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703 SW Ankeny St, Portland, OR 97205-3703
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11:00 - 14:15
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Denver, Colorado
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102 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in town for business and made the mistake of going here for some Mexican food on Cinco de Mayo. (Note: I am also of Mexican descent and my family own a Mexican restaurant in So. Cal. for many years.) I found a single seat at the bar. The food here was excellent. I have a Cadillac margarita and... More 

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Thank WhyVonneM
Ottawa
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I like that this place isn't pretentious. I got the taco flight and a marguarita. Great food! The music they played is not top 40. Locals or off duty staff were having beers so it felt less stuffy than some of the fancy shmancy superkraft breweries and restaurants that portland seems to be full of.

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Thank humanOttawa
Orlando
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212 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Great service and very good food. The service was professional and very helpful. Beers on tap and bottled. Loved the house specialty, carne asada w/ guac was great.the chips were amazing.

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Thank jlm456
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83 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Very small 'weird' little hole in the wall. The Cochinito tacos were to die for! I also loved the Capirhna! However after a few drinks and needing the restroom I found out they share one with a seedy strip club next door! Yikes there were some special characters coming and going ... but a fun adventure that I would do... More 

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1 Thank TheCFro
Bellevue, Washington, United States
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Order the first class flight on the menu with a horchata. You will need the Horchata. Guacamole was very spicy.

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Thank Bd D
Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I have been a frequent customer at Santeria since they opened some years back. So much to say about this side street jewel of a taqueria in the heart of downtown Portland! I have sampled my way through the menu and all the plates, tacos and burritos I have got have been consistently delicious😸I am a huge fan of their... More 

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1 Thank miro91
Fayetteville, Arkansas
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

My husband and I had this place on our list of restaurants to check out while visiting Portland on vacation. It's a small hole-in-the-wall place, but the food is excellent and decently priced. Portions are large and the older man who waited on us was awesome! Bathrooms are shared with the strip club next door haha.

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Thank hellokinsey
Klamath Falls, Oregon
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72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

Descent to above average food - with a pretty good selection for herbivores. Good large quantities - take home leftovers for a second meal.

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Thank Richard J
Burnaby, Canada
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45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Because of the large number of restaurants in such a small are of downtown Portland it is hard for a place to stand out, but Santeria tries to and succeeds in many ways. There was an emphasis in presentation with my chimichanga being saused out perfectly in the tri color of the meixcan flag. It tasted very good, but it... More 

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Thank EvilBert86
Kapaa, Hawaii
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

A little hole in the wall. Only 1 guy seating, bussing, making drinks and taking orders. Poor guy was doing his best but we waited a while before he got our order. The margarita was good and the salsa was nice and spicy. I ordered the chicken tinga, it was ok. my friend ordered the beef fajitas and it looked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 14:15
Monday
11:00 - 14:15
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:15
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:15
Thursday
11:00 - 14:15
Friday
11:00 - 14:15
Saturday
11:00 - 14:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 703 SW Ankeny St, Portland, OR 97205-3703
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Downtown
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown

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