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Por Que No

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4635 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97215-3168
+1 503-954-3138
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fresh and delicious with good prices. You order at the counter and bus your own table. Atmosphere is quirky, very Portland!

Thank Joanie H
Portland, Oregon
1 review
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Don't be thrown by the line, it goes quickly and there is always somewhere to sit. I love the Sangria my husband always gets a margarita. We've never had a bad meal.

Thank piattalucy
Newport, Oregon
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Came in with the family for some tacos,,, gotta say it was just as great as everyone in town had talkd about!! Nice friendly people workin here and the food,, even the kids loved it, Will be comin back many times since we found our new favorite spot. Dont forget to try the tacos they are so fresh it hits... More 

Thank itglive
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This little place doesn't look like much from the outside but WOW the food is fantastic and so is the atmosphere! It's a tiny place, lots of seating, bit window looking out at the street - perfect for people watching and visiting! The food was SO good! I had a chicken burrito bowl and it was YUMMY!!!

Thank Lani L
Whitchurch-Stouffville, Canada
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff, very portlandy, lines out the door and food is tasty. For a north city, the food here is really good. I've been for breakfast on 2 of my trips to Portland. Both times the food was really good and the juice selection was great.

Thank fcasilio
Portland, Oregon
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my very favorite taco place in Portland. We make the "long" drive across the river just to indulge. This location is extra sweet, as there is a ruby jewel ice cream right next door! Don't forget to try a margarita!

Thank helenblee
Bend, Oregon
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A return visit didn't disappoint!! The margaritas were tasty and the tacos (one pork, one chicken) were delish!! A bit spend for "Mexican lunch" but still good.

Thank JRottie
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place. Great tacos. But couldn't get a margarita because I didn't bring my passport - which is required by Oregon law when from outer state. Pretty annoying.

Thank Anna F
London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Is 3 times a week too much to be eating at Por Que No? I didn't think so. I work within walking distance so it's hard to say no when I know there are ground pork tamales waiting for me. I usually take my food to go, but when I've got friends around we like to sit out front and... More 

Thank OElGorr
Grants Pass, Oregon
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Por Que No is a stop I try to make every time I'm in Portland. The food is top notch. The service is good and the atmosphere is top notch. I try to get there early for lunch because it's so popular that a line forms. Probably the best Mexican food in the PNW.

Thank GP_SteveL

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
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: 4635 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97215-3168
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-954-3138

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