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Kinara Thai

1126 SW 18th Ave, Portland, OR 97205-1709
+1 503-227-5161
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  • Very good27%
  • Average0%
  • Poor2%
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Asian, Thai, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1126 SW 18th Ave, Portland, OR 97205-1709
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Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Six of us were in Portland on business and had a full travel day from Texas, plus some exploration around the city ... so we were hungry. TripAdvisor led us to Kinara Thai for the win! This is a small neighborhood restaurant, appears to be...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mamahahn98
Reviewed September 24, 2018

My husband and I dine at Kinara Thai at least one a month, and when we're really busy, I'll order over the phone and run down for a take-out meal. The restaurant is cozy and rarely crowded. The beer is cold and the dishes arrive...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Rosecity503
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Hands down best Thai food in North America! Try the red curry, just ask for it or the yellow curry. Absolutely amazing! We don’t live here but make an effort to come every single time we are in Portland!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jctravel1
Reviewed July 12, 2018

We went to Kinara Thai this evening upon the recommendation of our sister-in-law who had eaten there, and we were not disappointed! We had two entrees, Pad Thai with pork as well as the Garlic and Pepper Chicken stir fry. Our appetizer was and order...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank LaurieB980
Reviewed February 9, 2018 via mobile

I saw kinara from the tri met and it looked lovely. It was! Excellent food. Lovely local atmosphere; a real gem. It’s quite small and charming.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank ericd726
Reviewed January 13, 2018

Very friendly and helpful staff. I enjoyed spicy eggplant and tofu over jasmine rice. Really fresh --delightful. My husband had shrimp and vegetables and rice; he loved it.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Sher S
Reviewed November 6, 2017

If you ever craved excellent no frills Portland-tinged Thai food, you can't miss Kinara Thai. I stumbled across this with a colleague and will definitely go back. Very fresh, very tasty, nice vegan and veggie (thought I'm neither) options. VERY moderately priced, real Thai iced...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank AGEinPrague
Reviewed August 10, 2017 via mobile

My sister and I went there to have dinner and it was absolutely amazing! We took respectively Holy Crab and Fried Crab Rice with a bottle of Riesling, the wine was very good and the food delicious! And there was so much to eat we...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Debbie_Schns
Reviewed May 5, 2017 via mobile

Met a couple friends for dinner and we all had excellent meals, prices are reasonable, great service and good meals! I'd definitely go again!

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank High_Miles
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

Small restaurant with tiny kitchen that produces food bursting with flavor. We just love ordering takeout on our way home, so easy and always delicious. Very sweet staff, so gracious. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Traveller97215
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
3:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1126 SW 18th Ave, Portland, OR 97205-1709
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-227-5161
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