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All 29 Soquel Restaurants

Tortilla Flats Restaurant Santa Cruz

4616 Soquel Dr, Soquel, CA 95073
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Ranked #9 of 29 Restaurants in Soquel
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $9 - $20
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Southwestern, Mexican, Seafood, Tapas
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Capitola, California
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70 reviews 70 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Tortilla Flats runs specials several times a year and they are always delicious! This past weekend it was a Tamale menu that included about 10 different tamales. I had the New Mexico Hatch chile tamale - the masa was creamy and moist, the filling was divine. I've also had burritos, enchiladas and other mainstays that are solid+. We're lucky that... More 

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Livermore, California
19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I love this place and it is our MEXICAN sort of but not .....restaurant .....the menu is chreative and healthy ish but not blah.....I think more Mayan and south american maybe .....great menu and YES margaritas too ....I have the lighter margarita because they are on the strong side and we go home highway 17 ....kids like the natchoes and... More 

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Santa Cruz area CA
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77 reviews 77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The atmosphere here is fantastic - pretty restaurant - features a rather exclusive menu and special offerings. Innovative cuisine and integrity at all times. Great place for a special occasion - try to visit at off-peak hours if possible as it is popular and rather small environment. Delicious specials - your favorite menu items are dependable and exciting at the... More 

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Felton, California
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463 reviews 463 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Good selection of Mexican style food. they have very good specials and a great variety of Margaritas. Limited wine selection. Can be crowded and noisy at dinner. Good service and tasty all you can eat chips & salsa. A bit pricey for some items.

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Soquel, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

As for the staff, we had a different experience from the previous review. We were promptly seated and everyone was friendly. We had to wait for another party and the staff was understanding, brought drinks and took our order only after we were ready. We picked a table beneath the speaker, but the waiter graciously turned down the volume for... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Though I will give Tortilla Flats Restaurant kudos for the food the staff there rates poorly for congeniality. First time there they refused to seat us because our whole party had not arrived. Second time there we were asked to leave because they needed the table for people who were waiting. I personally find it rude for a staff to... More 

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122 reviews 122 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Some friends had told us this was a great place to eat, don't know what was not going on the night we ate there, the 26th of march. The service was slow and bad, the food was just so so, and to top it off the price was tooo high. They could of had a off night, but when 3... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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97 reviews 97 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

O.K. Not every review can be as easy as the Swan Oyster Depot in San Francisco. Tortilla Flats is just what everybody says: cozy, friendly, etc. But really? Refried beans without cheese? The Chili Relleno was very good, but lacking any ZIP. C'mon, man! Flavor this puppy up with something! The tamales saved the day! VERY GOOD tamales! My Grand... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014 via mobile

Not only best margaritas but excellent food! We've been there several times an never been disappointed . Well worth the wait! The salmon crepes was excellent I want to go back tomorrow for more. A little noisy for a romantic dinner but I think the food will over ride that . Advise...don't drive after more than one original margarita !!!!!!!

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Santa Cruz, CA
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

There's much to like about this tiny local eatery - food is innovative, a cozy and friendly vibe, and I love their collection of Mexican pottery on the walls. But I have issues with paying $14 -$15 for an entree that arrives with no rice, beans, or even a parsley (or guess I should say cilantro) sprig. This isn't Ruth's... More 

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Additional Information about Tortilla Flats Restaurant Santa Cruz

Address: 4616 Soquel Dr, Soquel, CA 95073
Phone Number: 831-476-1754
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Soquel
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 9 - 20
Cuisine: Southwestern, Mexican, Seafood, Tapas

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