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Allan's Authentic Mexican Restaurant

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49 people voted
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18305 NW West Union Rd
Portland, OR 97229 (Map & Directions)
Phone: (503) 629-1764
92% say Yum
49 people voted
Cuisine: Mexican
Neighborhood: Northwest Portland

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Restaurant Description

Formerly La Cabana Authentic Mexican Food
Hours: Sun-Tues 10am-9pm Wed-Sat 10am-10pm


Accepts Credit Cards



Price Point
$$ $ - Cheap Eats (Under $10)
$$ - Moderate ($11-$25)
$$$ - Expensive ($25-$50)
$$$$ - Very Pricey (Over $50)



Good for Kids


Outdoor Seats


Reviews of Allan's Authentic Mexican Restaurant

review_stars 05/08/2012 - So Delicious!
Best Mexican food. <br /> <br /> EVER!

review_stars 03/12/2012 - ALLANS IS AWESOME!
This place is THE BEST Mexican food restaurant in Portland!!!!!! My family loves it here!<br /> <br /> Try the fish tacos! Or the Carne Asada! They are my favorite!!!

review_stars 01/07/2012 - Jack S
Great place! Fam enjoyed the food & service. <br /> WILL BE BACK

review_stars 10/20/2011 - Freddie K
Great food, great service!

review_stars 07/07/2011 - Albert H.
Everything here is great! My favorite little Mexican Restaurant.

review_stars 04/28/2011 - M.F.
Fantastic little restaurant in Rock Creek. I recommend the Carne Asada or Shrimp Fajitas, both excellent options.

review_stars 04/14/2011 - Great!
Food at Allan's I bring all of my friends and family here for lunch! :) food, service, ambience, and drinks are all great!

review_stars 04/12/2011 - Allan's Lover!
The Best Mexican Restaurant in the area with no doubt whatsoever.

review_stars 03/21/2011 - BJ
Allan's is my favorite family Mexican restaurant in Portland. The food is consistently delicious and the service is always welcoming and generous.<br /> <br /> I take all my friends here!

review_stars 03/17/2011 - Julie
El menu es excelente! Las enchiladas de pollo son sabrosos! He recomendado este lugar a mis amigos!!

review_stars 03/16/2011 - GREAT STUFF AT ALLANS
EXCELLENT! WE LOVE ALLANS!<br /> Get the Carne Asada New York Steak!<br /> Or the Whitefish, sooooo good!

review_stars 03/13/2011 - Joey
We came in today, it was so great!<br /> Really good food, awesome service, and drinks? Yeah, they are amazing too!<br /> Five stars are not easy to earn, but they deserve em.

review_stars 03/13/2011 - Sadie A
I Love Allans!<br /> Happy hour 3-5 has great food and drinks!<br /> I go with the hubby atleast twice a week

review_stars 02/15/2011 - Connie
We came to Allan's last weekend as part of a large group. My sister in law wanted to celebrate her birthday, and she chose Allan's. We had never tried it before but she said it was her favorite, and she definitely was right. Excellent food, the service was great, and the music made me want to dance salsa like there was no tomorrow. <br /> We will be back!

review_stars 01/30/2011 - J. Hathaway
I took my wife here last weekend for her birthday because we heard good things about the place, and I have to admit, every single imaginable thing about our experience while eating here was top notch. The best mexican food I have tried PERIOD. <br /> <br /> That and great service, good music, and a nice staff, I am DEFINITELY coming back. I definitely recommend this amazing restaurant to everyone.

review_stars 01/25/2011 - Dennis F.
The food was excellent. I was very pleased with the food preparation, the taste, as well as the great service.

review_stars 12/21/2010 - Katy H
I can not believe I did not try this place before! They are right in my neighborhood too! I went to get some take out and it was so good for lunch, that I decided to take my family back for dinner. Win-win situation by the way, I didn't cook and we all loved it! <br /> Definitely recommend this place to anyone, even gluten-free people like my daughters!

review_stars 11/29/2010 - Jared
Great place for lunch and dinner

review_stars 11/25/2010 - Jake
Five stars all day every day.<br /> Best Mexican food my family has had since we moved to Oregon 10 years ago.

review_stars 11/14/2010 - Eduardo
This place is the best. My family absolutely loves it. Great place for the wife, myself, and sometimes even the kids! We always are happy when it is an "Allan's Night".<br /> 5 stars easy.

review_stars 11/03/2010 - H.G.
Went here with my husband last night for the third time, and the food is consistently delicious!<br /> <br /> Our conversations are constantly turned into..<br /> "Yummm!"

review_stars 11/01/2010 - I LOVE
ALLAN'S!<br /> <br /> Great little restaurant over in rock creek.<br /> Definitely reminds me of my food in southern cali, the fish tacos are deee-li-cious.<br /> <br /> Actually (maybe a little better than Cali).<br /> <br /> Went there last night and had the enchiladas verdes...they were so good!<br /> <br /> Definitely the top of my list for mexican in portland

review_stars 10/29/2010 - Grant Weston
Allan's is fantastic. Everything on the menu is to die for and the salsa is delicious also.<br /> <br /> I absolutely love everything I ever tried there, I only have a few things left to try, but I am sure they will blow my tastebuds away.<br /> The cocktails are also very good.

review_stars 10/26/2010 - DAVE

review_stars 10/05/2010 - Riley M.
Amazing food, amazing prices, amazing service, amazing!<br /> Definitely recommend it to all of my neighbors!<br />

review_stars 09/25/2010 - Maria
Allan's is our favorite Mexican restaurant ever!

review_stars 09/11/2010 - j. g.
yummy food! we got a very nice waiter (cute too ;)) who gave us good service. will be back for more.

review_stars 09/04/2010 - Isabella
My husband and I love this restaurant! They make everything delicious. I tell all my friends about here. Try the carne asada my favorite

review_stars 09/01/2010 - Stephen McPherson
I have found me a jewel in Portland for some very, very tasty Mexican Food. I was hesitant at first, but man, I am very glad I gave them a try. The family and I go every Sunday!

review_stars 08/15/2010 - Shelby Anne Rutherford
Absolutely fantastic! Family is so nice and the goodness I haven't had Mexican this good since I lived in the south.

review_stars 07/25/2010 - Will D.
The best mex. Period.

review_stars 06/05/2010 - Sammy P.
Absolutely the best Mex that I have had in a long time, and considering I have lived in Texas and New Mexico, I place this in the top of Portland for Mexican. Plus, they have great service!

review_stars 03/25/2010 - joy
Great enchiladas. I go at least once a week.

review_stars 07/30/2009 -
Fantastic food, great service!!

review_stars 05/31/2009 - miketpdx
All their burritos are very big, even the breakfast burrito. If you're a chili head, the smoked chipotle hot sauce in the red container is awesome. I started buying to-go samples to use at home on just about everything (eggs, chips, water, ice cream..kidding!). Besides the food and hot sauce, they're locally owned! Enjoy!

review_stars 05/26/2009 -
Great food & great service!!

review_stars 06/12/2008 - dont judge a book by its cover
Great just absolutely fantastic!

review_stars 06/05/2008 - AWESOME!
This restaurant was great.<br /> <br /> its little, but they have delicious food and great service!<br /> <br /> i recommend the milanesa plate, the chihuahua salad, or the camarones (shrimp) plate<br /> <br /> i go there atleast twice a week sometimes more<br /> for lunch.

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