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Al-Amir Lebanese Restaurant

#156 of 3,449 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
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223 SW Stark St, Portland, OR 97204-2602
+1 503-274-0010
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Today
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 16:30 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 01:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered delivery 2 times in 3 days. The shrimps are oh so amazing, so is their kofta sandwich and wara2 3enab

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Thank Sarah A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a family dinner with 10-12 people and all of us enjoyed an amazing meal. We decided to dine family style and boy did we eat like kings! All of the food was fresh and mouth watering. We were waited on by the owner and his wife who were more than accommodating to gluten and grain allergies.

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Thank MelisRL
Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment we sat at our table we were welcomed. The food was fantastic. They serve you a family style meal that had something for everyone and we had lots of it. We were entertained by a belly dancer. Fun night!

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Thank Lisa1154
Lake Oswego, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Al-Amir with friends, who suggested that we allow our server, who happened to be a co-owner, to bring us, at her discretion, a series of dishes, which included a salad, appetizers (including hummus, falafel, stuffed grape leaves [meat and vegetarian]), two main courses and a plate of roasted vegetables. It was as if we enjoyed every item on... More 

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Thank Carey2016
Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

Al Amir has been delivering for decades, and I was so happy to see that their star has not diminished over the years. I recently had a craving for my vegetarian favorites, ful mudammes and khudar, that just could not be filled anywhere else. My only regret was not having enough room to order another dish also. All around, a... More 

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Thank JRPortland
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner at Al Amir! The owners were so welcoming, the food delicious and the Lebanese cocktail was amazing. Would definitely recommend the restaurant.

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Thank MH2012_13
portland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

My mom and I went to Al Amir before going to the Keller Auditorium. We had the appetizer plate and grilled shrimp. They have the most pleasant staff, who are very courteous and attentive. The food was so delicious! They have THE best Hummus and Baba Ganooj (sp?). I found out they sell their own brand at Whole Foods too!... More 

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Thank portlandcitygirl
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

My relatives recently had a group of 15 at this restaurant and from the minute we walked in we were well taken care of. The owner recommended for our size we just do chefs chice family style which I think is a standard menu they do for large groups. It was amazing. From the hummus, baba ganoush, flafel, tabouli starters,... More 

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Thank LilGeneral1969
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

My family came here on a recommendation and absolutely loved it! The potions are huge and the food was spectacular. The owner is such a nice lady and she has owned the restaurant for 28 years! On the weekends they have belly dancers as well. If you are in the area it's definitely worth it!

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Thank Kiley W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

Where to start? Friendly from the get go. A Saturday night without a reservation in this wonderful place. Staff who know exactly how to treat customers. Great Lebanese wine and plenty well cooked and presented Lebanese food at great price. All topped off with belly dancing. Well done Al-Amir. Well done Portland.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 21:00
Monday
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
Wednesday
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
Thursday
16:30 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
16:30 - 01:00
Saturday
16:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 SW Stark St, Portland, OR 97204-2602
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-274-0010

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