Restaurant FAQs

We are not BYO; however, we do have a fully stocked bar offering beer, wine, cocktails, and a variety of Mexican spirits. 

If you’re aiming to reserve a spot for a larger group, we’ve got you covered. Just hit the tab marked “For bookings of 7+ people, please click here” & send in your request. We’ll get back to you with all the necessary details once we’ve confirmed availability.

La Tortilleria has an entirely gluten free kitchen. In order to protect our gluten intolerant customers we need to be very strict about controlling what comes into the kitchen. Due to the risk of cross contamination we don’t allow outside cakes to be brought into the kitchen (even if gluten free). You can bring a cake into the restaurant, but please understand that we will not store it in the fridge or in the kitchen for you. We also have an excellent birthday flan you can pre-order by emailing [email protected]

Yes of course! We love canine customers. The best option is to book a table online for outdoors seating & write in the comments section that you need a space for your dog. 

When reserving online, choose outdoor seating and mention your preference in the comments and we’ll do our best to accommodate you on a first-come, first-served basis. Note that smoking is not allowed anywhere our premises, as per health department regulations. 

If you have a food allergy, please let us know beforehand in the comments section when making a booking. Whilst we cannot completely guarantee no cross contamination, our chefs will take care to prepare separate food for you. Always remember to also tell your waiter about your allergy when you order.

For onion or garlic allergies or intolerances, please provide us at least 2 days notice.

All our food is gluten free so no need to tell us about that!

Our food menu is always 100% gluten free. To prevent cross contamination, we don’t allow any food containing gluten into our kitchen areas. Our drinks menu does have a few items with gluten, so speak with your waiter when selecting your drink.

We sell our famous flan in two sizes: Large for $90 (12 slices), and Small for $40 (6 slices). Choose your flavour: Vanilla, Orange, Cinnamon, Chocolate or Coffee. Flans must be pre-ordered at least 3 days prior by emailing [email protected] or phoning us on 03 9376 55 77.

The set menu contains the chef’s selection of 6 savoury items plus salsas and tortilla chips. The items vary from day to day and your waiter can explain to you what’s on it that day. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free are easily catered for. If you have any other dietary requirements in your group, please inform us in the comments section when you make your booking.

No. The set menu is required for groups of 6 or more adults. Children are not included in the count.

Yes. We have a good selection of vegetarian and vegan options. We have the option of vegan cheese for all our quesadillas and other items as well.

On Tuesdays, we offer a range of specials on our tacos & other menu items. Join us for Taco Tuesday to see what all the fuss is about!

Yes! Come past or phone us during opening hours on 9376 55 77 to place order.

We have a range of ‘take home catering kits’ you can use for your next dinner party, large fiesta or family dinner. These include our house-made fillings ready to just heat and serve with our corn tortillas for guests to make into tacos. We also have the salsas, guacamole, refried beans, tortilla chips and other condiments you’ll need for your feast. This is a quick-and-easy-to-prepare option for authentic restaurant-quality Mexican food at your next gathering.

Yes, La Tortilleria gift vouchers make excellent presents for birthdays, anniversaries, thank-yous and other special occasions. Gift vouchers can be purchased for any amount and can be used for meals, Mexican grocery products, or any tortilla products at the Eatery in Kensington (they are not valid for online sales). They are valid for 12 months from date of purchase and can be purchased in store or over the phone.

Tortilla FAQs

In October 2014 Monash University gave corn tortillas an overall rating of Green, meaning they are suitable for a low FODMAP diet. See

Yes, our production kitchen is 100% free from major allergen ingredients such as gluten, nuts, soy, seafood, dairy and eggs.

Yes. All our products are gluten free and are produced in a 100% gluten free facility. Our tortillas and totopos are certified gluten free by Coeliac Australia.

Yes! La Tortilleria tortillas and tortilla chips contain no enzymes or mysterious non-vegan additives. Our corn tortillas and our totopos are both certified by the Vegan Society and carry the vegan logo.

No, definitively not! Our products are 100% trans fat free.

White corn! White corn is the most common type of corn used for traditional tortilla making, that’s what we use. Our tortillas may appear more yellow than other white corn tortillas you’ve seen; this is because we do not add any preservatives that often act as ‘bleaches’ to make tortillas appear whiter than they naturally would be.

Yes. At this point in time, La Tortilleria corn tortillas are the only certified non-GMO corn tortillas in Australia. Both our tortillas and totopos carry the Cert-ID Non-GMO certification logo. Luckily genetically modified maize is not commercially grown in Australia yet, unlike in the USA and Mexico where chances of contamination with GM corn is high.

