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8233 Firestone Blvd, Downey, CA 90241-4842
+1 562-862-8888
06:30 - 20:30
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Sun 07:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 06:30 - 20:30
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has really good pastries as well as lunch. Our family usually stops here on the way back to the Bay Area. The line can be really long at times but worth the wait. We really like anything they have with guava in it so our goto is the guava and cheese pastries but now you can pre order... More 

Thank do0f4i
Seattle, Washington
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92 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to pick up lunch. Everything is good. I especially like the chicken sandwich, potato balls, and everything in the bakery. The lines are long but worth the wait. I have never eaten there but have always taken out

Thank Problemchild2
Commerce, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The carrot cake is the best I have ever had. Their other popular desserts (cheese roll) are good as well. If you are hungry their Cuban sandwich is filling.

Thank misscancer77
Long Beach, California
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

I Absolutely recommend Portos! The pastries are to die for and the food is good also! Just the other night, was game night, one of the ladies picked up a variation of pastries! Creme Brûlée - Excellent, Cheese Pastries - Flaky & Delicious, small cakes - very good, can't name everything else in the box, but all I heard were... More 

Thank Joyce109
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405 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

This is kind of the major attraction in Downey now. They even have their own parking structure but it is always very crowded but the cakes and pastries are worth the wait. Just don't be in a hurry and plan on taking your time and load up a few songs on your iPhone (or a movie). The signature fruit tarts... More 

Thank geotech522
Downey, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Good food but always long lines, doesn't matter when I go there always seems to be long lines. Guess it's worth the wait! Great desserts!

Thank Bob S
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Word of mouth sent me here. I was not expecting standing in a line that wrapped the building outside. I expected to wait 30 min in line but only spent 8 to order. Waited 20 for food. The customer service is great. Although the place is busy, it is managed well, and provides scrumptious food. I definitely recommend anyone to... More 

Thank BarbS1213
Norwalk, California
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

If you go here you need to plan to stand in line for awhile. We have only gotten their pastries. It is hard to decide what to get because there are so many things to choose from. You want to buy a huge box full because everything looks so good.

Punta Cana
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The pastries, cakes, and lunches are really delicious. We keep going back at least every two months. The personnel are very nice, efficient and professional. Even though its super packed, the lines move quickly.

Thank rocior513
Bakersfield, California
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102 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Everything I have eaten or drank here is great. I have had cuban sandwiches, guava pastries, many other pastries and coffee. I have never had a bad experience in this place. The service is great and the place is always clean. If you have never been here you need to go.

Thank msmxtoo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Cuban
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8233 Firestone Blvd, Downey, CA 90241-4842
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Downey
  • Phone Number: +1 562-862-8888

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?