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Santa Fe Taqueria

831 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-3003
+1 503-220-0406
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good33%
  • Average39%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
7 Aug 2017
“Still great after all these years!”
3 Jul 2017
“Hidden gem”
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Mexican, Southwestern
831 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-3003
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

We started going to Santa Fe Tacqueria back in the 90's before we had kids and hadn't been back lately. We had family visiting from out of town and everyone wanted Mex for lunch so we immediately thought we'd give it a shot. Santa Fe...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Authentic & quick Mexican food with daily specials. Order & pay at the counter. I had the Pollo Verde-I little spicy but terrific! The best Pico de Gallo too!

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Have you noticed that people are willing to argue, for hours, about what constitutes "genuine" Mexican food? I'm so confused by now that I don't want to even discuss it. But the entire staff of the Santa Fe Taqueria is Mexican, so as far as...More

Thank LeClef
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

I've walked by this place for years. It wasn't until their recent remodel that I decided to stop in. The staff is top notch, engaging and capable. The food looks amazing... the drinks definitely are! My only regret is not making this a habit sooner....More

Thank Rick N
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Friendly neighborhood hangout meets an outstanding taqueria... Santa Fe serves fresh, flavorful Mexican cuisine in a warm and friendly setting. Don't let the casual counter ordering fool you into thinking this is a fast food restaurant. It's fast, yes, but the the food is anything...More

Thank Ron W
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Cons: - Poor quality - not very friendly - below average food - high $ for what you get Plus: -cool atmosphere -right on 23rd street I would not go here again but if you are in the area it would not be the worst...More

Thank KansasTravelor86
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have never had a bad meal here. I am from Texas and I know good Tex Mex. This is a great Happy Hour spot! The staff is always friendly and the food is fresh and yummy! And if you can score a table outside...More

Thank Katie S
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Fun atmosphere, quality Mexican fare at reasonable prices. Bar up to par with the food. Worth a casual visit.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We just dropped in and scored some GREAT nachos!! Quick, friendly service and the food is fresh!! Great for dates, after or before theatre, a Sunday meal..

Thank MitchOSM
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Full disclosure: I'm from Dallas and am used to really good Mexican food. This was not amazing food, but fed my need for a bit of Mexican food. The food wasn't too flavorful and you really don't get much for what you pay. Also -...More

Thank Pli876
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 831 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-3003
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Northwest District
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest District
  • Phone Number: +1 503-220-0406
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