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La Tortilleria

La Tortilleria
Location: 817 Kipling Avenue, Etobicoke
Website: http://www.latortilleria.ca/

La Tortelleria is apparently a chain, though I hadn’t heard of it until I drove by today looking for a place to eat.

It’s an interesting place, with a small seating area, some Mexican groceries against the wall, and a voluminous area behind the register where they make their own tortillas, among other things. I’m assuming they have some kind of wholesale operation, because the large, squeaky conveyor belt was pumping out fresh tortillas the whole time I was there.

There were a few interesting looking things on the menu, which was posted on a board above the register, but the Los Campechanos caught my eye. It’s described as “grilled steak and chorizo tacos topped with onions and fresh cilantro.”

After a wait of about ten minutes, they were ready to go.  Wrapped in a double layer of fresh, tasty corn tortillas, these were pretty good, if nothing I’d go too nuts over.  The steak was a bit on the tough side, but the chorizo was quite good.  It was a bit bland, but the very spicy fresh salsa they had out definitely took care of that problem.

It came with a side of creamy guacamole that complimented the tacos fairly well.  The best thing about that? The crunchy, fried tortilla bowl that you can eat like a big nacho when you’re done.  Good stuff.

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