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Las Tortugas Deli Mexicana

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1215 S Germantown Rd, Germantown, TN 38138-2227
+1 901-751-1200
Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 20:00
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Mount Juliet, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went there because it was close to the hotel. I will go back because the food was amazing and the owner treated me like family! He has a genuine passion for creating excellent food and a love for his customers that shines through! This is one in a million!

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Thank mfbriggs
Chicago, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went because of good reviews. Food was okay,but I've had better tort as elsewhere (though this may be an unfair comparison since I'm getting them from a Rick Baylis restaurant usually.

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Thank susansalpeter
Richmond, Virginia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic food, served with awesome service. Everything is done just like they do it in Mexico City and made fresh to order...what an awesome find!

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Thank JoRo72
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Went in for lunch around 1155 and had a short wait. Immediately you arr inundated with signs on how to seat, order and other non superfluous information. ORDERED and sat down as the instructions indicated....for a sandwhich/Tortugas and a drink for $16 it better be awesome....my number was called...and went up to retrieve my basket. I had the Red Snapper/Tilapia... More 

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Thank Neil W
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

The tacos are very tasty. You get 4 small tacos on corn tortillas simple style as I am told they are made in Mexico City. The owner and his son are both very friendly and are happy to tell you all about their history. I like the food enough to return, but be warned most of the negative reviews you... More 

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Thank Jeff W
Germantown, Tennessee
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Such a hidden gem in the Memphis/Germantown area. Very small location with a very big menu and loyal, local clientele. This is not your run of the mill Mexican joint where you come to fill up on the chips and salsa. This is the real deal and worth the trip.

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Thank Brian S
Germantown, Tennessee
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

I could make a meal out of the guacamole and home-made chips alone! But I never do, because I love their quesadillas so much, too. A large soup-bowl size of fresh guac (generous with avocado chunks, diced tomatoes, and who knows what else to make it so DIVINE and healthy and fresh) $4.99; chicken quesadilla $4.99. Can't beat the quality... More 

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Thank mildree j
Germantown, Tennessee
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62 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Since we love Mexican food, the hubby and I had heard good things about his place, so decided to give it a try. The first thing that struck me was its size--very small with limited seating for a large crowd of patrons. The second was the confusing menu and how to select items. The set-up reminded me of a food... More 

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Jackson, Wyoming
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

First, disregard the food terrorist below my post labeled food nazi something or another! Everyone is entitled to their opinion, but 5 out of 6 of their reviews are poor. This place is authentic, delicious, interesting, and above par for "Mexican cuisine" anywhere else in the eastern half of the United States! Yes, the gentleman and owner from Mexico City... More 

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Thank eric w
Memphis, Tennessee
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

I don't do condescension and rudeness well. It starts before you enter. a sign saying you will be charged $3 if you bring your own water they sell water for $1.75. I don't carry drinks into restaurants but found this to be a harbinger of things to come.You are bombarded with signs; you must do this, you can't do that.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Delicatessen
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 20:00
Thursday
10:30 - 20:00
Friday
10:30 - 20:00
Saturday
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1215 S Germantown Rd, Germantown, TN 38138-2227
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Germantown
  • Phone Number: +1 901-751-1200

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