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Santa Fe Taqueria

831 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-3003
+1 503-220-0406
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good31%
  • Average41%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“beans” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
831 NW 23rd Ave, Portland, OR 97210-3003
Neighbourhood: Northwest District
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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 mpm55
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
Reviewed 1 June 2016

The outdoor seating was packed but the inside seating was empty. The menu has many options but I chose the easy plate. The meat choices all looked good. I went with the steak option, which included rice and choice of beans. The beans and rice...More

Thank Pkrekeler
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

First, the good : it was fast and the salsa was pretty good. They have outdoor seating right along 23rd, so the people watching is great. Now for the not-so-good: service at the counter while ordering was confusing. The staff certainly wasn't welcoming or helpful....More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 22 April 2016

23rd Ave in Portland has many quaint places to eat. This is my favorite. We got a table and had the waitress take our order. I love chilli rellenos and tamales, and theirs are wonderful. We went before 6 pm and were able to order...More

Thank Orphie27
Reviewed 3 March 2016

We were on a "foodie trip" to the Pearl District - this was an alternative choice when we couldn't get a table at our first choice. Service was VERY friendly & efficient, and they had a good menu - the food was not anything special...More

Thank Ticolover
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
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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