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12840 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97233-1541
+1 503-253-6268
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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We have been going to the Rainbow Dragon for years and it is where we go when we want Chinese food. We especially enjoy watching the "rookies" order a combination for themselves. My wife & I learned very quickly that you share these plates. The #7 that we get is $8.95 and it comes with BBQ pork, (6) shrimp, pork... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Every once in awhile my friends or family who are visiting want Chinese food, and this is where we go. The portions are generous, and their menu consists of standard American Chinese favorites we all grew up with. If I order two family style meals, it will feed 4-6 people with normal appetites. Great value. The dining room needs significant... More 

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Thank Amy K
Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

The food is GREAT! The building and interior are a bit run down, so do not let that fool you. The service is always friendly and the quantity of food for the money is FANTASTIC. Order less that you think....the portions are large.

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Boise
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

We went here after a couple of friends recommended it. The place was busy and that is always a good sign. The food was fantastic and the service was excellent. My husband had the tomato beef and loved it. I had the Pork Egg Foo Yung and it was amazing. The portions are HUGE! Dinner, Soup, and Iced Tea and... More 

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Thank chaisem28
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015 via mobile

They have a good variety of specials here. I have the pork fried rice, and bbq pork. The portions are big, and for only $4.75. Can't get it any best in town.

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Thank Leonard M
Oregon
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015 via mobile

I had a lunch combination which was of good portion and flavorful. Received great service as there was only 2 other patrons in restaurant. Carpet was very stained and torn in places as was the upholstery. Tablecloths were stained on sides that were not covered by glass top. Very dated interior. If not interested in ambiance and just a good... More 

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Thank Lisap8Oregon
Portland, Oregon, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2014

My nephews loved the food, but my General tsos was average. Better than other Chinese places nearby. It is worth the price though.

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Thank Billii A
Clackamas Oregon
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184 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2012

The prices are cheap and the portions are large but who wants big hunks of deep fried breading? The standard for old fashioned neighborhood chinese restaurants is rather low and this place falls below it. Try any other of the similar places in the neighborhood for a better meal. Some of these places seem to only be open as lottery... More 

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Thank JurgisRudkus
Portland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2009

Although the atmosphere is funky and the fake plants are dusty the food is awesome . . . huge portions and really cheap prices. The pan noddles are great.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12840 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97233-1541
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-253-6268

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?