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El Porton Mexican Restaurant

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11190 Alpharetta Hwy, Roswell, GA 30076-1436
+1 678-393-0100
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11:00 - 22:30
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Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
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Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
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512 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped buy for a lunch after doing the Publix Marathon. My son had the Cheese quesadilla with fries (they brought it out with rice first and we sent it back for the change) My wife ordered the Caribbean martini and they brought out a cosmo - we sent it back and they had to come back and forth 3... More 

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197 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had the burritos verdes. I just didn't think it was that special. It tasted fine by i eat at a lot of Mexican restaurants and this was below average. The music was decent I believe it was live in another part of the restaurant. It was crowded for a Saturday but we were seated promptly

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Thank Bill C
Roswell, Georgia
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to a number of different Mexican places and this one is just above average. The service was incredibly friendly and welcoming. The food wasn't amazing but it wasn't bad either.

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Huntsville, AL
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169 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Really nothing good to say, most every experience was bad. We ordered cheese dip, it never arrived. The refried beans was more like soup than beans. They refilled our salsa bowl but not chips so we had a full bowl of salsa and that was about it. Waiter never came back to table to refill drinks, ask about meal or... More 

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Thank Speedracer61
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This is our go to Mexican restuarant. We have to travel 15-16 miles to get here, but it is worth every minute of the trip. The food is great and the service impeccable. My husband is so enamored of their salsa, we are always adding a pint or quart to take home. Sunday brunch is a lot of fun or... More 

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Thank Sharon C
Mobile, Alabama
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Love the Sunday brunch buffet. Worth every penny of the $13 price. The authentic Mexican dishes of barbacoa, lamb, tripe, tongue, handmade tortillas, charro beans, etc. are standouts. The soups were perfect for the chilly day, and the spicy salsas (3 or 4 to try) really warmed us up. Our sever (something like Allia) was very attentive. She knew when... More 

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Thank DolphinDiver
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Always amazing! Great food and service. Love their chicken tortilla soup and chori pollo. Everybody is super nice

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Thank Ana84Maria
Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

The service was great. The food was tasty without a long wait. Everyone enjoyed their meal. Our server even offered the split up the check, which can be a problem some places.

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Thank tsobs1
Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

This El Porton used to be a family favorite and we'd go at least once a week, and often more. Now we've given up on them. Over the past several months we've experienced poor service as the norm, stale chips, and often our old favorites on the menu are unappetizing and poorly executed. Very sorry to see this place go... More 

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Thank gabbysgirl2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Decided to check the place out on Thursday which is their Margarita specials night. Good Margaritas,Nice atmosphere , Good service and delicious fajitas.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11190 Alpharetta Hwy, Roswell, GA 30076-1436
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Roswell
  • Phone Number: +1 678-393-0100

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?