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El Portal

1200 Business 190, Covington, LA 70433-3279
+1 985-867-5367
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good52%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“fajitas” (2 reviews)
“great food” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
1200 Business 190, Covington, LA 70433-3279
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

I have been here several times for lunch when we need to be in and out in an hour. These guys are polite, quick and always consistantly good. It is also a plus they are budget friendly.

Thank Doni w
Reviewed 16 December 2017

The first and only visit[,until this one ten yrs. later] wasn't good .I was spoiled ,I guess . I just went back ,and it was the most authentic , best Mex I can remember eating in yrs. The carnitas were [almost] as tender and juicy...More

Thank billyr101856
Reviewed 10 August 2017

The service received was excellent. There was no waiting so we went directly to our table. The chips and salsa was brought out very promptly. The food was excellent and the portions were very nice (brought food home). There were many menu choices and it...More

2  Thank Deborah W
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

When it comes to American style Mexican food, most places are fairly generic. This place seems to pay a little extra attention to the flavor. Good selection, from fajitas to soup. The beer on tap is inexpensive and good. Negro Modelo on tap, a mug...More

1  Thank Cdeltahouse
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

This is a gem of a restaurant, hidden in a small local shopping plaza and is not a fancy dancy box store type of Mexican restaurant. It is family owned and simple in decor. Old time type of bench seating like we saw in the...More

2  Thank tautavel
Reviewed 25 February 2017

My wife and I have dined here several times, and have always been happy with the food, the service, and the value. The Texas fajitas include beef, chicken, and shrimp.

2  Thank Steveinchaingmai
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

We went on a Friday night for dinner. They were very busy! We were seated immediately and had chips, salsa & drinks within 10 minutes. Same with our meals! We ordered and our meals were brought out super fast! Chips were hot and salsa was...More

1  Thank BrowneyedSouthernbel
Reviewed 20 November 2015

All their food is authentic and made from scratch. you won't see food service trucks pulling up here to unload. that what makes his chicken dishes so delicious. all of his sauces and dips, avocado plates, beans, tacos are large. His lunch plates are large...More

Thank Sal M
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Good food, good food fast! We had 16 people in our group, we all were served within 20 minutes of ordering. Also food order was correct, nice for a local Mexican restaurant!

Thank sweetyankee
Reviewed 8 July 2015

My co-workers and I eat here as often as we can. Their lunch menu is budget friendly. We have never been disappointed. Excellent service, too!

Thank drayy
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Business 190, Covington, LA 70433-3279
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Covington
  • Phone Number: +1 985-867-5367
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