Nacho lovers, rejoice! The Portland Mercury’s Nacho Week is serving up specially crafted, full-sized plates of inventive, delicious nachos at over 40 locations. And best of all, THEY’RE ONLY $5 EACH! Make you and your stomach happy October 14 - 19 with the Portland Mercury’s Nacho Week (brought to you by Corona USA and Hornitos Tequila)!


23Hoyt

THE NACHOS: 23 TOTchos!
WHAT’S ON THEM: House tots, creamy Mornay cheese sauce, pickled jalapeños, Castelvetrano olives, and fresh scallion
WHAT THEY SAY: “Chef Cameron Dunlap wanted to create a nacho dish that challenges the conventional definition of ‘nachos,’ with a north-of-the-border comfort food element. Crispy potato tots, creamy Mornay sauce, and our house-pickled jalapeños come together in a way that says ‘chilly Northwestern perfection’ for the incoming autumn season!”
ADDRESS: 529 NW 23rd
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 3-10 pm
THINGS TO KNOW: Dine-in only, not available during brunch.

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THE NACHOS: El Cubano Nacho
WHAT’S ON THEM: Tortilla chips, Swiss beer-cheese sauce, mustard-braised pork, Pilsner dill pickle chips, and spicy mustard sauce
WHAT THEY SAY: “A cuban inspiration, a nacho twist, and as much Pacific Northwest beer as we could get in there!”
ADDRESS: 412 NW 5th
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 11:30 am-10 pm
THINGS TO KNOW: Dine-in only, no modifications.


Ate-Oh-Ate & Ate-Oh-Ate Grill

THE NACHOS: Tarochos
WHAT’S ON THEM: Taro chips topped with Kalua pig, Longboard kimchi queso, green onion straws, and shaved radish
WHAT THEY SAY: “Brah, so onolicious!”
ADDRESS: 2454 E Burnside & 5200 SE Woodstock
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 11 am-9 pm
THINGS TO KNOW: Dine-in only, no delivery services, no substitutions.


Avid Cider Co & Kitchen

THE NACHOS: Duros Supreme
WHAT’S ON THEM: Fried duros seasoned with Tají­n, topped with cotija cheese, house chorizo, pickled onions and hot peppers, then drizzled with cilantro aioli
WHAT THEY SAY: “This is our take on the classic wagon wheel street snack, which is usually doused in lime or lemon juice and hot sauce. Tajín takes the place of the citrus/chili element, and we pile it with local cotija and other house-made accoutrements. Crunchy, spicy, and with loads of complementary flavors.”
ADDRESS: 121 NW 9th
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Wed 3-10 pm, Thurs 3-11 pm, Fri-Sat noon-11 pm
THINGS TO KNOW: Dine-in only, one order per person per day, no substitutions. We’ll try not to run out, but since most components are made fresh daily, we might. If we do, we’ll have more the next day.


Bar Maven

THE NACHOS: Greek Nachos
WHAT’S ON THEM: Homemade tortilla chips, house-made tzatziki sauce, house-braised shredded beef with Greek seasonings, feta cheese, fresh tomatoes, pepperoncinis, fresh cucumbers, house-pickled white onions, kalamata olives, and parsley, sprinkled with sumac
WHAT THEY SAY: “This is a generous portion of nachos that will leave you feeling full! This is a variation from our normally available gyro nachos. We swapped out the traditional pita chips for tortilla chips, because we are trying to cater to the gluten-free crowd that couldn’t enjoy the pita chips. We updated the gyro meat to a slow-braised, Greek-style shredded beef to offer a very Greek, very delicious Greek-style nacho!”
ADDRESS: 6219 SE Foster
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 4 pm-2 am
THINGS TO KNOW: Absolutely NO TAKE OUT !! Or to go orders on the nachos!! NO Adding any ingredients! This is any assembly line that has a rhythm and a beat to it. When you add or take stuff off, it stalls the assembly line and makes your order take longer as well as other peoples’ orders. So please keep this in mind with trying to customize your nachos.


Big’s Chicken

THE NACHOS: El Pollo Grande
WHAT’S ON THEM: Big’s spiced tortilla chips, ground chicken chili verde, queso sauce, smoked corn salsa, cotija, and cilantro
WHAT THEY SAY: “Goddamn, that’s delicious.”
ADDRESS: 4570 SW Watson
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 11 am-9 pm
THINGS TO KNOW: Dine-in only, no substitutions.


