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El Portal

1640 S 11th St, Nebraska City, NE 68410-3457
+1 402-873-3134
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1640 S 11th St, Nebraska City, NE 68410-3457
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Driving south on Highway 75, we decided to make a quick stop in Nebraska City for food. There were not many restaurants to choose from, but we were glad that we stumbled upon El Portal. The restaurants decor is bright, cheerful and displays their Mexican...More

Reviewed 17 February 2018

We have attended here several times in the last 2 years as my wife and I travel for business. Great food every time we come in and sit down. Hot tortilla chips as an appetizer { ask for the white cheese sauce - costs extra...More

Thank maranville826
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

I needed a quick meal while in town. This was recommended by the locals. Pros 1. Quick service 2. Constant refills on soft drinks 3. Wild looking yet tasty taco salad 4. Clean

Thank David_Justin
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We came here our second night of a business trip after a disappointing first night's meal at another location in town. I guess as a Californian I feel like we have the best Mexican food, so we were leery of trying Mexican in a small...More

1  Thank BigD_CA
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

We eat there at least once a month and always have a great meal. Don’t worry if it looks like there’s a long wait, because their friendly staff works hard to get the food out fast and the wait is never as long as you’d...More

Thank 452rm
Reviewed 25 October 2017

my wife and I eat the at least 4 times a month I highly recommend this place. Our daughter and son eat here 2 time a month. They come down from out of town.

Thank Tracy F
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Each time that I eat at a Mexican restaurant, my satisfaction varies. This location was pretty good but was not necessarily one of my favorites. The portions were very good and the service as well. But the tastiness of Mexican restaurants varies from one location...More

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 16 October 2017

We stopped for lunch while on an RV trip, and are glad we did. The place was full on a Sunday at 1:30pm with the after church crowd, but the wait was short, and the waiting list suggested it would be worth the wait. We...More

Thank bsjcook
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Stayed in Percival, Iowa but read the reviews for El Portal and had to try it. So glad we did. I had Cheese enchiladas and my husband had Cancun Enchiladas. The rice is fantastic! The refried beans are bland, but that's ok with me because...More

Thank Erin M
Reviewed 12 October 2017

The wife and I love this place. Food is always good, Staff is nice. It is a little loud at times. And the only downfall is that the straws are to short for the glasses. lol

Thank Patrick H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1640 S 11th St, Nebraska City, NE 68410-3457
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Nebraska City
  • Phone Number: +1 402-873-3134
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