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Tortuga's Mexican Village

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44 Leigh Ave, Princeton, NJ 08542-3112
+1 609-924-5143
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
44 Leigh Ave, Princeton, NJ 08542-3112
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1 - 10 of 149 reviews

Reviewed February 2, 2018

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

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

1  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.

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

Thank idris b
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.

Thank berwhtzin
Reviewed October 11, 2017

We came to this place, on recommendation early last Friday. The location was in the middle of a residential area and away from the hustle and bustle of the downtown area. That didn't make this place any less crowded! We got in just in time....More

Thank travelfan77
Reviewed August 26, 2017

Dined here on a Friday evening for dinner and all the tables were filled. No reservations taken, no credit cards ... which I prefer both, but will make an exception for this place! Also byob. Salsa has some kick too it. Loved their carne asada...More

Thank Jay V
Reviewed August 1, 2017

We like to go here for more of the "authenic" mexican food. This is not Tex-Mex, although they do have tacos and other like type foods. However, they have excellent platter meals, with what I believe their best meal Carne Asada. This is skirt steak...More

Thank Bobs1016
Reviewed June 26, 2017

The food was great. I did think the restaurant was a little expensive for Mexican food. Great place to go with groups!

Thank lovinglife8642
Reviewed May 7, 2017

We have been unable to find really good Mexican food in the Princeton area and had heard good things about Tortuga's so decided to give it a try for my son's birthday lunch. We had a party of 9. Seating was not comfortable. The window...More

Thank Kimberly T
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January 27, 2018|
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Response from idris b | Reviewed this property |
They have a parking lot right behind the restaurant. And as such street parking is not bad either
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Leigh Ave, Princeton, NJ 08542-3112
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Princeton
  • Phone Number: +1 609-924-5143
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