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Aug 11, 2004 10:12 AM

Torta in Seattle?

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I read a good article in the Seattle Times about the decline of the Torta in Mexico. I've never had one. Any recommendations in Seattle?

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  1. I don't have much to compare them to, but I like the sandwiches at a place near my house called Cemitas Poblanas.

    Cemitas Poblanas
    805 S 112th
    Seattle, WA 98168 - 2183
    (206) 241-3899

    1. I'll get the name later, but there is a place in the U-District directly across from the Neptune Theatre that serves them. I don't have anything to compare them with either, but my wife, (who is an archaeologist who has done a fair bit of fieldwork in Northern Mexico) says that they are a decent attempt at them. They are tasty....

      1. Burrito Loco, both at U-Villiage and on Holman Rd, has good tortas.

        Taqueria Guaymas used to have them (the one at Greenlake is the only one I've been to, so can't speak for other branches), but I haven't been in a while.

        1. The taco truck on 148th in Bellevue-Redmond, it's in the 76 parking lot right by 520, really great tongue torta. I'm a big sucker for well prepared tongue, I keep meaning to try the others but always get the tongue.


          1. There is a great Taco Truck in Bellevue corner of 148th and 24th at the 76 Staion. They have a great Torta adn you cna chhose Pastor, CHiken or Azada. THey also have great Tacos!!