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Nicholas Restaurant - NE Broadway

#245 of 3,412 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
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3223 NE Broadway St, Portland, OR 97232-1865
+1 503-445-4700
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11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nicholas is a funky restaurant with wonderful food and service. They had a squash hummus that was to die for! The pita bread is a foot in diameter and served piping hot. A favorite place to meet friends.

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Thank Caroline K
Portland, Oregon
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Nicholas has several restaurants in the Portland area. This location one is my favorite. Kim and I went there for an early dinner and walked away commenting how good it was. We started with the babakanouch (SP?) and they serve you a huge warm pita bread with it, We then has the meza meat sampler and a chicken dish. We... More 

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Thank standavis99
Flagstaff, Arizona
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

My sister-in-law and brother lived in Portland for a few years, so when we visited the city we were told we HAD to eat at Nicholas' Lebanese. Their Shawarma bowl packed a punch of all the incredible flavors you'd hope for when ordering at a Lebanese restaurant. So so good, you guys. So good. While we only tried two meals... More 

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Thank Emily W
Hood River, Oregon
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I love this place! The staff are great, the food is wonderful. I wish I lived close by, I'd go every week. Very authentic. Your are served a fresh, out of the brick oven giant naan bread while you wait for the rest of your meal to arrive. We shared a plate that had chunks of lamb, best tasting rice... More 

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Thank GoGlo1406
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

My Uber driver recommended this place to me and I am so glad I took his advice! I liked the ambiance of the restaurant, it was cozy downstairs. The food I had was amazing and I ate my leftovers for breakfast--still fantastic!

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Thank micromaniac
Portland, Oregon
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I'm not an expert on Lebanese or Mediterranean food but this place is awesome! The service is fast and the food is yummy! The owner pops in every once and a while and is so welcoming and warm! Can still take a bigger party there even though it is a small venue.

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Thank Laidir33
Gloucester, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Sahtein is what the Lebanese say when they offer you food. Having grown up eating my mother's and all my aunties Lebanese food, I can say without any hesitation that Nicholas Restaurant has some of the best Lebanese food I've ever tasted...hands down. The menu is extensive and offered so many wonderful items that I literally had a very difficult... More 

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Thank Zzzelda
Portland, Oregon
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48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Our special occasion was NOT special with this poor quality, high priced food. We love the other Portland location and were shocked at the food we were served. We were early and I wonder if my Arabian Breeze mezza plate was left over from the day before. It had a leaf and tomato salad with tasteless dry falafel balls -... More 

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Thank Patti C
Hawaii
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622 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

There are a number of Middle Eastern restaurants and we have tried several of the best known. Nicholas is our favorite. There is a huge menu. Each of us was very happy with her/his entree. The atmosphere is pleasant and the service was excellent.

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Thank kupunakane
Hartland, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

everything is delicious. The gluten free pita is even tastier than the" regular" . The hot sauce was spicy but very flavorful. Hummus = excellent

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3223 NE Broadway St, Portland, OR 97232-1865
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-445-4700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?