Bluehour

THE NACHOS: Rockfish Ceviche NOTchos
WHAT’S ON THEM: Pickled serranos, red onions, lime, taro chips, and avocado crema
WHAT THEY SAY: These are NOT’cho Mama’s Nachos
ADDRESS: 250 NW 13th
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Thurs 4-10 pm, Fri 4 pm-midnight, Sat 3 pm-midnight
THINGS TO KNOW: Available in cafe/bar only.


Boke Bowl

THE NACHOS: Boke Togorashi Not-Choze!
WHAT’S ON THEM: Szechuan pork and garlic chive with togorashi Tillamook cheese sauce over crispy house-fried wonton chips
WHAT THEY SAY: “You’ve never had nachos like these before.”
ADDRESS: 1028 SE Water, Suite 120
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 11am-9 pm
THINGS TO KNOW: Dine-in Only, No Substitutions


BRIX Tavern

THE NACHOS: BRIX Chips
WHAT’S ON THEM: Braised roasted pork shoulder, Swiss cheese fondue, grilled tomato salsa, cilantro cream, and tortilla chips
WHAT THEY SAY: “BRIX Chips comes as inspiration of a ‘comfort food appetizer’ before dinner is served.”
ADDRESS: 1338 NW Hoyt
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Fri 11 am to close, Sat 3 pm to close
THINGS TO KNOW: On Sat, nachos available after brunch at 3 pm.


Brunch Box

THE NACHOS: NotchYo Fries
WHAT’S ON THEM: Chili lime-coated fries topped with taco-seasoned ground beef, nacho cheese, and pickled jalapeños
WHAT THEY SAY: Chef/Owner Derek Coughlin wanted to create an elevated nacho fry dish that incorporated his love of the Taco Bell Fiery DLT as well as his love for obnoxiously delicious nacho cheese.
ADDRESS: 676 SE Morrison
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 8 am-10 pm
THINGS TO KNOW: Dine-in only, cannot be combined with other offers.


Carlita’s

THE NACHOS: Carlita’s Ardiente Nachos
WHAT’S ON THEM: House-made tortilla lime chips, black beans, white cheddar queso with fire roasted jalapeños and Fresno red peppers, tomatoes, red onions, black olives, cotija, and cilantro
ADDRESS: 1101 NW Northrup
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Thurs 4 pm-midnight, Fri 4 pm-1 am, Sat 12 pm-1 am
THINGS TO KNOW: Dine-in only, no minors inside.


Casa Tolteca

THE NACHOS: Chilaquiles de Casa
WHAT’S ON THEM: Chilaquiles are made with our oven-baked tostadas and are topped with red and green sauce, queso fresco, and Mexican crema
WHAT THEY SAY: Whether during the morning or in the evening, these nachos would give you a taste of Mexico. From chips to toppings, everything is made in-house.
ADDRESS: 422 NW 8th
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 11 am-2 pm, and 4-9 pm
THINGS TO KNOW: This dish can be made vegan upon request.


Church

THE NACHOS: Chow Chow Nachos
WHAT’S ON THEM: Braised chicken, corn salsa, chimichurri crema, and wonton chips
WHAT THEY SAY: This is an ode to an old dish we experimented with as a burger for Burger Week, it was called the Chow Chow Burger. These are our Chimichurri Chow Chow nachos.
ADDRESS: 2600 NE Sandy
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 4 pm-2 am


Clarklewis

THE NACHOS: Mediterranean Nachos
WHAT’S ON THEM: Pita chips, feta cheese fondue, pickled peppers, salsa verde, za’ atar, scallions, and Castelvetrano olives
WHAT THEY SAY: “Our unique Mediterranean take on a classic snack!”
ADDRESS: 1001 SE Water
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 11:30 am-2 pm and 4:30 pm-6:30 pm
THINGS TO KNOW: Dine-in only, no substitutions, available for lunch and happy hour.


Concordia Ale House

THE NACHOS: Waffacho
WHAT’S ON THEM: Seasoned waffle fries, queso sauce, taco-seasoned beef, tomatoes, olives, and pickled jalapeños and green onions, topped with fire-roasted salsa
WHAT THEY SAY: “It’s what dreams are made of.”
ADDRESS: 3276 NE Killingsworth
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 11 am-9 pm
THINGS TO KNOW: Dine-in only, no minors.


Danwei Canting

THE NACHOS: Hong Shao Rou Nachos
WHAT’S ON THEM: Tortilla chips, red braised pork, red chili cheese sauce, scallion, and cilantro
WHAT THEY SAY: We wanted to create a nacho that incorporated a really classic Chinese element. That’s where the hong shao rou (red braised pork) comes in. Something a little sweet and spiced to go along with the chips and cheese.
ADDRESS: 803 SE Stark
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Thurs 11:30 am-9 pm, Fri-Sat 11:30 am-10 pm
THINGS TO KNOW: Dine-in only.


