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Kinara Thai

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1126 SW 18th Ave, Portland, OR 97201
+1 503-227-5161
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat 15:00 - 21:30
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Vista, California
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to Kinara Thai while visiting our son in the Goose Hollow area of Portland. He wanted to try curry, and loved it. My husband had fried rice and I had pad kra prow. Everything was delicious. We shared the crispy spring rolls as an appetizer. Yum! The restaurant in very cozy and decorated beautifully. The staff... More 

Thank Kristin G
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Such a cute & cuddly restaurant. The food omg omg sooooo good! I still remember the taste of the special lettuce wraps. Had to go twice in one week and I live in Salem. The Thai tea was a bit heavy but everything else was PERFECT. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Navi D
Deer Island, Oregon
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Very good food here at Kinara. I got the pad Thai with Crab. Very generous crab portion. Tasty delicious! I also go the veggies fried dumplings! Excellent. A great place to eat..parking is a bit of a hassle..park down around the corner by the ball field and just walk a block...it is worth it!

Thank DeerDiane
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

We had dinner here on Saturday night, having lived in Thailand for 1.5 years we are very picky with our Thai food, but this was incredible though. The Pad Thai was absolutely delicious, so authentic and the Penang curry was almost as good. The staff were lovely and very chatty.

Thank RoxyHolt
portland, or
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We were looking for a good, reasonably priced place to eat before a timbers game and found this great little place. When we got there the line was out the door but since there were only two of us and we were willing to take the little bistro table outside we got seated immediately. We had the Kinara rolls, satay... More 

Thank didntwinthelotto
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Stop reading this review and just eat here. Seriously. Drunken noodles were amazing, the rice noodles seemed homemade. Fresh veggies, great seasoning, lightning fast.

Thank Philip W
Silverton, Oregon
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414 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

There are lots of flashy, highly advertised Thai restaurants in Portland, but it's hard to find one as good as this. We've been going here for years, taken lots of friends here, and we've never been disappointed. Everything on the menu is fresh and authentic and the specials are routinely well done. And the staff is always smiling, pleasant and... More 

Thank 03Val48
Atlanta, Georgia
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202 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015 via mobile

We were staying at the hotel deluxe and wanted lunch close by . Everyone's dishes were great with a nice clean taste. If we are ever back in this area of Portland we would definitely go back .

Thank Shanehoustonlittle
Roxbury, Connecticut
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52 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

It was our last night visiting my son in Portland and we wanted Asian. He lives in the Goose Hollow neighborhood. We were tired from a happy day traipsing around Washington Park. Kinara Thai was a few block away so we decided to give it a try. It's a small place. I think I counted five tables. In warm weather... More 

Thank Magicwoods
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

Very small place with excellent Thai food at a super reasonable price. Curry done right! Portion sizes are good too :)

Thank Awbrey J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Asian, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
15:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1126 SW 18th Ave, Portland, OR 97201
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-227-5161

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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?