California Tortilla

California Tortilla Ready to Open in State College, PA

In late 2014, California Tortilla will make its arrival in State College, Pennsylvania, opening its doors on the busy College Avenue strip. The Washington, D.C.-based fast-casual concept will be available for the first time to Penn State, offering its reimagined Mexican fare to hungry students, faculty, and residents alike.   

Owners Ashook, Jay, and Nirav Patel bring extensive food and beverage industry experience to their latest venture, and have partnered successfully on several franchises in the State College area. 

California Tortilla to Open in NYC Metro Area for First Time

In late 2014, California Tortilla will open its doors in Montvale, New Jersey, the first location in the New York City metropolitan area for the D.C.-based chain. Situated in the Chestnut Ridge Shopping Center, the fast-casual concept brings its popular menu and brand to the New Jersey suburb, offering fresh, re-imagined Mexican fare in a fun and family-friendly setting.

California Tortilla Returns to Arlington, VA, with New Look

This month, restaurant chain California Tortilla makes its return to Arlington, Virginia, re-opening its original Courthouse location with a complete remodel, along with fresh new faces including a new staff and new owner. Conveniently located on Wilson Boulevard, adjacent to retail, restaurants, and high-end residential buildings and just a block from the Courthouse Metro Station, the fast-casual concept made a welcome return to the neighborhood.

California Tortilla Offers Best of Both with Cheeseburger Burrito

For a limited time only, California Tortilla guests can enjoy the best of both worlds at the fast-casual restaurant chain with the new Cheeseburger Burrito.

Forget the bun—California Tortilla rolls lean ground beef into a flour tortilla, then adds in sliced avocado, salsa, California Screamin’ sauce, Romaine lettuce, jalapeños, Mexican rice, and queso, to make the ultimate Cheeseburger Burrito.

California Tortilla to Open in Alexandria, VA

This September, California Tortilla will bring its Mexican fare to a new location, located in the Bradlee Shopping Center on King Street in Alexandria, Virginia.  This will be the 26th California Tortilla restaurant in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area and the 42nd company-wide.

California Tortilla seemed like a perfect fit for the area, says owner Seth Pankaj. “The people who live in this community are really discerning about the food they eat—they’re looking for quality.” Pankaj is a veteran franchisee, and Bradlee will be his seventh California Tortilla location.

Upgrade Meals at California Tortilla to Help End Hunger

At California Tortilla, hungry customers craving signature burritos, salads, and more re-imagined Mexican favorites come in every day, leaving full and satisfied. But there are many who struggle to afford a well-rounded meal for themselves and for their children. Thast’s why California Tortilla has teamed up with Share Our Strength to support Dine Out For No Kid Hungry, making sure that kids get the nourishment they need to stay happy and healthy.

California Tortilla Heats Up with Flamin’ Gator BBQ Burrito

This April, fans can take a bite out of California Tortilla’s Flamin’ Gator BBQ Burrito, a spicy addition to its menu available for a limited time only.

Made with grilled Mesquite chicken, bacon, caramelized onions, Mexican rice, black beans, romaine lettuce, and salsa, what sets this chomp apart is a fan-favorite J.T. Pappy’s Gator Sauce. Straight out of the Carolinas, J.T. Pappy’s is available in three levels of heat: The Flamin’ Gator Sauce is a medium-heat barbeque treat; guests can go a little tamer with mild Gator Sauce or kick it up a notch with Hot Gator Grenade Sauce.

California Tortilla Cools Off with Test Fro-Yo Offering

Fast-casual chain California Tortilla is serving up a new addition to its menu with Yo! Tort frozen yogurt. Yo! Tort debuted last week when the restaurant chain’s 41st franchise opened in Lorton, Virginia. Best known for its award-winning signature burritos, quesadillas, and salads, California Tortilla is testing the frozen yogurt line as a new potential product offering.

California Tortilla Announces National Menu Changes

This month, California Tortilla is changing its menu. Chef-Inspired Creations feature Cal Tort’s signature burritos plus three popular limited-time offerings that are now here to stay: the Bacon Chicken Club Burrito, