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Authentic corn tortillas in toronto?

manda_cee Oct 29, 2011 10:59 AM

Anyone know where to get corn tortillas in Toronto? Please help!

  1. TorontoJo Oct 29, 2011 11:36 AM

    La Tortilleria. Several locations:


    Great chips and fresh salsas, too.

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    1. re: TorontoJo
      abigllama Oct 29, 2011 01:20 PM

      La Tortilleria is my go to for these. If you wrap them tight they also freeze well if you want to keep some on hand.

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        Matt H Oct 30, 2011 04:45 AM

        Are the tortillas at La Tortilleria made from 100% corn or Maseca? I remember them being the best in town last I tried them.

        1. re: Matt H
          TorontoJo Oct 30, 2011 06:05 AM

          Honestly, I have no idea. I just know they are the best I've found in Toronto. Made fresh every day and ridiculously cheap. They have 3 varieties, including one organic option (I think).

          1. re: TorontoJo
            Kagemusha Oct 30, 2011 06:20 AM

            They're as good as it gets in TO. While freshly made, the tortillas can be flat(no pun tended)tasting due to ingredients. Doubt they lime and grind their own corn for masa the way small tortilla factories do in the SW US.

        2. re: TorontoJo
          stonewall36 Oct 31, 2011 12:38 PM

          I cannot remember the brand but i think there was only one kind available...it is sold at several high end shops but i got them at The Healthy Butcher at Avenue and Eglinton. The brand was suggested by the guy who used to make corn tortillas at St. Lawrence Farmer's Market. They are also available at Rowe Farms and possibly even places like Pusaterri's. Unfortunately i forget the brand. Fortunately, i know i got them at Healthy Butcher and there was only one brand. Basically, just go there.

          Rowe Farms
          912 Queen St E, Toronto, ON M4M, CA

          Healthy Butcher
          298 Eglinton Ave W, Toronto, ON M4R, CA

          1. re: stonewall36
            stonewall36 Oct 31, 2011 06:21 PM

            They are called "alba Lisa"

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          eppicurious Oct 29, 2011 12:36 PM

          Basement of SLM, can't remember the name but their homemade corn tortillias are amazing.

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            manda_cee Nov 2, 2011 12:01 PM

            Thanks everyone. I'm going this weekend.

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