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Lemongrass Thai Restaurant

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1705 NE Couch St, Portland, OR 97232-3053
+1 503-231-5780
Today
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
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Tue - Thu 17:30 - 21:00
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 21:30
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Portland, Oregon
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26 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 November 2016

This excellent Thai restaurant is located in an old victorian hard to find house. The search is rewarded with first rate food .

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Thank 415koconnell
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I don't get the rave reviews about Lemongrass. I sometimes think people think they are "wrong" or "not hip" if they give a bad review when most are raves. It's walking distance from our house so thought we'd try it for the first time. When first walking in you look straight into the kitchen, which looked awfully messy to me-things... More 

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Thank KittyGritty
Oregon City
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

What I expect from a good Pad Thai is flat noodles, tenderized chicken, peanuts, egg, lime wedge, green onions, bean sprouts. What I got was a white round noodle, with a mushy egg like substance mixed into it, that was overly sweet. Big chunks of chicken as if they were pulled off the chicken and just thrown in the the... More 

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Thank RalphB11
Portland Oregon
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

I'll start with the positives; the food was very good and the woman cooking served it herself. She was very nice. I asked if it was her business and she said yes it is, for 23 years. That's it for the positives. The initial impression walking in the door is a quaint old house with period furniture. It smelled like... More 

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Thank number1Suzieq
UK
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Visited in July 2016 and the food was incredible. The best Thai food I have ever eaten. A warning however, the level of spice is incredible. I went for a 2 on their scale (1-10?) and I normally order on the hot side of medium. Thoroughly recommended to anyone if you are anywhere in the Portland area.

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Thank Samnics
Portland, Oregon
1 review
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I had a unique and delightful experience dining in Lemongrass recently this week. The food, to put it lightly, was superb. Furthermore, the hospitality and kindness that I experienced are that of honest Portland folk looking to create honestly great dining experiences for its customers. The location itself was as charming as the food served on my dinner plate, from... More 

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Thank arranrahul
Portland, Oregon
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224 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2016

The hours are short so make sure to check this out prior to going. The food was quite good and is prepared fresh. We had the garlic chicken and vegetables which was extremely tasty. Everything on their menu is seemingly good, depending on your tastes. You cannot get a pot of tea, however, it is poured separately so does not... More 

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Thank teri1352
Santa Fe, New Mexico
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290 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 221 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2015

This Thai restaurant has a number of honest to goodness Thai dishes. The servings are big so careful to not over order.

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Thank Dudley H
letrips66
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184 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2015

Our actual visit was in April 2010, but when someone asked me for the name of "that great Thai place in Portland," I realized I hadn't written a review and needed to remedy that! Here's the deal... I would go there at least once a month if I lived in Portland. The food was amazing! The owners run this little... More 

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Thank letrips66
Houston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 August 2015

During a recent family trip to Portland (first time to Portland), we visited Lemongrass based on a recommendation from our tour book. Located in an older house, we were not sure what to expect. What we found was quite amazing. Lemongrass is a family run business and in my experience serves very authentic Thai food. The food was great and,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Cuisine
Asian, Thai
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:30
Saturday
17:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1705 NE Couch St, Portland, OR 97232-3053
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-231-5780

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?