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El Gallo Tops the Oregonian’s List of the 10 Best Portland Mexican Restaurants

El Gallo Tops the Oregonian’s List of the 10 Best Portland Mexican Restaurants

There are great Mexican restaurants and taquerias in nearly every neighborhood and suburb in Portland. Here are our ten favorites: 1.) El Gallo Taqueria …. See the full list in the Oregonian

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Wherever you are, eat well

The Eat Well Guide was created to help conscientious diners find and support restaurants who make an effort to source local, sustainable ingredients. ~El Gallo Taqueria serves authentic, rustic Mexican street food made from scratch with real, honest ingredients in the heart of SE Woodstock in Portland, Oregon. At El Gallo they maintain their commitment […]

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Most romantic things to do & see in Portland

Located in the heart of Portland’s Southeast Woodstock neighborhood, El Gallo Taqueria has recently transformed from a charming food truck into a hip, brick-and-mortar restaurant. Although the restaurant has a new menu to go along with its new look, diners can still enjoy favorites like their tacos, burritos, and the absolutely delicious Nevada Tostada. All […]

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Woodstock’s Favorite Burrito Rises Again

Woodstock’s Favorite Burrito Rises Again

It was not a happy winter for Woodstock. The weather was pleasant, yes, but the tacos were gone. In December, the taco cart that has held down the parking lot of The Joinery furniture workshop since 2009 closed its concession window while its owners prepared to open a restaurant in a barely larger space next […]

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Portland’s Best New Bars & Restaurants

Portland’s Best New Bars & Restaurants

One of our most anticipated openings this spring, El Gallo has finally opened its doors near Reed College. Basic tacos start at $2.50 and the fancy options aren’t that much more at a neat $3. This might be the closest you can get to Mexico City street tacos here in Portland. Read the full review on […]

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Portland’s Top Taquerias

Portland’s Top Taquerias

Saucebox and Genoa alum Jake Brown was determined to find out what makes a Mexican street taco tick, so he headed south of the border to eat his way through that country’s street scene. When he came back he opened a cart in Woodstock, running it for six years before closing this fall to open […]

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From Food Cart to Store Front, El Gallo Continues to Turn Out Great Food

From Food Cart to Store Front, El Gallo Continues to Turn Out Great Food

El Gallo Taqueria has expanded into a restaurant space just a few blocks down the street from its original location (back when is was a food cart). The new restaurant  is just west of Woodstock Ace Hardware, at 4422 S.E. Woodstock Boulevard. Chef Jake Brown and the El Gallo crew have spent the time since […]

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El Gallo Opens the Doors to their new space with mouthwatering new menu options

El Gallo Opens the Doors to their new space with mouthwatering new menu options

El Gallo Taqueria, the first food cart to open in SE Woodstock over five years ago, has expanded into a restaurant space just a few blocks down the street from its original location (the parking lot of The Joinery at 4804 SE Woodstock Blvd). The new restaurant space is located at 4422 SE Woodstock Blvd. […]

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El Gallo Taqueria unveils their new brick-and-mortar

After three months of renovations and menu-tweaking, sustainability-minded El Gallo Taqueria will open the doors to its new brick-and-mortar spot on SE Woodstock Blvd. this Saturday Feb. 21. For five years, El Gallo was a popular taco truck operating out of The Joinery’s parking lot just a few blocks away from the new location. Owner […]

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El Gallo voted one of Portland’s most sustainable food carts

El Gallo voted one of Portland’s most sustainable food carts

Sustainable Business Oregon votes El Gallo one of the top ten most sustainable food carts in Portland! We are proud to have made this list and make a conscious choice to support local, sustainable food purveyors, use renewable power sources, energy-efficient appliances, biodegradable, compostable to-go containers and green cleaning products.   “Jake Brown’s El Gallo […]

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