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Al-Amir Lebanese Restaurant

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223 SW Stark St, Portland, OR 97204-2602
+1 503-274-0010
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“baklava” (8 reviews)
“lamb” (10 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
223 SW Stark St, Portland, OR 97204-2602
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Reviewed January 28, 2018

Went there with a colleague from work. It was nearby, so we walked and it was a toss-up between this or another seemingly 4-5 Lebanese restaurants in the area. I will need to throw the coin away that picked this. First sign should have been...More

Thank globetrottheworld
Reviewed January 26, 2018

We chose to go to Al Amir on a week night rather than the weekend when most places downtown get very busy. We enjoyed the personal attention and conversation with the staff as well as the food. We had the Shawarma (we chose lamb) with...More

Thank LaurieB980
Reviewed January 4, 2018

I was in Portland for a short family vacation and we picked this restaurant based on type of cuisine and convenient location (short walk from the hotel) Service was friendly albeit a little bit slow (a large group arrived after us and were receiving their...More

Thank HeleneBB
Reviewed December 31, 2017

Here for dinner one evening. Recommended by a local hotel because our first choice for Lebanese was closed for remodeling.

Thank Duncan P
Reviewed December 30, 2017

My daughter first went to this restaurant with 9 friends as part of a high school cultural event project she did in early March. The girls had a great time and my daughter loved the service and food so much that she told us we...More

Thank skimble2000
Reviewed December 29, 2017

There were 6 of us and we just asked them to feed us. This is the perfect thing to do as they just bring out tastes of many different things, after asking if you have any allergies or dislikes. It was perfect. Several different appetizers:...More

Thank teddipet
Reviewed December 23, 2017

Lebanese cuisine is excellent and this is a wonderful example of it. The service is great, the surroundings are comfortable, and the food is wonderful and very affordable.

Thank James P
Reviewed November 24, 2017

The food is wonderful. The baba ghanoush and meat pie appetizers would be enough for dinner, except then you wouldn't get to have the astonishing lamb and the prawns and the "tempura" veggies and the eggplant with tomato sauce. Save room for the only baklava...More

Thank Liz L
Reviewed November 18, 2017 via mobile

Our server/waitress was Lydia. She was amazing! She has a kind heart & giving soul. What an amazing individual. I asked her to bring me something with strong flavors & meat & she brought out a plate of magic. I loved every bite. The place...More

Thank Bryan K
Reviewed November 15, 2017

The food was wonderfully flavored! The host/waiter was extremely helpful and very sweet. I had the Shish Tawook which was great! We also shared several starters including the hummus, all delicious! We would definitely go again, the food was great!

Thank Aline E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic, Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:30 PM - 1:00 AM
4:30 PM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 223 SW Stark St, Portland, OR 97204-2602
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighborhood: Downtown
  • Phone Number: +1 503-274-0010
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