Delicious: Tortas Las Tortugas

Before brothers Raul and Martin Solis opened Tortas Las Tortugas, it was hard to find a good torta on homemade bread in Dallas, Raul says.

“The things you can do with a sandwich are limitless,” he says.

The brothers have been exploring those limits since 2008 at their shop, a former Dairy Queen on Centre Street at Madison.

The bread, baked in-house every day, is what sets their sandwiches apart. Raul and Martin are the sons of a baker, Lupe Solis, whose family owned a bakery in their small town in Guanajuato for decades.

Raul Solis moved to Texas in 1984 and spent 26 years working for a food-service corporation before striking out with his brother in the torta business.

Since then, their success has allowed them to open two more sandwich shops: One in Flower Mound in 2011 and another in Garland recently.

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The lomo milanesa, or breaded pork shoulder, is the most popular torta on the menu, followed by chicken pesto, queso fresco and avocado. They also make their own real-fruit aguas frescas, including lemonade, pineapple and horchata.

Tortas Las Tortugas
235 Centre

Counter service

Price range:

Monday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

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  • I really recommend the food at this restaurant , especially if you love Mexican dishes , and for those who havent’ tried it I promise its a great fit. My favorite is the fajita Quesadilla , its a great place for everyone

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