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El Porton Mexican Restaurant

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1805 N Germantown Pkwy, Cordova, TN 38016-5092
+1 901-624-9358
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Bartlett, Tennessee
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199 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took my wife and adult son to lunch at this well established Mexican eatery. Clean, mostly deserted at 12:15 p.m. Only three other tables seated while we were there during lunch hours. Wife had the lunch special which was better than my enchiladas rancheras which was not carefully prepared resulting in dry, overcooked meat chunks, somewhat hard cheese enchiladas, and... More 

Thank mjlarivi
Cordova, Tennessee
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65 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

The restaurant is dingy and dirty. After I had looked at the menu I noticed that my hands smelled awful. I went to the restroom which was also dirty and washed my hands. I had to ask for clean utensils and then I had to clean the new ones that were brought to me. The food was not very good,... More 

Thank RonaldF716
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143 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We eat Mexican food all the time and have enjoyed El Porton for years. The service is great and all of the dishes on the menu are good.

Thank Jimmy G
Memphis, Tenn
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

At El Porton, you get just what you expect from a typical, family run Mexican restaurant. The atmosphere is not impressive, the food tastes the same as every other Mexican joint in the area, the service is lightning fast and the price is low. You will not leave thrilled or excited by the experience. However, you will be full and... More 

Thank JohnfromMemphis
Memphis, Tennessee
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

Good food - good service. Not a long wait at all. I very much enjoyed it. I've been before and have always had a good experience here. Servers are very nice as well!

Thank Dana H
Memphis, Tennessee
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229 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

I have been a fan of the El Porton Mexican Restaurants since I moved here 14 years ago. But each location feels different with the way they fix their dishes. This location is doing a great job!

Thank Therese H
Soddy Daisy, Tennessee
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46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

This restaurant depends on which location you go to. The one Cordova is OK but the one in Collierville is great. Same food, just different cooks and wait staff. I would recommend this restaurant for a sit down Mexican meal. Excellent queso and chips and the Chimichanga is fantastic. The guacamole is made fresh and has been excellent every time... More 

Thank RO1459
Bartlett, Tennessee
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

I love how this restaurant looks inside. I've never been to Mexico, but I like it. I had the buffalo chicken tacos. Very delicious. Very polite waiter. Nothing to complain about.

Thank ZackPilcher
Memphis, Tennessee
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199 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2014

I don't know what has happened, but I will never step foot in this restaurant again. Poor service, terrible food. We were all disappointed.

Bowling Green, Kentucky
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52 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2014

My husband and I had mixed reviews of this restaurant, but decided overall that it was average at best. He ordered the chili Colorado, which nearly killed him. The spice in it was so outrageous that it was hard to consume, and my husband can tolerate most heat... The chips and salsa were very disappointing, no flavor! I ordered the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1805 N Germantown Pkwy, Cordova, TN 38016-5092
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Cordova
  • Phone Number: +1 901-624-9358

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?