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Porto Taco

5304 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada
+1 250-723-3302
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“burrito” (5 reviews)
“tacos” (3 reviews)
“mexican food” (2 reviews)
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
5304 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Happy people and fair service have eaten here before. The portions are small and lack flavor the chile relleno was very poor the the burrito was flavor less and watery. Mexican food this is not. Mexican style food may be. Seasoning the food would be...More

Thank dingldorf2001
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

I like the feeling you get when you walk in - Mexican music playing, bright colours, high ceilings and nicely appointed. I really like the big table - it forces everybody to sit together and talk to strangers, like the pubs in England. Food was...More

Thank Shaun G
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Serving up some decent tacos, my favourite in town. There are a quite a few places serving up a Mexican flare. The burritos my go to, but the tacos are pretty awesome as well. A gourmet style. They also serve some Mexican beer which is...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

My fiancé and I love going to Porto taco!! We’ve eaten at tacofino which is a huge hit and I would rather eat tacos here!! Their cilantro sauce is out of this world!!! I get chicken tacos and I haven’t tried anything else. But it’s...More

Thank Morgan R
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We ordered burritos and loaded them with options. ( something I wouldn't normally do). We both loved every bite of them. Good food, good price, and you leave full. Definitely recommend trying!!!

Thank Jimb01974
RedHenn, Customer Relations at Porto Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Awe we're blushing! Thank you so much for the positive review. We're glad you enjoyed your experience with us.

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The best Mexican food all fresh and super tastey! Everything is authentic Mexican from the decor to the plates! Fabulous presentation with real Mexican flare. A must stop if your in Port Alberni!

Thank Barb D
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My wife and I went here for lunch. I had the snapper burrito and she had a fish taco. I had water and she had the limeade.We both were very pleased and comfortably full. Friendly prompt service and really tasty food. We'll be back.

Thank David G
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

I've hit up Porto Taco twice since moving to Port Alberni in July. Both time the food was DELICIOUS a great gourmet taco yummy burritos. My only recommendation would be to double check the staff gave you everything you paid for. BOTH times I've visited...More

RedHenn, Customer Relations at Porto Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Thank you so much for recommending our food and choosing to frequent our establishment (despite our apparent forgetfulness). Your input is vitally important to us and we would like to apologize for your poor take-out experience (both times) and we thank you for bringing this...More

Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Pleasantly surprised at taste and texture of red snapper that was prepared in its own lime sauce Small portions though

Thank tkomo
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

I was super excited to learn they served chile rellenos, a personal favourite, but then crushed when I found out they were OUT that day. The consolation quesadillas were tasty, but I still left a little sad. Hopefully next time I'm through town I will...More

Thank Scarlett S
RedHenn, Customer Relations at Porto Taco, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2017

Oh dear Scarlett, we're sorry to disappoint. In fact, we haven't had the chile relleno listed on our regular menu for some time now (that darn rumour mill). Our menu is listed on our Facebook Page and you can follow us to find out what...More

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Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: 5304 Argyle Street, Port Alberni, British Columbia, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver Island  >  Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District  >  Port Alberni
  • Phone Number: +1 250-723-3302
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