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2614 S 13th St, Omaha, NE 68108-1524
+1 402-991-1190
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Boston, Massachusetts
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130 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Los Portales seems to be very popular with the local neighborhood crowd, serving a wide range of Mexican selections at very reasonable prices. The atmosphere is casual, with tables crowded together and children dashing around while busy wait staff scurry back and forth. As out-of-town visitors staying at the nearby Comfort Inn, we were probably the only diners who were... More 

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Omaha
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273 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is a very unassuming little restaurant. But the prices are very, very affordable & the quality is always consistent. My favorite are the tamales, which come in chicken, beef or cheese. The atmosphere is not much, in fact there is none. But the service is always friendly and you can't go wrong with any of the tacos, burritos or... More 

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Thank Mjsomaha
Missouri
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 September 2016

We loved the food. Great portions and fresh ingredients. Just down the street from the zoo. We had platters, fajitas, and the chips were hand made.

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Thank missourifarmgirl99
Chester Springs, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Do not let the drab surroundings fool you.. step inside and be ready to experience authentic Mexican food and great service in a pretty decent ambience! Defintely THE go to place for true Mexican food! They had a great variety of menu options and the portion sizes were big! I tried these dishes - all affordable and very tasty! -... More 

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Thank TrvlGalore
Omaha, Nebraska
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2016

This is my go to spot whenever I want Mexican food in Omaha. I don't have a need to go anywhere else. I personally always get the Tacos Dorados with steak (please be aware the steak's texture is not the best - mildly chewy, but I just can't get past the wonderful flavor); this includes beans and rice AND a... More 

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Thank heWhoIsAlwaysHungry
Omaha, Nebraska
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63 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2016

This has become one of my favorite authentic Mexican restaurants in town. This is NOT an Americanized version of Hispanic food, it is the real deal. The interior has recently been totally remodeled, so this little eatery has transformed from a bit of a dive to a nice clean, cheerful space. The food is great, I almost always have the... More 

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Thank omahanorm
Saint Louis, Missouri
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848 reviews
397 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2015

Driving by, this place doesn't look like much but step inside and give it a try. We only had tacos, and they were great as were the salsa and chips. There's nothing fancy here, just great food and service.

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Thank rduinc
Omaha, NE
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 March 2015

The red and green salsa also amazing and guacamole is the best in Omaha. Don't go for the atmosphere, go for the food!

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Thank riverrock99
Lantana, Florida
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2015

I just had two fabulous tacos lengua, a bowl of corn chips, and a chocolate ice cream cone for $5.80!! With the tip it was $7.80. I can't eat at home for that nor could I cook it as well. Service was great plus bilingual so I can practice my Spanish. Los Potales is the real deal.

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Thank Jeff-Catalyst
Watertown, South Dakota
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2014 via mobile

When you pull up you question whether you should go in or not. Once your in you question whether you should order or not. See it though. The food and service were exceptional. Great authentic menu And servers were pleasant and fast to respond. Definitely would go again.

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Mexican, Latin, Spanish
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Dinner, Lunch
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2614 S 13th St, Omaha, NE 68108-1524
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Omaha
  • Phone Number: +1 402-991-1190

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?