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Tortilla Flat

1871 Forest Ave, Portland, ME 04103-1024
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Ranked #259 of 538 Restaurants in Portland
Sun 12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Mexican
Most recent review
- Sep 8, 2014
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English first
Biddeford, Maine
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I have frequented this establishment over the last 30 year and found it to have the best margaritas anywhere. They offer the standard version with the cloudy mix, but also offer the Classic Margarita made with real Jamaican Lime Juice and Triple Sec, producing a clear, clean cocktail that you will have you calling the waiter to bring you another... More

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Portland, Maine
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164 reviews 164 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

A friend and I came here for dinner during her recent visit. I had been several times before, though it has been about two years. I especially wanted to sit on the enclosed deck on this beautiful summer night, which I've enjoyed in the past. We arrived to the hostess station, waiting to be seated, and were told by each... More

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Portland, Maine
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47 reviews 47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Portland Maine has quite a few Mexican restaurants though none are really very authentic. Our favorite is Tortilla Flat. It does not really compare with the places we go to when we are in Southern California (our home away from home) but given the dearth of Mexicans and Mexican Americans in Maine, it isn't a fair comparison. Tortilla Flat has... More

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Brunswick, Maine
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

We used to like to go to Tortilla Flat. The food and service was good. We went tonight, the first time in about a year, and had a bad experience. It started with tortilla chips that had an unusual taste. We sent them back, and the next set had the same taste: I would describe it as stale chips that... More

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Falmouth, Maine
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013 via mobile

Been eating at Tortilla Flats in Portland for over 10 years and order their guacamole every time - plus take one to go - it's fresh, zingy and delicious.

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Portland, Maine, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

Have you ever taste real Mexican Food? Look no further than Tortilla Flats. I been there all of my life almost 23 years. Complimentary chips, Greet Fita's (Nice and Fresh), Banana Changa must have dessert. Loaded Nachos yummmmmmm. I sorry for the "American versions" but you can't beat this. And yes good customer service.

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27 reviews 27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

I have literally not been to Tortilla Flat in about 8 years, so when I went last week I was not sure what condition I would find this restaurtant since it has been around for a "very" long time. We went for lunch, and I was pleasantly surprised at the lunch menu and when I received my food, it was... More

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Portland, Maine
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114 reviews 114 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Tortilla Flat is right around the corner from my Mom's, so we've been there a bunch. We've always had good experiences with the staff, and the food's always been pretty good. If you're looking for super authentic Mexican, go elsewhere... but if you're okay with some Americanized Mexican food, this is alright. I can't attest to the drinks.

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Portland, Maine
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134 reviews 134 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013 via mobile

We like the food here, the atmosphere is good and relaxed. The wait staff is always very good. The gauc is very very good. This place sometime feels a bit past its prime but we have enjoyed it for over 25 years and I will be going back

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Gray, Maine
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

I've eaten here for many years, and I can honestly say I've never had a bad meal. I like trying something new every time, and the specials are always worth checking out. The free salsa and warm freshly made tortilla chips start your meal. I usually get the Fiesta Grande Platter for an appetizer; it's a good sampling of many... More

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