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The Matador Bar - CLOSED

1967 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209-1918
+1 503-753-8721
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good44%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
3 Apr 2017
“Minor not allowed”
14 Mar 2016
“Always good”
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Mexican, American, Bar, Spanish, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1967 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209-1918
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Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

We went to Marador restaurant to enjoy some good Mexican food. We were informed this was a bar not a restaurant and minors not allowed. We had driven into Portland, about 35 minutes and had taken the kids for their last day of spring break....More

Thank Turoquise
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Great food, big selection of Tequilas. The only thing I didn't understand is, I go there often. We always order the bean Dip, it never comes with chips. I don't know if we are supposed to use a spoon. And finding the server isn't easy....More

Thank Teailblazer
Reviewed 8 September 2014

We had lunch here. Really cool atmosphere but the food was just OK. Margaritas were pretty good. Staff was not super friendly & and slightly rude. Service was decent. I loved the decoration and style of the place - very cool, but don't really care...More

Thank 929Traveler
Reviewed 7 August 2014

This was our first visit to the Matador and we were favorably impressed. I'm not big on margaritas but theirs was fine...it was really the enchiladas verde that were the star. Tender chicken, corn tortillas, beans rice, the whole deal. Service was very good. We...More

Thank Beachgal003
Reviewed 22 June 2014

Last night was sadly our last visit to the Matador on 23rd. As advertised Happy Hour is everyday from 4-6 p.m. and later in the evening. We arrived slightly after 4pm and asked our polite waitress about the drink specials. She said there are no...More

1  Thank Dennis H
Reviewed 16 June 2014

This place has a nice selection of Tequila and a great happy hour. The location is just outside the center of Down Town but worth a taxi ride.

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Thank Duece98
Reviewed 1 June 2014

This is definitely a divy bar, but those places are the best right? It's a great for meeting friends after work, the atmosphere is pretty cozy and they have awesome appetizers! Great strong drinks and loud music.

Thank 282katyas
Reviewed 4 March 2014

We were not planning on eating here but there it was waiting for us. I'm not a big Mexican food fan but I was really hungry. I thought the shrimp tacos were REALLY good. service was quick and friendly. Plenty of food but not crazy...More

Thank mmoc65
Reviewed 19 September 2013

It's been a little while since I've been here first of all. And the place does seem to be sort of ever-changing. However, it's always a comfortable joint to come into... any time of the day, really, and have a few. Or get plowed. Whatever...More

1  Thank CaptainAwethume
Reviewed 12 June 2013

If it had not been for the dried out chicken in my wife's meal, we would had both liked it as much. The service was fast and friendly, my meal (the shredded beef chalupa) was excellent, and the beer they served me was huge and...More

1  Thank Brian W
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  • Address: 1967 W Burnside St, Portland, OR 97209-1918
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-753-8721
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