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Original Taco House

3255 NE 82nd Ave, Portland, OR 97220-5229
+1 503-255-8226
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good23%
  • Average19%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“street tacos” (2 reviews)
“guacamole” (2 reviews)
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11:00 - 22:00All hours
3255 NE 82nd Ave, Portland, OR 97220-5229
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

In my endless pursuit of great Mexican food, I decided to try this old time (1960's) Mexican food restaurant. Went straight to the Carne Asada plate. Cut of meat was choice (grocery store average grade) and had little to no seasoning and the let down...More

Thank Jack M
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I have been going to the Original Taco House for over 30 years. I've eaten at the location on 82nd avenue, the location on SE Powell Blvd, and when it was open the location in Rockwood on NE Burnside. The food is always consistent. The...More

Thank thehammer39
Reviewed 11 February 2017

It's better than the Taco Bell but that aint saying much. It's reasonably clean and they food is solid and its cheap.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 4 November 2016

On the busy strip of 82nd avenue, there's this Mexican restaurant that is easy to miss since there are quite a few places along this route. The people working here are warm, skilled at their job and non-pretentious. The food comes on big plates, ample...More

1  Thank Bryan H
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent service with consistant "WOWMAZING" food! Both the Street Tacos and Deep Fried Ice Cream exceed the yum meter. My wife and I enjoyed the experience.

2  Thank pencilmein2
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Wonderful enchiladas! Chips were light and fluffy. Salsa was great too! Can we get one of these in Sacramento please.

Thank Steven B
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The atmosphere was good and service adequate. Plenty of chips and salsa with your beverage. Food was tasty enough but did not look that colorful or interesting on the plate. Good have used some garnishment or colorful ingredients to make it interesting. I finally ordered...More

Thank scatter2162
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Had a craving tonight and so we went to Taco House. Good food good price and excellent service with Carlos. There are 2 locations in Portland and 1 in Vancouver.

Reviewed 25 July 2016

We decided to stop in here on our way home after a day of swimming at the Clackamas aquatic center. We had never been here before. The food was absolutely delicous! The best mexican food I have had in awhile! We all left full and...More

Thank Brtty365
Reviewed 28 April 2016

The lunch I had today was really bad, first of all the service was poor and the chips they gave me weren't very good at all. The salsa with the chips was obviously from a can and not very good. Then the black beans were...More

Thank KweqSmanit
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
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: 3255 NE 82nd Ave, Portland, OR 97220-5229
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-255-8226
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