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Taqueria Los Portales

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1207 S Kerr Ave, Ste B, Wilmington, NC 28403-5016
+1 910-799-5255
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10:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Really good selection of authentic Mexican foods. We both had the burrito Pepe (1 chicken, 1 beef) with a side of rice. Two combo plates + 1 drink + tax for $12. We'll be back. Maybe next time I'll try the menudo??

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Thank sgw44
Leland, North Carolina
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We have eaten here twice. Both times were outstanding. The taco salad and enchiladas are both highly recommended. You have a choice of two excellent salsas, a red one that is hot and a green that is milder. The Taqueria has the authentic taste, look, and feel that makes you think you could be south of the border. And it's... More 

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Thank Gary W
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68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This place is absolute authentic Mexican cuisine. It is just so so good. It's not a great place to eat in, but the food is so delicious it makes up for it. Been there twice and the food is wonderful. Do yourself a favor and go try it.

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Thank Marlena R
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This place is an exceptional value! Great selection of real Mexican food. I like being the minority when I visit, staff is always super friendly!!! Awesome salsa bar, complete with some pretty spicy Verde. Love the music too.

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Thank Richard W
Wilmington, North Carolina
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46 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We eat at Los Portales often. We are both huge fans of their tacos, burritos, sopes and tostadas. Pastor is my favorite. We always bring our friends when they visit and everyone always loves Los Portales. ❤️

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Thank Nicole A
Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome. I went to school in Mexico and this is the way real Mexican food is done. The chicken tacos have generous amounts of filling, the fixins bar is complete with great salsas. The tostada with ceviche was really good too. Its just one block off of College Road.

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Thank John M
Wolcott, Vermont
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

This is definitely the place to go if you want the real deal and not the "chain restaurants" that offer canned and processed Americanized Mexican foods. It is homemade, authentic Mexican food. All ingredients are homemade, including their salsas and hot sauces. What a wonderful find during our trip to NC. We were waited on quickly at the counter, and... More 

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Thank 1foodiegirl
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217 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

The food was very good at this authentic Mexican restaurant. My mother and I both got the same thing a medium chicken quesadilla and 2 tacos. It was too much food, perhaps we should have split the medium quesadilla or each gotten our own small. The only thing I was disappointed in was the salsas. They had a few from... More 

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Thank rpboz
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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164 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

I have gone here with my wife and son many times. It is one of his favorite lunch places in town so we often go here when he is visiting. There is a good selection of menu options and the condiment bar is well stocked. All the food I've had has been very flavorful and delicious.

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Thank David B
Hampstead, North Carolina
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

I took my nephews here to eat after we left the Books A Million. No one else serves Menudo on the weekends and I was raised on it in San Diego. The boys loved the tacos and Pineapple Fanta. This is our new weekend spot!

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Thank JOLENE L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 21:00
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1207 S Kerr Ave, Ste B, Wilmington, NC 28403-5016
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-799-5255

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