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1208 NW Glisan St, Portland, OR 97209-3015
+1 503-221-2111
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Kirkland, WA
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156 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in on a rainy evening last week and had a good meal. This seems to be mostly take out, but we ate in and enjoyed our meal. I had two different kinds of tacos along with rice and beans. The rice had peas in it which seemed a little odd. The beans were a little salty for my... More 

Thank ErinLeary
Greensboro, North Carolina
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141 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our night out at Cha cha cha. Unfortunately there were two many people eating with us and I hope that it would take suffer long term. Because the food is definitely real and yummy. Best of luck, guys!

Thank Derek W
San Diego
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Just left Cha, Cha, Cha's. What a strange experience! This was our second visit to this restaurant, the last time was a few years ago and we really enjoyed it, so we thought we should try it on this trip to Portland. The woman that greeted us was nice enough but kind of just told us to sit wherever and... More 

Thank Michele_MSanDiego
Los Angeles, California
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

When we could not get into one of the swanky restaurants the concierge directed us to, we hopped on trip advisor and started looking for Mexican food (which we LOVE). My 13 year old son found Cha Cha Cha ... and we had one of the best Mexican meals EVER! The food is super fresh, healthy ... and truly unique.... More 

Thank TravelingStevie
Portland, Oregon
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

I love pooping into this little gem and grabbing lunch or an afternoon snack! The food is fresh and the guava margaritas hold me hostage!

Thank MonicaLOVESfood
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168 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

You go here for honest Mexican food, not white-table-cloth service. They have a decent bar and an excellent selection of standard Mexican dishes. All our selections were tasty and fresh.

Thank williamblosser
Tigard, Oregon
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94 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

I often go for the Big Mama enchilada, as I did earlier this week. It never disappoints. On a First Friday evening, I will add a Modelo. On First Friday's they even have salsa dance lessons for patrons.

Thank Bill M
Tampa, Florida, USA
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55 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

I had a plate of three tacos with pork from their farm. They were good but price of $13 was a bit pricey I thought. The Cha cha cha IPA was good with citrusy flavor.

Thank Adventurenerd410
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

The food was to die for! The service needed a little help here so that's why only 4 stars. Their chicken mole had the most incredible sauce I've ever tasted. You could really taste the dark chocolate mixed to perfection with the spices needed to make it a mole. Incredible! The roja sauce on my Mama's beef enchiladas was full... More 

Thank Imalocalolympian
Seaview, Washington
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101 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Discovered this little fast food mexican food place in downtown Portland now there is also one in the Alphabet District. Good street tacos, green enchiladas, chips are hot and fresh, salsa choices. Good for a fast Mexican fix.

Thank wendell01

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1208 NW Glisan St, Portland, OR 97209-3015
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Pearl
  • Neighbourhood: Pearl
  • Phone Number: +1 503-221-2111

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