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13354 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603-3226
+1 530-745-9585
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Richardson, Texas
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017

I have never had a bad experience at this restaurant. I eat here all the time. The chips and salsa taste so good. I love their chile rellenos and al pastor tacos. You can either seat yourself or order at the counter. This restaurant stays pretty busy but is well worth it. I crave it often.

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Thank 567travelor
Reno, Nevada
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

Yay, I found a place to get fat tasty little street tacos in Auburn. Service is fast and its close to the freeway making it nice and convenient for travelers.

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Thank rum r
Meridian, Idaho
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

We had the al pastor in soft tacos and burrito. Both were great! The staff was friendly and service was prompt. Just off Hwy 80.

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Thank Laural H
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We enjoy eating here. Prices are reasonable, food is good, service is good. Located right off the freeway and near shopping.

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Thank Karen L
Roseville, California
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179 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016

was up in Auburn for work yesterday & needed late lunch, went to El Portal, excellent, as usual, one of the best Mexican Food Restaurants in the area.

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Thank Jim D
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121 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

You can't go wrong, salsa was different but good, carne asada platter with bean and rice was worth it, not fancy but comfortable, waitress was very freindly and helpful

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Thank Moises M
Portola, California
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64 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

This is a must when I travel to or from Reno. Relaxed dining. Always great food and friendly staff. Great for the price.

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Thank Deborah M
Roseville, California
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179 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2015

was up in Auburn for Business today, no question were I was going for lunch, El Portal. I shared with my work mates, 4 burritos to go please + salsa & chips. everybody loved their burrito.

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Thank Jim D
Sacramento, California
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

Authentic Mexican food! Good food, chips/salsa, beer & friendly service! We will be back! We had the tostadas. My daughter usually goes her with her friends. They love the super burrito & quesadilla.

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Thank ReneeFavoritePlaces
Auburn, CA
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2015

We visited on Cinco de Mayo and El Portal was hoppin'! Our server was very nice and attentive for how busy they were--we appreciated that very much! Great Burrito Banado and chicken flautas. They have good guacamole too.

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Thank mktraveler67

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13354 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA 95603-3226
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Auburn
  • Phone Number: +1 530-745-9585

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?