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Las Tortugas Deli Mexicana

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1215 S Germantown Rd, Germantown, TN 38138-2227
+1 901-751-1200
10:30 - 20:00
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Germantown, Tennessee
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Owner is always there and very friendly. Makes you feel like you are visiting an old friend. Good is really fresh and delicious. The corn is a must!

Thank Laila A
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So you really shouldn't go through life without trying the elephant ear (sirloin), chicken, or pork tortuga (Spanish for turtle, bc the bread is in the shape of a turtle shell, so how cute is that?). But if you haven't done so, then be sure and save your pennies before visiting this establishment with excellent food (everything's great, but if... More 

Thank I6817YClaurac
Cordova, Tennessee
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I brought a friend here recently because they do have good food. I don't think it's great but it's good. Especially when most Mexican food is the same old Americanized crap they all sell. Now I do like Mexican food in America. The food here is very fresh and they use good ingredients. Why I give this place three stars... More 

Thank PilotKev55
Memphis, Tennessee
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79 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first visit here over 2 years ago was fantastic. Wonderful, fresh food and amazing service. Now working for a doctor who loves their food, whenever there is a chance to order lunch out for a meeting or interview, I am asked to get Deli Mexicana because he loves what Jonathan and his staff put together. Always fresh food that... More 

Thank jngeer76
Lausanne, Switzerland
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143 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

...but if you can ignore the funny rules and regulations, the food is real Mexican and very good. Not the cheapest Mexican you will find not a lavish decor but food quality is tops.

Thank LausanneWanderer
Germantown, Tennessee
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Small and not the easiest to find, but the food and service are exquisite! Great fish tacos and tortas. Fresh fruit drinks, limeades, watermelon are 2 favorites. Guacamole is freshly made and chunky. Fresh chips compliment the meals. Family owned and operated. Not fast food, just excellent food.

Thank gl0balbiztraveller
Level Contributor
10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We visited on time. Not sure we will go again. Order taker was very knowledgeable about food, but not about spice. The overall feel was 'If you don't know our restaurant, then you are just dumb and/or ignorant NOT a good way to attract now patrons

Thank A1965lisam
Germantown, Tennessee
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Being a resident of Germantown, TN you become familiar with the 'local' restaurants. Las Tortugas Deli Mexican is exceptional on a few levels. The food is exceptional and unfortunately so is the physical layout of the restaurant. Be prepared to order at the counter, take your food, and hope to find one of the few tables.

Thank Robert Y
Memphis, Tennessee
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Great food! Terrific guacamole. The fruit drinks are amazing. I had the watermelon one. The food is always good, no matter what you get. The place is a bit small for seating. We sit in our car sometimes. Always good customer service. Love it!

Thank amy b
Germantown, Tennessee
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

If you seek the supersized menus, 99 cent specials, drive-thrus and ordering from a menu with pictures eat elsewhere. If you want the highest-quality ingredients and great taste this is it. Shrimp tacos muy Bueno!

Thank Paul S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Latin, Spanish, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
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?