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Arabian Nights Cafe

1434 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97201-3400
+1 503-636-0411
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
17 May 2016
“Excellent value, attentive and friendly staff”
14 Mar 2016
“Kefta plate”
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Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
1434 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97201-3400
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Reviewed 18 May 2016

Dropped in after a visit to the Portland Art Museum, the food was really great (yes, on paper plates with plasticware - no wait, one of our party of three got a "plate plate"), and the person who helped us was so incredibly friendly! All...More

Thank Beakertroyd
Reviewed 14 March 2016

We came here based on glowing reports. I ordered the Kefta plate and really enjoyed it. My sweetie and a friend got gyro sandwiches and were not so happy. THe gyro was mostly wrapper with almost no meat in it. Ambiance is lacking.

Thank sealrocker
Reviewed 10 July 2015

The cafeteria atmosphere might scare you away from this place. Self-serve water in a cooler, plastic forks, etc. However, the food was awesome- some of the best flavor balance I've experienced in East Mediterranean cuisine. Perfect smoky grace notes in the Baba Ghannouj. A single,...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 16 February 2015

I have had lamb shank in restaurants around the world and Arabian Nights made it comparable to the best I have had, except for maybe the museum in Adelaide, Australia. It was simple but good. $13 was a little more than you would expect for...More

1  Thank FayFargo
Reviewed 18 December 2014

Most excellent ethnic food. A great variety to choose from. Wonderful drink list. Outstanding service and prices are reasonable.

Thank suzanne w
Reviewed 11 August 2014 via mobile

There were two tables outside and perhaps 8-10 small tables inside. We pulled together 2 tables for 5 of us, and that worked. They do not take reservations. There seems to be quite a lot of take-out business. We had their Arabian Nights platter as...More

1  Thank ANNIE S
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Lunch, Dinner
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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  • Address: 1434 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97201-3400
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-636-0411
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