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“A Must!!!!”
Review of La Portena - CLOSED

La Portena
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Argentinean
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery
Reviewed March 13, 2013

If you are looking for the best empanadas, look no more!!!!!! These are by far the BEST we ever have had...the food is amazing! Don't let the looks of this place fool you. It surpasses anything you can get on 5th and the price can't be beat...the owner is friendly and humble. This is a MUST go to while in Playa!!!!!!! We make that our first stop evey year! Keep up the good food!

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Thank beadwoman21
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Reviewed March 10, 2013

The food is unbelievable! Don't judge this little place until you try the tasty offerings here! Fun to sit at the bar and watch them cook! Busy every single night so you know the food is amazing!

Thank JMFCalgary
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Reviewed March 1, 2013





Love this place, the owner remembered us from year and let us charge our meal as we had no pesos, just US funds...delish..


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3  Thank 4amigoesonroute
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Reviewed February 28, 2013

This is the third year that we have made a stop at this quaint and tiny grill. the arachera steak was as tasty as we alwlays remember it. A good value and nobody hawking you to come in. It is just stools and a couple tables.

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1  Thank Dick K
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Reviewed February 26, 2013

We had a great, easy meal here. I had the ribeye with salad and fries, my husband enjoyed the flank steak with the same. The steaks were well seasoned and cooked perfectly, the fries were super hot and crispy, portions were generous. We also had a decent spinach and cheese empanada. We enjoyed chatting with the owner. We have been to Argentina and the steaks were cooked as well as many we had there. Would love go go back to try the chicken or a sausage sandwich. Highly recommend for an inexpensive and fun meal in playa. Note that there is just bar seating and a few small tables.

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Thank Emilymde
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