Question: When did Portos open in Glendale?

With a small loan, the family opened a 300-square-foot bakery in 1976 on Sunset Boulevard in Echo Park, and moved to a larger location on Brand Boulevard in Glendale in 1982. The bakery became famous for Cuban cakes and pastries, meat pies, potato balls, empanadas and guava-and-cheese strudels.

How long has Portos been in Burbank?

PUBLISHED: January 24, 2006 at 12:00 a.m. | UPDATED: August 29, 2017 at 3:18 a.m. BURBANK – After serving up Cuban-style baked goods and tasty sandwiches for years in Glendale, Porto’s Bakery opened its Burbank store Monday to throngs of fans.

Is Porto’s family owned?

The founder of Porto’s Bakery & Café grew her business to be one of the premier names in the industry after starting from her home kitchen selling cakes and pastries to friends and family. “It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of ‪‪Porto’s Bakery founder and Porto family matriarch, Rosa Porto.

Is Porto’s only in California?

At its four locations in Burbank, Glendale, Downey, and Buena Park, Porto’s Bakery & Café serves over 6 million customers a year. That number is set to grow with the debut of the bakery’s fifth location in West Covina, California.

Does Porto bakery use lard?

The items that contain lard are made up of the following but not limited to Cuban Crackers (lard), Cuban Bread (lard), Bolillo (lard), Flauta (lard), Chorizo Pie (no lard, only pork), Tamal (lard & pork), Ham Croquette (no lard, only ham), and any item with pork/chorizo from our Cafe.

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How much money does Portos make?

Portos Bakery Fast Facts

Portos Bakery’s annual revenues are $10-$50 million (see exact revenue data) and has 100-500 employees. It is classified as operating in the Bakeries & Baked Goods Stores industry.

Can you franchise Porto’s Bakery?

In order to maintain our high quality standards, Porto’s Bakery continues to be family-owned and operated. We do not offer a franchise program.

How do I cancel a Portos order?

Call the phone order line to cancel.

What kind of food does Portos serve?


  • Mariquitas (Plantain Chips)
  • Ham and Cheese Omelette Sandwich.
  • Cubano (Cuban Sandwich)
  • Medianoche (Midnight Sandwich)
  • Turkey and Cheese Croissant Sandwich.
  • Ham and Cheese Croissant Sandwich.
  • Plato de Pollo (Grilled Citrus Chicken Breast)
  • Ropa Vieja Plato (Cuban-style Stewed Beef)
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