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Porto Taco

5304 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T8, Canada
+1 250-723-3302
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“tacos” (4 reviews)
“churros” (2 reviews)
“burrito” (6 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
5304 Argyle St, Port Alberni, British Columbia V9Y 1T8, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 31 July 2018

We were on the road to Tofino. This taco shop was fast and friendly. The tacos were very good and the house sauce really added to the entire experience. If you stop make sure to try the chocolate/chili cookies.

Thank Keith S
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Had a great lunch here. Service was quick and efficient. The food was delicious and really tasty and fresh. Good value for money. I'm definitely going back again!

Thank Erica F
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

I can't stop raving about this place. Small quaint taco shop. Fresh ingredients friendly staff. Colleague brought me here damn is it good. Reasonably priced will be going back again.

Thank JayfromEdmonton
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5304 Argyle St, 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
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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