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2811 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97232-2433
+1 503-233-0511
09:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 09:00 - 00:00
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Vancouver, Washington
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129 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with a couple friends to try it out! Oh my goodness! So good, I don't remember the plate I ordered, but it had shredded beef I believe. I tried their hot chocolate, it was a large cup of warm deliciousness! The service was great, our server kept up on checking on us and our refills. The atmosphere is... More 

Thank hmariecj
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came here on a business trip, and was positively blown away. Portland, in my mind, has the best food in the country. We sampled a number of dishes and beverages on the menu and were delighted. I cannot wait to come here again!

Thank Renée D
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Good food and dessert as usual. I hope they will consider expanding the place soon. The space is too small to move around. The description of each dish in the menu should be clearer. I ordered the chicken dish without the word "bone-in", but turned out to be "bone-in" anyway. So wonder what is the point of saying "bone-in" in... More 

Thank Kevin C
Portland, Oregon, United States
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394 reviews
352 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

returned for my birthday lunch...had a tecate, and my partner had the 15 yr rum...then i had the huevos a la cubano with codfish and yucca fritas...my partner had the picadillo comunista socialist soy hash,a dnpan fritos....plus she had the guava cheesecake...everything was superb, tasty, and festive...we love the staff, as they are the friendliest....thx so much!

Thank Teresa M
Newcastle, Washington
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

If you like Cuba and authentic Cuban food you will love this little gem of a restaurant. It is beautifully decorated in Cuban and Latin American artwork, the food is authentic, fresh and delicious, and the service comes with a smile. I had the typical Cuban sandwich and it was perfect. I've been eating those for 20 years and this... More 

1 Thank MikeW1942
Vancouver, Washington, United States
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We had not been here for about 2 years and we stopped by for lunch around 1 p.m. on a Thursday afternoon it was busy as always the food was excellent the service was outstanding we will continue to frequent this establishment.

Thank Michael S
Portland, Oregon, United States
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184 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We visited Pambiche for the first time and were delighted with the ambiance, food, and service. The restaurant is warm and friendly decorated with charming posters and nick-nacks. The service was excellent. The waiter was able to help us order meals that were tasty and solved some food allergy issues. And the entrees were yummy. The arroz con pollo was... More 

Thank John H
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Wow what a lovely find! I felt like I was back in Havana! We had plantains to start, then I had the black beans with a delicious avocado salad and hubby had the Cuban sandwich. Both were delicious and generous in size. I look forward to coming back to try their brunch also!

Thank Samantha A
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

My family an I enjoyed a late lunch and coffee here the day after Thanksgiving. The decor is bright and the service is excellent. We had a variety of vegetarian dishes and they were delicious too. And the coffee drinks are a treat. H

Thank Hillary G
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

First cuban food I've tried, good choice of small plates during happy hour, very good (but quite expensive) cocktails and a great sweet! The personnel is very kind and the room design is well done!

Thank Ale_Storchi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2811 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97232-2433
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-233-0511

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?