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El Porton Mexican Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican,
65 S Highland St, Memphis, TN 38111-4609
+1 901-452-7330
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good22%
  • Average28%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible22%
11 Oct 2017
“Good food, Bad water”
17 Feb 2018
Closed Now
Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
65 S Highland St, Memphis, TN 38111-4609
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Reviewed February 17, 2018

I decided to give this restaurant a try and man!!!!!!!! I was so disappointed. First, I ordered from the lunch menu...simple ( quesadilla (steak), Mexican rice and beans). I had a choice what I wanted in the quesadilla, it came with cheese....but I could choose...More

Thank telsha
Reviewed January 26, 2018

that was the toughest fajita I ever ate at a Mexican restaurant. the guacamole wasn't good either. I asked for the waiters who come ot he table and make it right there, istead I got soem story about not having avocados, and if you don't...More

Thank shalimar55229
Reviewed October 11, 2017

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.

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Reviewed August 8, 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 July 31, 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 March 25, 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 March 24, 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 January 21, 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 January 17, 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 December 7, 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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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