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Luc Lac Kitchen

835 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3005
+1 503-222-0047
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“pho” (87 reviews)
“spring rolls” (25 reviews)
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Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
835 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3005
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were 1st in line for lunch at 11.00, so my review can not comment on the waiting time others report. The bahn mi sandwich was fabulous, the bread in particular was spot on. The salad that came with the bahn mi was great -...More

Thank giorgitd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were anticipating really good Vietnamese food when we saw the line, then were disappointed by the very bland food.

Thank rum r
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to this place twice for lunch, because two different friends apparently love it. It is crowded, so expect a wait... I love a good Vietnamese rice noodle salad, so ordered that, with prawns. It did come with quite a few prawns, but...More

Thank Alice M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not bad service and food is not bad too, they try to make their own style of Thai tea, but personally I dont like it, others may like it. It's nice they open until late

Thank Tony R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Omg! Everything we ordered was beyond amazing! Great flavors and freshness in every dish !! The drinks were great too! Would highly recommend going here for lunch!! We loved everything we ordered!!!

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great open atmosphere and mix of patrons. Luv Lac special priced nicely at $16 several big pieces of tender, perfectly cooked and seasoned beef tips on green salad with side tomato fried rice. Others had shrimp and mixed rice dishes and a curry. All with...More

Thank reeech
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is one of the most popular casual eats, counter-order restaurants in Portland. There seems to be a long queue every time I have been there, even at 11 pm at night. But the line moves very quickly. The food is not completely authentic Vietnamese...More

Thank Hahnt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was alright, nothing exceptional, but all the customers I was near received the wrong orders, plus my husband and I were sat next to a sink that the waitstaff was bleaching--very noxious smell.

Thank brierlywh
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Visiting from out of town, my group went in there on Memorial Day for dinner and as expected, it was busy. Waited about 20 mins or so for a table, and our food came out about 10 mins after that..(You order your food at the...More

Thank GeoffC3100
Reviewed 9 June 2017

The pho was to die for. It was fresh, full of all the things I love about pho and in a broth that tasted light and refreshing.

Thank Littlekaykay
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Voni K
20 December 2016|
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Response from Andrew S | Reviewed this property |
They order on a first come, first served basis. The people ordering take-out were helped when there were no tables, but I think that had more to do with the people in the queue than the restaurant staff. Either way, the... More
3 June 2016|
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Response from Chloris B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I would just call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 14:30
16:00 - 04:00
16:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 835 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3005
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-222-0047
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Excellent happy hour 6 days a week, open until 4am Fri/Sat, downtown location.
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