Small Mexican place in Old Town. Extensive menu, food was tasty and came out quickly. One d value for cost.
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A friend recommended this restaurant 2 blocks from Old Town. We had lunch of Indian Fry Bread Tacos, and the 3 Enchilada Special of the day. A small place, waitress was friendly, food came fairly quickly. We enjoyed it.
I eat here every time I travel to Albuquerque. It isn't fancy, but decor looks authentic. Food is prepared well, not bland , but not overly spicy.
We were passing through Albuquerque and looked for a Mexican restaurant to eat lunch. After checking two websites (including TripAdvisor) we opted for Monica's El Portal based on the great reviews. Total disappointment. All seven of us just hated the food. The Mexican shredded beef...More
It was all elderly people when I ate there and the food was totally bland and sloppy and expensive and the absence was like a cafeteria. So was the food.
This was the first restaurant I ever visited in Albuquerque. Let's just say it was less than stellar. The menu was pretty standard, which after the glowing recommendation from a gallery in Old Town was disappointing. The ambiance was, I think, rustic, though I couldn't...More
Monica's el portal offers mediocre food at a moderate price, she has a big family and plenty of friends to keep her in business's but it is not that good! Because you don't spend a lot she has customers, however she should not charge more...More
OMG I've died and gone to food heaven... the Carne Adovada with Xmas sauces, eggs over easy is to die for! Right amount of heat... the corn tortillas are sooooo good! (So good I'm buying a dozen to take with me!) ❤️ Monica's El Portal!...More
On a visit to Old Town last week - my husband and I decided to have lunch at Monica's. The restaurant is small and cozy - our table was close enough to others that we could hear the waitress talking to other tables. JENNY, our...More