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El Portal

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A136, Morganton, NC
+1 828-438-9910
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good19%
  • Average19%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
A136, Morganton, NC
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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Prices are very reasonable and the food is very good with large portions, I eat there often and would definitely recommend

Thank Zx6girl
Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

Service was good and fairly quick. Food was good. The atmosphere was ok. The sauce cart needs to be better identified. The Chipotle seemed weak, not thick at all. Could have been much better. Over a good experience

Thank Rod L
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

Much improved visit. When you order meat, be sure to tell them how you want it, otherwise it will be well done. They have a Salsa table you can get 8 or so different types of Salsa, visit the bar and get a variety. The...More

Thank Rod L
Reviewed August 2, 2017

We love to eat here and do so regularly. As with many restaurants it is busier on Friday/Saturday evenings and Sunday lunch. They do their best to get you through, but if you want to for sure avoid a wait (usually 10 minutes or so)...More

Thank Travelfoodiesforever
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Great people and a super clean dining environment! The food here is great and the atmosphere is very upbeat and beautiful!

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

I left Columbia SC and moved to the Greenville area. Since then I haven't found a good Mexican restaurant above Columbia. Well this place is ON POINT. It's better than any I've had. Hands down the BEST. I had the AC Tex which is rice,...More

Thank Mitch C
Reviewed May 25, 2017

We stumbled upon this spot and we were glad we did. On our way to Charlotte we stopped in for lunch. Our entrees were good all except chicken quesadilla. It was dry and bland. The frozen marg was good too. Prices were very reasonable. We...More

Thank TheSuze12
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

Food and service was good. I suggest telling them how you want your meat cooked. Tends to be well done. I personally do not like well done meat. Staff is friendly and service is quick. Salsa is a little thin, but go to the Salsa...More

Thank Rod L
Reviewed April 28, 2017

Atmosphere is great! Service is outstanding. Food is fast, delicious and reasonable priced. My favorite Mexican Restaurant in Morganton.

Thank uncgirl67
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

Wait staff nicely dresses Clean restaurant and restrooms. Great little salsa bar. Food was fresh, hot and delicious.gr3at selections. Would highly recommend.

Thank Joey D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: A136, Morganton, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Morganton
  • Phone Number: +1 828-438-9910
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