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El Porton Mexican Restaurant

#702 of 1,243 Restaurants in Memphis}
$$ - $$$Mexican,
65 S Highland St, Memphis, TN 38111-4609
+1 901-452-7330
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Overview
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good24%
  • Average29%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible20%
Travellers talk about
“tortillas” (3 reviews)
“burrito” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (2 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Mexican, Southwestern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
65 S Highland St, Memphis, TN 38111-4609
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1 - 10 of 29 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Something is definitely wrong with the water in the is restaurant. Tastes like chemicals. Food is great. There was no paper towel to dry hands with in the rest room.

Thank shalimar55229
Reviewed 9 August 2017

For some reason, many people really like El Porton restaurants. I sincerely think it's the worst example of Mexican food I've ever had! Others in my party agree that the food taste like dog food (assuming what we think dog food would taste like)! I...More

Thank Sally M
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Great Service, Great Fajitas, Great Drinks. The Food is Great ,If you Order a Burrito or a Combo Platter.If You Need More Tortillas Just Ask. Great Cheese dip Too.

1  Thank Edward W
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We waited 25 minutes and then asked and then 5 minutes later and we left and when we left they just smiled and went on

Thank cashmoney15
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Went to El Porton for takeout dessert. Was asked to go to the bar to place order. Waited for 15 minutes and was totally ignored by staff. Left without placing an order. Crap service, don't recommend.

Thank Justin H
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Overall great food, good value. Some of the wait staff has been there 20+ years. Anytime I'm in Memphis we frequent the Highland location. They recently remodeled and I thought my kids were going to have a meltdown. Anytime we travel, our entire family immediately...More

1  Thank PaynewayWalker
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Food is great here. Service depends on time of day, apparently. Better sometimes than others. Their white cheese dip is irrestible!

1  Thank bettyp723
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

I just tried to place an order for to go food and got the biggest attitude the I have ever been gotten in a restaurant. I have always been a fan of the food here but never again. I was here December 7th at 12:15....More

Thank Sam H
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

No wait for tables & the chicken/tortillas with rojo sauce was great. Great service getting a drink & chips & salsa- although I've never waited that long for my food to arrive. After I finished I waited at least 15 mins for a bill. Then...More

Thank Roitz
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I don't normally eat Mexican food, but I'm so glad I did. The food was excellent. The service was as well. I was not disappointed.

1  Thank Ashia B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 S Highland St, Memphis, TN 38111-4609
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Memphis
  • Phone Number: +1 901-452-7330
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