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Tabor (Lunch Cart)

SW Stark and SW 5th Ave, Portland, OR 97204 (Downtown)
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Ranked #173 of 3,547 restaurants in Portland
Price range: $4 - $7
Cuisines: Czech
Neighborhood: Downtown
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English first
Union City, New Jersey, United States
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455 reviews 455 reviews
320 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

One of the most unique and delicious things I've had period, let alone from a food truck. Hidden among the other food trucks in this park is a Czech treasure of bread, meat, and delicious sauce, the epic Schnitzelwich. They speak of this delicious sandwich in hushed whispers but those who are brave enough to go in search will find... More

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

There's a reason this cart has been voted as one of the top 10 food carts in America. I got the schnitzelwich, which was a breaded, fried piece of pork on a delicious ciabatta style bum with a horseradish sauce and a red pepper sauce generously slathered on top. This sandwich is one of the things you must try while... More

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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98 reviews 98 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Perhaps German schnitzel and Czech schnitzel are different, but I think that when most of us in the US hear 'schnitzel' we think of the plate thin, lightly breaded German dish by that name. This is not that. It's an incredibly thick chunk of pork loin or chicken that is heavily breaded and covered in sauce. It's good, but it's... More

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Maryland
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

I love eggplant! So, naturally I got the eggplant sandwich. It was a wonderful explosion of flavor in my mouth. Brilliant! A combination of familiar eggplant, spicy paprika and horseradish, with cooling sour cream and crisp Romaine. Awesome! I tried to recreate it at home, but no avail as I'm not sure what the paprika spread is actually made of.... More

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michigan
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141 reviews 141 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
189 helpful votes 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

What a fantastic meal! I had the chicken paprikash for lunch and was so amazed at what $8 buys. Creamy chicken dish with dumplings on the side. Very rich and so satisfying. Love, love, love this dish.

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Comox, Canada
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170 reviews 170 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013 via mobile

This was my 2nd truck stop. Had the goulash and dumplings, lots of dumplings. Was quite good but note no seating had to stand up using thepull down counter.

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Portland, Oregon
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013 via mobile

If you go here, it's obviously for the giant schnitzel sandwich. It is huge, messy and delicious. The horseradish will grab your attention. The portion will keep it. But the taste and the ingredients are all terrific and worth the reasonable price. One of Portland's best for sure.

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Tabor, Czech Republic
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

We have tried the fried cheese and pork schnitzewich with my family to share, the portions are really generous! I like the tartar sauce which comes with the fried cheese. Service with a smile and good music playing, while you wait for your order - to be prepared fresh!!! Happy 9th anniversary Tábor and wishing you many years to come!!!!

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Austin
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70 reviews 70 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

This was incredible! Two of us shared the Chicken Schnitzel sandwich and didn't eat again that day. It is absolutely delicious and takes you back to Eastern Europe if you've ever been.

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Wroclaw, Poland
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75 reviews 75 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Is the signature dish a big crazy pork sandwich? Yes! Is it awesome? Yes! Quirky little places like this define a city. In an age where you can be awestruck by the "lack" of a Starbucks on a corner, pray for the Tabors of the world. It was lovely and the owners completely unaffected by their following.

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