Just to start, a few highly rated restaurants on TripAdvisor are no longer open. I ran into that issue, so based on a quick map recon and reviews scrub on TripAdvisor, la Portena was nearby. It is essentially a food shack with only bar seating for 5 or so people. My bar table was nicely situated right in front of the kitchen sink. The restaurant cooks it's meat on a charcoal fire place. I had the short rib, my wife had the chicken, all plated. They also give you the torta option, aka as a sandwich. The short ribs were some of the best I have had. Tender, flavorful, and fresh. My wife's chicken was equally impressive. Juicy on the inside, lightly crisp on the outside, while being an explosion of flavors. They serve it with baked potatoes and my lord, I didn't know potatoes can be that good. We'll roasted, try go excellent with the hot sauce and chimichurri they give you. The whole meal ran me about 250 pesos. This is a can not miss!
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