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Nicholas' Restaurant

318 SE Grand Ave, Portland, OR 97214-1117
+1 503-235-5123
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pita bread” (28 reviews)
“spinach pie” (7 reviews)
“rice” (19 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.All hours
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
318 SE Grand Ave, Portland, OR 97214-1117
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1 - 10 of 284 reviews

Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and drinks. Stephens chicken and lamb burgher with "THE BEST FRIES" i have ever eaten.

Thank paulfC5731PJ
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Serious comfort food. The Mezza plates are divine and the service is great! Large menu, huge portions. This has become our go-to place for celebrations, and we always leave happy and full.

Thank wanderlust555
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Hot bread, great hummus, what else could you want?! If the wait is long, there is always Next Adventure and Andy and Bax to shop at.

Thank krubesh
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I loved my shish Ka Bab and the salad had amazing homemade tahini dressing. And loved the cinnamon mint iced tea and the service was wonderful also!!

Thank Aquarius2012
Reviewed 11 October 2017

There are some specialty restaurants, some of them particularly ethnic, that have such superb kitchens that any foodie would be in heaven. Nicholas on Grand Ave is one of them. The ambience is unimportant... noisy and crowded... but the food is divine! The general category...More

Thank meijiq
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Super tasty food, we visited twice during the week we stayed in Portland, the food never disappoint and the service is excellent.

Thank Mohamed S
Reviewed 7 October 2017

First and most important...don't let the appearance of this quaint restaurant turn you off because the food is OMG! With EVERY bite I took I exclaimed "this is the best __________ I've ever had!" that's how good EVERYTHING is!! From the moment the homemade pita...More

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Hot fresh made pitas delivered to your table as soon as you are seated with olive oil spice to dip was a great start. Unique falafel and meat stuffed grape leaves were fabulous. Lamb gyro was just average. Overall great experience.

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 17 September 2017

First time for Lebanese food and I was not disappointed. The pita bread was a welcome change as it was fresh and delicious. I had the Steven's chicken which was superb and my wife and daughter had the combo. I would recommend going there for...More

Thank A Terry S
Reviewed 16 September 2017

I took my Aunt here for her birthday. The waiter, Omar, couldn't have been more energetic, quick, engaging and attentive, including a birthday desert!!! Our food was OVER THE TOP, delicious, starting with the HUGE homemade pita bread, bigger than a pizza!. The Humus and...More

Thank Kate M
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Questions & Answers
2 December 2016|
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Response from Nicholas R | Property representative |
yes we can at our broadway location 503-445-4700
25 June 2015|
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Response from Beach13comber | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they have air conditioning I was there during the spring time they open at 11:00 if they don't have airconditioning go when it opens that is my suggestion
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Reservations, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 318 SE Grand Ave, Portland, OR 97214-1117
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-235-5123
  • E-mail
This is the original Nicholas Restaurant location, serving authentic Lebanese food since 1986.
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