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“Three generations family dinner”
Review of Porto's

Porto's
Ranked #1 of 7 Dessert in Downey
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cuban
Dining options: Breakfast
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We went to Porto's in Downey, CA to pick up dinner to take home. We waited in a long line outside, and another line inside the restaurant (about 20 minutes). The line constantly moved. When inside we discovered many choices for both dinner and dessert! There were many servers taking good care of their many customers.
We tried 4 savory meat specialties. The Potato Ball filled with seasoned ground beef, the Meat Pie in puff pastry, and the Chorizo Pie were delicious. Unfortunately, the Chicken croquette was in a short dough was very dry with little filling. Our dessert choices were a pineapple custard cake, carrot cake, a chocolate Parisian cake, and New York Cheese cake. The pineapple custard card could have been better if it had more custard, while the carrot cake had an excessive amount of frosting. The chocolate Parisian and cheese cake were wonderful. The cheese cake had a thin crust which I prefer. Every pastry and dessert was beautifully created.
My favorite treat was the Dulce de Leche "kisses". They were a light short dough filled with a smooth Dulce de Leche filing shaped like a kiss with an 1 1/2" base.

Thank Lynn d
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Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Not sure it is worth the high ratings. The Cuban was good but not worth the wait. Haven't tried the dessert' s yet, maybe that is the reason for the high ratings.

Thank DrCraigD
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Be prepared to stand in a long line if you show up during peak times. This place has been very popular since its opening (about 2013). Great huge bakery where you can order cakes for special occasions or stop in for a sandwich and smoothie for lunch.

Thank whatvr4
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The cheese rolls are fantastic. Very easy to order , the people are very friendly. Your employees will be impressed when you serve them Portos.

Thank Rickyboys
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Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Great bakery, wonderful Cuban sandwiches and deserts. A splendid place for lunch or a coffee and a snack.

Thank johncd374
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