Fans of Torti Taco are excited about the recent announcement on their social media page that they plan to expand their business by opening up a Bar & Grill in downtown Battle Creek. I reached out to management and they confirmed that this was an expansion, and NOT a move. They plan on having two locations, and as they prepare to open their new bar & grill, they're encouraging people to visit them at their current location at 5275 Beckley Rd, in Battle Creek.

The New Location

Torti Taco Bar & Grill will open at a yet to be determined date at 80 W. Michigan Ave in Downtown Battle Creek and will feature a menu from Morelos Mexico, an oyster bar, cocktails, beer, occasional live music, and a sit down family and friendly environment. They currently hiring for the new location and will continue to run catering as well.

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Javier Fortoso is the owner and operator of Torti Taco and he his family take pride bringing a blending of Cuernavaca, Mexico and San Diego, California to Michigan. Torti Taco opened in February 2016, and in that time have won multiple awards, including:

  • “Startup Business of the Year” by the Battle Creek Chamber
  • First Place: Judge’s Choice for Suadero Taco
    Taco Showdown Competition, Detroit, MI
  • First Place: Judge’s Choice
    Taco & Tequila Festival, Kalamazoo, MI

They have also been nominated for Small Business of the Year by the Battle Creek Chamber. . All the dishes at Torti Taco are created from special family recipes and range from mild to hot.

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