Yes, our tortillas maintain their quality very well after freezing. Freeze them for up to one month making sure they are stored airtight, and use them immediately after defrosting.

We don’t use or sell masa harina. We make our tortillas out of real corn wholegrains, which we cook, soak and stone grind ourselves. In traditional tortilla making as used by the Aztecs and Mayans, there is no dry flour involved anywhere in the process. Masa harina was invented in the 1950s as a means to simplify and industrialise the tortilla making process. The dough is dehydrated and processed into a flour, ready to be constituted back into dough by simply adding water, much like an ‘instant tortilla powder’. The difference between the two methods is very similar to making coffee from fresh whole beans, versus the instant coffee you buy in a jar. We make our tortillas fresh and from scratch using whole corn kernels.

Corn, canola oil (non-GMO) & sea salt.

Nutrient                              Qty per 100g
Energy                                 2090kJ
Protein                                7.3g
– Gluten                               nil detected
Fat, total                              27g
– Saturated                          2.4g
– Trans                                 0.0g
– Mono                                16.9g
– Polyunsaturated             7.7g
Carbohydrate total           53.9g
– Sugars                              0.7g
Dietary Fibre                     6.6g
Sodium                              462mg

Corn and sea salt. Yep, that’s it!

Nutrient                       Qty per 100g
Energy                          864kJ
Protein                         4.9g
– Gluten                        Nil Detected
Fat, total                      2.6g
– Saturated                  0.4g
– Trans                         0.0g
– Monounsaturated   0.7g
– Polyunsaturated      1.5g
Cholesterol                 0mg
Carbohydrate, total   38g
– Sugars                        0.8g
Dietary Fibre               4.8g
Sodium                        212mg

Yes, our tortillas maintain their quality very well after freezing. Freeze them for up to one month making sure they are stored airtight, and use them immediately after defrosting.

Our tortillas come with several weeks shelf life. Each packet will be marked with a best before date. Our tortillas do not contain any preservatives, so once opened please eat them within two weeks.

Store your tortillas in a cool dark place; a cupboard or refrigerator works perfectly. Once opened, store airtight in the fridge for one to two weeks, or freezer for up to a month. A tight-fitting tupperware or a plastic bag is best to keep the tortillas airtight.

Heat a frying pan (no oil!) to very hot. Once hot, heat your tortilla on each side until it is soft and floppy, about 10 seconds each side. Alternately heat your tortillas in a hot sandwich press for about 5 seconds. Wrap your tortillas in foil or a thick cloth to stay warm and soften further.

If you are re-heating lots of tortillas at once, place your tortillas in piles of 2 to 4 on the frying pan or sandwich press, instead of individually. This will speed up the process! Remember to wrap the pile in foil or a thick cloth once heated, and then in a tortilla basket or casserole dish to keep them warm as you heat up the rest.

We’re open for tortillas and grocery item sales at the following times:

  • Monday,Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday: 4pm until 9pm
  • Friday, Saturday and Sunday: 11am until 9:30pm

Yes, we ship Australia-wide! We do not ship to addresses outside Australia.

Yes, once your order is confirmed you’ll receive a tracking number via email and a link to a site where you can track your parcel. Any questions regarding delivery can be directed to the courier listed on your confirmation email.

Yes, All La Tortilleria Products are Kosher certified.

Yes! We sell tortilla presses at our Eatery at 72 Stubbs St Kensington.

Wholesale & Food Service

Yes, All La Tortilleria Products are Kosher certified.

Please drop us a line at [email protected] or give us a call on 1300 556 084. We look forward to hearing from you!

Tortillas are made with 8 weeks and Totopos are made with12 weeks.
You would receive them with 1 to 3 weeks less than that, allowing for storage and transit.

We sell our tortillas by the kilogram, just like in Mexico. Each packet contains 1kg of tortillas. The number of tortillas per kilogram varies depending on which size of tortilla you get. We sell tortillas in sizes ranging from a diameter of 8cm to 29cm. A carton of tortillas contains 10 x 1kg packets but you can order smaller quantities from one of our online retailers. For non-Victorian customers buying through our distributors, please consult them directly for carton configurations.

Yes. We have a retail product range suitable for grocery stores, and a foodservice product range suitable for restaurants, cafes, caterers, food trucks, bars etc. We supply across Australia, South-East Asia and New Zealand. Please contact us or see our wholesale page for more details.

La Tortilleria products are available for wholesale everywhere in Australia, either through our network of quality distributors, or if you’re outside a distributor area we can supply to you direct.