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Nicholas Restaurant

323 N Main Ave, Gresham, OR 97030-7209
+1 503-666-3333
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pita bread” (20 reviews)
“chicken kabob” (7 reviews)
“saffron rice” (7 reviews)
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
$$ - $$$
323 N Main Ave, Gresham, OR 97030-7209
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there for the first time. Seated quickly and served hot pita bread immediately with the herbs and olive oil. I had the lamb bowl and my husband had the “fat lamb burger” We both enjoyed our meals and we were full. One of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank lindamZ2020MF
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This food is consistent and well prepared. I have yet to have a bad meal. The service can be a bit off at times, but I have no complaints with the quality and preparation of the food. Don't go expecting to get in and out....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kurk D
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

We love this place. Food and service are always great. Today, not so much. Went there for lunch. First = the food was excellent as usual. Kitchen staff did great. Four servers and they were not crowded. Took 10 min to wait on us. Watched...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 868ronc
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We dined at this family owned place on a busy Saturday night. The serving crew was attentive and helpful. The pita bread was wonderful along with olive oil and spices and baba ghanouj and hummus. 3 of us split the lamb platter with saffron rice...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank DrCheese
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

We had lunch here and opted for a bowl. It had perfectly grilled lamb, yellow rice and veggies. All deliciously prepared! Be careful not to fill up on the delicious bread!! Very nice staff and quick service. I really don’t have any complaints, and that’s...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Donna O
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I placed an order to go - salad and 1 chicken kabob because the salad needed some animal protein in my opinion. I also threw in a piece of baklava and my total was something close to $30.00. Maybe I am a little too used...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 23 July 2018

I have had the Falafel sandwich and Falafel plate both were excellent great staff busy place around lunch my youngest daughter is a vegetarian and lives in NYC and say the food is very good too.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank cameronmarka
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Affordable, friendly, and delicious. I never miss an excuse to eat out at Nicholas'. Their gluten-free menu options are amazing, especially their GF pita bread (you'd NEVER guess it was GF)! The Meat Mezza sampler platter is always a favorite.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and service. Just returned from the Middle East and found the same cusine here. Enjoyed the meal to the fullest!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Don J
Reviewed 9 July 2018

We all (5 of us) loved our food. I would like to especially highlight the warm cauliflower dish served with tahini and the amazingly decilious--- seriously best I've ever tried--- GF pita bread. Service was good; restrooms ok; parking can be a challenge but a...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank SJ S
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Amanda D
15 July 2017|
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Response from Wagsfamily52 | Reviewed this property |
They recently changed their menu.
13 March 2017|
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Response from Nicholas R | Property representative |
the safe things to eat , are all our kababs and rice and salad and dressing. the majadra, lentil with rice plate. all our mezzas but just ask for no humus, and no tahini with your mezza and sub it for something else. NO... More
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Buffet, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 323 N Main Ave, Gresham, OR 97030-7209
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Gresham
  • Phone Number: +1 503-666-3333
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This is the newest location of Nicholas Restaurant, serving authentic Lebanese food in beautiful downtown Gresham. Convenient free public parking nearby, as well as street parking. Escape the hustle and bustle of the big city and have a relaxed meal with family, friends, and colleagues. Vegetarian and vegan options. Gluten-free bread for purchase or enjoy our free large pita, served hot from the oven. Best hummus in town. Dieter's menu for those counting calories. Beer and wine served. Turkish coffee. Scrumptious desserts.We also cater for meetings and events. All this and more can be found on our website. If you're traveling to the Portland area, schedule a little time to visit downtown Gresham.
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