From Our Editors
The premier destination for wonderful margaritas, El Porton Mexican Restaurant in Alpharetta is one of the area's highest-rated restaurants. Not in the mood for the margaritas? They have a menu with plenty of options. Expect perfect quality and a pleasant waitstaff that makes the visit worth it.
Defined by its outdoor seating, the restaurant is a fantastic option when you want to kick back and relax in the Georgia sun. There's not really a recommended attire, so feel free to dress comfortably. Also, though the prices are considered to be lower than average, you aren't going to sacrifice any quality. In fact, you should be able to enjoy a good meal for $11 or $12, and can probably get in and out for $8 if you try.
When you get there, you've got to try the fajitas or the chips and salsa, since they'll both make a good impression. For those keeping an eye on their diet, the robust menu does feature items that are gluten-free, low-fat, and vegetarian. In addition to its convenient take-out menu, the restaurant even provides catering for events around town. Or, if you just want to stop by for a beverage, the restaurant has a pretty broad selection at its bar.
Specializing in lunch, El Porton Mexican Restaurant definitely won't leave you disappointed. The service, in general, is "friendly" and "superb." Also, its waitstaff is known to be "helpful" and "pleasant." Visitors to the restaurant have access to a private lot nearby or can park on the street. Prefer to pedal your way there? Bicycle parking is also offered.