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Por Que No

4635 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97215-3168
+1 503-954-3138
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tacos” (130 reviews)
“guacamole” (22 reviews)
“barbacoa” (12 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
4635 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97215-3168
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Reviewed yesterday

4 stars because of value. We always like the menu items, but it can be beat by competitors at a higher price. Don't go at peak busy times because of the wait. We do take out - it's crowded with yung-uns.

Thank leaning
Reviewed 4 days ago

Rarely do I rave so much for tacos but the place is definitely worth the wait even when the line goes down the street. Three in our party and we all got the fish tacos. Awesome cod cooked to perfection. Guacamole, salsa and homemade chips...More

Thank onestateatatime
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting Portland, we explored Mississippi St. and found Por Que No. while other Mexican places on Mississippi were mostly empty, Por Que No was bustling with a line of people waiting to order. Our party of four was lucky to get a table. The...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We lucked out and didn't have to wait in a long line though I've heard the line can be out the door and around the corner! It's worth it, however, because their bowls and tacos are de-lish! Between three of us we had a camarone,...More

Thank hgastellum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went with a group and it was terrific! We had a short wait, 15 minutes or so, with a line out the door. Lots of variety on the menu. I really liked the pork taco. Rice bowls were amazing!

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband wasn't happy when we turned the corner and saw the line. Long lines don't lie! They run this taqueria very efficiently. We had sangria and the lunch special of two tacos and a side of beans. As we finished the ordering, and prepay,...More

Thank Melanie D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I stopped at Por Que No and it did not disappoint. The food was incredible and the staff only added to a wonderful experience. Yes, it was busy and a bit crowded but it added to the ambiance. We enjoyed the chips...More

Thank restoranlovac
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing. We went here with a big crowd and everyone was accommodated. They have amazing vegetarian tacos and the variety of hot sauces that can serve those with sensitive and fireproof palates. Their margaritas are delicious and strong. The vibe is relaxed...More

Thank dawnlee86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is always busy so expect to wait. Seating inside and out. I have 5 different tacos. All GF no problem. Fish (asked for grilled instead of fried) Chicken Special of the day (flank steak) Beef Beef tongue A nice dry cider to go with...More

Thank Paulusvan1976
Reviewed 14 August 2018

I went here with my coworkers recently and as the reviews would suggest, we really enjoyed the food. I personally ordered the shrimp taco, the carne asada and the pollo asado taco. I also enjoyed them in that order. With the shrimp being the best,...More

Thank Daniel D
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28 August 2018|
Response from Elaine S | Reviewed this property |
I much prefer the Hawthorne location
Kerry E
28 January 2018|
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Response from mrandmrshill | Reviewed this property |
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
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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