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Turtles Taco Shop

178 Providence St, Putnam, CT 06260-1512
+1 860-963-7747
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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“mini tacos” (4 reviews)
“burrito” (8 reviews)
“fish tacos” (4 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
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178 Providence St, Putnam, CT 06260-1512
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I kept hearing rave reviews and to go try Turtle Tacos out so I grabbed they family and went. My wife came out and we took a few bites and it was gross! My steak tasted like it sat in a frying pan all day...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Dusty L
Reviewed 17 September 2018

On our many trips to Sturbridge Ma. we've passed by Turtle's Taco Shop but never stopped until last week. We'd missed lunch and were too hungry to wait until dinner time so we decided to stop for a taco. Now I wished we'd stopped there...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank perl13
Reviewed 9 August 2018

I eat here on the average once a month. The food is always good, and the service is always great, which is unusual in that there seems to be a lot of turnover at both the counter and the grill.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank HDRoadKing
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Varied Mexican via Southern California menu. Knowledgeable owner/chef. Fresh food. Good portions. Clean restaurant.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank MissionsDoorRick
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Went in today and ordered fish tacos and loaded chips. I have had the fish tacos many times before. On the menu they are advertised as having corn salsa and cabbage slaw. Today they didn't have either. I returned them and the cook told me...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank Ashley F
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Best Mexican spot in Putnam! Try the Californian Burrito with a Jarritos soda! Or the mini tacos. They are great as well!

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank skidapowda
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Great authentic Mexican tacos and burritos at a reasonable price great little environment take a picture with the wood carved turtle with a sombrero on

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Manuel S
Reviewed 1 January 2017

We stopped in on our way through town - thought it was good. Seemed mainly like a local take out place but it was cute inside. Order at the counter and take to a table. Food was pretty good not super fantastic. Service was great...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank SDC372
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We had heard good things and finally went for lunch. We got there at 1:00 and left at 2:30. I don't mind waiting for excellent food but it wasn't. I ordered the fanciest thing on the menu, grilled steak tacos. They were OK. The tomatoes...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Richard B
Reviewed 16 December 2015

I go to Mexico for business, found I really like tacos. But what I got just fell short, not bad mind you, but nothing special. I can't say there was much effort to develop atmosphere - certainly not up to McD standards. If I were...More

Date of visit: September 2015
1  Thank Escape45
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Providence St, Putnam, CT 06260-1512
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Putnam
  • Phone Number: +1 860-963-7747
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