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El Indio on Halsey

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Lunch, Dinner
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations

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$1 extra for shredded beef
Super Nachos
Chips, beans and cheddar cheese melted with your choice of chicken or ground beef. Topped with tomatoes, onions, sour cream and guacamole
Los Dos Amigos
Three chunky shredded beef taquitos and a quesadilla. Topped with sour cream and guacamole and a mild red sauce
Potato Skins
Deep fried potato skins topped with Monterey Jack cheese. Served with a side of sour cream and guacamole
Camarones con Coco
Large shrimp coated in shredded coconut. Served with a special raspberry chipotle dipping sauce
Camarones con Tocino
Shrimp wrapped with bacon set on top of a bed of grilled bell peppers, onions, mushrooms, tomatoes and jalapenos. Topped with melted Monterey Jack cheese, sliced avocados and lime
Taquitos Rancheros
Deep fried corn tortilla with your choice of chicken or shredded beef. Served on a bed of lettuce with guacamole, sour cream and a mild red sauce
Chile con Queso
Piping hot melted cheese and chiles
1 Doz $8.95
1/2 Doz $6.75
Chile Peppers
Breaded jalapenos stuffed with cheese
1 Lb $29.95
1/2 Lb $19.95
Botana de Camaron
Shrimp prepared Al Mojo de Ajo or A La Diabla
1 Doz $11.95
1/2 Doz $8.95
Spicy Buffalo Wings
Sopa de Albondigas
A delicious Mexican soup made with fresh minted meatballs and seasoned vegetables. Served with diced onions, cilantro and warm tortillas
Sopa de Tortilla
Fried tortilla diced up into a soup garnished with Monterey Jack cheese and avocados
Seasoned tomato juice, onions, tomatoes, cilantro and diced avocados. All blended together with shrimp and octopus
Cocktail de Camarones
Seasoned tomato juice, onions, tomatoes, cilantro and diced avocados. All blended together with shrimp
Siete Mares
Combination soup with crab legs, fish, scallops, prawns, clam and mussels
Carne en su Jugo
Chopped Carne Asada, bacon bits, tomatoes, onions, avocados and whole beans all mixed together in a tangy green sauce
For children under 12 only. A choice of Enchilada, Taco, Tostada, Tamale or Burrito. Includes rice and beans
Chicken Nuggets or Chicken Strips
All combinations are served with rice and beans. Extra guacamole add $2.50; extra sour cream add $0.95; Add shredded beef $0.50 (in Enchiladas for $1 extra - on other $2 extra)
1 Taco
A crisp corn tortilla filled with cheese, lettuce tomato and your choice of chicken or beef
1 Enchilada
your choice of cheese, chicken or beef topped with enchilada sauce and cheese
1 Tamale
Freshly ground corn meal filled with marinated pork, steamed in a corn husk and topped with sauce
1 Tostada Grande
Crispy fried corn tortilla layered with refried beans, your choice of chicken or beef and topped with shredded lettuce, cheese and tomato
1 Super Taco
Folded flour tortilla filled with your choice of chicken or beef and topped with lettuce, cheese and tomato. Served soft or crispy
All combinations are served with rice and beans
1 Enchilada, 1 Taco
1 Chile Relleno, Guacamole
1 Enchilada, 1 Tostada
1 Burrito
1 Tostada, 1 Tamale
2 Enchiladas
2 Tacos
1 Enchilada, 1 Tamale
1 Tostada DLX
1 Vegetarian Burrito
All combinations are served with rice and beans
1 Enchilada, 1 Burrito
2 Enchiladas and 1 Taco
1 Enchilada, 1 Chile Relleno and 1 Taco
1 Enchilada, 1 Tamale and 1 Taco
1 Enchilada and 1 Avocado Tostada
1 Enchilada, 1 Chile Relleno and 1 Tamale
1 Enchilada and 2 Tacos
1 Enchilada, 1 Tamale and 1 Tostada
Taquitos Rancheros
Traditional Mexican taquitos! Three crisp corn tortillas filled with shredded beef "Picadillo" served with our sour cream, guacamole and a special mild salsa
Broiled Top Sirloin
Juicy top sirloin flame broiled to your liking. Served with fresh salad, your choice of dressing, french fries and sauteed vegetables
Hamburger / Cheeseburger
A delicious hand formed hamburger patty cooked to your liking and served with french fries
Chicken Burger
A fresh fillet cooked to perfection placed in between two hamburger buns and served with french fries
Grilled Ham & Cheese
Served with french fries
Grilled Cheese
Served with french fries
Your choice of chicken, steak or shrimp grilled with fresh bell peppers, onions, tomatoes and spices. Served with refried beans, rice, fresh tortillas, sour cream and Pico de Gallo
Shrimp w/ Mushrooms
Chicken / Steak Combo
Chicken / Shrimp Combo
Steak / Shrimp Combo
Steak / Chicken / Shrimp Combo
Carne Asada
Skirt steak butter flied and flame broiled to your liking. Served with your choice of warm tortillas
Carnitas de Res
Tender sliced top sirloin grilled with fresh green peppers, onions, spices and our special sauces
Chile Verde
Pork loin braised in a green sauce of fresh Mexican tomatillos
Steak a la Chicana
Lean strips of top sirloin sauteed with tomatoes, onions, green peppers, mushrooms and spices
Pollo Asado
Butter flied boneless skinless chicken breast grilled and placed in a special spicy tomato sauce
Pollo Mole
A longtime favorite! Braised skinless chicken breast in a sweet yet spicy peanut butter based sauce with a hint of chocolate
Pollo Mexican Style
Skinless chicken breast in an authentic stew of onions, tomatoes, garlic and spices
Pollo con Crema
Tender chicken strips cooked in an authentic Mexican sour cream sauce with onions and bell peppers. Delicious!
Pollo Macho
Tender sliced chicken breast sauteed in butter with spicy sauce
Pollo a la Diabla
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All reviews chips and salsa fajitas mexican restaurant excellent food margaritas yum
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Online prices were different when we previously ordered from them. We were told they had lost access to their password. This time when ordering on phone, one order was missed completely. When we arrived, we were told this was our fault as person on the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank srohrb
Reviewed April 23, 2018

