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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
California, USA
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550 reviews 550 reviews
306 restaurant reviews
235 helpful votes 235 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Downey, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Really good food and it consistently tastes good. The only complaint would be the lines that you have to wait in to order and then to have to find a table to sit down at.

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Downey, California
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Food is good; plenty of delicious pastries to choose from. However, if you don't like chaos, this place is not for you. There are three lines so ask which one to go to before you step in one; the beverage line is quick though. Can't go wrong with papas rellenas (potato balls). Good luck finding a table. Outside is nice.

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Brea, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This place is the best place if you're looking for delicious bread and pastries.. You can't go wrong on anything you choose on their menu.

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Virginia
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220 reviews 220 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We arrived at what I thought was an early lunch hour (11:30AM) on a Friday and couldn't believe the crowds. There were about 40 people lined up in two lines. They went pretty quickly though and it gave us time to choose our desserts. We also ordered our sandwiches and found a table outside to wait for our meals. (There... More 

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Oxnard
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71 reviews 71 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I will say I enjoy the pastries at Porto's and I love the chorizo and egg sandwich for breakfast. This Porto's just does not seem to be as well oiled as the other two. Food is good and the initial servers behind the counter are great. After that not the same, still it's worth the stop.

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Santa Ana, California
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4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Had God created an 8th day it would be called Porto's. I love this place it is great quality with good prices. I have had most of the pastry selections in the case and it drives you crazy on what to choose from. My personal faves are the cream cheese pastry... the guava and cheese pastry and the meat-stuffed potato... More 

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Sherman Oaks, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I can't say enough about Porto's and their desserts. Whenever we have a family event or a party to go to, a quick stop at Porto's pleases EVERYONE!!! I don't live close but worth the drive every time!

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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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