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Taqueria Los Portales

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1207 S Kerr Ave, Ste B, Wilmington, NC 28403-5016
+1 910-799-5255
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Falls Church, Virginia
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

We have eaten here twice. Both times were outstanding. The taco salad and enchiladas are both highly recommended. You have a choice of two excellent salsas, a red one that is hot and a green that is milder. The Taqueria has the authentic taste, look, and feel that makes you think you could be south of the border. And it's... More 

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Thank Gary W
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90 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

This place is absolute authentic Mexican cuisine. It is just so so good. It's not a great place to eat in, but the food is so delicious it makes up for it. Been there twice and the food is wonderful. Do yourself a favor and go try it.

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Thank Marlena R
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

This place is an exceptional value! Great selection of real Mexican food. I like being the minority when I visit, staff is always super friendly!!! Awesome salsa bar, complete with some pretty spicy Verde. Love the music too.

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Thank Richard W
Wilmington, North Carolina
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44 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

We eat at Los Portales often. We are both huge fans of their tacos, burritos, sopes and tostadas. Pastor is my favorite. We always bring our friends when they visit and everyone always loves Los Portales. ❤️

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Thank Nicole A
Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome. I went to school in Mexico and this is the way real Mexican food is done. The chicken tacos have generous amounts of filling, the fixins bar is complete with great salsas. The tostada with ceviche was really good too. Its just one block off of College Road.

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Thank John M
Wolcott, Vermont
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016

This is definitely the place to go if you want the real deal and not the "chain restaurants" that offer canned and processed Americanized Mexican foods. It is homemade, authentic Mexican food. All ingredients are homemade, including their salsas and hot sauces. What a wonderful find during our trip to NC. We were waited on quickly at the counter, and... More 

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Thank 1foodiegirl
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148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016

The food was very good at this authentic Mexican restaurant. My mother and I both got the same thing a medium chicken quesadilla and 2 tacos. It was too much food, perhaps we should have split the medium quesadilla or each gotten our own small. The only thing I was disappointed in was the salsas. They had a few from... More 

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Thank rpboz
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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164 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 14, 2016

I have gone here with my wife and son many times. It is one of his favorite lunch places in town so we often go here when he is visiting. There is a good selection of menu options and the condiment bar is well stocked. All the food I've had has been very flavorful and delicious.

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Thank David B
Hampstead, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

I took my nephews here to eat after we left the Books A Million. No one else serves Menudo on the weekends and I was raised on it in San Diego. The boys loved the tacos and Pineapple Fanta. This is our new weekend spot!

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Thank JOLENE L
Wilmington, North Carolina
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2015

I'm originally from Central Washington State near Yakima. The hispanic population there is enourmous and, of course, great mexican food is everywhere. This place brought me back with authentic Cantina Style tacos. As soon as I bit into the beef cheek tacos, I was hooked. Over hte past few months, I've scaled back my diet and have gone pescetarian..but they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1207 S Kerr Ave, Ste B, Wilmington, NC 28403-5016
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-799-5255

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