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“Wow!”
Review of La Portena

La Portena
Ranked #850 of 19,000 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Argentinian
Neighbourhood: Montmartre
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Neighbourhood: Montmartre
Reviewed October 12, 2017

This was definitely a highlight of our trip to Paris. This may be a cheaper option for eating in Paris, but you certainly won't feel like it when you're there. Both the service and food were amazing. We got an appetizer, two empanadas, and the bread pudding. Everything was fantastic and we really enjoyed our visit! We really liked the man from Venezuela who was running the place- he was great!

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Thank Rachel M
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

On our recent trip to Paris, we began to look for some other types of food than Parisian. While walking around the Montmartre area near Sacre Cour we found a small restaurant that served empanadas. The owner is from Argentina and the waiter that served us was from Columbia. The place is very small (about 4 tables) and cozy. We arrived a bit early for the "normal" Parisian dinner time so only one table was taken.

We each ordered several different empanadas which came served with a small salad as well. We also tried the Argentinian wine suggested by our waiter. The wine was good and the empanadas were great.

Very flaky dough with a rich, flavorful filling. We loved it. We also tried a dessert empanada which was dulce de leche flavored. Again, very good!

The place never had more than 3 tables filled while we were there, but the take out traffic from local neighbors was steady and a good sign to me of the quality of the food.

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Thank Jim and Delmy G
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

Our hot cheese starter with bread was delicious should have gotten the smaller portion which would have been perfect for 2, My friend had the Argentinian version of spinach quiche and I had a potato version they came with a terrific salad. We on had one empanada their specialty it was tasty..

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Thank jeff c
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Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

We searched on TripAdvisor for a nice place to eat. This one was quite special and finally something that is completely different than the "standard" European kitchen which we already familiar with.

Really great food and the people speak Spanish, English and French! A recommendation for everybody visiting Paris.

1  Thank Nils Z
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Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely delish - what a great find! Had such a fabulous dinner here. Simple and delicious! The venue is charming, not many seats which makes it all the nicer. Full of locals which is a good sign! And the man who runs it is absolutely lovely, and such a hard worker! TRY THEM ALL!!! A+++++++

1  Thank Elwatson14
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