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8233 Firestone Blvd, Downey, CA 90241-4842
+1 562-862-8888
06:30 - 20:30
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Sun 07:00 - 19:00
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Fullerton, California
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216 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The parking is terrible. The lines are ridiculously long. The service is not bad considering how busy they are. The lunch menu is...meh!! The prices are very affordable. Having said all that, the food is simply amazing! The "potato balls" are simply amazing!!The pastries are simply out-of-this world! Enough said.

Thank jt99941
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I first arrived I noticed a VERY long line and was preparing myself for a long wait. BUT, it was very quick and the staff were very well informed and answered all our questions with ease. The food was AMAZING, I well definitely be returning when I am in the are again. But with great baked items like this... More 

Thank aoftana
Laguna Niguel, California
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174 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Technically OC but still far located near Knotts Berry Park. They opened a month ago and still have long lines at 8am. Great baked Cuban pastries and a wide variety of sandwiches. Definitely worth the ride from South OC. Expect long but fast moving lines.

Thank Cynthia G
Cerritos, California
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Typical long lines, but food never disappoints. Always consistent from store to store, this place will surely be flocked by the tourists visiting Buena Park area

Thank Ria C
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is great,affordable and lots of choices,got 2boxes of pastries for 20$.Plenty of parking and other activities nearby,lines like the DMV ,but staff is friendly and gives great directions.

Thank Terrance C
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259 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Cuban Bakery that is always very busy, so come early (Open 6:30) Sells not only Latin snacks and specialty desserts, but also has a great line of sandwiches, Coffee also good, the place is supper clean. I ordered two cheese/pepper/potato balls, four empanadas, and two cheese rolls, now have to walk off the calories. Tip: avoided going at the... More 

Thank Hanger24
Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017

if you like pastry the way i do this is the place for you. I just try something new called cream tart with fruits, i believe , is delicious. Also their trees leches cake is the best.

Thank 232maggie
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Simply the best cakes and fruit tarts. Portos has so much to offer, but I always go there for cakes & fruit tarts and have never been disappointed. They are always full to the max and it seems that you will not ever get into the bakery, however they are so organized that even in the worst day "if you're... More 

Thank Luis Z
Signal Hill, California
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225 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I got there around 630 and it took close to an hour to get my stuff. My wife had food from here before and mentioned she liked it so I thought I would surprise her with the potato balls. I would not generally wait an hour, but I was here. The potato balls were excellent. I had a similar version... More 

Thank rcaldin
Downey, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Portos has fresh baked goods and cakes, and very reasonably priced so you can try a variety of items in a single visit. I promise that you will be back!

Thank Shirley C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Cuban, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8233 Firestone Blvd, Downey, CA 90241-4842
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Downey
  • Phone Number: +1 562-862-8888

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