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Porto's

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Caribbean, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Cuban
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8233 Firestone Boulevard, Downey, CA 90241-4842
+1 562-862-8888
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6:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • 109
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  • 39
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  • 10
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  • 1
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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This was my first time and I cannot believe how amazing everything was. The staff was friendly to point out what they are k own for and even offered samples. The meat pie was amazing, I don't remember the name but ask for the caramel drop. The mango mousse was out of this world and was perhaps... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Allen S
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This was my first time and I cannot believe how amazing everything was. The staff was friendly to point out what they are k own for and even offered samples. The meat pie was amazing, I don't remember the name but ask for the caramel drop. The mango mousse was out of this world and was perhaps the best dessert... More 

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Riverside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I visit portos often and it never disappoints. the food is always delicious, pastries are always delicious and even the drinks are always on point. I recommend the Dulce de Leche coffee, my favorite sandwich is the Ropa Vieja and all of their pastries and cakes are highly recommended!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I grew up in Downey but currently live in Boston. Every time I come back to visit my parents requires a visit to Portos. Come for breakfast and lunch. Streets are absolutely incredible. Coffee is out of this world. Too many pastries and too little time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Everything is so good here! Lines are always long but truly worth the wait! Desserts are the best compared to any place else!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

went here with the entire family - grandma and grandpa included. Lines are usually long but move really fast. Great selection of small pastries. Love the cheese rolls and only $.60. They have another line if you're ordering/buying cakes. Love the shredded pork sandwich. It's basically shredded pork that falls apart in a crispy outside soft inside bun. They serve... More 

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Whittier, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is one of my favorite places to stop for special occasions. The pastries here are not only beautiful they are delicious. I also enjoy their sandwiches but it's honestly my sweet tooth that keeps me coming back.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Their food is okay but their pastries are great. The papa rellenas are a must to try at least once. you can't go wrong with their coffees and desserts. There is something for everyone to enjoy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

You definitely get your money's worth but beware of parking space especially on weekends. We were fortunate enough to find one in the back. They do have a 2-story parking garage. I like that they provide you with samples.

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San Diego
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Pastries are delicious but lines are ridiculous! Very fancy pastries. I love, love, love the fruit pie!!! I would go more often if the lines were shorter.

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Downey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The best bakery, aside from the other locations. Lines can be daunting, but usually go pretty fast. All great cakes, pastries, but the Cuban lite fare is really worth more than a cake visit. The seating could double in size and there would still be people waiting for tables. Do not go if you are in a super hurry......it is... More 

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Additional Information about Porto's

Address: 8233 Firestone Boulevard, Downey, CA 90241-4842
Phone Number: +1 562-862-8888
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Downey
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisine: Caribbean, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Cuban

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8233 Firestone Boulevard, Downey, CA 90241-4842
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Downey
  • Phone Number: +1 562-862-8888

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Caribbean, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Cuban
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 8:30 pm

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