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Hoda's Middle Eastern Cuisine

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3401 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR 97214-4246
+1 503-236-8325
12:00 - 21:30
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 21:30
Sat 12:00 - 21:30
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Vancouver, WA
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have enjoyed coming here since it opened some decades ago; a true family and neighborhood restaurant, where if they don't know your exact name as in our case, know that you have been there before, though personal warmth abounds for all. It is clear that their priority is taking care of their customers. As described in other reviews, the... More 

Thank bobrosie
Abbotsford, Canada
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We had a delicious lunch at Hoda's Lebanese restaurant. The service was excellent. The humus, babagannouj, chicken kebobs, lamb sausage looking patties,cauliflower, fresh baked pita bread and the flafel were excellent. The only dish we did not think was that good was the Lebanese pizza (Lehm bi ajeen)....we thought it was tasteless and the crust was so so. The price... More 

Thank ncea
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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141 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

This is one of the best Lebanese / middle-eastern restaurants we ever ate in, and we have eaten in many good ones The ambience was great, the staff very friendly...and the food, extraordinarily fine and refined...we ordered family style and each and every dish was exceptional, one by one: meze (hummus, stuffed grape leaves), salads, vegetables, main dishes (kabobs). The... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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175 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Hoda's Middle Eastern Cuisine had a hamburger for Hamburger week in Portland. The called it the Beirut Burger. I saw a photo of it and a description in Willamette Week. Where 35 places in Portland had their own special hamburgers during this week for $5. I have never been to Hoda's and thought this would be an excellent time to... More 

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Ashland, Oregon
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213 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Four of us on a weeknight came for dinner. I had a good martini. Sammy, our waiter, was wonderful, friendly, efficient, plus good looking. His family formerly worked at Nicholas. His parents opened Hoda in a nice area, a restaurant with plenty of window tables and a full bar. My husband had lamb shank, My friend and I each ordered... More 

1 Thank Ashlandbuck
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Yes! Three of us enjoyed our early midweek dinner. This is a small neighborhood establishment in a cozy Portland neighborhood. Eggplant was prepared nicely, lamb was good, kabob was delish. Lentil soup was so good we ordered some to take home after our meal!

1 Thank Anotherblessing
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

My son and I each had one on the Mezza selections, he got the vegetarian and I got the meat. Everything was so good. Lovely dining areas (no TVs, which I loved). Great service. We'll be back!

Thank Margaret Van V
Portland, Oregon
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323 reviews
254 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Another dining month adventure. This time with friends. Their menu was one of the most extensive for selections. Two salads, tabouleh or romaine arugula feta. Both were fantastic. We also got humos with each salad. Oh yes, and the fresh bread piping hot! Yum. Next there were 4 choices--we did the meat grape leaves. Bite size & wonderful. Our 2nd... More 

Thank shewholovestoeat
Castle Rock, Washington
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

We went to this restaurant in memory of my father (it was his favorite) and were slightly disappointed. Everything was OK - but nothing exceptional. The pita bread was good (as we remembered), but the tabbouleh didn't have much (if any) bulgur at all. The humus was good. The falafel were small and thin, so almost all of it was... More 

Thank Annette W
Portland, Oregon
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

We went to Hoda's Middle Eastern Cuisine kind of on a whim over Christmas break. Wow!!! That was the best Middle Eastern food we've ever had! What a gem. We were greeted and seated right away by friendly staff. The room had a warm, traditional, colorful atmosphere with mood lighting keeping the glare at bay. Appetizers and drinks came quickly,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3401 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR 97214-4246
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-236-8325

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