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6014 SE Foster Road, Portland, OR 97206
+1 503-777-4217
Today
11:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Mon 11:00 - 19:00
Wed - Fri 12:00 - 20:00
Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Portland, Oregon
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153 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

We stopped in with some friends. This was our second time to this restaurant. We wanted to bring our friends to try some very authentic Filipino food. We started with the Shanghai Rolls (which we consider to be Lumpia). They were very tasty and very authentic. For our main course we ate family style and had Dinuguan, Pork Adobo, Pancit... More 

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Thank Happydevo
North Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014

We visited Portland from Canada and love their Filipino dishes. Garlic rice is delicious. Staff are nice and friendly.

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Thank integra1996
Portland, Oregon
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2014

I was really looking forward to eating here, but the beef in my dish was so salty that it was inedible, the fried egg that accompanied it was like rubber, and the 'shaved ice' in my halo halo dessert had the bulky consistency of road gravel. The people working in the restaurant were very nice, but nice people can't make... More 

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2 Thank JJDynamite
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276 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2013 via mobile

Not bad, not grand just ok. Only open till 8:00 at night on weekends. Fillapino fare which is different than most SE Asian food. More of a Indian influence. Many options to choose from. Worth a stop by if your in the area.

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Thank Mraschio
Vancouver, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2013

Last time I was here, I ordered the Daing (that's the fried marinated fish with side of fried egg and rice). I found a "dead fly" under the tail of the fish and just threw the whole thing out. I will never go back to this place. Their food is really just so-so, nothing to write home about. However, I... More 

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2 Thank Nemor Y
La Center, Washington, United States
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2013

I found the service was very good, The food ok, The restaurant was clean,food was moderatly priced, it did not break us! My family and I enjoyed ourselves! We probably will return again sometime whenever the mood hits us for fillippino cuisine; Thank you very much!

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Thank 992Larry1946
Portland, Oregon
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156 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 307 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2012

To manage a filipino restaurant and to serve the filipino community will take a lot of courage and patience in this part of the northwest...The ownership and its staff are really doing their best and trying to serve a good filipino food down to the minimal expenses without cutting corners so they can pass the savings and satisfaction to the... More 

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4 Thank anaklakay
Damascus, Oregon
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2012

thousands of Filipinos in the Portland area and do you know why there are not a lot of Filipino restaurants??? because the cuisine is horrible. the only 1 Filipino dish I have ever liked was chicken adobo. my wife ordered this and it was just okay. restaurant was cheesy in decor and tv was on and loud for the kids... More 

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1 Thank Lance M
Portland, Oregon
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2012

Super disappointing since we had read the review in the Mercury and were so stoked to try it. Never again.Sad to see great reviews and have such a horrible experience. Went with friends. Took forever to get the one person waiting tables to ours. She was nice enough tho. We ordered two apps.Lumpiang Sariwa and Shanghai Rolls they were decent... More 

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1 Thank Vonfab
port orchard
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2012

The Filipino food here is authentic. There is no ambiance but fried pork is excellent and freshly cooked. Lumpia and pancit are above par. Kare-kare is very good, it is not the richest creamiest you will find but it hits the spot.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Cuisine
Philippine, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 20:00
Thursday
12:00 - 20:00
Friday
12:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6014 SE Foster Road, Portland, OR 97206
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-777-4217

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