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El Porton Cafe

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$$ - $$$
Latin, Venezuelan, South American, Caribbean, Central American
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4671 Indian Creek Pkwy, Overland Park, KS 66207-4011
+1 913-381-8060
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Overland Park, Kansas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family has been here more than once now and have loved it every time. The picadillo and arepas (get the la llanera) are fantastic and I suggest starting out with the el portion sampler. ALL AUTHENTIC FOOD. Soooo good. This is my favorite restaurant! The service is amazing and our waitress is always so nice every visit. She even... More 

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Thank kansasgurl01
New York, NY
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were taken to this restaurant by a family member and they highly recommended this restaurant. What was I thinking? I asked the waitress what should I order between the Camarones de Ajillo (Shrimp in garlic sauce) or the Arroz con Pescado Mixto (Rice with mixed seafood). The waitress stated convincingly the Arroz con Pescado Mixto. This is the second... More 

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Thank RBryan1011
Kansas
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We drove over an hour to visit El Porton, and we weren't disappointed! We had a lunch special that included: one arepa with any filling, one empanada (beef or chicken), rice, beans, and plantains. We had the De Pabellon arepa, which included shredded beef, black beans, sweet plantains, and aged cheese. It was wonderful, especially with the green sauce that... More 

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Thank B K
Mansfield, Ohio
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186 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

I have a great love for Tres Leches cake. Where I live not too many places make it so I always try to find it when we travel. We've also been to Puerto Rico, The Bahamas, Jamaica, and we like Cuban food, so we saw lots of our favorites served here. Since we were getting takeout we ordered a bunch... More 

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Thank Charity M
Kansas City, Missouri
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

The food here is delicious, but the prices are over the top. It is hard to find this type of food elsewhere in the city(that is quality,) which is why they can probably get away with charging so much. I ordered entrees for 2 people, plus ordered an extra arepa for each of us- the bill was over $50.

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Thank Teresa64151
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

I've been looking for a place that serves sweet plantains. I finally found it! Their food is so good very fresh and pretty reasonable! The service is super nice I can't wait to go back

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Thank Amber G
Olathe, Kansas
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Great ceviche. With the wife, her mother, our 1 year old over Spring Break. Fish extremely fresh. Go

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Thank Matt B
Flower Mound, Texas
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155 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Popped in here for a casual lunch . very good experience . Lots of choices on their menu of central and South American food. Staff were welcoming from the very first moment and even though it was busy kept us informed and drinks filled . The food was freshly prepared . Our party of 4 all chose the Arepas .... More 

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Thank lightfader
Prairie Village, Kansas
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

El Porton features Central and South American dishes, including Venezuelan-style Arepas, which we love. They are well prepared, consistent and tasty. The service is casual but attentive; prices are reasonable. We find ourselves heading there for dinner at least monthly.

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Thank Farkwar
Overland Park, Kansas
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114 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Nicely prepared, homemade Venezuelan food. However, this restaurant has THE BEST flan that I have ever had in my life -- and I've had flan many, many times, and in many places and countries, and this is hands-down the best homemade flan there is. They make it in small quantities, so if you're going to go there, call in advance... 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
Latin, Venezuelan, South American, Caribbean, Central American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4671 Indian Creek Pkwy, Overland Park, KS 66207-4011
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Overland Park
  • Phone Number: +1 913-381-8060

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