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Porto Taco

5304 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T8, Canada
+1 250-723-3302
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Overview
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“tacos” (8 reviews)
“burrito” (6 reviews)
“churros” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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5304 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T8, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tacos are excellent and the taco salad is my favorite. Great fish tacos as well and a good location close to the waterfront at Harbour Quay

Thank Randi C
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

this is a good place for to try! there are a great service and cozy ambience. The tacos are yummy and fresh. Good quality of the food. I go every time that I can!

Thank LAGARTYJA
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

I would give this joint four stars until back in April, but last two visits were both disappointed one. We go there for fish taco. When we visit in September, I’ve noticed the fish got noticeably small. I told myself that it could be one...More

Thank kanael2015
RedHenn, Customer Relations at Porto Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Thanks so much for your feedback. We hate letdowns too and appreciate your bringing this to our attention. We also appreciate being given the opportunity to fix any complaint onsite at the time of your meal. Hopefully, we don't disappoint next time. But do let...More

Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, small place but has a outdoor area. Good food, tiny portions! The only thing I saw that would feed more than a mouse would be the chimichangas. Everything else was kid size although very good. I’m thinking a drink and a snack would...More

Thank Katathome
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Serving up some decent tacos, my favourite in town. Mexican Beer and Margaritas, this is my go to for a decent quick meal. Space is limited here though, but they do offer take-out. However, not sure they’ll remain open during the winter.

Thank SASJEH
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Have visited Porto Taco every week since April...it's always a pleasure!. Great atmosphere, exceptional staff, incredible food and drinks make affordable dining five stars! Order by the piece to accommodate your hunger, make sure to try the new Verde Sauce...you'll swear you're in Mexico!

Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Nice little spot in Port Alberni for those who love authentic Mexican food. Taco chips and salsa, with refills, come with the Margaritas. Also, while we were there many customers were stopping in for take out. Sign of a good spot.

Thank helenI12ZT
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Good food and good staff make this a win win. We have been multiple times and food always fresh and good. Can and will accommodate vegan.

Thank Bub1001
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

I visited this little place recently and was very pleasantly surprised. I had a shrimp soft taco which was divine and a better than average beef taco. Friendly service. Communal table or bar seating by the window so it’s ideal if you’re dining solo. A...More

Thank R3256AMjenniferd
Reviewed 2 August 2018

Porto Taco is my absolute favourite spot for tacos. I spend a good chunk of my summer in the Port Alberni area and head in for tacos at least once a week. My favourites include: Fish Taco, Halibut Taco and Hawaiian Fish Taco. Fish Taco...More

Thank rvhavingfun
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 19:00
Monday
11:30 - 19:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 19:00
Thursday
11:30 - 19:00
Friday
11:30 - 19:00
Saturday
11:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5304 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: +1 250-723-3302
Description
Nowadays tacos are everywhere, but a great taco can be hard to find. At PortoTaco you can bet taco connoisseurs’ will leave thirsting for more! We offer a community setting for people to gather over tasty Mexican food with fresh salsas and homemade hot sauces. Not to mention, our intimate patio is the perfect place to relax under the midday sun! Come down to the heart of Port Alberni to quench your thirst over freshly squeezed margaritas today. Dine in or take out. Happy hour daily from 2:00 - 5:00pm. Food is love… share the love #PortoTaco
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