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Lena's Catina

165 E Sierra St, Portola, CA 96122-8410
+1 530-832-5360
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  • Excellent0%
  • Very good48%
  • Average46%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
2 May 2016
“Friendly Family Resturant”
6 Jan 2016
“Thank goodness for the bar”
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Mexican
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$$ - $$$
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165 E Sierra St, Portola, CA 96122-8410
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Reviewed 2 May 2016

Good food and good value. Large portions and good service. Right on the highway with nice atmosphere. Bar is pricey.

Thank mmaskaly
Reviewed 6 January 2016 via mobile

Took forever to get served. Not my favorite food by far. Staff was not overly friendly. Chips and salsa with a margarita would of been a great meal.

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Thursday evening out for dinner.this place was recommended. Well, first order the margaritas ask for the type of mix. While waiting, notice table needed to be wiped clean. Portable air condition trying to cool place, hot and musky smell. After few drinks it's okay. Ordered...More

Thank 1053seirra
Reviewed 1 June 2015

My burrito was huge and tasty but my husbands fish tacos were overcooked and dry. The service was fast. The berry margarita was good.

Thank GMSue
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Lena's has great food and a full service bar. Always friendly staff and good service. They have a good selection of Mexican and American food items.

Thank Leah T
Reviewed 24 August 2014

Since we were staying at the little Sierra Motel in Portola, CA; we thought we'd experience the cuisine from about the only game in town, Lena's. Sadly, it was a hot day and the air conditioning was either off or not working at about 7...More

Thank Jerry M
Reviewed 17 June 2014

Of the few restaurants in Portola, Lena's is one of the best. It's just soul-mex. The service was fast, the beers went down easy and the food was unfettered by garnish, but delicious.

Thank danielKeiran
Reviewed 29 January 2014

Very generous serving of mediocre Mexican at inflated price. Pleasant but forgetful service. I'm told that Rico's has tastier food and better value.

Thank william t
Reviewed 1 September 2013 via mobile

Food was good and fresh, not the kind of place to make you go back tomorrow but I will go back. Menus could use a good cleaning but the service was fine. Very good and fresh guacamole.

Thank advcards
Reviewed 3 August 2013

We were driving through the mountains near the Nevada border on business and needed to stop somewhere for something to eat. We saw this restaurant from the road so we decided to stop and try it. Service was friendly but a bit slow (no one...More

Thank Norm1983
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  • Address: 165 E Sierra St, Portola, CA 96122-8410
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Plumas County  >  Portola
  • Phone Number: +1 530-832-5360
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