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Nicholas' Restaurant

318 SE Grand Ave, Portland, OR 97214-1117
+1 503-235-5123
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“pita bread” (27 reviews)
“rice” (20 reviews)
“spinach pie” (7 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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318 SE Grand Ave, Portland, OR 97214-1117
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Parking is very difficult and restaurant on the weekend is very crowded. It is a very tight place... But this should tell you something.. Your patience will be rewarded through an amazing taste sensory journey. The food is simply wonderful and the fresh made pita...More

Thank Matthew Y
Reviewed 8 March 2018

This place is amazing! The food is super tasty and the staff is friendly and welcoming. We have been here twice and each time was equally delicious. The portions are hearty as well, we had leftovers both times. Get the mezza plate, it's like a...More

Thank caramelfilipina
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Went here on a whim to try something new. In town for a couple of days and was seating right away. Amazing since the seating area is really tight. Waitress was perfect at offering suggestions on what to have Mezza meat and it gave us...More

Thank mogulmike
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

The food is excellent, beyond words! It was my first time trying levanese food and now it’s my favorite.

Thank Ana Maria S
Reviewed 22 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 23 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
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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
26 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
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Average prices
US$ 20
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
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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
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This is the original Nicholas Restaurant location, serving authentic Lebanese food since 1986.
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