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Al-Amir Lebanese Restaurant

223 SW Stark St, Portland, OR 97204-2602 (Downtown)
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Ranked #463 of 3,555 Restaurants in Portland
Price range: $0 - $21
Sun - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: African, Lebanese, Middle Eastern
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Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Downtown
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English first
San Antonio, Texas
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

Our first visit to Al-Amir. We were searching for specific Lebanese dishes, and we found it here. Our dining experience was excellent. Authentic garlic sauce (toom) and excellent lamb, with a very special Lebanese wine. The owners/family were very welcoming and friendly. Great food.

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Sherwood, Oregon
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

This is one of our favorite restaurants in Portland. The food is out of this world. The hospitality is top notch. The Lebanese Margarita's is a must!! Love this place! A must try if in Portland. Cheers.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We love this restaurant and wouldn't dream of leaving Portland without at least one meal here. We are always treated like family and the food is delicious! We have two picky teenagers and they LOVE this place. Try the Lebanese "margarita"...it's amazing! We've been several times and never been disappointed. The prices are great and the food even better!

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Portland, Orygun
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Great middle eastern cuisine that always has fast and friendly service. The bartender, Mo, is one of the most friendly, hard working bartenders in the city. He's a great guy that is always welcoming and pours a stiff drink. You cannot go wrong on any of their dishes!

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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

The best falafel I have ever had! It makes me think that everything else I have had was frozen. The rice was nutty and fluffy and was a great complement to the delicious lamb. Delicious hummus and eggplant with warm break. The tea complemented everything for a amazing meal. I will go again and take friends.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

I have never eaten Lebanese before but very much enjopyed thie experience. About ten of us ate family style. We started with the Al-Amir Sampler which included a Platter of Hummus, Baba Ghannooj, Tabooli, Grape Leaves and Falafel. For the main course we had a hodge podge of chicken, lamb, beef, and vegetable entrees. All were great. I will return... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

We began our dining experience at another Lebanese restaurant up the street but after a bad glass of wine and a just okay appetizer we decided to move on to Al-Amir . We had a wonderful experience as Moe served us a generous pour of a newly acquired Chianti which was delicious. Our meal was excellent as well. We will... More

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Portland, Oregon
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102 reviews 102 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

The decor and ambiance is great here, the service is good and the food is great. if you haven't been able to try a Middle-Eastern restaurant in the area, Al-Amir is a great option.

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Irvine, CA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Food was neither good nor bad. Décor fine. One complaint though. The restaurant has a front and a back room. The night we were there they were seating everyone in the back room. In hind sight I wish I had asked to be moved early on. In the small back room we were seated next to a very large party.... More

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Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

Didn't realize Lebanese food was Mediterranean food. Had the Lamb Shish Kabob and enjoyed it. Food was tasty and reasonably priced. I certainly felt satisfied. Service is good and friendly. Will go back again.

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