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323 N Main Ave, Gresham, OR 97030-7209
+1 503-666-3333
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Description: This is the newest location of Nicholas Restaurant, serving authentic...
This is the newest location of Nicholas Restaurant, serving authentic Lebanese food in beautiful downtown Gresham. Convenient free public parking nearby, as well as street parking. Escape the hustle and bustle of the big city and have a relaxed meal with family, friends, and colleagues. Vegetarian and vegan options. Gluten-free bread for purchase or enjoy our free large pita, served hot from the oven. Best hummus in town. Dieter's menu for those counting calories. Beer and wine served. Turkish coffee. Scrumptious desserts.We also cater for meetings and events. All this and more can be found on our website. If you're traveling to the Portland area, schedule a little time to visit downtown Gresham.
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Good for:
Outdoor seating
Special occasions

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 23
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
nOT A FAN

diD NOT LIKE THE FOOD....aNd thoUght it wAs wAy oVerated aNd overPriced...haVe eatEn wAy beTter MiDdle EasTern fOod at YaHalas....

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 23, 2015
monsoons2013
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Yreka, California
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  • Outdoor seating
  • Special occasions
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Yreka, California
Top Contributor
146 reviews 146 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

diD NOT LIKE THE FOOD....aNd thoUght it wAs wAy oVerated aNd overPriced...haVe eatEn wAy beTter MiDdle EasTern fOod at YaHalas....

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Gresham, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The food here is amazing if you like greek. I was happy when this name that was so familiar to me opened here in Gresham. The family owns another rest in Portland that I had frequented prior. The service is always warm and welcoming and you never will leave hungry.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Their falafel sandwich without onions is my favorite!!!! My two year old likes to dip the falafel balls in the hummus. My husband loves their Turkish coffee.

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Gresham, Oregon
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Food was good and is made by a first generation Lebanese family. Service can be a bit slow, especially during peak hours, but it is worth the wait in my opinion. We try to get in here once every couple months and would recommend to anyone who enjoys middle eastern / Mediterranean cuisine.

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Box Elder, South Dakota
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31 reviews 31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Definitely a place to eat if you like Mediterranean. I would recommend eating here based on solely on the deliciousness of the cuisine. I would not have someone that is in a hurry eat here because all of the table around us including ours waited up to 45 minutes. The naan does tide you over in the meanwhile and everything... More 

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Gresham, Oregon
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Really like the food at this small Gresham Main street restaurant. The flat bread is delicious and the lamb was incredibly tasty. A little divey but it has good character.

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Gresham, Oregon
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is one of my favorites in Gresham. Before they moved to Gresham, I considered it a real treat to be able to eat at their restaurant on SE Grand Avenue. Two of my favorites are the Lebanese salad, and the Chicken Kabab salad. We order it to go a lot. We are a senior couple, so we can split... More 

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Gresham, Oregon
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Fantastic menu with appropriate soft music. Each table receives a very large serving of pita bread with condiments, and the meal gets better as the evening goes on. Friendly staff who know what each menu item is as well as how spicy and how it is prepared. Right in the middle of Main Street in Gresham. The owners have a... More 

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Gresham, Oregon
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great service, very friendly staff. I had never had Lebanese food before and I must say I will be back. If you go try the lamb. My wife had a combination type plate and enjoyed all of it. Dinner was a little pricy but worth it.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Went with family, and was a little brighter than I expected- I almost needed sunglasses! BUT the food was really great. I had the beef shawarma and probably should have listened to the waitress when she said she liked the chicken version but it really wasnt bad, the saffron rice is AMAZING. Seriously. My boyfriend had chicken kababs and that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 323 N Main Ave, Gresham, OR 97030-7209
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Gresham
  • Phone Number: +1 503-666-3333

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 20
  • Cuisine: Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating, Special occasions

Description

This is the newest location of Nicholas Restaurant, serving authentic Lebanese food in beautiful downtown Gresham. Convenient free public parking nearby, as well as street parking. Escape the hustle and bustle of the big city and have a relaxed meal with family, friends, and colleagues. Vegetarian and vegan options. Gluten-free bread for purchase or enjoy our free large pita, served hot from the oven. Best hummus in town. Dieter's menu for those counting calories. Beer and wine served. Turkish coffee. Scrumptious desserts.We also cater for meetings and events. All this and more can be found on our website. If you're traveling to the Portland area, schedule a little time to visit downtown Gresham.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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