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Nuestra Cocina

2135 SE Division St, Portland, OR 97202-1242
+1 503-232-2135
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“ceviche” (18 reviews)
“tortillas” (12 reviews)
“chile relleno” (10 reviews)
17:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2135 SE Division St, Portland, OR 97202-1242
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came on recommendation of a couple friends. Did not disappoint! Genuine Latin food. Maybe a bit pricey, although quality is excellent. Didn't have any drinks. However, there is a variety of sangria, margaritas, and other drinks that the other patrons seemed to enjoy.

Thank Jeff T
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Definitely the best Latin American in Portland. Started with the Scarlet-Orange Margarita. Well make that two! The braised pork was so tender and packed with flavor. We also had the special which was Escarole seasoned perfectly and unforgettable! Dessert was cheesecake and a lime coconut...More

Thank douglasp60
Reviewed 11 August 2017

went by myself to restaurant after reading reviews, it certainly did not disappoint,food was great ,nice relaxed atmosphere,its not airconditioned so was a warm night,had the octopus appetizer,this was terrific,great taste, had chicken for main dish,also very very good,lovely seasoning used and a nice side...More

Thank bbq b
Reviewed 30 July 2017

In my opinion, this is the best Mexican restaurant in Portland. What you get here is refined higher-end cuisine. Wonderful sauces, high quality ingredients, attractive presentation, and knowledgeable and helpful wait staff. If all you want is a good taco, this is not the place...More

Thank captvic4
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Upon my partner's request, our waitperson talked us through his favorites, an octopus appetizer among them. Stunning. Deep. Delicious. Perfect. Everything else we ate (my fish, my partner's pork, the cheesecake we shared) was spectacular.

Thank 012345km
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for the most exquisite Mexican cuisine in Oregon, stop in to Nuestra Cocina. Top-flight cocktails with spicy finishes, homemade tortillas and moles, and specials that innovate with local ingredients all make for a unique and satisfying experience. Vegetarian options are a bit...More

Thank Marthapel
Reviewed 25 May 2017

We always drop by Nuestra Cocina when the whole family is in Portland. The menu is diverse (within the cuisine) and the margaritas are tasty. Service is prompt, knowledgable and welcoming. The house made tortillas and the Tacos de Puerco are favorites. Personally, I enjoy...More

Thank Jon S
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We just ate appetizers, they were all good. The mezcal drinks were amazing. Service was excellent. We ate here with our one year old daughter, she also ate everything that wasn't spicy. (And I accidentally gave her some that was way too spicy for her....More

Thank Luchilt
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I have been here many times and decided to take my youngest daughter out for a dad date night. The service was great as always and the food was really good. The chocolate cake was awesome Thanks Ben and Shannon Love your restaurant Ron

Thank Ronald Alan R
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Went there with a group for dinner, the food was exceptional and the server knowledgeable and charming. Everyone at the table ordered something different and everyone loved their food. Very creative take on Mexican Food.

Thank Linda C D
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Questions & Answers
john s
12 July 2017|
Response from Ronald Alan R | Reviewed this property |
No Come before they open That works best for me
Bill P
8 April 2017|
Response from Ronald Alan R | Reviewed this property |
Depends on what time you get there No more than 20 minutes I get there at opening time and take my time and enjoy watching the plates go out while I sit at the bar
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2135 SE Division St, Portland, OR 97202-1242
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-232-2135
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