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Los Portales

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1425 Tappahannock Blvd, Tappahannock, VA 22560-9314
+1 804-443-0132
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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269 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mexican food is my favorite. So when passing through this area, I was glad to see LP and stopped for late lunch. Chips and salsa were great, server was terrific, lunch also great. They are in process of remodeling but don't let that deter you. Spoke with either owner or manager for a few minutes, very nice guy. Wife and... More 

Thank metalhead
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food the service and the Margaritas are excellent. We come here at least once a week. If you are visiting Tappahannock is a must place to go. R. And L.

Thank Roland L
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food here is amazing!!! This family owned restaurant is a great place for families or even date night. The guacamole is life changing and the margaritas have a heavy pour. My family has been going here for years and this is our favorite restaurant in Tappahannock. Great lunch prices.

Thank Laura E
Tappahannock, Virginia
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

This is our go to place for Mexican food in town. Been to the other place in town and have been disappointed both times. Have not had a bad meal here yet. Homemade hot sauce is outstanding and gives a nice kick to the food. Sometimes the food comes out a little staggered instead of all at once but other... More 

Thank Brian23453
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

Los Portales Mexican is a very popular restaurant among us the locals ones , they had stablished a very good reputation of excellent Mexican food in tappahannock area We are been visiting Los Pos for severals years , they offer a very extensive menu and everything We had picked is so good, they had been under construccion which that would... More 

Thank nnva001
Alexandria, VA
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016

Tappahannock, VA does not boast many restaurants, but we read good things about Los Portales and decided to go to lunch there. It's a pretty restaurant and a great smell of Mexican food greets you when you walk in. My husband was happy that they had draft beer, which is unusual for some Mexican restaurants. The salsa and chips were... More 

Thank winediva53
Montross, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

So used to getting good Mexican food when I'm on travel in San Diego and have found very few places in comparison. Stopped by Los Portales in Tappahannock and it was absolutely the best! Service, food, selection, atmosphere; all great! They are still going through their remodeling phase but they managed to get everyone seated in a timely fashion and... More 

Thank Lolitha H
Tappahannock, Virginia
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

Though my latest trip was in September, 2016, I have eaten at Los Portales numerous times and have always had excellent food. Though they have been undergoing renovation/additions for several months, it does not impact the current dining area and you still have a wonderful meal at reasonable prices and excellent service.

Thank E R
Warsaw, Virginia
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103 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

If you want some good Mexican food, come here and see WHY everyone chooses " Los Portales" get their fix on "Mexican food". It is good .and it comes quick !

Thank Jane S
Somers Point, New Jersey
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178 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

We ate here twice while in Kinsale as there aren’t many restaurants in the area. Los Portales is in a very non-descript strip mall, but what we found inside was a nice surprise. There is faux painting on the walls to look like plaster; decorations in nice taste; and furniture in the Spanish style. There is a small bar toward... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
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?