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La Bamba

4908 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97206-3049
+1 503-445-6341
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
15 Sep 2017
“Good food!”
2 weeks ago
“Lost a customer”
Open Now
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4908 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97206-3049
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited recently on a weekend evening.We have frequented La Bamba many times and recommended it to friends and family. We walked in and proceeded to the bar area in the back of the restaurant for seating. (Reservations are not required here...More

Thank AdaTomato
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Not beautiful from the outside but the food is good! My favorite is the "camarones al mojo de ajo"!! Everyone in my family loves to dip their chips in the sauce too!

Thank heidzters
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

I don't normally review places, but I am super upset by my last visit here. My friend and I went to what used to be my favorite restaurant recently. It was super slow so service should have been pretty quick. It wasn't. When I ordered...More

Thank foodluvr7878
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Near my home, I am surrounded by many wonderful Mexican restaurants. So, if I'm eating at a Mexican restaurant while I'm on travel, it must be pretty special. The food at La Bamba is fresh and so flavorful. The mole is amazing.

Thank Leah M
Reviewed 8 July 2016

This moderately priced restaurant may be the best Mexican restaurant in Portland. I suggest their more exotic items on their menu. Everything is good. Nice decor and staff as well. I have a home near the Mexican border in Arizona and have traveled a lot...More

2  Thank ManzanitaPortland_OR
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

The service is very fast and we each ordered a meal and it all came very quickly and the food was stellar! Everything was great and the service was fantastic. If your looking for delicious Mexican food, this is the place.

2  Thank Elise M
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

First visit and we plan to return. A very extensive menu with a large selection of seafood. Emphasis on mole (Oaxacan) and Yucatan dishes. Great house Margarita and very friendly servers. We'll be back.

2  Thank SamL29
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Great people, well-constructed menu and hard to beat prices. They work hard to please and always have interesting specials. Their Tequila selection is also robust enough for anyone's tastes.

1  Thank J H
Reviewed 28 March 2016

My boyfriend and I love Mexican food and have our go-to places. We wanted to try somewhere new and after googling "best Mexican restaurants" we saw La Bamba and decided to give it a try. The server was fast and nice. We started with a...More

2  Thank laura c
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

So go for the excellent friendly staff, the coconut flan, the margaritas and the mole. If you love Frida, bonus! Also! Ask for a vegetarian menu. Even though I eat meat I have tried many of the dishes on that menu and they were all...More

1  Thank Sarah K
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
2:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4908 SE Powell Blvd, Portland, OR 97206-3049
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-445-6341
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