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Iron Horse Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Sellwood - Moreland Improvement League
Mexican, Southwestern
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6034 SE Milwaukie Ave, Portland, OR 97202-5345
+1 503-232-1826
09:00 - 21:30
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Portland, Oregon
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the Dungeness crab enchilada, which comes with a side salad, and a glass of Pinot Grigio. I never would have thought of cheese and shellfish in the same dish, but the queso was mild and the fresh crab was the dominant flavor. The salad was perfectly dressed, and the portion was just the right size. Will definitely be... More 

Thank DramaRatQueen
Portland, Oregon
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797 reviews
512 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

This seems to embrace food from the Caribbean and Mexico. Nice selection of beer and cocktails. We ate a selection of tacos with delicious and unusual fillings. Great friendly service and lots of TV's.

Thank tiredandtravelled
Portland, Oregon
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

A good Mexican restaurant in the Sellwood/Moreland area. Kim had a taco salad and I had steak tacos. Both were very good. One of the best things is that they accept the Passport card so one entree was free.

Thank standavis99
Portland, Oregon
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Food was just ok. I wasn't expecting much either as it only got 3 stars on yelp. I got fajitas and they were not like fajitas I've gotten before. They were soupy which was pretty tasty but not what I wanted. The salsa was good. Service ok. Table we sat at was uncomfortable and cramped for our party. Service was... More 

Thank Frank4014
Hoschton, Georgia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Great drinks, food is about standard mexican restaurant. Service is pretty decent, but the place needs a really good scrubbing. I didn't have much appetite to eat my dinner, but the margaritas went down smoothly regardless!

Thank Melissa M
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55 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Casual atmosphere, nice vibe. has typical Mexican food and then so much more. Daily specials and lots fresh seafood and other great treats.

Thank 22savytraveler
Portland, Oregon
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Have visited here several times because it is loud and a great place to take the kids. The food is plenty and it is your average family style american/mexican quality. Good value for what you get.

Thank pattycake2016
Clackamas Oregon
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187 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

a generally healthier menu than your average Mexican restaurant with many vegetarian options. The chile verde is very good. There is a very good vegetarian tostada with beans, corn, cactus, avocado, spinach, tomatoes and cheese. They have had the same location for more than 30 years on the north end of the Westmoreland neighborhood near Papa Hayden.

Thank JurgisRudkus
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

The staff is friendly and helpful. Food is wonderful! Have nothing but good things to say about this place, if you haven't been here you need to try it.

Thank Travis P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Portland is not a hot bed of Mexican food, but the Iron Horse is one of the better restaurants in the category. There are plenty of menu choices, ample portions, complimentary chips and various salsas, a decent microbrew lineup and cocktails. the service is friendly and attentive. This is a good place to bring large parties -- the restaurant is... More 

Thank KommissarKen

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6034 SE Milwaukie Ave, Portland, OR 97202-5345
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Sellwood - Moreland Improvement League
  • Neighbourhood: Sellwood - Moreland Improvement League
  • Phone Number: +1 503-232-1826

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