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35th Anniversary specials at Mexican restaurant Tortilla Flats in Soquel through Sunday

Food from Tortilla Flats' traditional menu

Food from Tortilla Flats’ traditional menu

Soquel-based Mexican restaurant Tortilla Flats started serving a special menu today, Thursday, April 18, to celebrate being open for 35 years. The 35th Anniversary menu, available through Sunday April 21, features two favorite dishes from each of the many special events Tortilla Flats hosts throughout the year. During all of these events, the restaurant offers special menus but the regular menu is also available with savory dishes like Green Corn Tamales and Red Pepper Enchiladas.

Here are some excerpts from the April 18-21, 2013 menu; not all selections are available each day.

Frida’s peanut mole with chicken
Scallops and pescado in scallop shells with lobster, habanero saffron sauce

Nopales rellenos: tender cactus pads with fluffy egg batter and melted cheese
Cactus chile verde

Basa cocohu’ut: Mild white fish baked in a coconut, lemongrass habanero sauce
Cochinita pibil: Pork carnitas with annatto sauce steamed in a banana leaf

Tamales salmone: Fresh wild caught salmon served in corn husks
Tamale Oaxaca: Pork carnitas served in a banana leaf with mole poblano

White truffle crepes filled with shitake, oyster and huitlacoche mushrooms
Crepas del Mar: Buttery handmade crepes filled with lobster and prawns

Mole Manchemantales: Fragrant dark mole drawing its sweetness from plantains, raisins, pineapple, mango and rum
Mole Mirasol: A blending of two rare chiles from Oaxaca and Peru, served with chicken


If you’re a party of six or more, make reservations at (831) 476-1754.

Hours: 11:30 a.m.- 9 p.m. Mon-Fri and 11:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. Sat-Sun.

Location: 4616 Soquel Drive, Soquel


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