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Dragonwell Bistro

Dragonwell Bistro, 735 Southwest 1st Avenue, Portland

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About Dragonwell Bistro
Dragonwell Bistro
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Average Price: $30 and under
Cuisine: Chinese
Dress Code: Casual Dress
v 0.4 miles from Portland center (as shown on map)
Growing up among the clatter of silverware and plates in his parents’ restaurants, owner Jack Chu went off to China to work as a Business Consultant after he earned his MBA. There, he tasted authentic Chinese food in various regions. When he moved back to Portland with his wife, they opened Dragonwell Bistro. In the restaurant, large, arched windows stretch from the floor to the exposed rafters, allowing natural light to bring to life the color of dishes arranged artfully on plates. Chef Chen draws upon decades of experience as he forges sweet and savory sauces, such as a combination of champagne and orange juice destined to glaze lightly battered chicken; or sautéed shrimps with fresh Dragonwell loose leaf green tea from Hangzhou, China. Traditional steamed dumplings, Xiao Long Bao are freshly made from stratch each morning. Daily happy hour offers local wine, sake, ginger-infused vodka, and green-tea liqueur add exotic twists to cocktails.

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Dragonwell Bistro is #422 of 4503 things to do in Portland

5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: kevin651, Portland, Oregon
Thu 5 Mar, 2020
l All the standard Chinese fare is good...I literally have tried the whole menu at this point and have yet to be disappointed. The General Tso's is my favorite...and the heat level is very good!! The...

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5 of 5 stars5 out of 5
By: mtsbeach, Portland, Oregon
Mon 6 Jan, 2020
l First time I was there. I will definitely go back again. I have been raving about this place to friends and neighbors. I had the Sweet and Sour Chicken and my friend had Snow Peas and Chicken...

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4 of 5 stars4 out of 5
By: LarryPDX9, Portland, Oregon
Thu 14 Nov, 2019
l I been coming here for quite awhile, my top choices are the mixed vegetables or the green beans with chicken. The later has been great ever since it was introduced quite awhile ago. The mixed veg...

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Dragonwell Bistro 735 Southwest 1st Avenue, Portland