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21 Windburn Way, Ashland, OR 97520-2735
541-482-0119
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery
Description: Sesame’s menu is inspired by the various cultures of the Far East...
Sesame’s menu is inspired by the various cultures of the Far East, representing a fusion of cuisines from the South China Seas. We incorporate fresh Asian vegetables, free-range meats and house-blended spices with other specialty ingredients to create seasonal menus. Local partnerships allow us to feature the best ingredients and we offer beer, wine, sake and specialty cocktails to complete the experience.
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 69
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very Nice

Let me start by saying that make a mean fried rice and know when it is prepared well. Tonight I had the Korean Fried Rice special and it was prepared perfectly and delicious. My wife had the Green Curry with Prawns bowl. She said it was delicious as well, but wished the prawns tails had been... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
Tapetseb22
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Ashland, Oregon
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
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155 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Ashland, Oregon
Top Contributor
128 reviews 128 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Let me start by saying that make a mean fried rice and know when it is prepared well. Tonight I had the Korean Fried Rice special and it was prepared perfectly and delicious. My wife had the Green Curry with Prawns bowl. She said it was delicious as well, but wished the prawns tails had been removed. The service was... More 

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Redmond OR
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

The atmosphere is beautiful, both inside and out. The servers were quick, efficient and friendly. Where I got lost was the food. I had duck pad-thai and the dish was greasy and didn't taste good. The presentation was beautiful but the food was disappointing. With many good food options in Ashland. For the cost-conscious diner, I would avoid this place.... More 

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Klamath Falls, Oregon
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82 reviews 82 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

This is a nice Asian restaurant on the plaza in downtown Ashland. The waitstaff is friendly and efficient. The food was good, but I was disappointed that they had changed the menu and taken off my favorite peanut noodle salad with Ahi tuna, which is what we went there for. I had green curry prawns instead, which was good. The... More 

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Berkeley, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Went here with large group recently. The food was very good. I had an Asian inspired fish and sweet potato fries. Others had fried noodles, or pot stickers, or pho. The room is large with a great view of Lithia Park. Right in the action, also close to the theaters. Service was friendly. We were there nearly two hours. And... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I'm a sucker for great ambience, which this place has - bright and airy with plenty of orange pop as accent! My travel companions prioritize good food over ambience, so fortunately this place fit the bill for all of us. We enjoyed the chicken lettuce wraps, ginger fried rice, Korean tacos special, and the cashew chicken. Everything had terrific flavor... More 

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San Leandro, CA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We ended up here for dinner on our last night in Ashland. After perusing menus all over town and seeing steak for $35.00 and up everywhere else, we decided to eat here. I had had lunch here a year ago, and remembered it being very good. He had the steak, which was GREAT -- cooked to perfection. We ordered egg... More 

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Ashland, Oregon
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298 reviews 298 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The food was served piping hot, but there were no cashews in the cashew chicken! The pad Thai noodles were too sweet (and we order them in every Thai restaurant). Their entrées are not conducive to sharing with several people. They are meant to be ordered and consumed individually, and we prefer to share several dishes with several people.

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Gold Hill, OR
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I always get the calamari appetizer and it is really good (crispy, not chewy). I like the lemongrass cooler, but it is a bit sweet. Love eating good food while sitting by the creek in beautiful Ashland.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Best edamame I've ever had...seriously. Grilled to perfection with some asian seasonings and olive oil, slightly blackened skins make it impossible to stop eating. I love the stone rice bowl that comes piping hot in a charcoal bowl with fried egg and a series of hot sauces in it. My husband loves the pad thai with a local IPA. I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Atmosphere and service were fantastic. We ordered two starters - the calamari and the pot stickers - both were amazing, and exceeded expectations. The Thai ice tea was more bitter than sweet, it was nice that they used raw sugar, but sugar doesn't dissolve in cold liquid. They need to make a simple syrup with the raw sugar to add... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 21 Windburn Way, Ashland, OR 97520-2735
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Ashland
  • Phone Number: 541-482-0119

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Dining on a budget

Description

Sesame’s menu is inspired by the various cultures of the Far East, representing a fusion of cuisines from the South China Seas. We incorporate fresh Asian vegetables, free-range meats and house-blended spices with other specialty ingredients to create seasonal menus. Local partnerships allow us to feature the best ingredients and we offer beer, wine, sake and specialty cocktails to complete the experience.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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