces together with excellence food, professional service, and a sustainable kitchen approach. It speaks loudly that the menu always features a bio of one of the restaurant’s producers and puts their farming partners right by their side.

What others say

“I used to judge a chef by the way he or she roasted a chicken. But now that farm-to-table is the standard, it’s more about what they can do with a carrot. At the trattoria-inspired Ava Gene’s ... green-thumb cuisine becomes masterful.” –Andrew Knowlton, bon appétit


Roman-inspired menu emphasizing the best produce & meats from local farmers and ranchers


Joshua McFadden, chef/owner & Luke Dirks, owner


Dinner, daily


3377 Southeast Division Street, Portland, OR 97202


+1 971 229 0571



Phone, walk-ins, Resy.com

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