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La Costita

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7405 SW Barbur Blvd, Portland, OR 97219
+1 503-293-1899
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This place is tucked away on corner of Barbur & Terwilliger behind the Starbucks. The menu is large with nice twists on classic Mexican cuisine. I had previously thought the Harbor House in Kona had the largest beers but I was wrong. The large mug a beer comes in is closer to a pitcher than a mug! The food is... More 

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232 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

We had the quesadillas and Alambres and a couple of Bohemia beers. 27.35. The staff is fantastic, the manager was so very welcoming, the food was hot and delicious, the beer was icy cold. The margaritas looked fantastic, made with real ingredients instead of that terrible syrup. The location is tucked away in a strip mall but they have a... More 

Thank Carl R
Sandy, Utah
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

We just went to La Costita tonight for dinner. I was in the mood for Mexican and was not disappointed. The salsa was great. I told my kids that if I could I would just drink it if I could. I had a burrito, my wife had the taco salad and my kids had cheese enchiladas. Everyone ate and left... More 

Thank Jeremy V
Portland, Oregon
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106 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2016

We went to La Costita last evening (midweek) for dinner, and asked if we could once again order the flautas as we did last time. It took some time in our conversation with the waitress to have her understand what we wanted to order, but we did get the flautas and they were well prepared. The chips were GREAT as... More 

Thank LaurieB980
Portland, Oregon
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106 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

We have eaten at this restaurant for many years, even before the big block rebuild which happened some years ago. We thought it was excellent back then, but since the restaurant was rebuilt, overall, it has been just "OK". However, the fluatas which are not listed on the menu have always been something we have loved each and every time... More 

Thank LaurieB980
Portland, Oregon
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149 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015

The service here is so friendly and engaging, I wish the food were better. It's not bad but it's not great. Too much cheese involved. That being said, I'm sure I'll go back because it's convenient and like I said, great people.

Thank mmoc65
Portland, Oregon
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2013

The margaritas are delicious, moderately priced, and boozy! The food and customer service are average.

Thank RodeoThomas
Portland, Oregon
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2013

had never been ther for happy hour before last night, so good, and a decent deal, went again tonight! had enchiladas, mediocre, but fish tacos were very tasty

Thank leslieb4
Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2013

My boyfriend and I visit La Costita almost once a week. The food is authentic and delicious and the staff is INCREDIBLE! They are super friendly and always remember us and try to meet our preferences. The food is wholesome and isn't all greasy and Americanized and the drinks are generous! We love this place and even after moving this... More 

Thank NativeK
Portland, Oregon
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189 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2012

This is not your typical Mexican food restaurant. There are regional dishes that I have never had any where else. Unusual sauces, huge portions (be prepare for leftovers) and good service. They usually have daily specials. Lots of parking.

Thank TnEShlaes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Restaurant features
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7405 SW Barbur Blvd, Portland, OR 97219
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-293-1899

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