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Red Onion Thai Cuisine

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1123 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-2903
503-208-2634
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Today
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The Best Mussamon Curry

The restaurant is solid and unpretentious. There is no salt and pepper on the tables. I thought I would try my food before I asked for them. And then realized the reason for no condiments. The food is perfect.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
eliza5000
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Ashland, Oregon
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Ashland, Oregon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The restaurant is solid and unpretentious. There is no salt and pepper on the tables. I thought I would try my food before I asked for them. And then realized the reason for no condiments. The food is perfect.

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Columbia, Missouri
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186 reviews 186 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Recently visited with friends and could not have been happier with the experience. Service was friendly, helpful, welcoming, and prompt. Server recommended the thai iced teas, which were fantastic. The food was stellar. Apps were great to start - egg rolls and little pork meat sticks. After that, the tangerine duck was the only thing I could see myself ordering... More 

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Little Rock
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Stopped in for a quick dinner after a long day. Had appetizer and entree off of the "specials menu". Crab cake and fried snapper. Crab cake was very good, snapper was "okay" ... not something I'd order again, not because it was not good, it just didn't do anything for me. I'll definitely try something else ... very good service... More 

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Ridgefield, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Stopped in on the way home from a day at the beach. Found this restaurant on TripAdvisor. Got good, well-deserved reviews. Service is good, friendly, efficient. Sat down at one of the 10-12 tables which was set with a napkin, fork, and plate. Our order was placed on our table in about 10-15 minutes, tops. The orders came on their... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This place is the perfect blend of good food and good price. Service was excellent, menu was diverse, everyone very helpful. A great little place to stop by and visit.

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Elk, Washington
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61 reviews 61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

My wife and I had a great experience at the Red Onion this evening. The service was the best ever and all coordinated so well with the three folks waiting on diner's needs. The selection was varied with many opportunities for a variety of dishes. The food was excellent best Thai ever for us. Will definitely return in the future.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

My boyfriend and I definitely consider Red Onion on 23rd Ave as one of our favorite Thai restaurants in Portland. We can't help but order the Red or Yellow Curry (Top 20% in Portland) and Pad See Ew, or Pad Kee Mao every time we visit. However the Crab Fried Rice is also a truly delicious meal. Since we live... More 

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Hell, Michigan
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462 reviews 462 reviews
289 restaurant reviews
477 helpful votes 477 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Went here for lunch because I wanted something spicy with a touch of curry. The house specialty of wild salmon curry and vegetables was perfect

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Portland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We ordered take out recently and were very impressed with what we brought home. The volcano beef was spicy, savory and tender. The ginger stir fry was zesty and full of veggies. The yellow curry was chicken rich and fresh. The pad thai with shrimp had sprout, peanut and cabbage highlights. All dishes were super laden with veggies like zukes,... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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72 reviews 72 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

On New Years Day, many restaurants were closed, but we were glad that Red Onion was open. The staff was friendly and the food was delicious. We ordered the Chicken Red Curry and the Pad See Ew. The laser ice was quick and the prices were extremely reasonable. We are definitely returning the next time we visit Portland!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1123 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-2903
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Northwest District
  • Neighborhood: Northwest District
  • Phone Number: 503-208-2634

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Thai
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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