Tuesday through Sunday
4:00pm - 11:00pm
5225 N Lombard St
Portland, OR 97203
Welcome to CINTLI Cantina!
CINTLI combines indigenous recipes from my childhood in rural Mexico, on my grandfather’s self-sustaining farm, with small plates and finger foods traditionally served at old-style Mexican cantinas.
The centerpiece and heart of our menu are the corn tortillas, made from scratch and pressed to order. CINTLI (seen-tlee) means corn in the native Nahuatl language of central Mexico, where I grew up.
At CINTLI, we use only 100% hormone, steroid, and antibiotic-free meat, MBA-Certified seafood, and non-GMO produce. We source our ingredients locally, with a few notable exceptions brought directly from Mexico, such as the chiles, cactus, huitlacoche, and toasted grasshoppers (chapulines).
Everything on our menu is meant to be shared amongst family and friends while sipping on scratch-made aguas frescas, fresh-squeezed cocktails, or an ice-cold cerveza— the cantina way. Come join us for an incredible feast.
~ Javier Hurtado | Owner & Chef
We accept reservations for parties of 6 or more via phone or email. If making a reservation within 72 hours of the day/time of your desired date, please give us a call during business hours.
Our community tables seat up to 10 guests and we are happy to group tables together for larger parties.
We are always looking for amazing people like you to join our team.
If you're interested in working with us, start by applying here and attaching your resume.