7 places to fulfill your taco cravings in and around Portland

Mar 30 2021, 4:30 pm

Whether a soft-shell or hard-shell taco is more your move, you’ll probably enjoy the eats at these Portland restos.

No need to continue to taco ’bout it, here are seven of our favorite restaurants for the best tacos in Portland that are definitely worth your while.

Papi Chulo’s


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Papi has burritos, tacos, bowls, and more on the menu, all infused with the great vibe of their signature style. You’d be hard-pressed to find something on their menu that doesn’t sing the perfect song in your mouth.

Location: 611 NW 13th Avenue, Portland
Phone: 503-206-6085
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Taqueria Los Gorditos


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This local Mexican chain serves up a delicious variety of both vegan and vegetarian fare. Their vegan soy curl taco with grilled fajita vegetables, beans, onions, and cilantro is a sure-fire winner in our books.

Location: 3420 SE 50th Avenue, Portland
Phone: 503-875-2615
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La Real Taqueria


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At just $1.50 per taco and astounding flavor that serves up far more culinary adventure than the price denotes, you just can’t go wrong by devouring an order of a dozen little mouthfuls of exceptional taste.

Location: 11540 SW Pacific Highway, Tigard
Phone: 503-477-9333
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Tight Tacos 


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Throughout the entire menu, you’re going to find some of Portland’s most vibrant flavors, and you can’t beat the family taco take-home kit that lets you “be the taquero you’ve always wanted to be.” 

Location: 3060 SE Division Street, Portland
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Supernova Vegan


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Vegans and meat eaters alike will be stunned at the quality of the faux fish tacos. Ignore everything else and enjoy the creation that comes with tofu fried to perfection, citrus slaw, mango salsa, and queso fresco.

Location: 7909 SE 13th Avenue, Portland
Phone: 971-212-3387
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Robo Taco


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Everything about Robo Taco screams Portland. From the website to those in the restaurant, this spot melds Mexican dishes with our favorite weird city.

Location: 607 SE Morrison Street, Portland
Phone: 503-232-3707
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¿Por Qué No?

Why not enjoy family meals at ¿Por Qué No? The restaurant features a catering and to-go meal which is perfect for springtime picnics. You can also opt to add taco bowls which are deliciously filling.

Location: 3524 N Mississippi Avenue, Portland
Phone: 503-467-4149
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