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Iron Horse Restaurant

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Sellwood - Moreland Improvement League
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian
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6034 SE Milwaukie Ave, Portland, OR 97202-5345
503-232-1826
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9:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Outdoor seating

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Visitor rating
  • 8
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Aware of gluten free items

We went to the Iron Horse for dinner. The food was good but what I appreciated most was the waitress was very aware of cross contamination with those who need gluten free and was able to steer me away from items I could have issues with. I had the Roasted Poblano & Black Bean Tostada which was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 7, 2015
TrudyTraveler
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Oregon
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Outdoor seating
  • Lunch
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23 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Oregon
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We went here with three other couples for dinner and we all were very satisfied with quantity, taste and service. The atmosphere low key and casual. Definitely will go back.

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RoseBriar22
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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Last weekend I visited 'Iron Horse' with some family. We have been here several times and always are happy. My daughter was very happy there were Vegetarian options. The drinks were good and the food delicious! I had the shredded beef enchilada which was yummy and they have the best fish tacos! I recommend highly and can't wait to go... More 

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Oregon
Top Contributor
136 reviews 136 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We went to the Iron Horse for dinner. The food was good but what I appreciated most was the waitress was very aware of cross contamination with those who need gluten free and was able to steer me away from items I could have issues with. I had the Roasted Poblano & Black Bean Tostada which was delicious. I was... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I have never really experienced good Mexican food until I came to this place. There were fantastic options, well priced and it was all delicious ! I had a burrito - steak and other ingredients, (cannot remember the full list) and it was truly beautiful. We also shared one pudding between 4 of us and it was enough for all... More 

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Portland
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I used to love this place! I would eat there with my mom at least 2 times a month! The Tall dark hair male server has been there forever, NOT a personal server but he gets your order! I came here for my mom birthday and we had 10 at our table. Service that night was not great by him... More 

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Martinsburg, West Virginia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The chunky salsa and chips were excellent. The rest of the order was average US-style Mexican. Food prices weren't too bad but at $8.50 a glass, the Margaritas did not get a refill. Both my nieces seemed to enjoy the Butternut Squash Enchilada, a dish I haven't seen on too many menus.

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EVERETT
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83 reviews 83 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

This is a favorite spot with some of my clients so I have had the opportunity to eat here several times. I have had something different every time and have never been disappointed. The service is terrific and the spicy salsa is very tasty!

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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94 reviews 94 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

This isn't Mexico and it ain't Taco Bell, but you get decent food at reasonable prices. There's a long menu, which means some things are likely to be better than others, but this place is popular for a reason. If you're not a Mexican food snob (an oxymoron if I've ever heard one), you're likely to find something you like.... More 

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Portland, Oregon
Top Contributor
471 reviews 471 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
253 helpful votes 253 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Why the place is popular I don't know. My chile verda burrito was tender and tasty, but the rice was very unpleasant tasting (too much cumin). The black beans were covered in too much cheese. No one at our table wanted to eat the medium or hot salsas because of the poor flavor (no flavors came through except cumin). We... More 

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CLACKAMAS
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103 reviews 103 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

We have been going to this place for years now and have never had a bad meal. We have tried most items on the menu and have always enjoyed them. Look for the daily specials as they are always special. They have a great bar with a wide selection. The staff is friendly and the service is fast. They do... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6034 SE Milwaukie Ave, Portland, OR 97202-5345
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Sellwood - Moreland Improvement League
  • Neighborhood: Sellwood - Moreland Improvement League
  • Phone Number: 503-232-1826

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:30 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?