Offering visitors a ‘taste of the Middle East,’ Falafel Express tickles the taste buds of diners again and again with its exotic flavors. A casual, budget-friendly establishment, specific highlights include the deluxe falafel sandwich, which features pita bread stuffed with fried falafel balls, hummus, tahini sauce, hot sauce, plus fries and served with pickles or veggies and the chicken shawarma platter with slow roasted chicken, hummus or rice pickles, red onion, mixed salad, and vegetables. Desserts include the knafeh nebulsia, layers of shredded knafeh with sweet cheese.
Falafel Express, 11963 Pacific Highway, Tigard, OR, USA, +1 503 716 8160
La Fuente specializes in authentic Michoacan cuisine from Mexico. Within a brightly lit interior space, guests can feast upon a host of recipes that have been handed down from generation to generation. La Fuente offers a menu full of savory items for meat and seafood lovers plus some vegetarian options. Some favorites include tacos Mexicanos, which is a corn tortilla filled with choice of meat, onions, and cilantro, and the fried tilapia fish with a choice of beans and rice or salad.
La Fuente, 12198 SW Main St., Tigard, OR, USA, +1 503 639 3653
Sanchez Taqueria y Panaderia specializes in rustic-style Mexican cuisine. Making everything in house and using only the freshest ingredients, the kitchen crew creates many flavorful dishes, including tacos, burritos, specialty items, and other entrées daily. Guests cannot go wrong with any of the tacos, which include choice of meat, onion, cilantro, and cabbage or the huaraches, which is a house-made, shoe-shaped corn tortilla filled with beans, choice of meat, sour cream, cabbage, onion, cilantro, tomatoes, avocado, and Mexican cheese.
A wonderful gathering place, Symposium is a coffeehouse perfect for relaxing with friends while partaking in great conversations and enjoying coffee. Using Stumptown Coffee plus teas by Steven Smith Teamaker, this café offers many tasty drinks, including salted caramel latte, chili mocha, cardamom latte, and the ever-popular lavender latte. If hunger strikes, Symposium also offers some light snacks, such as the turkey, ham, and cheese croissant sandwich with sweet-hot mustard, tomato, onion, and lettuce, the veggie salad, and the wrap with choice of meat or vegetables.
Symposium, 12345 SW Main St., Tigard, OR, USA, +1 971 246 5617
Taco Del Sol entices customers every day with its authentic Mexican cuisine. Another budget-friendly option, this casual place features a friendly atmosphere plus a menu with plenty of choices. The wet burrito with rice, beans, ranchera sauce, cheese, lettuce, tomato, sour cream, plus choice of meat, which can include chicken, shredded beef, or shrimp to name a few, the taco plate with choice of meat, lettuce, sour cream, tomato, rice, and beans, and the carne asada are all good options. A selection of specialty drinks, including Mexican sodas, is available as well.
Taco Del Sol, 13165 SW Pacific Highway, Tigard, OR, USA, +1 503 601 4123