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El Portal Taberna & Wines


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings

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El Portal Taberna & Wines is a new generation Tavern, where combines tapas, gourmet dishes, wines and drinks in a casual, fun and elegant atmosphere.
US$23 - US$68
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Mediterranean, Healthy, Wine Bar, Bar
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
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We have been calling here for food and drinks for several years following recommendations of Spanish friends The food, drink and music blend to create the perfect atmosphere for a great day or night out Highly recommended

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lindsay B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If you want to try the best food according to the best ambient I recommend you El Portal in Alicante. The decoration is unbelievable and also the music. Even if you like to talk it is posible the music is in the right volumen. It...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Ana C C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I’m a regular customer in El Portal since it opened. I bring all my friends to eat, drink and enjoy the atmosphere. This Friday I came with two friends and very quickly we were seated in the bar as I had requested. We were having...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank minna p
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Popped in last night with no reservation and wanted to give a shout out to Elizabeth the hostess who showed some empathy and came up with a solution when my wife really didn’t want to sit at the bar. Just for this she deserves a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Wildsnoopster
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Blown away by this place from the minute we walked through the door. Beautiful decoration created a very relaxed but upmarket atmosphere. We chose the tasting menu as the menu all sounded so good that we struggled to choose. The tasting menu was phenomenal. A...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Joanne-Allan
Reviewed 5 days ago

no réservation. Packed restaurant and yet, hardly a wait. Great food, excellent service,friendly waiters and customers. An awesome experience.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jo_lled896
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On a short visit to Alicante with my wife and some friends. We wanted to sample some local food so booked into this restaurant having had it recommended to us. Just a brilliant experience. We opted for sampling menus and every course was a revelation....More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank djlm68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing ambient, better food. We weren't to this restaurant by recommendation of a friend and we were really impressed by the whole setup. The food is exceptional, fresh and local food just perfectly cooked The service was also very good and the prices right. Really...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank CesarAlonso
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wrote a review on El Portal some years ago and since then I have visited it many times on my trips to Alicante . It remains 'The Place' in Alicante with its theatrical decor , music and general ambiance . I have watched it...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank EkrenHT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Upmarket styled wine bar. We only had a few glasses of wine here but enjoyed the atmosphere and ambience of the place

Date of visit: February 2019
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17 January 2019|
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Response from CaCS S | Reviewed this property |
You could accomodate 10 to 15 people but you have to reserve. As about the menu del dia I don't think so but.. Not sure
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Response from harleyrider12 | Reviewed this property |
Long trousers and smart casual shirt
1 January 2017|
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Response from n_wiedenhof | Reviewed this property |
see Mark's answer. Just walk in, but it could be really full.
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