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2811 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97232-2433
+1 503-233-0511
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“plantains” (21 reviews)
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Caribbean, Latin, Cuban, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2811 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97232-2433
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Reviewed September 13, 2012

My husband and I had lunch here yesterday. The decor felt very island-like. We both got the shrimp al ajillo (shrimp with garlic) that was delicious! I was born in Havana, and this brought back memories of my mother's cooking (she passed away on July...More

Thank Belinda7
Reviewed September 11, 2012

Food is fantastic -- outdoor seating and desserts to die for -- check out the dessert case inside before you order, it may sway your decision.

Thank Max A
Reviewed September 6, 2012

and only cuban in portland... but srsly this place is great. dont go on weekend evenings or be prepared to wait for a while. interior is small but food is very well prepared

Thank pdx07
Reviewed August 28, 2012

food and service were good especially when trying to eat late in this little big city. I have just heard so much hype about this place it didn't quite live up to that but I'd go back again.

Thank brookese
Reviewed August 20, 2012

Our first visit was a great experience! We had to wait a bit, but not surprising on a Saturday night. The staff is amazing: helpful, courteous, and speedy. I enjoyed the Cuban Creole Fish Sandwich and my son had the Sanwich Cubano (roasted pork, ham...More

Thank fuchsiagal
Reviewed August 14, 2012

Brought groups of friends to eat here twice (dinner, lunch) this month & we all really enjoyed our meals. The food is savory with Caribbean spicing, but not spiced hot. Apparently that's not the Cuban style. We sat outside at small tables along the sidewalk,...More

Thank Tedzilla
Reviewed July 25, 2012

Great restaurant devoid of pretentions but filled with great food and color! Be sure to try their Ajiaco on a cool night. This pepper pot stew is not to be missed!

Thank DChevalier
Reviewed July 9, 2012

We have been here a few times and always enjoy the visit. The restaurant is so small and crowded you need to be patient for a table or early for the meal. They have sidewalk tables also. I love the atmosphere and bright colors. The...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed June 29, 2012

We must have stood in the entry way to this place for twenty minutes before anyone would seat us. Mind you, there were plenty of tables open but the waitstaff just couldn't be bothered. Finally we nervously sat down at an empty table thinking maybe...More

Thank ajeancompton
Reviewed June 22, 2012

Pambiche fills a longing for us for simple, friendly Cuban food. Sometimes you just want beautifully cooked black beans, rice, and sweet plantains done perfectly. Pambiche hit the nail on the head, had great service, a fun atmosphere, and the rest of the menu looked...More

Thank castironmaven
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July 20, 2017|
Response from chicxulub | Reviewed this property |
No I don't believe so. Its a first come first serve. Both times we were there we did not have to wait too long.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2811 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97232-2433
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-233-0511
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