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Iron Horse Restaurant

Sellwood - Moreland Improvement League
Mexican, Southwestern
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6034 SE Milwaukie Ave, Portland, OR 97202-5345
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Portland, Oregon
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have visited here several times because it is loud and a great place to take the kids. The food is plenty and it is your average family style american/mexican quality. Good value for what you get.

Thank pattycake2016
Clackamas Oregon
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181 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

a generally healthier menu than your average Mexican restaurant with many vegetarian options. The chile verde is very good. There is a very good vegetarian tostada with beans, corn, cactus, avocado, spinach, tomatoes and cheese. They have had the same location for more than 30 years on the north end of the Westmoreland neighborhood near Papa Hayden.

Thank JurgisRudkus
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

The staff is friendly and helpful. Food is wonderful! Have nothing but good things to say about this place, if you haven't been here you need to try it.

Thank Travis P
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336 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Portland is not a hot bed of Mexican food, but the Iron Horse is one of the better restaurants in the category. There are plenty of menu choices, ample portions, complimentary chips and various salsas, a decent microbrew lineup and cocktails. the service is friendly and attentive. This is a good place to bring large parties -- the restaurant is... More 

Thank KommissarKen
Portland, Oregon
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161 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

The service was great, the food was not. The only good way to enjoy Mexican food is to most likely go to Mexico and have authentic fare instead of Americanized offerings. The chicken/avocado salad was so-so. There was not much chicken on it, mostly all lettuce with a few tomatoes BUT ample avocados. It did not have any flavor and... More 

Thank teri1352
Portland, Oregon
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34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

This is the place to go for a really fine Mexican style lunch. The menu is ample. The chips come with a choice of spiciness level to suit any taste. The staff is friendly. The price is right.

Thank Oliver1646
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015 via mobile

Full of flavor! Not greasy. Salsas were so so. We ate outside and it was very chill. The couple of waitresses that checked on us were very nice.

Thank Kris4242
Milwaukie, Oregon
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257 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

Usually Mexican food is not my first choice, but enjoyed my taco salad greatly. The freshness was noticeable. My wife enjoyed her enchiladas. Our server, Peggy, was excellent and one of the most honest of any I've ever had. Great food choice help from her. Parking can be a little issue as it is located in a busy area. Medium... More 

Thank Dennis M
Santa Maria, California
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104 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Good margaritas but average food. The flavors were OK but tasted pretty basic. The waitress was cheerful and helpful.

Thank BnThrDnThat
Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The Iron Horse Restaurant is an established Mexican restaurant in the Moreland neighborhood of SE Portland. While it has been around for over 2 decades, it is still a great discovery for folks looking for some very good Mexican food at a reasonable price. My personal favorite is the Chile Verde Burrito. I enjoy spicy food and the Iron Horse... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
Mexican, Southwestern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
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

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