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Cruzroom taco lab

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2338 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-5872
+1 503-208-3483
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 07:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Portland, Oregon
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77 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Come for the tacos. come for the drinks. and tacos. stellar place. great bar, great tacos. good prices. I am sure we had at least 6 or more of the various tacos and they are all good. go for the fish. Outdoor seating is quite the scene too. Happy hour prices brings in crowds but good everything does as well... More 

Thank jackwidely
Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

I love the Cruz Room -casual- quick- incredibly delicious and unique tacos. Luv "The Mac" yummmita. Crowd is unpretentious . The groove is northside. Dig it!!

Thank Kerhee
Bremerton, Washington
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47 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Very cool concept. I love being able to choose a bunch of different flavors and tacos and not being tied down to one dish. You can literally try them all. Very good cocktails as well. I had a great gin and cucumber cocktail when I was there.

Thank jschott6
Long Beach, Washington
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Although we had reservations and were not seated until 20 minutes later, the staff was very apologetic. We had a drink at the bar while we waited to be seated and tried the infused liquor. I had The Passion, an infused vodka with strawberries. The Chavez salad had a spicy dressing that accented it very nicely. My fiancé had the... More 

Thank WizardofAz60
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Whow, who knew a taco could be so delicious. The combinations don't always sound like they go good together but The Mac with fried pickles, bacon, cheese and slaw was mouthwatering. The Jerk was spicy...just right. Had a side of Titos Curry Style. It was crowded and the table next to us was very loud, but the food was worth... More 

1 Thank gardenrose15
Ava, Missouri
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

You do not want to pass up these tacos! They put a unique spin on each one with unique names to match. Their menu is a little different from the usual restaurant menu, each taco is sold separately. There are some sides/appetizers that are big enough to share also. I had the Boom Boom Shroom that tasted wonderful and the... More 

Thank daisybugaboo
Portland, Oregon
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Ate here during Alberta Street Fair, 8/13/2016, best taco I've ever had! Eaten many in New Mexico! Great family atmosphere, fun for all. Since it was over 90°, AC would have been nice!

Thank Gary M
Vancouver, Washington
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 July 2016

A little crowded - it's a smaller place, but the food was amazing! I love the little dinosaurs that they put in your drinks! All the tacos that we have tried are delicious, as well as the tots!!! Happy Hour offers good deals on tacos and drinks. We will certainly come back often

Thank CSouth33
Portland, Oregon, United States
Level Contributor
21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015

I Love this place. Another bar that serves great food. An Alberta neighborhood favorite. Be sure to take advantage of the Happy Hour specials ($2.50 tacos!). And you've got to get the CruzTots (also their wifi password btw (O is a zero)), the best tots you’ve ever had I guarantee. And don't forget the deep fried pickle slices. They Have... More 

Thank PaulFromPortland
Vancouver, Washington
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Went here for Fathers Day yesterday with my parents and husband, this was the second time I had been there and first time for my family and everyone LOVED their food and drinks! This is a great place to go to if you want some good flavorful food and great drink choices and want to just hang out and chill.... More 

Thank Savannah S

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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, Bar, International, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2338 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-5872
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-208-3483

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