I'm back in NE Portland now and I had forgot about El Indio! I have ordered the Nachos and Tamale twice, and the sauce on the Tamale is so delicious! Excellent service, always kind and professional and quick service. I will be visiting here as...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank SassyGirlJenna729
Reviewed April 7, 2018 via mobile

We chose this location because it was highly recommended by our Uber driver. He didn’t let us down. We walked in and immediately were greeted by a friendly staff. They seated us and brought us chips and salsa quickly. The salsa was different tasting from...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Joyflnoise
Reviewed December 24, 2017

The traditional foods are delicious - flautas, fajitas, tacos, burritos, tostadas, quesadillas. The food is very fresh. The space is large enough for big groups, and accommodated our group of 14 easily. We had very good service, and the meals were made to order, with...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Sitewatcher
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Busy !! but we were well taken care of , love the drinks and the free chips and salsa yum !! food is always fantastic

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Ron H
Reviewed June 8, 2017

The food was good like most of the Mexican restaurants. The shop is open for long hours and the service was very encouraging. The quantity of food was so much, that i had to pack most of the food for home.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Arnab N
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Love the food here. Had my birthday party here one year and they had no trouble accommodating me and all my friends. One of my favorite Mexican restaurants.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Kaitipoo
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Went there for a work-related gathering. Food was OK. Others enjoyed their food more than I did -- they had ordered more 'traditional' entrees - felt the side items (beans, rice) were good. I ordered their El Indio salad, which looked great in the picture...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank slc690
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite restaurant! You and a friend can enjoy a party-like atmosphere, have all you can eat chips and salsa (btw, the salsa is incredible especially if you like onions, garlic, and tapatìo!) and a chicken Mexican Pizza (with sour cream and guacamole)...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Stephanie P
Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

I don't eat bacon. It hates me. But they make a great bacon wrapped shrimp that is to die for. I just pull the bacon of give it to my husband and eat the flavored shrimp. It's amazing. Their drinks are also very good here....More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank TanaKae F
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