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We deliver to all of the Gaslamp District, Downtown and Little Italy areas! Visit our website for more details.

We’re located in Downtown San Diego on 417 Fourth Ave. San Diego, CA 92101

Call us at 619.255.6268
Store Hours: Sun-Thur: 8am-12am, Fri-Sat: 8am-3am
Delivery hours: 11am-11pm daily

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Torta is a Spanish word with a huge array of culinary meanings depending from the area and period of history in question. It originated in different regional variants of flatbread, of which the torta de gazpacho and torta cenceña are still surviving in certain areas of central Spain. Historically the difference between torta and bread was its round and flat shape, as well as the absence of yeast in its preparation. In Mexico a torta is a kind of sandwich, served on an oblong 6-8 inch firm, crusty white sandwich roll, called a bolillo, telera or birote. “Telera” is soft, round bread; also commonly used is the bolillo, a torpedo-shaped French roll with a thick and crunchy crust. Tortas can be served hot, typically toasted in a press in the same manner as a cuban sandwich or panini, or cold.

Visit us for our wide selection of tortas at Bollilo!

We are so excited to announce that Bolillo Tortas is opening this week! Are you ready for our delicious tortas? Bolillo Tortas invites you to experience a true piece of Mexican culture. The centerpiece of the brand is the concept of combining traditional and modern forms to create one cohesive collection. From the food to the murals and the proverbs, every aspect of the restaurant is designed to open your eyes to the unique character that is Mexico!

Visit our website to take a look at our tasty menu options.