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Chez Jose

$$ - $$$Mexican,
8502 SW Terwilliger Blvd, Portland, OR 97219-4590
+1 503-244-0007
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good59%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“enchiladas” (11 reviews)
“lime chicken” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
8502 SW Terwilliger Blvd, Portland, OR 97219-4590
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

We ate here last night after we rolled into town. Moved away about 10 years ago. Chez Jose was great when we lived here, and it's still good today. This time we brought the kids. Great place for families.

Thank Momsvilleusa
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Chez has been owned by the same family for as long as I can remember. I've been coming here since the mid-80's. Chez serves American style Mexican food. All the dishes are above average. All the portions HUGE. Standouts include the fajitas and chimichangas. Also,...More

Thank ORTraveller51
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I am a foodie and a world traveler. I have been coming to Chez Jose for years, almost always for the squash enchiladas. Today was no different. Wonderful food, excellent dips for the (free) chips, and great drinks as always.

Thank Raghu R
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Our family came here to celebrate a couple of birthdays. The menu has something for everybody including vegetarian. Our family chose combination platters, chili rellenos, butternut squash and mushroom enchiladas and artichoke hearts tamale with a great cheese sauce topping. The tamale was full of...More

Thank costaricatravel09
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Famous for their lime chicken enchilada. Bar serves scratch margaritas. Usually crowded for dinners.

Thank Westcoaster36
Reviewed 11 April 2017

I recently moved into a shared housing arrangement near Chez Jose and it has become my latest "Go To" place for exceptionally good food, drinks and service. It is a casual place -- with a wide assortment of burritos, enchiladas, salads, etc. Chez Jose is...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

It's been at least a year since my wife and I ate dinner here and we are pleased to report the food and service at Chez Jose remain top notch. I had my "usual", Chili Verde (delicious chunks of lean pork in chili verse sauce)...More

Thank OrrgonDuckFan
Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is my go to Cal-Mex restaurant. As a former Californian, getting really good Mexican food can be tough in PDX and the PNW in general. This place though is excellent. They have excellent fajitas, chile colorado, and enchiladas. They also have some interesting other...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Went here with the boss who's been coming for over 30 years! It's a great little Mexican Food Restaurant - authentic and original. I had the Carne Asada - very tender, thicker than usual, huge on flavor. Their house Jalapeno Tequila - very spicy -...More

Thank Katy M
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The food here is delicious and affordable. My favorite is the shredded beef chimichanga plate with rice and beans. Yummy!

Thank SivaOR
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8502 SW Terwilliger Blvd, Portland, OR 97219-4590
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-244-0007
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