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Seres Restaurant

1105 NW Lovejoy Street, Portland, OR 97209-3423 (Pearl)
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Ranked #597 of 3,621 Restaurants in Portland
Price range: $10 - $25
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Chinese, Vegetarian, Organic
Neighborhood: Pearl
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Good for: Romance, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: 11th and Lovejoy
Description: Seres Restaurant, formally Sungari Pearl is located in the Pearl District and has been serving the greater Portland area since 2003. Seres Restaurant features modern Chinese cuisine with emphasis on sustainability. In addition to using organic produce whenever possible, Seres’ dishes feature local ingredients such as Oregon's Painted Hills Natural Beef and beancurd from Portland’s own OTA Tofu Company. Chefs at Seres prepare dishes with lower sodium and no added MSG. They believe Chinese cuisine can be delicious AND good for you.
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Portland, Oregon
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Great food. Happy hour is worth it. They mark what is GF and has peanuts. Try the small plates to get a taste of lots of things. Great for kids too (even for happy hour). High quality Chinese. If you use the small plate menu you can eat without spending too much and get enough food.

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Portland, Oregon
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Best Chinese Restaurant in PDX, right in the Pearl District. Helpful staff provides excellent choices, my favorites include General Tso's chicken, Moo-Shu Shrimp, Happy Family and Mongolian Lamb. Enjoy their small plates and Happy Hour specials too. The owner is always working right along side her happy staff.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This restaurant has potential to be great. The service was fair. I felt as if most of the servers were inexperienced and we had a few instances of miscommunication. We came in with someone on a knee scooter obviously unable to go down steps and were immediately led to a table down the steps. When we pointed out we could... More 

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220 reviews 220 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The lamb curry, dumplings, and pepper pork were excellent. Our server was good without being intrusive. The restaurant is very appealing. I would eat here again.

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Los Angeles, California
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129 reviews 129 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

A wonderful Chinese place that cooks with healthy ingredients including lots of "gluten free" options. We made a reservation for a Sat. night, but I think you can just walk in. Try the peppered lamb!

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medford or
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Read some negative reviews of this restaurant, so was unsure going in....glad I decided to give it a go. Pleasantly surprised. Solid choice, good restaurant. Ordered off the 'happy hour' menu. Actually really liked this, not so much for dollar savings, as I probably spent more money this way lol. But liked the small plates, to be able to sample... More 

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Bellevue, WA
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75 reviews 75 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We have eaten here a few times in the last few months when in Portland. We go back because the food always is fresh and everything we have tried has been very good. The staff is friendly and attentive. There are some very nice wines available. Our last stop was in the bar during happy hour. The long "party table"... More 

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Ennis, Montana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

It was great. Order one meal and some appetizers if there are only two in your party! Liked best beef satay appetizer and disliked the deep fried and sauced orange chicken since I don't eat fried food

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Portland, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Seres is a wonderful Chinese restaurant with fresh, quality cuisine, an interesting and innovative menu, and personal service. Everything is prepared and presented to perfection. The location is convenient and the atmosphere is sophisticated and comfortable. Happy Hour is the best in the Pearl. Wine list is extensive and bar menu is unique. A "must visit" at least once a... More 

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Portland, Oregon
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

My family has been eating Chinese food on NYE since before I was born (my grandma claimed it is an Irish tradition). Since my parents live in the Pearl, we've been meeting at Seres (even back when it was called Sungari) for years. This was the best meal we have ever had here! The service was top notch and the... More 

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Additional Information about Seres Restaurant

Address: 1105 NW Lovejoy Street, Portland, OR 97209-3423
Phone Number: 971-222-7327
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Pearl
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 25
Cuisine: Chinese, Vegetarian, Organic

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