DEN at the Portland Marriott City Center

THE NACHOS: Sas-squash
WHAT’S ON THEM: Blue corn chips, chili-roasted winter squash, corn milk queso, cilantro, red onion, green chiles, and chocolate mole
WHAT THEY SAY: “Not nearly as elusive as their namesake, Sas-squash nachos’ footing is in big, fall flavors.”
ADDRESS: 520 SW Broadway
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Fri 11 am-11 pm, Sat 4 pm-11 pm
THINGS TO KNOW: No substitutions. Gluten-free and lacto-ovo friendly.


Dot’s Cafe

THE NACHOS: The Supreme Leader
WHAT’S ON THEM: Fried wontons, Tillamook cheddar/jack, kimchi, and Gochujang
WHAT THEY SAY: “Dot’s has literally sold hundreds of thousands of nachos over the course of our existence–so of course we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to participate in Nacho Week! We are taking this classic bar snack to the Far East, and bringing you ‘The Supreme Leader.’ We fry our wontons in-house and season them perfectly before topping them in Tillamook cheddar and jack. We toss in minced pickled jalapeños and bake until they’re perfectly melty! Then we top them with kimchi and a drizzle of Gochujang!”
ADDRESS: 2521 SE Clinton
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Fri 2 pm-close, Sat 4 pm-close
THINGS TO KNOW: Dine-in only, limit one per customer.


Haymaker

THE NACHOS: Crispy Pork Belly Nachos
WHAT’S ON THEM: Pork belly, brown sugar-glazed and fried crispy. Served on a base of tortilla, queso blanco, flamed grilled red peppers, and green onion
ADDRESS: 1233 N Killingsworth
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 3 pm-11 pm


Hopcity Tavern + Market

THE NACHOS: Ig”nacho” Anayalator
WHAT’S ON THEM: Blue corn tortilla chips, housemade refried black beans, pork carnitas, Oaxaca cheese, pickled jalapeño, carrots and radishes, salsa verde, and cilantro crema
WHAT THEY SAY: “Named after our hero, the inventor of the modern-day nacho: Ignacio Anaya Garcia. We’re pretty sure ours are better though. You be the judge.”
ADDRESS: 921 SW 6th
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 11 am-11:30 pm
THINGS TO KNOW: Dine-in only, no additional coupons or discounts, no modifications.


Landmark Saloon

THE NACHOS: Nacho Special
WHAT’S ON THEM: Smoked pork butt, roasted chiles, onions, and special cheese sauce
WHAT THEY SAY: “These nachos cost $5. You’ll like these nachos. These nachos are special.”
ADDRESS: 4847 SE Division
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 3-10 pm
THINGS TO KNOW: No takeout, no problems.


Le Bistro Montage

THE NACHOS: Nacho-roni
WHAT’S ON THEM: Juanita’s tortilla chips, topped with spicy creole pulled chicken, cajun nacho cheese macaroni, and fresh-cut pico de gallo
WHAT THEY SAY: “We took the best elements from nachos and smashed them together with our famous cajun food to create a saucy, spicy mash-up. Every element in this dish works so well that you’ll wonder why this wasn’t a thing before now.”
ADDRESS: 301 SE Morrison
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 4 pm-2 am


Liberty Glass

THE NACHOS: Truck Stop Nachos
WHAT’S ON THEM: The base: deep-fried white corn tortillas sprinkled with salt and Tajín. The sauce: our queso—or, as we like to call it, liquid gold! The toppings: spicy pickled jalapeños and crumbled queso fresco
WHAT THEY SAY: “GIVE AWAY ALERT! If you’re lucky, you’ll receive your nachos in an official Truck Stop Nachos trucker hat! If you’re not lucky. you can buy one!”
ADDRESS: 938 N Cook
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Fri 3 pm-midnight, Sat noon-midnight
THINGS TO KNOW: Dine-in only, limit to one order per person, minors permitted until 9 pm.


Local 66 Bar & Grill

THE NACHOS: The Pastrano
WHAT’S ON THEM: House-made seasoned corn chips, house-made dill pickle queso cheese sauce, pastrami, white onions, tomato, and a horseradish spicy brown mustard
WHAT THEY SAY: “Pastrami and cheese sauce, oh my! Our inspiration for this delectable dish comes from our love of New York-style delis—with a twist. We offer a range of flavors that excite and stimulate the palate. What better way to incorporate this flavor combination but in nachos? Munchies, anyone?”
ADDRESS: 6618 SE Powell
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 3 pm-midnight
THINGS TO KNOW: Dine-in only, no minors, no substitutions.


