In 2019, it seems like everyone’s finally past the ‘Portland doesn’t have any good Mexican food’ trope. Anyone in the know realizes that’s not true, and it’s even less accurate in nearby Gresham. The suburb is home to double the hispanic population of Portland, with countless mercados and taquerias sprinkled throughout the city.
It’s not unheard of for residents to refer to anywhere east of the 205 as Gresham. While there are quite a few under-appreciated tacos scattered throughout the no man’s land of East Portland, this map only focuses on tacos — from trucks, taquerias, and restaurants — truly inside of Gresham’s city limits, which starts technically at 162nd street. For tacos closer to the city center, Eater Portland’s taco map will suffice.Read More