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Feb 19, 2008 03:29 PM

First Time at Porto's...Suggestions?

For a first time visit to Porto's, during lunch, what's not to be missed?

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  1. I like their medianoche sandwich (but the plantain chips are boring). Or just get the potato balls if you like. Then eat a bunch of sweets! Guava-cheese pastry... chocolate croissants... carrot cake... mango cheesecake... pineapple-cheese danish... coconut "balls"... trust me, order your lunch from the "pastry side" and take a look at the massive pastries -- a much better place for breakfast than for lunch.

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      1. re: mpken

        Guava-cheese pastry. Guava-cheese pastry. Guava-cheese pastry.

        1. re: Snackish

          Yeah, the guava cheese Danish is outstanding.

          1. re: Dogbite Williams

            Let me jump on the guava cheese danish bandwagon too. So good...

            I like the cuban rolls they used for the sandwiches, but didn't really care for the sandwiches. I didn't think the meat pies are that special. I don't think you can go wrong with any of their sweets.

    1. Best macaroons I've ever had!

      1. Ham Croquettes YUM better that Potato Balls IMHO though I love those too.