How Long Lines Keep Porto’s Bakery Affordable — and Growing
When picking up a box of cheese rolls, potato balls or a cake at Porto’s Bakery & Cafe, two things are always guaranteed: The lines will be long and the food affordable.
There cannot be one without the other.
Porto’s, a Southern California mainstay responsible for catering generations of family parties, birthdays and quinceaneras, attracts hordes of customers by selling pastries that cost about $1 but taste like you paid more.
But to make a profit, Porto’s needs to sell a lot of those pastries.
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