Ping Restaurant
Ping Restaurant
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Ping Restaurant

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.pingpdx.com/
  • Phone: 5032297464
  • Hours of Operation:
    Tuesday - Saturday Lunch: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm Happy hours: 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm Dinner: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm Sunday & Monday Closed
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: Southeast Asian, Thai
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Smoking Area (patio only), Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Couch Street
  • Public Transit: Ping is located within 3 blocks of the Red, Blue, Green and Yellow Max Line. Ping is within 3 blocks of the following bus routes: 4-Division/Fessenden 8-Jackson Park/NE 15th 9-Powell/Broadway 12-Barbur/Sandy Blvd 16-Front Ave/St Johns 19-Woodstock/Glisan 20-Burnside/Stark 35-Macadam/Greeley 44-Capitol Hwy/Mocks Crest
  • Parking: Street Parking
  • Parking Details: Metered street parking until 7pm. Free street parking after 7pm. Three surface pay parking lots within 3 blocks.
A word from Ping Restaurant
Ping is a local neighborhood establishment for socializing, drinking and eating with friends in Chinatown of Portland.
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Ping Restaurant reviews from OpenTable diners
  • interesting mix of various
    OpenTable Diner Since 2004VIP
    Dined on 12/29/2012
    interesting mix of various asian cuisines. but they will be closing for expansion and have not said when they will reopen.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ping Perfection
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 12/19/2012
    Inventive menu with delicious options. Loved the cocktail menu and the service was friendly and efficient. We also remarked that you get delicious ingredients without the 'hype' of some Portland restaurants--it's not too loud in the small, intimate space which makes for good conversation.
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    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Good but not super. A few
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 12/19/2012
    Good but not super. A few more veggie options wld be greatly appreciated. Nice styling for the restaurant
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • I had the crab special on
    Mark
    Dined on 12/8/2012
    I had the crab special on Saturday night? There was very little crab, it was very, very messy to eat and the taste was bland. I would not recommend that dish being offered again. Based on that meal, I would not plan to return .
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food was so so - almost tasted
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 12/1/2012
    Food was so so - almost tasted reheated Drinks were good Service was slow despite less than half full restaurant
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Something a little different.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 11/10/2012
    Something a little different. Good food and service.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Adriana is a fantastic waitress
    OpenTable Diner Since 2005
    Dined on 11/2/2012
    Adriana is a fantastic waitress and has taken great care of us both times we've been here. She is attentive, knowledgeable about the menu and quick to offer a 2nd round of drinks. Works for me!!!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great lhaksa!! My son's meal
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/27/2012
    Great lhaksa!! My son's meal (spicy ramen) was only so-so. Nice energy in the restaurant, but if you're going to talk, this is not the place. Waitress seemed to have strong need for approval and because we were intent on trying to have a discussion, she must not have gotten what she needed. She was rude during the latter half of our meal, although we were very civil throughout.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • New flavors in several of
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 10/20/2012
    New flavors in several of the dishes we had. We thought the smaller dishes were very reasonably priced and delicious. Although the chicken curry was delicious, we thought it was the only dish over priced. We sat next to a very loud group. With the kitchen open into the restaurant, that made for an initially loud meal. That said, we would go back in a heartbeat. Reasonably priced food and drink with some new and unique flavors.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Hope the fruit flies are gone now?
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006VIP
    Dined on 10/18/2012
    Been here several times. Always have loved it. Only this time, fruit flies were everywhere. Need to get an exterminator.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Everything I've had here has
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 10/12/2012
    Everything I've had here has been great! Get the duck!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Overall positive experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 10/3/2012
    Overall positive experience with delicious food. Wait staff was friendly and helped me select a vegan menu item. The drinking vinegars are a must try!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ping Makes Me Sing
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 9/28/2012
    The Yam Mama I ordered had one drawback, I could have eaten twice as much it was so good. Well balanced flavors and textures though I wanted a little more flavor out of the ground pork meatball things. Tasted slightly washed out. The shrimp, however, were so tender and beautiful. I usually am not enamored with the ground between fresh salad shrimp and 26-30s but these were just perfect. Wonderful dish and my two companions raved about their Coconut Curry bowls. Can't wait to return for cocktails and apps.
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Good meal, however services
    Wildmac
    Dined on 9/14/2012
    Good meal, however services seem to be off and kind of hectic.
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    fit for foodies
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The restaurant came on a recommenda
    OpenTable Diner Since 2007
    Dined on 9/14/2012
    The restaurant came on a recommendation from a co-worker. The food was mediocre. My date enjoyed it because it was Singaporean food, which is difficult to find in Portland, and she's Singaporean. But it was overpriced and bland.
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  • We had a wonderful dinner
    kitgirlVIP
    Dined on 9/7/2012
    We had a wonderful dinner at Ping's Restaurant in Portland - highly recommended by our tour guide, Jeff Davies of EcoTours. We had a group of seven who all ordered different dishes on the menu. I had the Korean short rib skewer, chicken skewer and eggplant skewer and one of the Thai salads. Very flavorful dishes which were very generous portions. My husband had the combination skewer plate which was very delicious. I would definitely recommend Ping's especially since it was very reasonably priced. Very tasty food.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • My experiences 8.31.12
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/31/2012
    I went with my parents. This was my 3rd time. We each ordered drinks. My mom and I got their special drinks for the night. I had the Arnie (vodka, iced tea, raspberry) it was tasty. My dad got their sake. We ordered octopus skewers, a shrimp skewer, their satay platter (comes with one beef, one pork and one chicken, spicy cucumbers, roti and mild peanut sauce), the dal and extra roti (a flat bread thats really light and delicious!) We got pork collar it came with a pork bone broth and a spicy sauce too. We had Yam Mama (noodles, shrimp,sausage and spicy sauce) for our entree to share. I had to order a thai iced coffee to cool my mouth off! Great experience! Great service! Decent parking.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, romantic, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • MUST GO!
