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2921 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-7033
+1 503-206-6148
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“dolmas” (11 reviews)
“falafel” (10 reviews)
“rice plate” (6 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegan Options, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2921 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-7033
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a little gem in North Portland, easily missed among the bigger names farther west on Alberta. Excellent, authentic Iraqi food, gluten-free (without flatbread) and plenty of veggie/vegan options, served in ample portions and about as laid back as can be. If you're a...More

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a long day of driving and exploring Multnomah Falls, we stumbled upon Darsalam. Parking was a bit of a challenge. It is a quaint little restaurant with inside tables and outside patio seating. The decorations are cultural and eclectic. There's so much to look...More

Thank txrunnermom
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We hit Darsalam before a show at the Alberta Rose Theater. It's right across the street. It's a warm comfortable atmosphere with great service. I highly recommend the chicken and rice. Appetizers were great too. Very reasonable prices.

Thank GP_SteveL
Management response:Responded 30 March 2017

Thank yo so much, we are so happy to hear you had a great time at our Alberta location. Please come and see us again.

Reviewed 18 January 2017

This place was recommended by a friend and now I'm hooked! Start off with the stuffed onions. Then move on to the eggplant stew, all the while scooping fabulous hummus with fresh warm pita bread. If your mouth isn't watering yet it should be. I'm...More

Thank lisalandscaper
Management response:Responded 10 February 2017

We are so happy to know you had a great experience. Thank you so much and we hope to see you soon.

Reviewed 5 December 2016

We arrived in Portland hungry, ready for lunch and, after checking into our hotel, looked for nearby restaurants and found Dar Salam. Putting aside nagging memories of the petrified falafel and bland stews we'd had in our town's poor array of Middle Eastern restaurants, we...More

Thank cllow
Management response:Responded 7 December 2016

Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad you had such a wonderful experience at our restaurant! You are welcome back anytime you're in Portland. DarSalam Family

Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing Lebanese food. The best Dolmas and great service too. Highly recommended and can't wait to come back.

Thank Goldenstatenative
Reviewed 28 September 2016

we came back for dinner with friends....we each had a pbr, pinot noir for another...the flatbread was hot and delicious...i had the falafel sandwich with salad, and my partner had the dolma mahshi and falafel salad...the other 2 had lamb and chicken...the food is always...More

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 20 September 2016

My wife and I went to DarSalam for their lunch buffet. Their were so many vegan options to choose from. After trying a little of each type it was hard deciding what to have for second trip up because everything tasted so good. I have...More

Thank tdfam2
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

The food was average. I really liked the ambiance. There was a lot of historical things in the restaurant. The service was average.

Thank micromaniac
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The restaurant is covered with pictures from Iraq, making it an immersive experience. They serve Iraqi food, which is very accessible to Americans. I loved the stuffed onions and the tzatsiki sauce.

Thank Johanna H
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Delivery, Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2921 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-7033
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-206-6148
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