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What ever happened to Tortilla Flats in Littleton, Colorado?

blotevogel Jun 25, 2008 02:09 AM

I lived in the Denver area for many years and have been back to visit several times. I remember when Tortilla Flats announced they were closing down. They had a guest book for all to sign so they could notify "regulars" of their new address. I will be returning to Denver at the end of the week, but cannot find anything about the old restaurant or the family that owned it. Any ideas?

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    flydude Apr 5, 2009 02:13 AM

    They decided to not open again. Ernie Estrada was the owner, and he decided it was just too much work for not enough return to run a restaurant. He owns several apartment buildings around the area here, and I guess he's happy doing that instead.

    Also, the address the other person posted on Church Ave was the old address that doesn't exist anymore.

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    1. re: flydude
      RondoChar May 8, 2009 02:27 PM

      What a flash in the past. I went to school with Ernie and left Colorado some 37 years ago and still have memories of the pork burritos smothered with green chile sauce-hot served at Tortilla Flats in Littleton, Co.

      1. re: RondoChar
        schu229 Aug 17, 2009 05:25 PM

        I'm from Philly but my sister lived just around the block from Tortilla Flats. The BEST food ever. It was the first time I ever had chilli relienos. Sitting outside with my dad looking at the Platte River is a great memory. Too bad they closed. If your in Philadelphia try Las Margaritas in the Northeast section located at Welsh Road and Roosevelt Blvd. Very good food.

      2. re: flydude
        dlkinohio Feb 20, 2013 06:00 AM

        Would the Estrada family be interested in sharing their recipes? My family went to Tortilla Flats every week. I would love the recipe for red chili!!

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        sedatelyg Jul 27, 2008 12:44 AM

        I got this from Yahoo Local. Don't know if you've already found this out or not (or if it's accurate). Tortilla Flat
        (303) 794-7300
        2850 W Church Ave, Littleton, CO

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