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El Porton Mexican Restaurant

) #703 of 1,249 Restaurants in Memphis $ Mexican,
65 S Highland St, Memphis, TN 38111-4609
+1 901-452-7330
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good28%
  • Average26%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible23%
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“tortillas” (2 reviews)
“fajitas” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
65 S Highland St, Memphis, TN 38111-4609
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We waited 25 minutes and then asked and then 5 minutes later and we left and when we left they just smiled and went on

Thank cashmoney15
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Went to El Porton for takeout dessert. Was asked to go to the bar to place order. Waited for 15 minutes and was totally ignored by staff. Left without placing an order. Crap service, don't recommend.

Thank Justin H
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Overall great food, good value. Some of the wait staff has been there 20+ years. Anytime I'm in Memphis we frequent the Highland location. They recently remodeled and I thought my kids were going to have a meltdown. Anytime we travel, our entire family immediately...More

Thank PaynewayWalker
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Food is great here. Service depends on time of day, apparently. Better sometimes than others. Their white cheese dip is irrestible!

Thank bettyp723
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I just tried to place an order for to go food and got the biggest attitude the I have ever been gotten in a restaurant. I have always been a fan of the food here but never again. I was here December 7th at 12:15....More

Thank Sam H
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

No wait for tables & the chicken/tortillas with rojo sauce was great. Great service getting a drink & chips & salsa- although I've never waited that long for my food to arrive. After I finished I waited at least 15 mins for a bill. Then...More

Thank Roitz
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I don't normally eat Mexican food, but I'm so glad I did. The food was excellent. The service was as well. I was not disappointed.

Thank Ashia B
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Food comes out fast with generous portions. Priced right and service is good. Very friendly. Great place for lunch but plenty of space for large groups at night also.

Thank glennman
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

El Porton closed their Highland location, and moved around the corner to Poplar. The new space was refinished attractively, though seems to echo noise more than their previous location. Friendly and prompt service. Good standard tex-mex food. Hard to go wrong with fajitas!

1  Thank DWcool
Reviewed 31 May 2016

We went here for a dinner with friends. We were impressed with the different offerings on the menu. I had Pollo Con Crema which was chicken with cheese sauce and spinach served with rice and beans. My husband had a chimichanga with a guacamole salad....More

Thank Janet L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 S Highland St, Memphis, TN 38111-4609
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-452-7330
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