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Tortilla Flats Restaurant Santa Cruz

Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
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4616 Soquel Dr, Soquel, CA 95073
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Los Gatos, California
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love to meet friends for lunch and try their latest specialties. Great Margaritas and very friendly staff make it an enjoyable time. The decor is particularly interesting, too.

Thank 5-25-kc
Santa Cruz, California, United States
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

The Flats is known for it mole' dishes and unique sauces. Tapas is also a favorite. This is a small restaurant with a decor from the owner collection of plates. The original Margarita is the real deal with fresh lime and plenty of tequila.

1 Thank Sean H
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I dine at Tortilla Flats at least once a month with our friends. We always come back for the outstanding (strong!) margarita's...and the food is equally as good, especially during the frequent Tapas nights. Highly recommend any of the flatland dishes!!

Thank Tripp4045
Central Point, Oregon
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

This was my first visit although my son has been going here for years. Great service, great food, and a nice quiet atmosphere to relax and enjoy the experience. the refried beans were some of the best i have ever tasted and the enchiladas were to die for. After tromping around the flea market most of Saturday morning it was... More 

Thank Ray T
Soquel, California
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83 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

We are always served quickly and the food is always delicious. Had a tostada salad this time with black beans and chicken and it was more than I could eat. They have a very nice vegetarian section and can even make some items vegan.

Thank gotkona
pacific northwest
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

We are so glad that we took the advice of so many reviewers and were able to eat here tonight! Our server was so helpful and attentive. My husband ordered the pork ribs special and I had the chile relleno and taco combo after starting off with quite possibly the best margaritas ever. Everything was so delicious. We both opted... More 

1 Thank late4thesky
San Jose, California
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

This is one of our favorite places to eat in the Santa Cruz area; and eat here bi-weekly. We can always count on good food, quick and prompt service, and great margaritas.

Thank stravel146
Soquel, California
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

Tortilla Flats has the best mole sauce every and every other chili sauce for their enchiladas, great margarita, salsa is wonderful, staff is great fun place to meet with friends. Highly recommend

1 Thank EvelynHall
Cameron Park, California
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

We come here for Mexican food almost every time we're in the area. Consistently good food, good service, and enjoyable. The owner has some great recipes for sauce's that we've never had anywhere else and is so tasty. Our favorite are the Red Pepper Enchiladas, yummy! Also, the Chile Rellano is quite good. Their salsa is served in refill type... More 

Thank Jeni_from_the_hill
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Nicely done variety of Mexian cooking. Not heavy on the spices, but very flavorable. Small in size, big on creative dish.

Thank Bill B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $20
Mexican, Southwestern, Latin
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4616 Soquel Dr, Soquel, CA 95073
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Soquel
  • Phone Number: 831-476-1754

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?