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El Portal Restaurant

) #33 of 555 Restaurants in Pasadena €€ - €€€ Mexican, Latin, Spanish
695 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101-2149
+1 626-795-8553
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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10:30 - 21:30All hours
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
€€ - €€€
695 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101-2149
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1 - 10 of 119 reviews

Reviewed 22 May 2017

We has a group of 12 (age 6 to 70) on Mother's Day for brunch, and it was delicious. They had an omelette station, several types of enchiladas, a carving station, a few salads, a very large election of cut melon and berries, mimosas included...More

Thank CindyZach
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Perfect place to dine before or after a play @ The Pasadena Playhouse or just out and about in South Pas or Pasadena for the day. It's Fun, great food & great service....

Thank YardSaleLdy
Reviewed 5 April 2017

came here for lunch this past weekend overall the food was good, liked the chips /salsa , combination plates were reasonably priced , service was good, enjoyable overall

Thank SGLA2017
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Service good, food great! Very authentic, and very small (get there early), but a fun type restaurant. Food worth the trip, if nothing else.

Thank rryan313131
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This is a fave of my friends. Amazing, fresh, tasty. Great service. Good menu choices. Loved my enchilada and taco.

Thank RobinSherwood
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

I stopped here to try their Yucatán specialities and was not disappointed. Their Yucatán Trio provides three different tastes: poc-chuc (grilled pork), a chicken tamale and coxhinita pibil which is a traditional slow roasted pork. The poc-chuc was over cooked and almost impossible to eat...More

Thank bigdog6668
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This restaurant is great for families, couples, singles...pretty much anyone. Happy Hour at the bar includes a fantastic cheese tray. The waitstaff are friendly and fast and don't have problems bringing you a million bowls of delicious chips! The food is delicious, as are the...More

Thank Loves_Travel_CA
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Everyone's food was outstanding and very reasonable. Good tequila menu and excellent service. Outside seating was great. Bar is cozy.

Thank threegirlsdad
Reviewed 13 November 2016

This restaurant has a lot of outdoor seating which is nice on a warm evening. The food is nothing special; it's okay, and that's about it. The service is quick and friendly. And it's handy if you are going to a show or concert in...More

Thank gettingandspending
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Having grown up on Tex-Mex, El Portal's dishes have a different flavor. Due to this, probably have a bias with this review. Frankly, just was not the taste we prefer, thus only an average rating. We dined on the combination plates, tacos and enchiliadas. Adequate,...More

Thank Shuttrrbug
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 695 E Green St, Pasadena, CA 91101-2149
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pasadena
  • Phone Number: +1 626-795-8553
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