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Por Que No

Mexican, , Latin
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
“brunch” (9 reviews)
“tacos” (113 reviews)
“guacamole” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:30All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
4635 SE Hawthorne Blvd, Portland, OR 97215-3168
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’re not from Portland- just a nearby suburb and we don’t venture to Portland very often to eat, but went here on a friends recommendation on our way to downtown and I’m so glad we tried it! Smallish menu, but they make those few items...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family went for dinner and we were a bit concerned about the length of the line out the door. We were pleasantly surprised by how quickly the line moved and how fast our order was served. But the best part was the quality of...More

Thank Jonathan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My favorite is Bryan's Bowl with shrimp. It is scrumpdelicious every single trip! Orders are fast; best margaritas in town, staff are very friendly.

Thank lotustraveler
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Were actually looking for place a couple doors down (can't recall name), which was just closing when we got there, so we following crowd to Por Que No. What a fantastic find. No frills, no pretense. This place felt like SoCal or NoMex taqueria. Line...More

Thank mrandmrshill
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

Eat here, period. We arrived at an off time, so the line was still inside the door. It moves quickly. Don't worry, there is more seating in the back, outside and heated. I had the Bloody Maria, decent and the Carnitas Colorado Brunch, Sat and...More

Thank Rebecca H
Reviewed 11 December 2017

OK, this is not a chain or a fast food restaurant, although the food was served quickly once we got in the door. It's a total local's hangout, and the line out the door is because it is so damned good. Two of us had...More

Thank Chuck, Santa Cruz
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Even though the place was off the road a few minutes, we were glad that we chose to go here. I wasn’t sure what to expect but was glad that I let my guard down and let the food make my decision. Great Food for...More

Thank Mr30-30
Reviewed 1 December 2017

The tacos are legit and delicious. We ordered guac and margaritas to start both were yummy. The tacos arrived and were semi-small which is nice because you can order several kinds to taste all the different flavors. I had 3 and my husband ended up...More

Thank photogonthegogo
Reviewed 11 November 2017

This is a unique dining experience, kind of funky, but delicious. Very reasonably priced and the lines can be very long at meal times.

Thank canmarto
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This place always has a long line so you would think awesome food. But wrong, the food is average and the wait is super long. Portland has a bunch of places with long lines, I think it tourists and people from the suburbs mostly. Don't...More

Thank James P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
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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