Lucky Devil Lounge

THE NACHOS: Tata-totchos
WHAT’S ON THEM: Tater tots, chipotle cheese sauce, ground taco beef, green and white onions, tomatoes, jalapeños, and sour cream
WHAT THEY SAY: “Totchos and ta-tas!”
ADDRESS: 633 SE Powell
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 11am- 2:30 am
THINGS TO KNOW: Dine-in only. Can be made vegetarian. Tip the dancers!


Migration Brewing

THE NACHOS: Mole Man Nacho Savage
WHAT’S ON THEM: Mole sauce, roasted chicken, Hatch chile crema, black beans, fried plantain, and pickled red onion
WHAT THEY SAY: “This nacho is the cream of the crop, oh yeeeeeah.”
ADDRESS: 2828 NE Glisan
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 11 am-11 pm
THINGS TO KNOW: No take-outs. Only tap outs.

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Moreland Ale House

THE NACHOS: Barbacoa Beef Nacho
WHAT’S ON THEM: Corn tortilla chips, house-made nacho cheese sauce, shredded barbacoa brisket with a crema drizzle and a pickled jalapeño relish
WHAT THEY SAY: “We make everything in house, from the chips to the toppings. The brisket, which is the real star of this dish, is marinated and braised in a Guajillo pepper sauce, then shredded by hand.”
ADDRESS: 7995 SE Milwaukie
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 3 pm to close
THINGS TO KNOW: Dine-in only, no substitutions. Sorry, no vegan or vegetarian options.


Next Level Burger

THE NACHOS: Nach’yo Mama’s Fries
WHAT’S ON THEM: Tasty fries topped with vegan chz, black beans, tomatoes, onions, vegan sour cream, guacamole, and spicy jalapeños
WHAT THEY SAY: “All the best nacho toppings—stacked and satisFRYing! These 100 percent plant-based epic nacho fries are everything!”
ADDRESS: 4121 SE Hawthorne & 11 S State Street, Lake Oswego
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Portland: Mon-Fri 11 am-10:30 pm, Sat 9 am-10:30 pm. Lake Oswego: Mon-Fri 11 am-9 pm, Sat 9 am-9 pm
THINGS TO KNOW: Dine-in only, No substitutions.


Nick’s Coney Island

THE NACHOS: Viva La Elote
WHAT’S ON THEM: Tortilla chips smothered in queso blanco, then topped with roasted sweet corn, fresh cilantro, and chili powder
ADDRESS: 3746 SE Hawthorne
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 11 am-midnight


Night Light Lounge

THE NACHOS: The Double Stack
WHAT’S ON THEM: Fried smoked chicken, three local Mexican cheeses, roasted poblanos, queso, and pico de gallo
WHAT THEY SAY: “We wanted to give people something fun, exciting, and decadent. We brined our chicken in pickle brine before frying. It’s served on top of our house tortilla chips and covered in Salem’s Don Froylan Queso Oaxaca, Queso Botanero, and Queso Cotija. Throw in some roasted poblano peppers, house-made queso, and pico de gallo, and you have a delicious double stack of smoky, crunchy, cheesy nachos.”
ADDRESS: 2100 SE Clinton
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 2 pm-2 am
THINGS TO KNOW: Dine-in only, no minors. We also have a vegetarian option.


No Bones Beach Club

THE NACHOS: Kimchi Nachos
WHAT’S ON THEM: Homemade chips, cashew poblano cheese sauce, Gochujang soy curls, sriracha aioli, sesame seeds, scallions, and kimchi
WHAT THEY SAY: “Our kimchi nachos are totally gluten free, totally plant based, and are spicy, tangy deliciousness!”
ADDRESS: 3928 N Mississippi
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon, Wed-Thurs 4-10 pm, Fri-Sat 11 am-10 pm (closed Tues)
THINGS TO KNOW: Dine-in only!


Oaks Bottom Public House

THE NACHOS: Sellwoods Spicy Buffalo Totchos
WHAT’S ON THEM: Crispy tater tots smothered with jalapeño and pepper jack queso and topped with Lompoc Brewing’s Lomporter-braised beef
WHAT THEY SAY: “Join us for Oaks Bottom’s first Nacho Week! Our inspiration comes from our fan favorite ‘totchos.’ Try out our new spin on them this week!”
ADDRESS: 1621 SE Bybee
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 11 am-10 pm
THINGS TO KNOW: Dine-in only, available until 10 pm.


