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3962 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214-5258
+1 503-230-1120
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good24%
  • Average16%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible2%
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“thali” (4 reviews)
“naan” (5 reviews)
“idli” (2 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
3962 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214-5258
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Average food. Not particularly tasty curry. Food was hot, but I've had much better Indian food. Nice to have parking in back.

Thank fumfer
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Went here for dinner while in the area. Had the curry chicken thali, there were many items in the platter. It included rice and naan. The naan was done perfectly, not overly crispy. The curry was delicious. If you like spice, go with medium. Medium...More

Thank Dave R
Reviewed 17 January 2017

There are some rather good Indian restaurants in Beaverton and Hillsboro, but my wife and I usually head to Dwaraka when we're looking for an Indian lunch buffet at a place that's reasonably close to our home in NE Portland. The surroundings at Dwaraka are...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 17 December 2016

I made an actual order rather than using the buffet during the time when the buffet was open- the buffet looked limited - and things like the chicken looked like there was only sauce left. so an actual menu order was placed. I waited, and...More

Thank vacationtravel100
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Dwaraka offers a nice mix of dishes. All are quite tasty. What stands out about this restaurant is the Southern Indian (vegetarian) dishes, including Masala Dosa, idli and vada. Most Indian restaurants do not serve delicious dishes. The casual café atmosphere is also appealing. The...More

Thank Samuel G
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Four of us ate together. All the food was very good to excellent. The makhani dishes were the best I've ever had. Service was prompt and courteous although our server was a bit on the nervous side. We will definitely be going back.

1  Thank hcajones
Reviewed 4 July 2016

I've stayed away from Indian restaurants because of I have a serious allergy to garlic. Last week, when we had out of town guests, my wife called Dwaraka, a storefront Indian restaurant on Hawthorne Blvd. near our house. They assured her that they could make...More

Thank rddpdx2015
Reviewed 1 July 2016

It's been a while since I've been to this Indian restaurant. Let me say that in general Indian food in Portland leaves something to be desired. Yes, the food is nothing compared to what you can get in San Francisco or India or Honolulu, but...More

Thank Bryan H
Reviewed 8 June 2016

The food looks delicious from outside. But when you actually eat it, its very bad tasting!! The restaurant was packed and there were no seats, So we offered to sit outside even though it was cold. When we asked them if we can move inside...More

Thank Urvashi_Traveller
Reviewed 29 May 2016

The $9.95 lunch buffet (and no sales tax!) is a great deal for the variety of dishes that were served. All food was relatively tasty.

Thank Mohit19
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
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17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
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11:30 - 14:30
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11:30 - 14:30
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11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3962 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97214-5258
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-230-1120
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