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El Porton Mexican Restaurant

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11190 Alpharetta Hwy, Roswell, GA 30076-1436
678-393-0100
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11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations

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  • 11
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  • 24
    Very good
  • 6
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  • 3
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Mexican Atmosphere but a Tad Laking Otherwise

I really like the look of this restaurant. It has a nice outdoor eating area with enough screening foliage to keep out the fact you're on a 6 lane highway. The service was pretty nonchalant, however, and the guacamole was very skimpy on my chalupa. When I asked for more I was offered a side... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
margotswann
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Marietta, Georgia
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Johns Creek, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We come here all the time, and never are disappointed. They have authentic fare, but we always end up ordering the "generic" stuff like fajitas, lunch combos with tacos, enchiladas, etc.) and they are ALWAYS great. We've decided that we like places with homemade red sauces with heavy chili powder, and they definitely deliver on that! One of our favorites,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Salsa and queso excellent. My favorite dish is the chicken with pineapple, I can't remember the name. Great service and great margaritas.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Good location with plenty of parking. Food just average in every way, service a bit lacking. Quesadilla had shredded chicken, with little seasoning.

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Marietta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I really like the look of this restaurant. It has a nice outdoor eating area with enough screening foliage to keep out the fact you're on a 6 lane highway. The service was pretty nonchalant, however, and the guacamole was very skimpy on my chalupa. When I asked for more I was offered a side dish for $4 additional. There... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Good Mexican food, says they guy from New Mexico. Enchiladas with green chile were outstanding, service fast...despite being in a group of 15. I'd go back.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Typical Mexican food menu for the Atlanta area Attentative serving staff Quick service Friendly atmosphere

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alpharetta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This used to be a decent mexican restaurant which we frequented often but changed managment and the food quality went down. We refuse to eat here anymore. The only reason I didn't give it terrible was because I didn't get sick afterwards.

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New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

I tried this place based on its participation in the sky dining program, and I have no reason to return. The place was not busy at all, yet neither of the first 2 people who saw me, even bothered to greet me with a hello. Nonetheless, I waited to pick up my order; it took longer than predicted, but not... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Good not great mexican. Everything was all good. No complaints. Just not a place I'd go out of my way to go back to or refer. Salsa was average. Guac was average. Chicken had an interesting spice and was almost really tender. One awesome thing was the chicken taco! I'd go back for 3 of those.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

This is the "go to" Mexican restaurant near our office. It is usually busy around lunch time and parking can sometimes be challenging. Like many other restaurants, the quality of the food and service can vary from day to day. Overall, the majority of my experiences have been very positive. We stopped in for lunch yesterday and the food and... More 

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Additional Information about El Porton Mexican Restaurant

Address: 11190 Alpharetta Hwy, Roswell, GA 30076-1436
Phone Number: 678-393-0100
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Roswell
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Mexican

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11190 Alpharetta Hwy, Roswell, GA 30076-1436
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Roswell
  • Phone Number: 678-393-0100

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Price Range: $ $
  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?