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“Great Restaurant, Fantastic Service, Little Pricey”

El Portal Restaurant
Ranked #32 of 749 Restaurants in Pasadena
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$1 - US$20
Cuisines: Mexican
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Good for: Child-friendly, Groups
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Came here before taking our WB studio tour, because the reviews were good.. The place lived up to the expectations. Great service, food was delicious, salsa had a good flavor. Even validated our parking.. Perfect start to our LA foodcation

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1  Thank crazistevo
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

Really great food and nice courtyard to eat outside...Gourmet Mexican food and really good margaritas...Easy parking in the back

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

I was at El Portal with a group, and they reserved Veronica's room for the event. All the food that they prepared for the event was very good. I took advantage of the fact they provided a New Zealand chardonnay at the small (and very busy) bar. Like the food, their selection was very good. Because it was a catered event, food was served from a buffet, but everyone was friendly and welcoming. I would return to order from the menu.

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1  Thank ProfessorCharles
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

We came here with a group and we were very happy with everything! The mariachi band was terrific. The servers were friendly and we loved the food!

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1  Thank lynnetravels2017
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

We has a group of 12 (age 6 to 70) on Mother's Day for brunch, and it was delicious. They had an omelette station, several types of enchiladas, a carving station, a few salads, a very large election of cut melon and berries, mimosas included for the ladies, and a wide selection of desserts. For $27 for adults, it's hard to beat. I asked if there was cilantro in the seafood enchiladas, and after learning that there was, the manager had some made for me without the cilantro without being asked. They were so good. We all enjoyed it. The kid price might be $14. Very friendly service.

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1  Thank CindyZach
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