00000 - 00000 of 00000
00,000 of 00,000
When the hole in your stomach is too big for a tiny taco to fill, make way for the mighty torta. The Mexican take on a sandwich is at its best at Tortas Paquime, which has five locations in Phoenix and Avondale. Rather than cold cuts, hot-from-the-grill carne asada, milanesa, and cochinita are piled atop a toasted telera roll with fresh avocado, jalapeno, lettuce, tomato, and mayo. Perhaps the tastiest combo is the Torta Ahogada, thanks to a homemade chile tomato sauce that makes the sandwich so much more than the sum of its parts. The local chain also serves excellent flautas, tacos, tostadas, and antojitos like cueritos (pickles pork rinds) and elotes (corn off the cob with mayo, cheese, lime, and chili), and it has a full dessert menu with ice cream, raspados, paletas, and postres like flan, escamochas (fruit salad with cream and granola), and pay de queso.
Tortas are the Mexi-fied version of a lunchtime staple -- the sandwich -- with meat, cheese, and toppings piled high on a toasted telera roll. We're not talking run-of-the-mill cold cuts, though. At Tortas Paquime, they specialize in hot-from-the-grill carne asada, milanesa, and cochinita with fresh avocado, jalapeņo, lettuce, tomato, and mayo. Make sure to try the Torta Ahogada -- it's dipped in homemade chile tomato sauce to really push your sammich over the top. Add horchata or... More »
Find everything you're looking for in your city
Find the best happy hour deals in your city
Get today's exclusive deals at savings of anywhere from 50-90%
Check out the hottest list of places and things to do around your city