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Seres Restaurant

#557 of 3,449 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
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1105 NW Lovejoy St, Portland, OR 97209-3423 (11th and Lovejoy)
+1 971-222-7327
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16:00 - 22:00
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Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Portland, Oregon
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140 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been coming here for years!!! I order it on delivered dish if I'm not in the mood to go out... always good! Lots of gluten free options (If only the Mushu pork & hot & sour soup could be made gluten-free!) they use organic quality meats, seafood, veggies etc. Service is OK... not super personable or friendly. Best hot... More 

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Thank Beth F
Tualatin, Oregon
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Just met a business partner there for lunch there this past week. I ordered bbq pork chow mein and Sungari fried rice (my favorite) and my associate ordered the Kung Pao chicken. All three entrees were fabulous and big portions (leftovers for dinner that night so not sure why a review said small dishes). Started out with hot and sour... More 

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Thank Steve S S
Seattle, Washington
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

I was in the area and ordered 6 dishes to go, total of $95 ! I had been to plenty of high end restaurants with ocean views to have high prices like them. But I paid for the view on top of good food & service. However charging $19.99 for an order of small stir fried vegetables dish is outrageous... More 

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Thank Jade W
VANCOUVER
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79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Shared a birthday lunch here today with a dear friend. The perfect place for good conversation over good food. Lots of gluten-free offerings and a good beverage selection. We had the dry sauteed stringbeans (enough to write home about right there) along with the Sungari fried rice, some kung pao chicken and the pork with black bean sauce. All were... More 

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Thank Kerry C
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We ordered 6 dishes. Food arrived quickly and with friendly service. However, all dishes lacked seasoning and flavor. We asked for both hot sauce and soy sauce and even with generous portions of both, the food was not good. Don't know what happened; perhaps a bad night in the kitchen.

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Thank Dick S
Issaquah, Washington
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281 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017

The Happy Hour menu is extensive and very reasonably priced. The dishes are small plates, but enough for 4 to share. We ordered about 8 dishes and weren't disappointed by any. The sauteed string beans were very good, spring rolls, pepper shrimp (only 4 shrimp...could have been more, but it was a HH small plate). Wine and beer selection was... More 

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Thank BigOrangeCat
Portland, Oregon
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185 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Dropped in for lunch. A quiet serene place with very fresh food but little spice. My shrimp dish with snow peas was rather bland. I should have tried something with some spice.

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Thank margaretcov
Portland, Oregon
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Excellent food, I had the walnut shrimp and it was very good! The location is very convenient as it in located in the Pearl District close to the streetcar line.

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Thank Designerladydi
Seattle, Washington
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I had just flown into Portland and many other places were closed if not closing on Christmas Day. We went to Seres and they were fully booked but a couple canceled and we got a table and it was amazing. The food was great and came quicker than expected. I ordered the chicken, mushrooms, and rice and... More 

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Thank KaiyinMarcel
Hilliard, Ohio
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115 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

For an evening meal within walking distance of our hotel we decided to try Seres for dinner. Upon arrival we were promptly greeted and seated. As is typical, I ordered General Tso's and my wife some type of seafood and noodles. While we both found the food decent we both agreed that there was a total lack of salt in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 25
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Delivery, Television
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1105 NW Lovejoy St, Portland, OR 97209-3423
    (11th and Lovejoy)
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Pearl
  • Neighbourhood: Pearl
  • Phone Number: +1 971-222-7327
Description
Seres Restaurant, formally Sungari Pearl is located in the Pearl District and has been serving the greater Portland area since 2003. Seres Restaurant features a modern Chinese menu with emphasis on purity. In addition to using organic produce whenever possible, Seres' dishes feature local ingredients such as Oregon's Painted Hills Natural Beef, local produce and beancurd from Portland's own OTA Tofu Company. No MSG or artificial additives are added to our dishes.
Essentially, you will still find every traditional long-loved Chinese food like fried rice, potstickers or Kung Pao chicken at Seres, however with a lightness and purity that are not only delicious but important.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?