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El Porton Mexican Restaurant

12111 W Markham St Ste 450, Little Rock, AR 72211-2753
+1 501-223-8588
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (10 reviews)
“chicken soup” (4 reviews)
“chimichanga” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
12111 W Markham St Ste 450, Little Rock, AR 72211-2753
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Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

When El Porton first came to Little Rock in the mid 90’s, we used to eat there a few times a month. Our last time to visit the one on Hwy 10 a few years ago was just okay. Tonight we decided to try it...More

Thank Ed H
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

This was my favorite places but the past 2 times we came to Little Rock. I wanted to go there . But was disappointed both times . Our waiter was probably the most unhappiest person ever !!! Did not enjoy the time spent there ....More

Thank Carlita1717
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We knew from the reviews that it would be a little hard to find already. We almost gave up and then we found it. I’m glad we kept looking for it. The white queso was very very good. It’s the best I’ve had in a...More

Thank Tequilla R
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

The best chicken soup in Arkansas! Service excellent, especially server Enrique! Tried several Mexican dishes and found the special entrees of the restaurant the best. Server Enrique provided excellent suggestions

Thank William O
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

I have been to the El Porton locations probably a hundred times. Most often get enchiladas , fajitas, tacos, cheese dip and chips. They are always good. The best I have ever had? No, but consistently good. There are many good Mexican places like this...More

Thank Dan S
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

K and I have been here several times with the children and grandchildren and each visit was good but not great. Tonight was different and I had a great meal with a great waiter. We had chips with hot salsa, guacamole made at our table...More

Thank Anazeteo
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

My niece recommended the place, and I am a little of a Mexican food snob. It was Devine! The table side guacamole was just wonderful and fresh. We had some seafood burritos and the shrimp was not over cooked and tilapia was seasoned well. My...More

Thank Knee-dragger
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Food is always good. Didn't give it 5 stars because staff is not always friendly. Ate their for lunch with my grandkids. Waitor was ok just not friendly.

Thank Cindy T
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We are new to Little Rock and wanted good Mexican food. After reading reviews, we thought we would try El Porton. It was busy, as most reviews said it would be, but there is plenty of seating and we had no wait. We ordered fajita...More

Thank sandy d
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Pretty crowded for dinner, even though it's spacious and has outside dining. We've eaten here several times because it was close to the apartment on the way home. It seems the cliche' too many cooks applies here. First, the wait staff has always been very...More

Thank 2whips
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12111 W Markham St Ste 450, Little Rock, AR 72211-2753
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Little Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 501-223-8588
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