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El Portal

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711 Omache Dr, Omak, WA 98841
+1 509-826-1801
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11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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East Wenatchee, Washington
Level Contributor
40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The service is great here and the food is equally as good! Fast service; good prices. Very comfortable place to eat in Omak.

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Thank Terri G
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean..wait staff eager to please.i dine here about once a week. Food is always excellent with large portions so I usually take some home for another meal. Highly recommend to all.

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Thank Carla T
Merritt, Canada
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92 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Lunch time visit, service was very efficient from friendly waiters. Food was amazing in taste and presentation. Prices are good for the large portions they serve. Loved the surprise at the end of our meal. You will have to eat there to find out what that was. Will definitely return on our next trip to the area.

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Thank Susan R
Victoria, Canada
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

The meals here are legendary for high quality and great value. The service is quick and friendly. Complimentary chips and salsa are on your table with a jug of ice water before your buns settle in your booth! The portions are large so you should order accordingly. There is a nice surprise at the end of your meal which you... More 

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Thank cobra517
Olympia, Washington
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255 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

El Portal is a family style Mexican food restaurant. We took our sister in law for lunch, her choice of restaurants (there are not a lot of choices in the Omak/Okanogan area!) The food was served quickly and hot, with generous helpings. The waiter was attentive but not overbearing. The food tasted good but not exceptional. Will remain on our... More 

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Thank Al K
Omak, Washington
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very good Mexican food in this clean, friendly little restaurant. Salsas taste fresh, not an excess of cheese topping the enchiladas, tasty mole, choice of refried or rancho beans, family owned and always attentive to diners requests. Prompt service no matter how busy ! Close to hotel accommodations , pharmacy , Penneys, and Safeway .

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Thank travl2liv
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is one of those finds that you have to you hear about from the locals, or "trip advisor". Doesn't look like much from the outside, but the food is absolutely fabulous. The salsa is very spicy, the staff doesn't speak much English, but the place is packed and everyone at the table was in agreement that this place... More 

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Thank Brian R
Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

This place was recommended by our motel staff and it did not disappoint. the operators are a hispanic family. Restaurant and ambiance was so-so but the food is very good as was the service even though some of the waiters and help did not speak English very well. I would not hesitate to go back.

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Thank hwong_0123
Kelowna, Canada
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66 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Had been to this restaurant when it first opened and was pleased then so decided to give it another go. I wasn't disappointed. My meal came and was absolutely delish!! So large a portion I couldn't eat it all. Will definitely be back next time I am in the area.

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Thank Lex R
Seattle, Washington
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Like finding water in a desert, El Portal was a pleasant surprise. Located in a strip mall, this Mexican restaurant is amazing-from the decor to the food to the service. Start off with chips and salsa...the salsa has a bit of a kick but is balanced nicely with a margarita ($6 for a stiff pour). We tried the seafood enchiladas:... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 711 Omache Dr, Omak, WA 98841
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Omak
  • Phone Number: +1 509-826-1801

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