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#199 of 3,449 Restaurants in Portland
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2921 NE Alberta St., Portland, OR 97211-7033
+1 503-206-6148
11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Grants Pass, Oregon
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We hit Darsalam before a show at the Alberta Rose Theater. It's right across the street. It's a warm comfortable atmosphere with great service. I highly recommend the chicken and rice. Appetizers were great too. Very reasonable prices.

Thank GP_SteveL
Wichita, Kansas
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

This place was recommended by a friend and now I'm hooked! Start off with the stuffed onions. Then move on to the eggplant stew, all the while scooping fabulous hummus with fresh warm pita bread. If your mouth isn't watering yet it should be. I'm telling you people the baklava is the best I've ever had. We wanted to lick... More 

Thank lisalandscaper
Management response:

We are so happy to know you had a great experience. Thank you so much and we hope to see you soon. More 

Seattle, Washington
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We arrived in Portland hungry, ready for lunch and, after checking into our hotel, looked for nearby restaurants and found Dar Salam. Putting aside nagging memories of the petrified falafel and bland stews we'd had in our town's poor array of Middle Eastern restaurants, we took a leap of faith and went there. The space is made warm and pleasing... More 

Thank cllow
Management response:

Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad you had such a wonderful experience at our restaurant! You are welcome back anytime you're in Portland. DarSalam Family More 

Huntington Beach
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing Lebanese food. The best Dolmas and great service too. Highly recommended and can't wait to come back.

Thank Goldenstatenative
Portland, Oregon, United States
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403 reviews
357 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

we came back for dinner with friends....we each had a pbr, pinot noir for another...the flatbread was hot and delicious...i had the falafel sandwich with salad, and my partner had the dolma mahshi and falafel salad...the other 2 had lamb and chicken...the food is always exceptional....the staff are very friendly...so relaxing, thx

Thank Teresa M
Myakka City FL
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

My wife and I went to DarSalam for their lunch buffet. Their were so many vegan options to choose from. After trying a little of each type it was hard deciding what to have for second trip up because everything tasted so good. I have been to many buffets that had vegan items but I never had as many as... More 

Thank tdfam2
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67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The food was average. I really liked the ambiance. There was a lot of historical things in the restaurant. The service was average.

Thank micromaniac
Murphysboro, Illinois
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The restaurant is covered with pictures from Iraq, making it an immersive experience. They serve Iraqi food, which is very accessible to Americans. I loved the stuffed onions and the tzatsiki sauce.

Thank Johanna H
North East
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91 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

The place was packed and we were lucky to get the last table for two before people had to wait.The decor is fascinating, very colorful, the walls are covered with photos and other objects. We ordered the Sheesh Kebab Rice plate and the Traditional Lamb Khema. They came with side dishes of eggplant, rice, salad or soup. All of the... More 

Thank MP439
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Wow, I can't believe that this place wasn't packed with patrons. After returning from a great day on the Oregon coast after Memorial weekend we were famished. We got back to Portland rather late and this place was still open. On arrival we were immediately seated by our host, waiter, bartender and possibly cook (it seemed like he did it... More 

Thank johnhaines

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegan Options, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2921 NE Alberta St., Portland, OR 97211-7033
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-206-6148

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