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El Portal Panaderia

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2810 E Trinity Mills Rd, Ste 191, Carrollton, TX 75006-2545
+1 972-417-3927
11:00 - 20:30
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Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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Austin, Texas
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Nice place, good prices, and very good food.The only thing that i will change is the bread for the hot dogs. The one they use is very good but is not for hot dogs it takes away from the colombian hot dog experience.

Thank Andres V
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

This is the second Colombian restaurant I've visited and I loved it. You don't feel like you're in a restaurant, you feel like you're eating with friends or family. Their bakery is something you have to try, same with the Bandeja Paisa.

Thank Keyser M
Carrollton, Texas
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016

We went due to other reviews. Like some others, we have eaten next door at Mena's for years and never notice this place. The food was good and plentiful. The owners were very helpful with the unfamiliar menu. We were not big fans of the cheese rolls others have raved about. We will definitely return.

Thank Ron C
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118 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

You mau expect very rich meal with a home made taste. Good selection of fresh fruit juice. Service is good and environment very informal.

Thank Guilherme U
Dallas, Texas
Level Contributor
65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Even though I might recommend it as "authentic" Colombian, I have had a few bad meals in Colombia as well. It is a mom & pop place located in the strip center by the fitness gym. Small but sufficient. Very friendly people in the restaurant but the food service is slow. The meats were left in the fryer too long... More 

Thank Scott J
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

My family enjoys the bandeja paisa!! On Sunday we especially like the brunch styled menu calentaos. The place is small & full of energy! The owners are "hands-on" hard working as well as personable. We are always greeted and made to feel welcome. The menu is great. I wish there was another location closer to home. Also, the fresh baked... More 

Thank TexanHoosier
McKinney, Texas
Level Contributor
261 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2015

After lunch at Mena’s we strolled down to the Colombian bakery El Portal, which was only 50 feet away in the same strip mall. Neither of us had been there before. Om: Very mixed feelings about this place! It was clean, the guy that helped us was nice, and the food looked great. We tried a variety of baked goods,... More 

Thank OmAndNom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

Let me start this review by saying INCREDIBLE we eat here regularly with friends and family and the service is slow at times but this place is always visited by friendly people I made some good friends there over time while waiting they have two Tv's I guess the owner Gerardo is a soccer fan because that's all you'll see... More 

Thank Arty8036
Level Contributor
42 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015

The place is more of a casual bakery/cafe where you can relax, hang out, and order snacks or simple food. Coffee is just so-so; I suggest you bring your own. However, I found their almojabanas (cheese bread), guava & cheese bread, bistec a caballo, pollo ala plancha to be good. Enjoy!

1 Thank LifeHub
Houston, Texas
Level Contributor
19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2015

A true gem of authentic Colombian cuisine. Tucked in a strip mall of stores, take an extra minute to find this place! A truly varied menu covering all the bases of any discerning palate. You will find all entrees to be freshly prepared and professionally served. It that is not enough, make sure to pick up some freshly prepared Colombian... More 

Thank Steve D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Latin, South American, Colombian, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2810 E Trinity Mills Rd, Ste 191, Carrollton, TX 75006-2545
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Carrollton
  • Phone Number: +1 972-417-3927

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