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La Iguana Restaurant

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100 5th Ave, Portland, TX 78374
+1 361-643-2063
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Nashville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was in town for a few weeks, and had the pleasure of going to this restaurant. I love the laid back atmosphere. All the staff were friendly, and the food was great. I went for lunch one day, and dinner a different day. Very happy both times. And the prices are very reasonable, so good if you are on... More 

Thank LBK2012
Jasper, Texas
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Real authentic Mexican food, good prices, kid friendly, great service, very friendly staff! What a great find!!!

Thank irvinjk
Pharr, Texas
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

Driving up to La Iguana Restaurant may at first appear you're on the wrong side of town, but you're not Step right into a quaint place with lots of iguana decor. Once you're done looking around you will need to try the delicious enchiladas, tacos, rice and beans. I had the combination plate of cheese enchiladas and a chicken fajita... More 

Thank Judith D
Portland, Texas
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

This restaurant is dependable and good. The wait staff is friendly and helpful. The tortillas-both flour and corn-are homemade and delicious.

Thank maggyroz
San Antonio, Texas
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

My sister-in law said we should eat lunch here. She was right. Great selection of Mexican (Tex Mex). The menu has lots of options. Good sized portions at reasonable prices. Service was out of this world as we were treated like family. This is not one of those trendy tourist places along the coast, this is a local place where... More 

Thank Nelson N
Portland, Texas
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Simple Mexican food served in a casual environment. Nice place to go with family and kids. Food served quickly and hot. There are nicer places to go but I am rating this as a excellent cheap eats restaurant. Nothing fancy. Just good food.

Thank Nicole78374
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179 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

Had a Margarita on an empty stomach. Good thing there was little to no tequila in the drink otherwise I would have been stumbling out of the place. Pleasant enough décor and service exceeded the need. Food unfortunately tasted less than original. Mexican food is notable for its originality, fresh flavors and freshness. This was not found in what was... More 

Thank CaptainBlackie
Roanoke, Texas
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

We eat here whenever we visit family. These days, that's probably only about once a year. The inside is a bit kitschy but colorful and pleasant. It looks clean and the staff is friendly. It's a seat yourself place and they greeted us quickly. We were there for breakfast but they serve the whole menu all day , I believe.... More 

Thank RCypher
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

We have been here a few times. The food is really good. The only thing we did not like was the cheese sauce which was just cheese not queso. I would recommend eating here. I wrote this for the wrong place last time, I meant it for this place..

Thank kimmiefrog13
United States
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157 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2016

Went with several members of my family. We all enjoyed our food especially the rice. The staff is very friendly. The price was average. The bathrooms and restaurant was clean. Love the friendly waitresses!

Thank brickie074

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 5th Ave, Portland, TX 78374
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 361-643-2063

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