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Cafe El Portal (Elizabeth St.)

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Desidero Aug 10, 2006 06:25 PM

I'm thinking about trying Cafe El Portal on Elizabeth. Is it recommended? Any thoughts on what to get or what to avoid?

Thanks in advance.

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  1. chowcito RE: Desidero Aug 10, 2006 06:31 PM

    Yeah it's great actually. My favorite Mexican place in the city.

    I like the tacos (shrimp and al pastor) Of the "house specialties" the mole, chile rellenos and tampiquena are my favorites.

    To drink, they make a pretty good margarita and a great michelada. The space is tight but I've never waited long for a table.

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      big o RE: Desidero Aug 10, 2006 06:33 PM

      I would similarly toss my support behind the shrimp tacos and micheladas.

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