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Porto's Bakery & Cafe - Downey, ca

8233 Firestone Blvd, Downey, CA 90241-4842
562-862-8888
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Ranked #1 of 218 Restaurants in Downey
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Mon - Sat 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisines: Cuban
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Los Angeles, California
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101 reviews 101 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

I've been to Porto's in Glendale & Burbank, but this was my first time in Downey. It's 4 years old and is well laid out. There are two lines inside: both are for food, but the one on the right is the only one for cakes. The lines are well managed inside and out, and they go quickly. We were... More 

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Henderson, Nevada
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96 reviews 96 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This is the first time I step foot inside a Porto's Bakery and good Lord what a crowd! It took us about 30 minutes to find a parking spot in their garage and that was the most annoying part of the experience. The bakery itself was impressive in size and selections. You can go crazy and buy too much food.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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482 reviews 482 reviews
396 restaurant reviews
265 helpful votes 265 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Its ok, It would be considered average in Europe so accordingly its not worth the insanely long lines... up to 30 minutes waiting time. If you do choose to brave the line, make sure you get the cheese cake it was pretty impressive.

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Clayton, California
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139 reviews 139 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

When first arriving, I had my doubts that a place this busy and crowded could maintain the quality of its pastries and desserts. I was very wrong. There was a line so long, that a manager kept us from entering the store lest it get too crowded inside. No matter; the line moved quickly and we were helped within fifteen... More 

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SAN FRANCISCO
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24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

After a long drive from No Cal, all we can think about is Porto's. it was our first stop of our LA trip. Not sure if it's the creamy piña colada or the flaky cheese rolls or the moist red velvet cupcake, but everything was calling out to us. My fave is the steak torta and the cheese rolls. Lines... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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98 reviews 98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Stopped here after landing at LAX. Lines were long and ordering is kind of a hassle. Stood in line for 30 minutes to be told to move to another counter to order sandwiches (Why not have a separate line). I am sure if you stop here often you will get used to it. Once we got the food it was... More 

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Long Beach, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Best ever Cuban Cafe & Bakery. Somewhat confusing..just need to understand the lines...want Pastry...line by the Bakery Cases, need a Cake, line by the Cake Cases, want lunch line around the corner from the Bakery, My suggestion want Bakery goods one person stand in line, want to Eat lunch at the Bakery... one person stands in that line...it all works... More 

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California, USA
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563 reviews 563 reviews
317 restaurant reviews
244 helpful votes 244 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

people where telling me about this place and I checked it out Saturday. the adjacent parking structure helps with parking but there where 4 lines for ordering. the one for pre-ordered cakes, 2nd for cakes only (shortest) café orders 3rd line and the busiest was the pastry line. after 20 minutes we where ready to order from the overwhelming options... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Anticipated the opening of this Bakery in 2010, there is the original Portos in Glendale and was part of the Grand Opening therefore could not expect any less of the Downey very modern Bakery and Restaurant. I love the breakfast sanwiches and tortas. The Pastries are the best in town as well as the very extremely well priced cakes and... More 

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I have had many Portos desserts at parties. Folks seem to love to bring their desserts for potlucks. When i found out they had a restaurant nearby, i could not wait to make a friend date and go. There was a line upto the entrance but the line moved fast, the patrons were friendly. one patron recommended the coffee crumble,... More 

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Additional Information about Porto's Bakery & Cafe - Downey, ca

Address: 8233 Firestone Blvd, Downey, CA 90241-4842
Phone Number: 562-862-8888
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Downey
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 6:30 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: Cuban

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