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Por Que No

) #9 of 3,620 Restaurants in Portland Mexican, , Latin
4635 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97215-3168
+1 503-954-3138
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“tacos” (115 reviews)
“guacamole” (18 reviews)
“barbacoa” (9 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
4635 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97215-3168
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had to wait ~30 mins to get seated at the bar on a Thu evening with a party of 2. The food was excellent, but could be a bit cheaper to my taste. I'd rather explore other good restaurants than go here again.

Thank jfcdb
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Por Que No is an outstanding Mexican Taqueria off the beatin path of Portland. It's in a neighborhood and it's amazing. We took an Uber from Downtown and it was worth every second. We honestly didn't know what to expect and my wife and I...More

Thank Traveler860_203
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First time here and the tacos were great. I really liked the Pescado #1 with the pineapple. There was a bit of a line right before noon on a Saturday and was quite a lot longer as we were leaving. There is street seating, inside...More

Thank StormyMarin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the tacos!! Great happy hour, great salsa, great flavor, and friendly staff. Very busy restaurant, fun atmosphere, lots of seating all around and overall I highly recommend it if you're looking for a great taco restaurant. The other dishes on the menu looked great...More

Thank Hannah J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Got a recommendation from a local this was a great place to grab tacos in the Hawthorne area! Very impressed.

Thank eelnahs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There was a line outside when we arrived (around 8:30 PM), but we decided to stay. We were happy that we did, and the line moved pretty quickly as well. The tacos were very tasty, the service was good and we also liked the decor...More

Thank Jonas L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting restauant. You wait in line on the street. You can't order a drink until you cross the threshold. You are served your drink. You continue to move toward the cash register. There, you place your order and pay. You are given a number and...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It will be busy, you will wait in line. When hot the water mister is on, and there's a water jug to keep everyone happy! Grab a menu and order before seating. Eclectic inside ,with low and high top tables and also community table. Prices...More

Thank GPToak
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were in Portland for beer, stumbled upon this place. We tried the two different kinds of fish tacos. The fish taco #2 with the crema was spectacular, the other one was good. The margarita was delicious. We came here around lunch, line wasn't too...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seriously, go here. Stand in line. Eat the tacos. Repeat. This place has other things on the menu besides tacos. All of it looked pretty good. The tacos are great. Definitely a place to check out in Portland.

Thank ashleylauren87
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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