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/24/2012
    Loved everything about this place and the food was fantastic!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, late-night find, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • This was the second time we'd
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/23/2012
    This was the second time we'd eaten at Ping. We weren't wowed the first time, but like to give places a second shot. The cocktails were creative, tasty and refreshing though took a while to be made. Perhaps we just made poor choices, but the food was disappointing. The pork inside the pork bun was dry, the Vietnamese-style ribs were greasy and the satay was bland. We did enjoy the noodles though and the crispy lentil salad with peanuts was great - good flavors, nice combination of textures.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Consitant
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 8/15/2012
    Ping is one of our favorites. The prices are very reasonable and the food is downright amazing. We love to try new things every time we're in, and we've never been disappointed!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, neighborhood gem, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Fabulous food, flavors just
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/9/2012
    Fabulous food, flavors just pop in your mouth. Excellent cocktails.
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Asian Flavors
    ChefGeoff
    Dined on 8/7/2012
    We were very pleased that Ping lived up to our expectations, which were based on the other reviews here on the Open Table site. The food was innovative and creative and the service was great as well...we put ourselves in the waiters hands to guide us through the menu and make suggestions as to his favorite items and we were impressed by every course. As people who choose not to drink (alcohol) we were happy to see a variety of interesting alternative beverages (try the "drinking vinegars") All in all, a great night!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Try everything! The food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2010
    Dined on 8/4/2012
    Try everything! The food is great and you can try a lot of everything with their small portion and excellent pricing. The drinking vinegar or Som is a must.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • It's an unusual menu -- Asian
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/27/2012
    It's an unusual menu -- Asian fusion -- which seems to appeal to people who are looking for a unique culinary experience, however, the mediocre food does not live up to its description. And the food is over-priced for portion size. If this is fine dining in Portland (which the prices would suggest, but let's face it, is almost unheard of in this city), then the ambiance, dress code, and paper napkins don't make sense. This kind of place could appeal to an after-work crowd that was more interested in drinks and a snack than a full meal.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Interesting food- lots of
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 7/20/2012
    Interesting food- lots of variety, servers very friendly and helpful. Bit loud but great place overall.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, kid-friendly, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Enjoyed the small plates although
    KathyB
    Dined on 7/14/2012
    Enjoyed the small plates although the baby octopus was tough--when informed, they took immediate action and removed the item from our bill. No A/C, but big fans. Very small venue and very friendly, but food wasn't memorable. I had much higher expectations.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • This is normally one of my
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 7/13/2012
    This is normally one of my favorite restaurants in town, hopefully it was an off night because the wait staff was not on their game.
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • I wasn't overwhelmed by the
    OpenTable Diner Since 2011
    Dined on 7/13/2012
    I wasn't overwhelmed by the food. It was good, but the descriptions on the menu were better than the actual flavors that came out in the dishes.
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Kobe beef was tough, super
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/30/2012
    Kobe beef was tough, super small portions, the octopus skewers were unattractive and as tough as rubber, ramen was bland and unexciting. Was not worth the $80 I spent for two people. Expected a lot better for my money. Would not go back.
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  • Our server was great attentive
    Pdxvisitor
    Dined on 6/30/2012
    Our server was great attentive and efficient. Nice young gal. The food was great and the service good! I would go back for sure!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Food was ok but not very flavorful.
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/30/2012
    Food was ok but not very flavorful. Kobe beef skewers were tough and NO flavor. Gulf prawn skewers were great!
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Really flavorful food. Small
    OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 6/29/2012
    Really flavorful food. Small place so make reservations ahead of time. Food was realt food but the portions were small and with some items, such as the skewers were spendy for what they were. That being said, I'd come back.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • The food was much more bland
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/29/2012
    The food was much more bland than pok pok. The red potato drinking vinigar was awesome.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, special occasion
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • LOVED THIS PLACE! So many
    OpenTable Diner Since 2002
    Dined on 6/27/2012
    LOVED THIS PLACE! So many delicious flavors, and becasue it is small plates we could try a lot. We cannot wait to go back when we are in town next.
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    fit for foodies
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  • Some of the most exotic and
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 6/27/2012
    Some of the most exotic and wonderfully unusual food in the NW
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, special occasion, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Yum.
    PtownFoodie
    Dined on 6/26/2012
    Great food, great service! A bit small and cramped but great for a small party.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • We are very fortunate to have
    lucky6VIP
    Dined on 6/23/2012
    We are very fortunate to have an ethnic restaurant of this authenticity and caliber in Portland. We sampled the menu widely and found everything to be well-prepared and delicious. We particularly enjoyed the deep-fried pork shank.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, kid-friendly, great for lunch, hot spot
    • Food
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Loved the food! It was on
    Mimi
    Dined on 6/23/2012
    Loved the food! It was on par with PokPok and in Chinatown right on the Max line.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, neighborhood gem, great for lunch
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Always excellent, fun and
    Karen
    Dined on 6/15/2012
    Always excellent, fun and interesting food. Try something outside your comfort zone you won't be dissapointed
    Special Features:
    vibrant bar scene, fit for foodies, hot spot
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    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Ping provides a good selection
    OnceAndFutureFoodie
    Dined on 6/15/2012
    Ping provides a good selection of out of the ordinary Thai dishes, which is good for an adventurous eater. The cocktail selection is also nice and the service staff seems very knowledgeable about both the drinks and the menu options.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies
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    • Noise LevelModerate