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This is the original Nicholas Restaurant location, serving authentic Lebanese food since 1986.
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Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Delivery, Reservations, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed February 1, 2020

We went to Nicholas on Friday night. I was very hungry and before we ordered anything they got a warm huge pita on the table. We ordered the babaganush and that made such a good start for me. We ordered lamb platter, which came with...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed January 20, 2020 via mobile

Visiting Portland after moving away 10 years ago. Revisiting my favorite restaurants. Had to make my way over to the east side for Nicholas's mjadra. So good. The pita bread is amazing. I also had lamb and chicken kababs. Sigh. I'm happy and full!

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed November 16, 2019 via mobile

Fast, delicious lunch! We were looking for a quick lunch while waiting for a board tune up across the street. Totally stumbled upon this place by accident - a very happy accident. The fresh, hot pita was amazing. I had a lunch bowl with falafel...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 6, 2019

We enjoy Mediterranean cuisine and Portland had no shortage of options. After doing some research, we settled on Nicholas, Broadway location as we found out that one is larger. We arrived mid week and the place wasn't too crowded. We got lucky too and found...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 27, 2019

When you sit down at Nicholas the first thing you know you have a lovely Lebenese flat bread delivered to your table along with an olive-oil and spice dip. OK - you can fill up on this by itself! But don't - the food that...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 12, 2019 via mobile

Took my parents to Nicholas' Restaurant so they could experience Lebanese food and they loved it. I would recommend the shawarma chicken - very flavorful. Kids ordered pizza which I would not recommend. Their dish came unapologetically late and burnt.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed August 29, 2019

This place rocks Mediterranean food! The shawarma lamb with humus was superb. their tzatziki is awesome. I loved the place

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

A mezza veggie platter, lamb kababs, a side of tzatziki sauce, and we went to town. Authentic Lebanese fare, in a somewhat small restaurant, delicious bread, and terrific mint infused lemonade to wash it down. It was a quick, and reasonable lunch that the 3...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed April 1, 2019

The food was absolutely AMAZING. Highly recommend the chicken thigh kebab plate. The saffron rice was hands down the best rice me or my fiance have ever had! We also ordered the arabian mezza and it was also really good but the kebab was NEXT...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

I've been eating Lebanese/Middle Eastern food for 40 years and I think this is the best I've ever had. Baba ghanouj was outstanding! Beef kafta kabob was perfectly spiced. Best tabbouli salad...so hard to get the balance of ingredients right but they nailed it. Definitely...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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December 2, 2016|
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Response from Nicholas R | Property representative |
yes we can at our broadway location 503-445-4700
June 25, 2015|
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Response from Beach13comber | Reviewed this property |
I don't know if they have air conditioning I was there during the spring time they open at 11:00 if they don't have airconditioning go when it opens that is my suggestion
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