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Luc Lac Kitchen

835 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3005
+1 503-222-0047
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pho” (133 reviews)
“crispy rolls” (23 reviews)
“vermicelli bowl” (17 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM Hours
Asian, Vietnamese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
835 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3005
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Luc Lac was recommended by locals, but I was told to be prepared to wait in a long line from the moment they open at 4pm until they close at 4am. I arrived at 5 and the wait was approximately 35 minutes. I was solo...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank V9442HNlindac
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OMG! Love this place. Such good flavors. We love the Lúc Lác beef dish, chicken coconut curry, garlic wings small plate, and Pork banh mi were our favorites. Their carbonated Thai tea is great too! The line is often long, but worth it. Chill hangout...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jenninedavidb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What better than Pho on a rainy cold night? The loud music makes sitting at the bar alone seem less lonely. I got a good bowl of pho for $10. The lean brisket and tendon were both super soft and tasty. I was impressed. Only...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank alantien
Reviewed 1 week ago

Planning for a light dinner downtown within walking distance of the Apple store and hoping to avoid rush hour before heading home to the SE side, we decided on Luc Lac after recommendations by a couple of friends. After a 10 min. wait in line,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Dawn N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place had a line when we arrived, and a longer line after we left. You order at the counter, grab your own napkins, water, and silverware, get seated and then get your food. Brilliant concept, though the counter location is poorly conducive to the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MeraKi25
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We liked the Pho, we wish they put in more noodle, that's the main ingredient in Pho. We didn't care much of having to go to the bar to order the food. It made us feel like a fast food restaurant, or bar.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank NVP04
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a great place to eat. very cool food. the minus is that you have to wait in q for 45 min in the cold weather

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Eran B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Luc Lac with some family a few weeks ago and we were a bit disappointed. The staff is friendly enough but the food was nothing to rave about. We had heard really good things about Luc Lac but unfortunately most of the people...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank wanderings319
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Three of us ate here on a weeknight in November. The wait was not too bad; we started just outside the door and we were ordering within 15 minutes. We shared a number of dishes: chicken skewers; banh mi; spring rolls; and cream cheese wontons....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank nmk0204
Reviewed 12 December 2018

We had fair warning about the wait, and I pretty much will not wait anywhere. There was a slight wait, maybe ten minutes but I would have waited longer knowing what I know now. I had a Chicken Bon Mi (sp), and Combo Platter....pork, chicken,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank werbalow
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Voni K
21 December 2016|
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Response from Andrew S | Reviewed this property |
They order on a first come, first served basis. The people ordering take-out were helped when there were no tables, but I think that had more to do with the people in the queue than the restaurant staff. Either way, the... More
3 June 2016|
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Response from Chloris B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. I would just call them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
4:00 PM - 4:00 AM
4:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 835 SW 2nd Ave, Portland, OR 97204-3005
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-222-0047
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Excellent happy hour 6 days a week, open until 4am Fri/Sat, downtown location.
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