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) #87 of 3,583 Restaurants in Portland ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Caribbean, Latin, Cuban
2811 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97232-2433
+1 503-233-0511
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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2811 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97232-2433
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Reviews (317)
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stumbled on this restaurant while staying in the neighborhood. I'd never tried Cuban food before so have no comparisons but I did enjoy the experience and food. Wait staff is super friendly and service was great. Plates are large enough to share.

Thank Tracy P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found a Cuban restaurant near the Irvington Historical neighborhood. It was quaint, fun small & loud. It has a good vibe with friendly waitresses. Tables are very close together. There are also tables outside on the sidewalk. My food was very tasty-fish cooked in...More

Thank 20,20,984
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

We ended up at Pambiche because the nearby "Screen-Door" had a line around the block. I could not have been happier with our second choice. Pambiche has a very cozy atmosphere and the food is fantastic. I had the Picadillo Comunista and it was an...More

Thank 425traveller
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A tiny Cuban restaurant featuring colorful walls lined with family-like photos and tchotchkes that is always packed with patrons and abuzz with conversation, Pambiche serves traditional Cuban fare that is inventive and delicious. That may account for the perpetual lines that snake out the front...More

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 7 April 2017

I've been a fan of Pambiche for many years. Unfortunately this last time, not so much. The food is delicious, as always, but the service was lacking. I called to place an order to go, and then was told the menu prices online were not...More

Thank SassyGirlJenna729
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We came to Portland from Ohio on a food trip, we own a restaurant and wanted to get new ideas. Pambiche was one of the best places we experienced. The food was really excellent, well prepared and the service was on point! We had two...More

Thank Matt A
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

I adore Pambiche. This is one of the places that if someone hasn't been to before, I will take them. The food is fantastic, and worth the wait. And 99% of the time, there WILL be a wait, so come prepared to wait outside probably...More

Thank Stressmonster
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This is a review of lunch at Pambiche; I've never had dinner or brunch there. I always enjoy eating lunch at Pambiche. (I should mention that, although Pambiche has outdoor seating, I always eat indoors.) The service is friendly and professional, the space is pleasant...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Wonderful Cuban food. Great primitive atmosphere and wonderful fresh Cuban food. Good drinks too and friendly service. May be a wait on line but worth it. Just get a drink and breathe and then get your table.

Thank jmshep1
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Just got back from trip to Cuba and wanted a taste of it in my mouth. So long a line we left after 20 minutes with no tables opened up. This place is tiny and does not take reservations plus has good food and so...More

Thank Becky O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2811 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97232-2433
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-233-0511
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