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320 SW Alder St, Portland, OR 97204-2506
+1 503-444-7813
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
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Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegan Options, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
320 SW Alder St, Portland, OR 97204-2506
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Reviewed 14 July 2018

They have a good selection of middle eastern food. I really wanted to try their onion Dolma's which was really good, although a little bit too salty for my taste. my son Loved his chicken too. Their coffee is very different as well.

Thank Sara_ka84
Reviewed 25 June 2018

What a nice change from the normal western diet. The atmosphere transported you back to the Ishtar Gate. Our food was delicious and service was fantastic. Lamb was delectable and the signature fish dish was incredible. Try it out if you're looking for something "different"...More

Thank Donald W
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

This was my first time trying Iraqi food and, although it was similar to other Middle Eastern restaurants I’ve tried, this place has a lunch buffet, which means eating until you burst. The hummus and lentil soup were great! There were a lot of gluten...More

Thank Enat3
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Nice atmosphere, service was great. Went in with family and enjoyed a nice meal in a friendly welcoming environment. Definitely planning on going again. Everything we ordered turned out great.

Thank aelolaimi094
Reviewed 11 March 2018

I was really looking forward to my visit to the DarSalam in downtown Portland. I read about the place in a list of cheap eats in the local paper and was intrigued by the description of Syrian food and the Syrian themed building. The place...More

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Despite the owner trying to make things right with two free baklava desserts that were actually very good, the rest of the meal, will not bring me back. Let's start with the hummus. Authentic hummous in Palestine/Israel has tahini sauce spread on top with two...More

Thank Elana56
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Decided to just walk in downtown Portland until we found a (new-to-us) appealing place. Almost stayed at the Vietnamese place next door, but wandered into DarSalam and liked the look. Not crowded on a Wednesday night in December. Menu looked very complete with good choices....More

Thank pauleklund
Reviewed 17 December 2017

How wonderfully refreshing for a restaurant to actually cater to the gluten-free population! I was thrilled with every bite of my meal! From the falafel to dessert. The service was excellent, the restaurant was warm, inviting, beautifully decorated, and had a great view of the...More

Thank Erin C
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

very good food vegan options GF options healty options some of the best food I had in the USA (8 states and 15 cities so far)

Thank DanielR7804
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Great atmosphere for a casual dinner. Lots of options for differing dietary preferences, and everything we tried was great.

Thank azsuma
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$5 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Delivery
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 320 SW Alder St, Portland, OR 97204-2506
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-444-7813
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