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El Portal

13354 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603-3226
+1 530-745-9585
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good55%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“street tacos” (3 reviews)
“soft tacos” (3 reviews)
“al pastor” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mexican, Latin
13354 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603-3226
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Reviewed 8 May 2017

Stopped in for a mexican food lunch after a hike in the foothills near S Yuba river. The food was great and the people that waited on us were excellent!

Thank JeannieOld
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Love this place, great food! They have a great lunch special we eat every time. Every one is so friendly, clean. YUMMY!

Thank 316sidneyp
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

El Portal is a local meeting and party place for Auburners. Service is particularly friendly, salsa home made and plentiful, fish tacos are the best (some friends prefer the street tacos!).

Thank bahamareef
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I have never had a bad experience at this restaurant. I eat here all the time. The chips and salsa taste so good. I love their chile rellenos and al pastor tacos. You can either seat yourself or order at the counter. This restaurant stays...More

Thank 567travelor
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Yay, I found a place to get fat tasty little street tacos in Auburn. Service is fast and its close to the freeway making it nice and convenient for travelers.

Thank rum r
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We had the al pastor in soft tacos and burrito. Both were great! The staff was friendly and service was prompt. Just off Hwy 80.

Thank Laural H
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoy eating here. Prices are reasonable, food is good, service is good. Located right off the freeway and near shopping.

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 28 June 2016

was up in Auburn for work yesterday & needed late lunch, went to El Portal, excellent, as usual, one of the best Mexican Food Restaurants in the area.

Thank Jim D
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

You can't go wrong, salsa was different but good, carne asada platter with bean and rice was worth it, not fancy but comfortable, waitress was very freindly and helpful

Thank Moises M
Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

This is a must when I travel to or from Reno. Relaxed dining. Always great food and friendly staff. Great for the price.

Thank Deborah M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13354 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603-3226
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 530-745-9585
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