The Oregon Public House

THE NACHOS: Heatwave to the Flavor Zone
WHAT’S ON THEM: Juanita’s corn chips topped with melted pepper jack cheese, roasted jalapeños, black beans, charred corn, and chopped Mama Lil’s pickled peppers, drizzled with a house-made queso sauce featuring Mama Lil’s peppers. Garnished with fresh cilantro and Mexican crema
WHAT THEY SAY: “We’re driving straight into that sweet spot where heat and flavor meet in a spicy showdown.”
ADDRESS: 700 NE Dekum
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Thurs 11:30 am-10 pm, Fri-Sat 11:30 am-11 pm
THINGS TO KNOW: No substitutions or modifications.


Pepino’s Mexican Grill

THE NACHOS: Nachos Volcan
WHAT’S ON THEM: A heaping mound of freshly made chips, melted Monterey Jack cheese, salsa fresca, guacamole, sour cream, salsa Suzy (spicy salsa), and roasted jalapeños
WHAT THEY SAY: “A delicious, spicy explosion of flavors! Inspired by a family salsa recipe.”
ADDRESS: 3832 SE Hawthorne
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 11 am-10 pm


Retro Game Bar

THE NACHOS: The 9-Os
WHAT’S ON THEM: Mango, avocado, cilantro, habanero, pico, queso, manchego, pinto, with Dorito
WHAT THEY SAY: “Welcome to the 9-Os. We’re mixing some crazy cool wild flavors of awesomeness! Try our refreshing, tangy deluxe nacho basket with nine ingredients ending in ‘O.’ Experience the 9-Os at Retro Game Bar, where video games and nostalgia rule! Vegan option available, also totally rad! We’re all that and a basket of nacho chips!”
ADDRESS: 6720 NE MLK
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 3 pm-2 am (21+), Sat 11 am-3 pm (all ages)
THINGS TO KNOW: Dine-in only, minors allowed Sat 11 am-3 pm.


Reverend’s BBQ

THE NACHOS: Basic Bitch Beef Brisket Nachos
WHAT’S ON THEM: Tortilla chips with brisket and ground-beef taco meat, green chili cheese sauce, pickled jalapeños, red onion, radish, black olives, and sour cream
WHAT THEY SAY: “Those brisket burnt ends in there are ridiculous.”
ADDRESS: 7712 SE 13th
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 11 am-9 pm
THINGS TO KNOW: Dine-in only, no delivery services, no substitutions.


Saucebox

THE NACHOS: Sushi Nachos
WHAT’S ON THEM: Crispy wontons topped with avocado, cucumber, spicy mayo, unagi sauce, and spicy tuna
WHAT THEY SAY: “A sushi roll-inspired take on nachos.”
ADDRESS: 214 SW Broadway
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 4:30 pm- 10 pm
THINGS TO KNOW: Dine-in only, no minors after 10 pm.


Tilt

THE NACHOS: Totchos Con Jefe
WHAT’S ON THEM: Housemade cheddar tots topped with queso, ground beef, black olives, onions, sour cream, and salsa
WHAT THEY SAY: “For the perfect mix of nostalgia and flavor, come on in and indulge in some good old-fashioned cheesy goodness.”
ADDRESS: 1355 NW Everett, 3449 N Anchor, 22 NE 2nd
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 8 am-11 pm
THINGS TO KNOW: Only available modification: no ground beef (vegetarian).


West Coast Grocery Company

THE NACHOS: Elote Nacho
WHAT’S ON THEM: Corn tortilla chips smothered in queso blanco and topped with fire-roasted corn, cotija cheese, cilantro, pepino and Tají­n
WHAT THEY SAY: “Chef Beatrice grew up eating elotes (or as she calls it, it ‘corn in a cup’) on the streets of Chicago. It is the perfect snack on the go! She was inspired by this delicious Mexican street food for her Nacho Week dish.”
ADDRESS: 1403 SE Stark
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Thurs 11:30 am-10 pm, Fri-Sat 11:30 am-11 pm
THINGS TO KNOW: Dine-in only, no substitutions.


The Wurst

THE NACHOS: The Wurst Nacho
WHAT’S ON THEM: Wood-fired carne asada with a roasted chipotle aioli, Monterey Jack fondue, fresh tomatoes, onions and cilantro
WHAT THEY SAY: “Between vintage racing at the track and alcohol consumption, the people over at Wurst had to direct their fleeting moments of clarity to the task at hand. The words ‘rad,’ ‘delicious,’ ‘that’s the shit,’ and ‘goddamn’ were mentioned periodically.”
ADDRESS: 724 E Burnside
WHEN YOU CAN EAT THEM: Mon-Sat 3 pm-until we run out
THINGS TO KNOW: Dine-in only, no minors, no substitutions.