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El Portal Fresh Mexican Grill

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4101 Genesee Ave, San Diego, CA 92111-2715
+1 858-571-7771
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California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 28 September 2014 via mobile

We were in the area shopping and I looked at trip advisor for a place to eat dinner. This little place was first on the list and the reviews sounded great. Service was great and very quick, not to busy! Food came out and they were large portions for a reasonable price. Burritos are made with fresh handmade tortillas, the... More 

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Imperail Beach
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93 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Large portions, tasty, fresh food. Very busy during lunch hours, but worth the wait. If you are in the area and hungry, this is the place to stop at. Fresh salsa's, cilantro, onion, lemon, etc. to add to your meal as you like. Mild, medium and hot salsa available.

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london
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110 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2013

wow the food here is unbelievable but get ready to wait a while as it is a really busy little place. The food and service was great and so was the atmosphere. a must go to mexican

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San Diego, California
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143 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2013

If you want a great eating experience visit this Clairemont restaurant. They have been in the same location for decades and the restaurant looks and feels brand new every time you enter. The Mexican food is way better than excellent with generous portions of fresh chicken, beef, and grilled fish in each order. You also get a complimentary bag of... More 

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San Diego, CA, USA
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48 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2009

We like to come here every now and then, mostly because it's fairly close to us, but also because the food is right. You can't expect too much of an atmosphere but it's very central, has parking spots on the back and you get great food for your money. I love the veggie burrito and i have heard nothing but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4101 Genesee Ave, San Diego, CA 92111-2715
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 858-571-7771

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