Meaning of tortilleria in English:


Pronunciation /tɔːˌtiːjəˈrɪə/


mainly US
  • A place that makes and sells tortillas.

    ‘for nearly 30 years, this family-run restaurant and tortilleria has been turning out authentic Mexican food’
    • ‘Tortillerias incorporate the entire cob into the dough.’
    • ‘Suffice it to say that tortillerias are sprinkled every couple of blocks across urban Mexico.’
    • ‘Spokespeople for neighborhood tortillerias pointed out that they didn't work for the big companies, so the agreement wasn't binding on them.’
    • ‘In the tiny tortillerias of this city, people complain ceaselessly about the high price of corn.’
    • ‘When we try a new tortilleria or restaurant, he always asks about their recipe.’
    • ‘If there isn't a handy tortilleria nearby, tortillas are easy to make yourself.’
    • ‘Their tacos and quesadillas acquired such a following that the tortilleria opened a restaurant.’
    • ‘I'd buy fresh tortillas from the tortilleria, and eat them on a bench under a tree.’
    • ‘Whether you get your tortillas from a tortilleria or from the dairy case at the corner supermarket, you should give Mexican cooking a try.’
    • ‘I get up early to visit a tortilleria and try to find out more about the tortilla wars.’


Latin American Spanish.