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El Portalon

C/Correria, 151, 01001 Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
+34 945 14 27 55
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“cod” (2 reviews)
“old town” (4 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
C/Correria, 151, 01001 Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
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1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 11 July 2017

You can't enter the building. The facade is alright but not spectacular. Don't go out of your way to see it.

2  Thank Pammie56
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Located in the old town, next to the cathedral. Typical old town house from medieval times. Good cuisine with the flavours of the Basque country. We tried the recommended menu and enjoyed it very much. Good service and friendly staff. .

1  Thank lucastintin
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Location: based at the end of Calle Francia and close to the Old town Service: professional, but a bit cold Food: if you like good traditional Spanish food than you are in the right place. Great wines as well

1  Thank jenskoopmann
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Topical food from Basque Country I suggest to try kokotxas de merluza Only for Spanish speaker but if you are use to visite this country it is no problem

1  Thank THmercure
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Didn't make a reservation and luckely my (Spanish) colleague could talk her way into the restaurant. Decent food, poor wine for a fair price tag.

1  Thank GuyVanroye
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is located inside a building from the medieval ages. Very nice location, on three floors. The menu offers typical euskera food from meat to fish and a lot of variations. Food is very good. We had typical pimentos, fried, served accompanied with Jamon...More

1  Thank PietroBazzani
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was spectacular. Prices were totally fair for the meal we ate. The dishes were tasty, well cooked and had a good look to them. We ate a steak which was cooked to perfection done "en las brasas" which gives it a very good...More

1  Thank Juan M
Reviewed 7 May 2016

You love history, you love things that have made it through over 500 years unscathed this is for you. Stepping back in time, i have been all over Spain and this place ranks among the best in that class of real tradition. Old postal oupost...More

3  Thank oldentimer
Reviewed 18 February 2016

I went with my family for dinner at the end of a 4 day visit to Vitoria-Gasteiz, and it was an excellent choice without breaking the bank. There isn't much parking nearby, and what there is, you must fight for, so probably better to take...More

1  Thank DukeTogo
Reviewed 3 January 2016

this afternoon all my familiy went to the PORTALON after reading tripadvisor opinion and I can tell you that it did not disappoint them. Great quality and tradional dishes. We were served by 2 waitress in great way. My son ate sirloin and the other...More

1  Thank JoseIgnacio794
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:30
20:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:30
20:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:30
20:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:30
20:30 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/Correria, 151, 01001 Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Basque Country  >  Province of Alava  >  Vitoria-Gasteiz
  • Phone Number: +34 945 14 27 55
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