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El Porton

Downtown Cancun near Walmart, Cancun, Mexico
+52 988 892 8190
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good36%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“tortillas” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
“tacos” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Downtown Cancun near Walmart, Cancun, Mexico
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1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

I went there for dinner with my family, we are from TN so Mexican food is Tex Mex... I fell in love with tacos from eating here!!! I had the Arrachera tacos!

Thank elmatadornica
Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

My son and I went to this restaurant not knowing anything about it. We did some groceries at Walmart and we noticed it. This restaurant is not an expensive one. When we entered, lots of families were eating there. The menu is very good and...More

Thank Momohe
Reviewed October 30, 2017 via mobile

Horrible service, over 30 mins waiting and nothing not even an apology for the wait, and I'm just waiting for a refill. If you can avoid this place, just go to Vips or Sanborn if you're looking for this type of restaurant, or better yet...More

Thank Sergio M
Reviewed August 30, 2017

Stumbled on this place last time I was in Cancun....OMG!! what a find!! if your staying in the Hotel Zone....you know the food is pretty much all the same and not authentic...COME HERE!! and it's inexpensive. The Food is so, so, so good!! and they...More

Thank boo2U
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

Second place in my list and my first option for breakfast, because it's delicious and very close to CasaBlanca Boutique. They give you a card for discount and for each time you come your discount is bigger. I recommend to taste Cafe de olla. It's...More

Thank Evgeny B
Reviewed March 8, 2017

Such a great place to rest after doing your shopping at Walmart....You can enjoy a fabulous drink or two..

Reviewed December 3, 2016

El Portón has never been the greatest place to eat in Mexico but it has always been quite decent. They have really nice Mexican dishes but the quality they have in this branch in Cancún, the next right in front of Walmart, is definitely not...More

Thank Angela G
Reviewed October 18, 2016

We were touring the area and were hungry, saw this place and walked in, reminded me of an I-hop. opened the menu and saw that they served Cafe de Olla!!! I was so excited! I hadn't been able to get that in lots of places...More

Thank boo2U
Reviewed October 6, 2016

Located in the Walmart/Sam's Club shopping center nearest to Zona Hotelera, this restaurant reminded us of Denny's or Shoney's in design and layout. We ate here our first night in Cancun since it was in the Walmart parking lot and we were starving. We order...More

Thank Jerone V
Reviewed June 5, 2016

Good restaurant. The food was also good. We loved the lemonade. The only one problem was there was only one server who could understand little english

Thank Akshay_iit
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Downtown Cancun near Walmart, Cancun, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Cancun
  • Phone Number: +52 988 892 8190
This indoor air conditioned restaurant was right next to Walmart's parking lot in Cancun downtown. They offer Mexican food and others. Menu was in English and Spanish. The place was clean, coffee was great and lots of varieties. Price was inexpensive around 300 pesos for full dinner plus appetizer plus drinks excl tips for 2 people. Location was definitely convenient just walking distance from Walmart.
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