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Tortuga's Mexican Village

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 Winner
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Menu

ENTREMESAS (APPETIZERS)
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$10.0
Guacalmole
the best guacamole north of the border
$10.0
Nachos
refried beans and melted cheese
$12.0
Guacamole Nachos
guacamole and melted cheese
$11.0
Nachos Rayo
1/2 guacamole & 1/2 refried bean
$12.0
Nachos Supreme
refried beans, ground beef, tons of melted cheese topped with jalapenos and sour cream
$10.0
Nachos Demar
seafood nachos
$8.0
Calamares
sauteed squid in a spicy ink sauce
$6.0
Chili Cup
refried beans, ground beef, topped with lettuce and red sauce
$8.0
Tortugas Wings
super spicy chicken wings served with sour cream and guacamo
$8.0
Poppers
red jalapenos stuffed with cream cheese
QUESADILLAS
Mexican Pizza With Your Choice Of Filling
$10.0
Chorizo
mexican sausage
$10.0
Demar
delicious seafood
$10.0
Pollo
shredded chicken
$9.0
Rajas
peppers & onions
$9.0
Verde
spicy green sauce & tomatoes
$9.0
Sauteed Vegetables
SOPAS & ENSALADAS
$4.0
Chicken Soup
$4.0
Bean Soup
$7.0
Chilled Avocado Soup
$8.0
Sliced Avocado Salad
$8.0
Nopalitos
$4.0
Lettuce & Tomato
$12.0
Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad
$12.0
Grilled Shrimp & Guacamole Salad
$12.0
Taco Salad Chicken Or Beef
HUEVOS
All Egg Dishes Are Served With Warm Corn Tortillas, Sour Cream, Guacamole, Rice & Refried Beans
$9.5
Huevos Con Salsa Verde
scrambled eggs in our delicious spicy green sauce
$9.5
Huevos Rancheros
fried eggs served in a fresh vegetable sauce
$9.5
Huevos Con Nopalitos
eggs scrambled with cactus pads
$9.5
Huevos Con Chorizo
eggs scrambled with mexican sausage
ESPECIALIDADES DE CASA
$18.0
Chipotle Shrimp
sauteed shrimp marinated in our special chipotle sauce (a smokey jalapeno cream sauce) and served over brown rice with a side of sauteed vegetables
$14.0
Enchiladas Oaxaca
marinated pork tenderloin, broiled, and wrapped in tortillas, then baked in a fresh vegetable sauce with cheese
$16.0
Chiles Rellenos Poblanos
two fresh poblano peppers, roasted and then stuffed; one with sweet pork and the other with melted cheese. each is then dipped in egg batter and baked in a mild sauce and covered with cheese.
$15.0
Enchiladas De Mar
shrimp & crab sauteed in salsa verde and cream, wrapped in tortillas, lightly covered with cheese and baked.
$16.0
Pollo Mole
boneless chicken marinated in spicy chili and then grilled, bathed in mole sauce (a blend of mexican chocolate, nut meats, peppers & spices) and served with sauteed onions.
$16.0
Pescado Acapulco
fresh catfish marinated in lime & cilantro and then broiled. served with lettuce & tomato, brown rice and fresh sauteed veggies.
$15.0
Creamy Chipotle Chicken
grilled chicken marinated in our special chipotle sauce (a smokey jalapeno cream sauce), served over rice with a side of fresh sauteed veggies & tortillas.
POLLO FROM THE GRILL
Please Note: Actual Princes May Differ From Website. Please Call To Confirm Prices.all Of The Above Served With Sour Cream, Guacamole, Warm Flour Tortillas And Rice & Beans.
$16.0
Chili Pollo
boneless chicken breast marinated in a very spicy red chili sauce
$16.0
Pollo Limon
boneless chicken breast marinated in lime juice, cumin and oregano
$16.0
Pollo Verde
boneless chicken grilled and bathed in salsa verde, tomatillos, jalapenos, green peppers, onions and cilantro.
$16.0
Chipotle Chicken
boneless breast of chicken marinated in chipotle-a smokey red jalapeno sauce.
$14.0
Arroz Con Pollo
grilled chicken on a bed or rice served with lettuce and tomato.
CARNES
All The Above Served With Rice & Refried Beans.
$18.0
Carne Asada
grilled skirt steak in a chipotle marinade, served with tortillas, sour cream and guacamole.
$18.0
Tampiquena
grilled skirt steak smothered with ranchero sauce, guacamole & sour cream.
$16.0
Bistek A La Mexicana
steak sauteed with peppers, tomatoes and onions, served with corn tortillas.
$16.0
Enchiladas Jalisco
sauteed steak wrapped in white corn tortillas and baked with ranchero sauce and cheese, topped with sour cream.
$16.0
Chalupas
sauteed steak served on crisp corn tortillas garnished with lettuce, sour cream and guacamole.
FAJITAS
We Start With Only The Finest Skirt Steak, Chicken Tenders, Fresh Shrimp And Vegetables. Then We Flavor Them In Our Own Special Marinade. They Are Then Grilled Or Sauteed To Perfection With Peppers & Onions Accompanied With Guacamole, Spicy Sour Cream, Lettuce, Warm Flour Tortillas, Rice & Refried Beans.
$18.0
Steak
$16.0
Chicken
$18.0
Shrimp
$14.0
Vegetarian
$18.0
Shrimp & Steak
PLATOS TRADICIONALES
All Served With Rice & Refried Beans
$16.0
Fish Tacos
three blue corn tortillas (soft or hard shells) filled with seasoned baked fish. topped with lettuce, onions, tomato, fresh green sauce and a hint of cilantro.
$15.0
Chiles Rellenos
two sweet red peppers stuffed with cheese, and your choice of beef, chicken or spicy vegetables, dipped in an egg batter and broiled with sauce and melted cheese.
$14.0
Enchiladas Supremas
chicken wrapped in flour tortillas baked with a cream sauce and cheese, topped with sour cream.
$14.0
Flautas De Harina
three stuffed flaky fried tortillas, one filled with cheese, one with chicken and the other with ground beef. served with a mild sauce for dipping.
$14.0
Burritos
three flour tortillas filled with beef & bean smothered in a mild red sauce and topped with guacamole.
$14.0
California Burrito
a huge flour tortilla stuffed with refried beans, rice, lettuce, sour cream, guacamole, and your choice of chicken or beef, and then smothered with sauce & cheese.
$13.0
Arroz Con Calamares
acalamares sauteed with rice in a spicy ink sauce. served with lettuce & tomato.
VEGETARIA MEXICANA
Please Note: Actual Princes May Differ From Website. Please Call To Confirm Prices.
$14.0
Flautas
flute shaped corn meal tortillas filled with cheese.
$14.0
Cheese Enchiladas
three soft corn tortillas filled with cheese covered in red sauce and then more cheese.
$14.0
Taco Plate
one guacamole taco, one cheese taco, and one refried bean taco.
$14.0
Tostado Plate
three crispy fried tortillas; one guacamole, one refried beans and one cheese, covered with lots of lettuce and a mild red sauce.
$14.0
Burritos
one bean, one guacamole, and one cheese burrito all smothered in red sauce and topped with guacamole.
$14.0
Soft Tacos Salsa Verde
three guacamole, refried beans & melted cheese filling with a green sauce and topped with sour cream.
$13.0
Supremas Vegetarian
two flour tortillas filled with refried beans & guacamole, baked with a cream sauce & cheese.
$14.0
Veggie Sampler
a spicy sauteed vegetable chimichanga, a guacamole enchilada and a bean burrito.
Sante Fe Burrito
a huge flour tortilla stuffed with sauteed veggies, refried beans, brown rice, lettuce, sour cream & guacamole. topped with tomatillo sauce and melted cheese.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Mexican
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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All reviews burrito tamales homemade salsa chips and dip chicken rice and beans steak great mexican food pico de gallo no credit cards combination plate only real complaint large portions mexican place red sauce street parking thursday night
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Having had takeout from here before, my wife and I decided to eat there last Thursday night. Warm welcome from the staff, immediate seating and a bowl of warm tortilla chips and a yummy albeit spicy cup of pico de gallo. I had the Creamy...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JerseyWayfairer
Reviewed October 16, 2018

