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Tortilla Flats

Delicious Southwestern food on the East Side

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355 Hope Street, Providence | 401-751-6777

A Taste of Mexico and Beyond
If you haven’t been to Tortilla Flats yet, well, where have you been? The neighborhood favorite on the East Side of Providence has been serving up delicious Mexican, Southwestern and Cajun-inspired food since 1973 – and their margaritas (especially the $6 house margarita) are the stuff of legend. It’s the kind of place where once you’ve been, you’ll want to visit again and again. That’s what happened with owner Joanne Vincent who worked at the restaurant for 13 years before purchasing Tortilla Flats ten years ago. She even met her husband there. Head to Tortilla Flats to meet some old and new friends and to discover your next favorite neighborhood hangout.

Creative Libations
Tequila: To be the best at what they do, Tortilla Flats has to listen to their customers. It seems, however, that no one can ever agree on which tequila is best. Therefore, to prevent this argument from getting out of hand, they have simply decided to stock every quality tequila they can find. With over 60 of them, they’re sure to have one to suit every taste. Just look to the bar for your favorite, or let the bartenders make suggestions.

Cervezas: Did you know that Mexico is the second largest beer producer in the world? It is, and they consider it their responsibility to stock every cerveza from Mexico and Latin America that they can get their hands on. 

Margaritas: Choose from Original, Strawberry, Pomegranate, Raspberry, Mango or Hot Mango! Available in 16oz. grandes or a 60oz. pitcher. Don’t miss their $6 house margarita, which is the best $6 margarita you’ll ever have.

Tortilla Flats’ Own Sangria: Traditional red and white as well as seasonal offerings

Take a Sip: Tortilla Flats’s legendary margarita isn’t the only great drink they serve. Every weekend, bartenders come up with a menu of seasonal drink specials to keep things fresh.

For the Connoisseur: Tortilla Flats is a destination for connoisseurs of tequila. They serve more than 77 different varieties!

Sample Entree Menu

La Paz Tacos
Eight shrimp sauteed with onions and peppers. Served with soft corn tortillas, Mexican rice, lettuce, tomato, cheddar, cucumber salad, sour cream and guacamole 

Nogales Smothered Cornbread
Slow roasted shredded beef atop their famous cornbread and smothered with house chili, melted cheddar cheese, sour cream and diced red onion

Savannah Quesadilla
Slow roasted pork or grilled chicken, sweet potato fries, caramelized onions and barbecue sauce

Chimchungas
A pair of flour tortillas stuffed with a choice of filling and cheddar cheese then fried crispy and golden. Topped with guacamole and black olives, served on Mexican rice, a side of cucumber salad

Gringo Nachos
Tortilla chips baked with cheddar cheese, topped with chili, shredded lettuce, tomato, black olives, jalapeños, sour cream and guacamole

San Miguel Salmon
Blue corn and coconut encrusted salmon topped with black bean salsa, drizzled with chipotle ranch dressing