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2338 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-5872
+1 503-208-3483
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11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 07:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Bremerton, Washington
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Very cool concept. I love being able to choose a bunch of different flavors and tacos and not being tied down to one dish. You can literally try them all. Very good cocktails as well. I had a great gin and cucumber cocktail when I was there.

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Thank jschott6
Long Beach, Washington
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although we had reservations and were not seated until 20 minutes later, the staff was very apologetic. We had a drink at the bar while we waited to be seated and tried the infused liquor. I had The Passion, an infused vodka with strawberries. The Chavez salad had a spicy dressing that accented it very nicely. My fiancé had the... More 

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Thank WizardofAz60
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Whow, who knew a taco could be so delicious. The combinations don't always sound like they go good together but The Mac with fried pickles, bacon, cheese and slaw was mouthwatering. The Jerk was spicy...just right. Had a side of Titos Curry Style. It was crowded and the table next to us was very loud, but the food was worth... More 

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Ava, Missouri
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

You do not want to pass up these tacos! They put a unique spin on each one with unique names to match. Their menu is a little different from the usual restaurant menu, each taco is sold separately. There are some sides/appetizers that are big enough to share also. I had the Boom Boom Shroom that tasted wonderful and the... More 

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Thank daisybugaboo
Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Ate here during Alberta Street Fair, 8/13/2016, best taco I've ever had! Eaten many in New Mexico! Great family atmosphere, fun for all. Since it was over 90°, AC would have been nice!

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Thank Gary M
Vancouver, Washington
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

A little crowded - it's a smaller place, but the food was amazing! I love the little dinosaurs that they put in your drinks! All the tacos that we have tried are delicious, as well as the tots!!! Happy Hour offers good deals on tacos and drinks. We will certainly come back often

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Thank CSouth33
Portland, Oregon, United States
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

I Love this place. Another bar that serves great food. An Alberta neighborhood favorite. Be sure to take advantage of the Happy Hour specials ($2.50 tacos!). And you've got to get the CruzTots (also their wifi password btw (O is a zero)), the best tots you’ve ever had I guarantee. And don't forget the deep fried pickle slices. They Have... More 

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Thank PaulFromPortland
Vancouver, Washington
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015

Went here for Fathers Day yesterday with my parents and husband, this was the second time I had been there and first time for my family and everyone LOVED their food and drinks! This is a great place to go to if you want some good flavorful food and great drink choices and want to just hang out and chill.... More 

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Thank Savannah S
Rio Verde, Arizona
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2015

The Cruzroom offerings are unusual, but hey it's Portland. There were four of us and we all had something different and everyone liked what they had. The Asian Chicken Taco with slaw and peanut sauce is my favorite. The tacos are generous and reasonably priced. It's a place you will want to return to.

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Thank Les H
Cathedral City, California
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273 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2015

Go for happy hour! The "tacos" and drinks are well priced. Drinks - they have a nice selection and you should try a flight (4) of their infused liquors. I especially liked the pineapple infused vodka. Tacos and sides - we elected the pickles and a small salad to start and two tacos. That was enough for two to share.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2338 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211-5872
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-208-3483

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?