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El Porton Mexican Restaurant

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11190 Alpharetta Hwy, Roswell, GA 30076-1436
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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    4 of 5 stars
Great place for a margarita and guacamole dip!

Always make this a stop when in town for a pitcher of margaritas and a table side guacamole dip made fresh at table.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Jeff K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Fajitas del Mar was superb as well as the Guacamole Mexicano!!!! On a diet as always so I took my own chips (Benitos) and was able to eat healthy and enjoy a fantastic meal. Service was very good, love to dine here!!!

Thank Ceberhart
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always make this a stop when in town for a pitcher of margaritas and a table side guacamole dip made fresh at table.

Thank Jeff K
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149 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

To me, this restaurant is 2nd to Pure Taqueria on chips and salsa...very fresh. They are pretty slow bringing them to the table though. I know they have had LOTS of server turnover in the last couple of years and it shows. The service is so SLOW, pretty horrible actually, even when they are slow. Was in last week for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015 via mobile

I was looking for a New Mexican restaurants and have been pleased with my meals here. My last meal was my favorite ... Chicken in a skillet with grilled onions and peppers. So yummy!!! The margaritas are great and so are the chips and salsa. The chicken entrees have good cuts of white meat and good portions in general. Also... More 

Thank SouthernBelles98
Roswell, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Have eaten lunch here on several occasions. Food was always good and hot, service was prompt, and everyone was very agreeable to serve and please

Thank Al B
Rockville, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

I really don't know what people find so special about this place. I had the mole enchiladas recommended by the waitress. They couldn't have been more bland. My husband's meal was forgettable. The margarita was from a nondescript mix. The salsa was watered down and bland. Hoping to find better Mexican food in the area.

Thank Mimi20850
Destin, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

The food was delicious great atmosphere and the waiter was great! I had the taco and enchilada plate, the rice was good yoo! The chips and salsa were wonderful!

Thank Butter143
Roswell, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

We eat at one of the two locations in Roswell at least once a month. This restaurant participates in the Sky Dining Program which is a great benefit. We like the chips and salsa, the chips are always fresh and salsa is spicy. We usually order the same things, fajita's, taco salad, burritos or fish tacos and are never disappointed.... More 

Thank TwinMarley
Roswell, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

A great place for lunch or dinner. The restaurant is packed at lunch so try to get there early. The food is consistently good. The Speedy Gonzales is excellent for lunch.

Thank Barb125
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

We have eaten here several times at both lunch and dinner. We usually sit at a table next to the bar unless we are with a group larger than four. This is our favorite Mexican food restaurant in the area. I usually get a Poblano plate and a Top Shelve Margarita. The menus offer a wide variety of selections of... More 

Thank tmhughx

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Restaurant Details

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
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?