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El Porton

Downtown Cancun near Walmart, Cancun, Mexico
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Ranked #199 of 549 restaurants in Cancun
Cuisines: Mexican
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: This indoor air conditioned restaurant was right next to Walmart's parking lot in Cancun downtown. They offer Mexican food and others. Menu was in English and Spanish. The place was clean, coffee was great and lots of varieties. Price was inexpensive around 300 pesos for full dinner plus appetizer plus drinks excl tips for 2 people. Location was definitely convenient just walking distance from Walmart.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: This indoor air conditioned restaurant was right next to Walmart's parking lot in Cancun downtown. They offer Mexican food and others. Menu was in English and Spanish. The place was clean, coffee was great and lots of varieties. Price was inexpensive around 300 pesos for full dinner plus appetizer plus drinks excl tips for 2 people. Location was definitely convenient just walking distance from Walmart.
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  • English first
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English first
Tampa, Florida
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

First time we ate here we found it by accident. We'd flown from Tampa to Miami to Cancun and I'd not eaten all day, so I didn't care WHERE we ate. Now I insist this be our first stop after landing. The food was delicious and Mexican Food is my most favorite. All of the waitresses we have ever had... More

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Cancun
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

My husband and I live in Cancun 6 months of the year so the area and many restaurants are well known to us. We had an unpleasant experience here today. We had done some shopping at Walmart next door and came for an early dinner. We ordered water with ice to drink. We were surrounded by Mexican families with glasses... More

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Irving, TX
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014 via mobile

Food as good as much more expensive places and very tasty. My wife is Mexican and she says the food brought back good childhood memories. Service was quick. Overall the place reminded me of an IHOP in the US.

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Detroit, Michigan
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

Located next to Walmart, this diner serves delicious authentic Mexican breakfasts. We ate there on Christmas morning while waiting for Walmart to open. The service was very friendly. The coffee Americano was hot, plentiful and satisfying. The egg dish with Chorizo sausage and potatoes was outstanding. Highly recommend.

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Cancun
Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2013

Despite the ants I found in table when sitting down food is good as usual at reasonable prices, in particular if you grab a breakfast combo. Love the café de olla.

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Kaunakakai, Hawaii
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

After reading reviews and having bad food experiences, I was very looking forward to getting some decent food and was very happy to have gone and we will return. Some of the best food I've had in 3 weeks of Mexico. I had fajitas with mixed meats, beef, chorizo, bacon, chicken and pork...I think. Was yummy. And for only $75... More

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Cancun, Mexico
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

close to walmart central is a safe spotless place for a first timer to try mexican food. large and family friendly like a big boy back in the u, s. good fast service. i iove the special enchalades and im never disappointed . when the mexican food urge hits and you are in a casual mood, with or without family,... More

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Cancun, Mexico
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

If you want a bit of a true Mexican flavor for not too high of a price I would go here. We like their breakfasts that include coffee and a true fruit juice. If you got back several times within a month you get progressive discounts with the coupon you are given at your first visit. Enjoy!

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

Our lovely tour guides from Alma's LDS Tours took us here for some real good authentic Mexican Food! We highly recommend this! It is delicious and with friendly staff!

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New York City, New York
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

This was a great find for us. Someone at the hotel recommend us this restaurant for local Mexican food. This is located at the parking lot of Wal Mart. Take bus R2 and get off at Walmart. For ~20 USD/each great lunch/dinner place. Clean. Local people with good budget eat here. Go for it.

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