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Taxi between Troutdale and Dinner in Portland?

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Taxi between Troutdale and Dinner in Portland?

We will be staying two nights at McMenamins-Edgefield soon and want to meet some friends at Meriwether's Restaurant on NW Vaughn Street in Portland. We'll have a car but prefer not to drive. Is it possible to take a taxi and about how much will it cost?

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1. Re: Taxi between Troutdale and Dinner in Portland?

I don't know how dependable they are, but I found a "taxi-fare+ site that says $14. I would assume (LOL) somewhere between that plus tip or maybe more.

Sorry, I don't think there is one correct answer to your question.

MrsO

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2. Re: Taxi between Troutdale and Dinner in Portland?

Thanks for the information MrsO. I wish our friends would do the drive to Edgefield to eat with us. We are really looking forward to our trip to Oregon, especially the Columbia River Gorge!

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3. Re: Taxi between Troutdale and Dinner in Portland?

It wouldn't be a long or difficult drive from Edgefield to NW Vaughn. I'm sure traffic on that route would be much less of a hassle than what you find in Atlanta.

As for the $14 taxi fare -- that seems WAY low. From the airport to downtown is quite a bit more than that, and Edgefield is farther east than PDX and NW Vaughn a couple miles from the downtown hotel core. You could fill your gas tank (maybe twice) for the cost of a RT taxi fare.

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4. Re: Taxi between Troutdale and Dinner in Portland?

There is a Black Rabbit Restaurant there. It's nice. But you will enjoy Merriweathers. Maybe they will come get you.

MrsO

Edited: 10 June 2013, 05:24
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5. Re: Taxi between Troutdale and Dinner in Portland?

Update -- I checked the TaxiFareFinder website for Portland and it quotes a fare of $56.55 (including tip) for the 17.1-mile trip from McMenamin's Edgefield in Troutdale to Meriweather's on NW Vaughn.

Sounds about right as taxi from PDX to downtown is about $35 (without tip).

Edited: 10 June 2013, 05:30
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6. Re: Taxi between Troutdale and Dinner in Portland?

$14.00 cab fare did seem too good to be true. We're not worried about traffic or the difficulty of the drive--it's that no one wanted to be the designated driver. We like Oregon wines :)

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7. Re: Taxi between Troutdale and Dinner in Portland?

Whoo! The fare finder I found is way off then. I am sorry but I don't taxi.

I am very *Glad** it got caught.

Maybe they could take you there to eat and you could taxi home. That would save you a ton.

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8. Re: Taxi between Troutdale and Dinner in Portland?

Great idea MrsO Thanks!!

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