On a street corner close to the heart of Princeton, I was pretty pleased with Tortuga's overall. For starters, they have slightly later hours which really helped me as I had worked late and needed. It's a good menu, pretty common stuff overall and set...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 2BEis2SKI
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

As someone else states, this is a cash only establishment. If you forget they have an ATM in the dining room. We were in a hurry so we ordered steak and chicken fajitas. The steak fajitas consisted of marinated skirt steak that was cooked over...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank HobartRocksHard
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Great Mexican food in this a "bit out of the way" place. It is in a residential area of Princeton. Nice people running it. No credit cards The guacamole is great as are all the Nacho dishes. Great tortillas and real burritos. No bar service....More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank tullio7
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

Visited twice and I must say this place never fails to disappoint ! Service - very rude and unwelcoming; servers makes u feel they are doing big favor to u by letting u sit in the restaurant Menu - no kids menu and everyone has...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank SeeingIsBelieving10
Reviewed February 2, 2018

Cash ONLY. Gotta tell you that first. Next, BYO. After than, just good food and people. Go there and enjoy.

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank Salvatore F
Reviewed December 27, 2017

It's tough to find a go-to Mexican place, and this had been ours for years. However, the prices keep going up and up. Average entree I would say is between $15-$20, but you will spend much more... The positive is that it is byo -...More

Date of visit: December 2017
2  Thank efranzo17
Reviewed November 19, 2017

This restaurant offers a special lunch menu. For $10, one can order one taco, one enchilada or tamale, served with rice and beans. I enjoyed a chicken enchilada and my friend had a taco. Good basic Mexican food at convenient location to my friend's home.

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank Jane T
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

A little out of the way from the Princeton main downtown. Good food but don't like the fact that they take cash only for a not so cheap restaurant

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank idrisb
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

This place was new for us and recommended by the couple we dined with. The food was excellent and very good service as well. Just a note that it's CASH only but you can bring your own wine/beer. Will definitely be going back.

Date of visit: October 2017
3  Thank berwhtzin
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bassjwp
January 27, 2018|
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They have a parking lot right behind the restaurant. And as such street parking is not bad either
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