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La Iguana Restaurant

100 5th Ave, Portland, TX 78374
+1 361-643-2063
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good29%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
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100 5th Ave, Portland, TX 78374
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Great food. Delicious margarita. Excellent Service. The menu is huge and the prices are great. I ordered carne guisada which was very delicious.

Thank Maricela G
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

We ate on the patio which had a fan and was nice and casual. Our service was great and decor was fun. Food was good, but nothing special. I liked the guacamole, but my husband thought was bland. Unfortunately margaritas were pretty weak. Location was...More

Thank Linda6463
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

A family member ordered Mexican food and a burger for the little one. The burger was bad, and I don’t just mean it taste bad...it was rotten meat. They were offered a discount?!?! The other food was alright, but how can you eat somewhere when...More

Thank texsmurf
Reviewed July 23, 2018

The food is Great. The wait staff in the morning is excellent!!!! (Ask for Gracie)...... Don't usually eat here in the evenings..... GO!!!! You will not be disappointed.....

Thank George E
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Ran in for a nice sandwich and hot bowl of chicken an dumplings. Both hit the spot and were very satisfying. Will return whenever I don’t feel like cooking.

Thank jemckinney
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Lots of character. Super friendly and gracious staff. The food was excellent. Loved the stew in a stone bowl. I had never seen that before. The cheese and bean tostadas were great. Loved it!!

Thank Sandra G
Reviewed November 22, 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch with family. Chips and queso as an entree and a waffle, two orders of quesadillas and the daily special of chicken enchiladas, rice and beans cost 50 bucks. Chips were burnt. Charro beans were good but I was not impressed with the...More

Thank Jill G
Reviewed October 9, 2017

My husband and I had a great dining experience at La Iguana Restaurant on a Friday evening. The restaurant was about 75% full. We both ordered the combination plate. The plate (actually 2 plates) came with one cheese enchilada, taco, tostada, rice, beans and tostada....More

Thank M J
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

We used to really enjoy this restaurant but something has change with the food quality, more like eating at a Taco Bell. Hope they can get it straightened out.

Thank justme489
Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

This place use to be a Cajun restaurant many years and all the wood paneling is still there as is the art work mixed with Mexican themed items including a stuffed toy iguana. I ordered a mango margarita - should have sent it back- more...More

Thank danidb518
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Families with children, Kids
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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