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Que Pasa Cantina

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
1408 SE 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97214-3605
+1 503-230-9212
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good35%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“casserole” (4 reviews)
“guacamole” (6 reviews)
“fish tacos” (5 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1408 SE 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97214-3605
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with a friend for lunch. Great spot, had excellent tacos and guacamole. The atmosphere was fun and open

Thank Ellenna K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service at Que Pasa is certainly nothing to brag about, but the food is fantastic! This is a very small place, but they do have outdoor seating as well. Their salsa is great! Be careful..the spicy one is VERY spicy! Would definitely eat here...More

Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We went there on a recommendation of friends. The margaritas are the frozen slushy kind and really good. The menu has a wonderful mix of traditional and unusual dishes. When did you last have mashed potatoes in a Mexican restaurant? Amazing! Everything we ate was...More

Thank byepuss
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Been there three time on Groupon Coupons (3049 reviews & 4 1/2 stars), facility is small and next to busy street, no air conditioning as far as I can tell, has outside patio sort of. The food overall is very good and well worth the...More

Thank G L
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I went to this restaurant with my family because it was recommended by one of my dad's colleagues and I sure am glad I checked it out. The ambience is friendly and welcoming. The food is delicious, the drinks are divine, and the prices great.

Thank laradi23
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Tried a few options of the appetizers and one entre! Great portions great price and most of all very good! To top things off their fruit slushy margarita was amazing ! Very refreshing Used groupon so worth it! Try their Mexican fondue !!

Thank Mirna B
Reviewed 3 June 2017

This a great little whole in the wall spot. The atmosphere is fun and if you're lucky you can find a spot outside. Only downfall is that it can be very crowded. Ordered chips and guac and they gave a decent portion size. The flavor...More

Thank Ellenna K
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere our server was wonderful had a great evening Great place to get some food after you've been brewery touring Family friendly outdoor seating also

Thank tracie t
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I'm not sure what happened, but we waited a long time for our meal. We've eaten here many times before, and this was the slowest its ever been. People who came into the restaurant well after us were half done with their meals before we...More

Thank Bryan H
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This place is by far one of my favorite restaurants in Portland. My boyfriend come here about once a month. The space is a small, intimate setting. I feel like it is best suited for 2 diners, no more than 4 to a party. Sometimes...More

Thank Dkjaquette
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 15
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1408 SE 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97214-3605
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-230-9212
Que Pasa Cantina offers a variety of traditional dishes as well as items with a twist, like our popular chicken enchilada casserole, fish tacos, goat cheese & chorizo stuffed jalapenos and tres leches cake. We also offer pitchers of margaritas, buckets of beer & many house cocktails to choose from. Happy Hour daily from open to 6 pm and 9 pm to close. Check out our heated outdoor patio with your family!
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