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Gloria's Secret Cafe

12500 SW Broadway St, Beaverton, OR 97005
(503) 643-2320
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Ranked #24 of 327 restaurants in Beaverton
Most recent review
- Sep 28, 2013
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9 reviews from our community

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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Tiny, four table restaurant with a few more outdoor seats (hope for sun), this little cafe rocks! Owner, chef, server, and wonderful conversationalist, Gloria, manages to deliver top notch food, service and value totally on her own! For a taste of El Salvador, this is the place to go. You'll feel as if you're in her home. Relax, and enjoy... More

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Salem, Oregon, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Lovely owner and her family. Food was flavorable,fresh and my friend and I loved our dishes. Give Gloria a try. Cash only.

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Portland, Oregon
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Have read fantastic reviews of Gloria's Secret Cafe in local media for a couple of years. Not sure why I hadn't gone in until recently, but I am glad I did. I have been back four times in a two week period. Yes, it is that good! My first experience was on a recent evening when my brother was visiting... More

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Portland, Oregon
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Had a wonderful lunch with three girlfriends this afternoon at this treat of a restaurant. None of us had been there, but one of us had purchased some of her food at the Beaverton Farmer's Market. We got there right at 11am and Gloria showed up at the same time, unlocking the front door and opening up shop. Gloria is... More

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Bellingham, Washington
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263 reviews 263 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Glorias is a VERY small (about four or five tables MAX small) hole in the wall EL Salvadoran, (NOT Guatemalan) restaurant located in Beaverton. The menu is VERY small for lunch, seriously you can only order like 10 or 12 items that is how small, and the same for dinner, but they are all home made by Gloria herself, served... More

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Portland, Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2012

Salsa is one of the best I have ever had. Her food is unique and absolutely delicious. Very small space so be prepared...it's kinda a hole in the wall that you don't want to miss. The owner comes out to take your order and serve you. She cooks from the heart and it shows in her food. I've been there... More

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Portland, OR
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2011

We had a delightful lunch at this little place over the weekend. The food was home-made and yummy, and Gloria is a delightfully nice host. We'll be going again - it's true Latin America food - nothing phony or greasy about it.

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Eugene, Oregon
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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2011

A little restaurant with seating for perhaps 5 small groups. This restaurant is pretty much a one person show, with the owner serving her hand crafted authentic food. The first clue that you made the right choice is the fresh salsa. It's not spicy, but it is crisp and flavorful. One thing I learned my visit that the food from... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2008

This is cool - I wanna say, homemade Guatemalean food. She has stuff at the Beaverton Farmer's Market too. Yum!

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