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La Calaca Comelona

2304 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR 97214-2819
+1 503-239-9675
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average8%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
16 Oct 2017
“A peaceful, quiet evening meal for two, with skeletons.”
23 Jul 2017
“Authentic Mexican Food”
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
2304 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR 97214-2819
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Calaca Comelona translates as Hungry Skeleton, and the Dia de los Muertos approach to the decorating adds a wry, life-affirming smirk to this restaurant. They're justifiably proud of their freshly made, authentically Mexican dishes. But we simply enjoyed the flames in the iron stove, the...More

Thank B5486GHra
Reviewed 23 July 2017

There are now a lot of good Mexican restaurants in Portland, and this is one of my favorites. In a half dozen visits in the past two years I have been impressed with the consistently high quality of the food. In my experience, the service...More

Thank captvic4
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Great drinks, authentic bar menu. Offering different not Tex Mex. Great tortillas, cactus salad, taquitos some with a yummy potato filling. Tasty rellenos with a great variety of fillings. Great atmosphere for day of the dead, don't know if it all was for Halloween, super...More

Thank tiredandtravelled
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Love the atmosphere, the back patio and bar are the best! Plus the BEST Sope EVER! Wish I could have it sealed and mailed to me.

Thank CrAzYjEn2014
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We had not been to La Calaca Comelona for a long time (years). Today we sat outside in the shade on a sunny day and thoroughly enjoyed many items on the happy hour menu: mini enchiladas, taquitos dorados, esquite, la huesuda, chalupitas. Everything is delicious!...More

Thank dmhyvhs
Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Good Mexican food. A lot of variety in what they offer. The outside it doesn't look so attractive, but inside is has a good atmosphere. Their happy hour is good. You should go and try it.

Thank Lucho E
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

We stopped in on a Friday night and it wasn't that busy but it took a long time to get our food. For the most part just felt anti-climatic. The cilantro coleslaw was tasty. Both the quesadillas were fairly plan. Not much of a kick...More

Thank Mraschio
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Another example of "Portlanders Will Eat Anything." My friend, who had eaten there before, and I, who had not, went there on a recent sweltering weeknight for dinner. There is no air conditioning, and not even a single ceiling fan....zero regard for customers' comfort. My...More

Thank Gravyboy
Reviewed 1 December 2014

This restaurant was suggested to me by some friends as being as close to authentic Mexican food as you will find in Portland. We were a party of 6, celebrating my birthday. The service was a little slow, in that we arrived at 4:00 PM,...More

Thank MrsOregon2009
Reviewed 20 October 2014

If you are looking for a chips and salsa experience, this might not be what you want. You do not get chips and salsa on your arrival, but there is a great selection of appetizers that you can choose from (even the grasshoppers are good!...More

Thank LaraDavis
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2304 SE Belmont St, Portland, OR 97214-2819
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-239-9675
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