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The 14 Best Taco Places In Portland

Updated: September 21, 2022

It doesn’t have to be Tuesday to enjoy the tacos in Portland when handmade corn and flour tortillas are on offer. We analyzed the top review sites and leading local food articles for the great taco joints featured on this list. Take your pick of veggie, beef, or pulled pork tacos at these fantastic taco shops in Portland.

Find the perfect Tacos spot

Taqueria Los Puñales

Mexican, $$, SunnysideMexican, $$Portland, Sunnyside
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2021

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    Eater, 2021
  • Eater, 2022

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    Eater, 2022

Birrieria La Plaza

Food Truck, $, CentennialFood Truck, $Portland, Centennial
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

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    Hoodline, 2020
  • Eater, 2022

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    Eater, 2022

Taqueria Nueve

Mexican, $$, BuckmanMexican, $$Portland, Buckman
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • USA Today

    Best Mexican Restaurants in Portland

    USA Today
  • Trip 101, 2021

    10 Mexican Restaurants In Portland, Oregon

    Trip 101, 2021

Tehuana Oaxacan Cuisine

Food Truck, $, OverlookFood Truck, $Portland, Overlook
Google: 4.8
Yelp: 5.0
  • Eater, 2022

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    Eater, 2022

Birrieria Los 7 Hermanos

Mexican, PortlandMexicanPortland
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 5.0
  • Eater, 2019

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    Eater, 2019

La Tia Juana Taqueria

Mexican, $, PortlandMexican, $Portland
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Eater, 2019

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    Eater, 2019

Tacovore

Mexican, $$, Beaumont-WilshireMexican, $$Portland, Beaumont-Wilshire
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2021

    Where to Find Tasty Vegan Tacos in Portland

    Eater, 2021

Mi Pueblo Taqueria

Mexican, $, PortlandMexican, $Portland
Google: 4.3
Yelp: 4.0
  • Eater, 2019

    Where to Find Next-Level Tacos in Gresham

    Eater, 2019

Pig Patas Tacos

Mexican, $, KingMexican, $Portland, King
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Portland's 4 favorite spots for cheap tacos

    Hoodline, 2020

Pepe Chile Taqueria & Catering

Food Truck, $, EliotFood Truck, $Portland, Eliot
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Portland's 4 favorite spots for cheap tacos

    Hoodline, 2020

Taco Machine

Food Truck, $, VernonFood Truck, $Portland, Vernon
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Portland's 4 favorite spots for cheap tacos

    Hoodline, 2020

Por Qué No? Taqueria

Mexican, $$, BoiseMexican, $$Portland, Boise
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

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    Hoodline, 2019
  • Trip 101, 2021

    10 Mexican Restaurants In Portland, Oregon

    Trip 101, 2021

La Parrilla Kitchen

Mexican, $, Madison SouthMexican, $Portland, Madison South
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Portland's best Mexican restaurants

    Hoodline, 2019

Todo Taco

Mexican, $$, RichmondMexican, $$Portland, Richmond
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0

How was this list created?

Choosing the right spot for Tacos can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 9087 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 717 lists and articles from Eater and USA Today and others were carefully reviewed by boam. The restaurants you see have been featured in Eater - Portland's 17 Standout Mexican Restaurants and Food Carts and USA Today - Best Mexican Restaurants in Portland. We automatically update restaurants’ open hours and services, so you can actually enjoy the top restaurants we show. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. These ten options are sure to delight.

Common questions

Taqueria Nueve, La Bonita, and Santo Domingo Taqueria are the highest-rated spots for tacos delivery in Portland.

Mole Mole, Birrieria La Plaza, and El Coyote are the highest-rated food trucks that serve tacos in Portland.

Taqueria Nueve, Tienda Santa Cruz, and King Burrito Mexican Food are the highest-rated late-night spots for tacos in Portland.

Taqueria Nueve, Tienda Santa Cruz, and King Burrito Mexican Food are the highest-rated taco spots for dinner in Portland.

Taqueria Nueve, Tienda Santa Cruz, and King Burrito Mexican Food are the highest-rated taco spots for take-out in Portland.

Drink pairing tips for Tacos

  • Mojito with your veggie taco

    If your food palns include Tacos, then you should consider helping it along with some cocktail. We find that a Mojito, with its hits of mint, serves as the best pairing to the dish.

  • Take ground beef to the next level

    When having ground beef, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of American Pale Ale, a popular beer.

Fun facts about Tacos

  • fish taco history

    fish taco has an interesting history, but it is generally agreed upon that it originates from Mexico. The tasty dish has become immensely popular and sought after throughout the world.

  • National Tacos Day

    If you’re in The United States, be ready for October 4. It’s National Tacos Day!

  • A whole lotta fish taco

    Do you like fish taco? Probably not as much as Joey Chestnut. They ate a whopping 23 in 5 minutes, A world record!

Parking info

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