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Que Pasa Cantina

1408 SE 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97214-3605
+1 503-230-9212
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“casserole” (4 reviews)
“guacamole” (7 reviews)
“fish tacos” (5 reviews)
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1408 SE 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97214-3605
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tried this restaurant for dinner tonight and it’s a great new find for Mexican ! I had the fajitas, and they were great!!! My husband had enchiladas and my granddaughter had a burrito in a bowl. We all enjoyed our meals. I would go...More

Thank balaine14
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Nothing too special here. We came in about 6:30 and wasn’t terribly busy but the rush came in about 7:00. Had to ask for waters and the food took a while. The fried cheese appetizer was really good. The grilled Mexican street food corn was...More

Thank Mraschio
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Hit this place for dinner at happy hour. Chips come with salsa at three levels of heat and guacamole with plenty of refills. Nice selection of drink choices. Good variety of food choices. Nice ambiance with inside and garden seating.

Thank plgetz
Reviewed 27 December 2017

Our main meal was good. Chips were hard as a rock... couldn't carry on a conversation with all the cracking/crunching going on. Also, had to pay for our chips and salsa. Service lacked in many respects. First, our long wait for seating was annoying. Two,...More

Thank Jody B
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

What a great, cozy little Mexican place this is! The Margaritas are super as is the food. The goat cheese quesadilla is delish but my very favorite was the grilled corn on the cob which was memorable! So delicious! Still thinking about it as I...More

Thank Paula G
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Went here with a friend for lunch. Great spot, had excellent tacos and guacamole. The atmosphere was fun and open

Thank Ellenna K
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The service at Que Pasa is certainly nothing to brag about, but the food is fantastic! This is a very small place, but they do have outdoor seating as well. Their salsa is great! Be careful..the spicy one is VERY spicy! Would definitely eat here...More

Thank Samantha S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We went there on a recommendation of friends. The margaritas are the frozen slushy kind and really good. The menu has a wonderful mix of traditional and unusual dishes. When did you last have mashed potatoes in a Mexican restaurant? Amazing! Everything we ate was...More

Thank byepuss
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Been there three time on Groupon Coupons (3049 reviews & 4 1/2 stars), facility is small and next to busy street, no air conditioning as far as I can tell, has outside patio sort of. The food overall is very good and well worth the...More

Thank G L
Reviewed 24 July 2017

I went to this restaurant with my family because it was recommended by one of my dad's colleagues and I sure am glad I checked it out. The ambience is friendly and welcoming. The food is delicious, the drinks are divine, and the prices great.

Thank laradi23
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31 December 2017|
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Response from laradi23 | Reviewed this property |
There are street parking. Just make sure you read the posted street signs carefully.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1408 SE 12th Ave, Portland, OR 97214-3605
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-230-9212
Que Pasa Cantina offers a variety of traditional dishes as well as items with a twist, like our popular chicken enchilada casserole, fish tacos, goat cheese & chorizo stuffed jalapenos and tres leches cake. We also offer pitchers of margaritas, buckets of beer & many house cocktails to choose from. Happy Hour daily from open to 6 pm and 9 pm to close. Check out our heated outdoor patio with your family!
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