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El Pilon Colombian Food - Portland Food Cart

SW 2nd and Oak, Portland, OR 97204
+1 503-415-9816
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Latin, Colombian, Spanish, South American
SW 2nd and Oak, Portland, OR 97204
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Reviewed 18 August 2018

We stopped and got a sample of the El Pilon arepa during our Portland Walking Tours food cart tour, and I was lucky enough to get a full chicken arepa (they were giving each of us a half, but we were an odd number, so...More

Thank dunadan
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Came by on the recommendation of a tour guide and was not disappointed! The empanadas were out of this world!!

Thank VanessaN17
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I have a family member that has to eat Gluten Free so we hit this lovely food cart up whenever she is in town. I work near the cart and will eat there a couple of times a month just because it is delicious. The...More

Thank joanstein1964
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

This is a good little stop for a quick bite. Very Nice People. Enjoy a couple chicken and/or beef Empanadas, an ice cold Coke and watch people pass by from their little seating area. While you are at it, go back for seconds! It’s worth...More

Thank Jonathan H
Reviewed 9 March 2018

I came here after reading the Tripadvisor reviews and the review off of Portland Food Carts. The owner, Fernando Montagut, had worked in Architectural Design in Colombia, but he had to switch to Architectural Culinary Design arriving in Portland. Many who have eaten at this...More

Thank Milestogo007
Reviewed 27 October 2017

I am a huge fan of Salvadorian food and lover of Pupusas. So when I noticed this little Columbian food cart I wanted to see how elements of that food carried to this region of the world if at all. Looking on the menu I...More

Thank ltspada
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

After going to the Rose Garden just searched for something that sounded interesting and different. Found this gem. Paid for parking in public parking lot. Seemed sort of ridiculous for a food truck in the parking lot but it was worth the price of admission...More

Thank AirSick808
Reviewed 29 July 2017

It was a suggestion from my walking tour to try the El Pilon food truck and I was not disappointed. I had a chicken arepa and a salpicon (all for $10). The arepa was so good and the sauce that came with it was to...More

Thank caughronm
Reviewed 2 March 2016

First time I tried Colombian food and I loved it. I tried a dish with pork that was delicious and was a great portion for the price. They also sell Colombian soda, I recomend the soda la Colombiana, great flavor.

Thank Jose Miguel G
Reviewed 29 August 2015

This food was delicious. I was lucky to go with a Colombian who ordered for me. The Fried Yuca, Hawaiian Empanada, and Salpicon were amazing. I look forward to visiting again.

Thank AnonBob
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Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: SW 2nd and Oak, Portland, OR 97204
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-415-9816
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