Referred by a local and so very thankful for the recommendation. Authentic in every way. Definitely worth a try.
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The entrees are great but I can’t get past the tacos, ceviche and sopes! And their spicy margaritas are delicious. I recommend to friends that you can get a truly great meal for cheap here by simply ordering multiple items off of the appetizer list.
Nuestra Cocina is located in a gentrifying neighborhood of Southeast Portland, far from the city's downtown. (It is, however, easily accessible from downtown directly on the #4 bus route which runs on Division Street.) It's got a "cozy" neighborhood feel, but it's large enough to...More
Came on recommendation of a couple friends. Did not disappoint! Genuine Latin food. Maybe a bit pricey, although quality is excellent. Didn't have any drinks. However, there is a variety of sangria, margaritas, and other drinks that the other patrons seemed to enjoy.
Definitely the best Latin American in Portland. Started with the Scarlet-Orange Margarita. Well make that two! The braised pork was so tender and packed with flavor. We also had the special which was Escarole seasoned perfectly and unforgettable! Dessert was cheesecake and a lime coconut...More
went by myself to restaurant after reading reviews, it certainly did not disappoint,food was great ,nice relaxed atmosphere,its not airconditioned so was a warm night,had the octopus appetizer,this was terrific,great taste, had chicken for main dish,also very very good,lovely seasoning used and a nice side...More
In my opinion, this is the best Mexican restaurant in Portland. What you get here is refined higher-end cuisine. Wonderful sauces, high quality ingredients, attractive presentation, and knowledgeable and helpful wait staff. If all you want is a good taco, this is not the place...More
Upon my partner's request, our waitperson talked us through his favorites, an octopus appetizer among them. Stunning. Deep. Delicious. Perfect. Everything else we ate (my fish, my partner's pork, the cheesecake we shared) was spectacular.
If you're looking for the most exquisite Mexican cuisine in Oregon, stop in to Nuestra Cocina. Top-flight cocktails with spicy finishes, homemade tortillas and moles, and specials that innovate with local ingredients all make for a unique and satisfying experience. Vegetarian options are a bit...More
We always drop by Nuestra Cocina when the whole family is in Portland. The menu is diverse (within the cuisine) and the margaritas are tasty. Service is prompt, knowledgable and welcoming. The house made tortillas and the Tacos de Puerco are favorites. Personally, I enjoy...More