Carlo Vicenttin founded La Bamba Mexican Restaurant in 2003, influenced by his roots in the Mexican state of Veracruz. The name La Bamba comes from a ... More
La Bamba Restaurant
Carlo Vicenttin founded La Bamba Mexican Restaurant in 2003, influenced by his roots in the Mexican state of Veracruz. The name La Bamba comes from a Mexican folk song, originally from the state of Veracruz, best known from a 1958 adaptation by Ritchie Valens. Since La Bamba opened its doors in Sandy Oregon and later in the South East side of Portland, Carlo has made an effort to bring a better culinary experience to his customers. At La Bamba you can find dishes like Cactus Salad, Pipian, Cochinita Pibil and Mixiotes as well as a large variety of seafood options from the Gulf Coast of Mexico. Carlo continues attending culinary seminars in Mexico to learn the traditional Mexican cuisine and he is a very active member of the local Mexican Restaurant Association.
As Irish as its namesake, this cheery downtown establishment is warm, welcoming and close to the city's heartbeat. The wood
and brass tones exude an authentic yet casual tone. The full bar is accommodating, boasting one of the largest ...