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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%
Travellers talk about
“tacos” (144 reviews)
“guacamole” (25 reviews)
“barbacoa” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00 Hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
4635 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97215-3168
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Reviewed today

We really liked the food here and the staff is excellent. Very busy place - obviously a real favorite with people.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Judi O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I were visiting Portland and read about Por Que No?, and very happy we decided to visit. There was a line, it moved quickly. We were offered a drink when we got inside, I will say their Margaritas are delicious. We ordered...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lbcoyote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is no earthly reason for the huge crowds this taco stand attracts. Sure the food is tasty but PEOPLE PEOPLE PEOPLE, THEY’RE JUST TACOS!! There’s a hundred similar menus all over the Portland area with food as good or better without the ridiculous wait...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Evan S
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Read numerous reviews Last weekend and Monday. All the reviews seemed off-base. This one was no exception. 3fifty-4buck tacos tasted very good. But only a small cut above the local roach coach tacos down here. Our order was incorrect. We didn't say anything. Kind of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tracker557
Reviewed 30 October 2018

We LOVE Mexican food and Por Que No blows all of the other places out of the water. The staff was nice, the atmosphere was awesome and the food was amazing. Make this a stop when you come to visit! They have a pretty good...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank dreambigtravelwide
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Tender meat, top ingredients and tasty recipes makes the best tacos. Line moves fast. Efficient, comfortable and lively.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Igo4me
Reviewed 12 October 2018

Oh the carnitas! Fancied up versions of standards but a menu that goes beyond just a 'taco stand'. A bit high so I wouldn't go there often when there are less expansive regular Mexican fooderies but its great for a treat, a date, (Way past...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank marv v
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

Came across this colourful vibrant little restaurant while just mooching around on Mississippi road Portland. Really good food, great choices, nice friendly staff and such an interesting fun place. Loved it.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Cheryl W
Reviewed 5 October 2018

The tacos are amazing. The carnitas and carne asada were my favorite. The place was packed at about 1pm on a rainy day, i imagine the lines are even longer on nice days. The tacos are about $4+ each if you get guac on it,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank joeyw329
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We've found ourselves coming back here often. It is consistently great, and the atmosphere is perfect. We've done both brunch and dinner, and have even worked on our laptops during lunch. Brunch is definitely the favorite. Their chillequiles and huevos rancheros are both amazing. For...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank skajjm
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28 August 2018|
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Response from balaine14 | 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
Kids, Child-friendly, 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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