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Cabezon Restaurant

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5200 NE Sacramento, Portland, OR 97213 (NE Sandy Blvd.)
(503) 284-6617
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Gettysburg
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47 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great meal on the way to the Portland airport for an evening flight! Seafood was outstanding as were the salads. Pink lemonade was a real treat and unexpected.

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Thank Goldinlondon2012
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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71 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For the second year in a row, a reservation led to a fantastic dinner. Restaurant appears to be a local gem as it is filled with locals not tourists. Dining can be outside or inside, not a large space but excellent. Children have been seen there.

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Thank Kerry G
phoenix, AZ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are summer visitors and went to Cabezon last year, and even though we love to try all the fabulous restaurants in Portland, this has become one of our favorites! We just returned from another fabulous dinner with our friends. We all agreed that every dish we had was outstanding, creative, well flavored, and a very attractive presentation! One delicious... More 

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Thank jtimbo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a good seafood restaurant and saw the TA reviews for this restaurant. Glad we went as we had excellent food. I had cioppino which was very good with one exception - too spicy. The others in our party had basil shrimp over lentils and salads which they were very happy with.

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Thank Trevor H
Bend, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 288 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Portland is becoming famous as a food destination and you will find most of the best restaurants in the neighborhoods where the rent is cheaper than downtown. An excellent example is Cabezon found just off Sandy Blvd in Northeast Portland. Cabezon means a scorpion fish ( or a stubborn person) in Spanish and you might guess that they specialize in... More 

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Thank DoctorM
Gresham OR
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Went on Saturday night and had a great dinner. First time but not our last. Had a wonderful Caesar salad with great dressing - very fresh. Also tried the basil wrapped shrimp. I could have eaten two orders it was so good. It comes with glass noodles and vegetables. Also had the cioppino and the fish was very fresh. Friend... More 

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McLean, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

We had a fabulous meal at Cabezon. It is easy to get to in Northeast Portland - away from the hustle and bustle of city center. The food is locally sourced and everything, except the bread, is made on site. We sampled the Chive Blinis, Kale-Radicchio Caesar Salad, the catch of the day, and the lavender-honey Creme Brulee. Everything served... More 

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Thank DrQuinnVA
California
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Tucked away in a corner of NE Portland, this restaurant is worth a drive. Great decor and cozy atmosphere, the food and service and wine was spectacular--this is from a California foodie and wine lover. All four of us loved our meals: wonderful crusty bread and butter, delicious tomato soup, freshest of fresh oysters, pate to die for, an excellent... More 

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Thank SnowGooseCalifornia
Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This small restaurant is within walking distance of my home, and I feel lucky to have such a nice little spot close by. The seafood is fresh and artfully prepared. Good cocktails and pleasant service make this a great experience.

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Thank mossandfog
Jacksonville, Oregon
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

So glad we visited Cabezon for dinner. The basil shrimp appetizers were divine, the classic Caesar salad was fresh and cold, and the ling cod with purple potatoes and fried cauliflower was wonderful!!! The chef really has a gift with flavorful, balanced, subtly flavored and amazingly textured combinations. Our server, Norman, was friendly and attentive. Overall excellent service. Definitely will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $30
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Soups
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5200 NE Sacramento, Portland, OR 97213
    (NE Sandy Blvd.)
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: (503) 284-6617

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