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Los Portales

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1425 Tappahannock Blvd, Tappahannock, VA 22560-9314
+1 804-443-0132
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped for lunch in our travels. The place was under renovation which we did not mind. There was so much food and the luncheon specials were so good. I highly recommend this place for lunch. We were there in June 2016 on a Saturday and they still have luncheon specials. The place gets crowded even on those days.

Thank minnielang
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66 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent a few days staying Tappahannock while exploring the Northern Neck area. Los Portales was across the highway from the motel so we ate there for dinner one night. It was so good we went back the next night too. A family business that serves good food and large portions.

Thank leaf888
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

We frequent here several times per month. The staff is always very friendly and helpful. I think the food is very good, especially for the price. My family of 5 will eat and we'll have a margarita and a beer and our tab will be under $40. Baskets of warm chips served with house made salsa hits the spot as... More 

Thank RVAfoodLover
Port Royal, Virginia
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

A great place to eat some great Mexican food without having to go to the big city!!! We have eaten at Los Portales a number of time and every time it screams hurry Back!!!

Thank Larry C
Montross, Virginia
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016

Been enjoying this Mexican food for years. Consistent, reasonable and family friendly eatery. Can't beat the lunch specials. Currently undergoing construction, but that does not hinder service.

Thank D L
Crestview, Florida
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109 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Friends of ours met us at Los Portales for a late lunch/early dinner today. Our friends waited for us for a few minutes to get there and were completely drawn to the wonderful aromas emanating from this place. We were seated almost immediately in a very crowded place. First came the chips and salsa. Very good. Warm chips that had... More 

Thank Patricia H
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Los Portales is currently under construction but that doesn't keep the crowd away. This is a great little restaurant. The food is great the service is great and friendly.

Thank Scott P
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for dinner on our way to Williamsburg & we weren't disappointed! Prices are low and reasonable, staff is very friendly, and food was pretty tasty. My only complaint is that you only get one basket of chips for free, then you have to pay for the rest. Would definitely eat here again!

Thank k8_rn
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Was craving Mexican and this place was perfect . Fun clean restaurant with friendly service. Great great food!

Thank Lanita W
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Great place to eat but the renovations have taken FOREVER! Food sizes are good and waiters are attentive.

Thank 933anitar

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1425 Tappahannock Blvd, Tappahannock, VA 22560-9314
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Tappahannock
  • Phone Number: +1 804-443-0132

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