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Tortilla Flat

COVID-19 Update: This restaurant is only available for takeout or delivery at this time.

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Open 7 days a week, excluding Thanksgiving and Christmas. Food, Drinks, Ice Cream, Souvenirs. Outdoor seating with live entertainment available December 26th through Easter. (Weather permitting)
$3 - $14
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch
Mexican, Bar, American, Southwestern
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free off-street parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The restaurant is very cool! Dollar bills almost every where! Give yourself some time if you go here, stop and check into the restaurant first to get your name on the list. We went around 2pm and I would say we waited roughly a half...hour. Worked just fine, they give you a buzzer to let you know they are ready for you to come eat. That gave us just enough time to browse around the souvenir shop. We had the wings as an appetizer and they were awesome! Our burgers we had were good too! Definitely recommend checking this place out!More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The brisket quesadilla is superb so the 4 stars and the staff was pleasant enough. Nice atmosphere. Music was not to loud but hearable. Good ingredients in the burrito but not very tasty BUT then the canned cheese sauce on top was terrible. Give me...a choice or just put on some good salsa or red sauce and shredded cheese.More

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed December 31, 2020

I have lived in the Phoenix area for just over two years and just recently discovered the Apache trail and Tortilla Flats. After watching a recent episode of “Beyond Oak Island” researching the legend of the “Lost Dutchman Mine”, I decided to pay a visit...to the Superstition Mountains. My Wife and I set out to take a Covid-friendly drive up the Apache trail and explore the area. Wow what a pleasant surprise! The mountains and surrounding landscapes are just stunning. The best part of the trip was Tortilla Flats, an old Pony Express stop that still has an operating restaurant and saloon. The food and service is excellent. We just took some friends with us today and they just raved about the entire experience. The restaurant has both inside and outside seating. This time of the year the outside patio typically has live music starting at 11:30am, fun. The inside has plenty of seating and the walls are covered with approximately $400K of signed dollar bills. Tip: try the chili with cornbread!More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed December 30, 2020 via mobile

Well worth the drive up on a gorgeous day. Enjoyed a nice family lunch. The Mucho Macho Nachos are excellent especially with the fresh jalapeños and grilled chicken. Large portion. The Dutchman burger was very good. The prickly pear bbq sauce tasted delicious. Burger was...cooked perfectly. Outstanding service by Carlos! Definitely worth checking out.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed December 4, 2020

Stopped in Tortilla Flats greeted with smiling faces and friendly faces. Nestled at the foot of Apache junction mountains this is a special place to visit. The food and service is excellent a must see.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed November 30, 2020

What an awesome drive up 88 to see this little out post. Enjoyed the music, food and the views. Beautiful country!

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed November 15, 2020 via mobile

What a wonderful afternoon on the patio with live music ! The service was excellent by each and every individual serving food and drinks and also the lady at the door with the squirt gun. Friendly and went out of their way to make it...a fun experience, especially for the kids. Highly recommend this patio if you have a happy demeanor and want to keep sharing it with others. Also CASH ONLYMore

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed November 9, 2020 via mobile

There is only a restaurant and gift shop here, but if you’re in the area of canyon lake you should stop by. Super Wild West vibe!

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 21, 2020

My friend and I had lunch at Tortilla Flat restaurant 10/21/2020. The interior of the restaurant was OK, dollar bills covered the walls, tables spaced nicely. We each hasd caesar salad with chicken. The salad was just OK, the greens were close to being rotten...on the bottom of the bowl. If I had to do it again I would go to Apache Junction as there are a few good places there. $34.00 with tip for two of us, no beer. I guess we were paying for the location.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed July 17, 2020 via mobile

We were not terribly hungry but decided to try the nachos. They were heavenly. We polished the plate clean. The dollar bills on the wall are fun too!

Date of visit: July 2020
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March 10, 2019|
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Response from jaybeeFL | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall but the place was extremely busy with a lot of folks waiting when we were there. I 'll bet a few of them were GF and they wouldn't be waiting if they had no GF options.
September 30, 2018|
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Response from TortillaFlatAZ | Property representative |
2 miles East.
Gary E
February 10, 2017|
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Response from amoo8280 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think dogs are allowed on the inside, but they have a patio area outside where dogs may be allowed. I'd give them a call to double check, 480-984-1776.
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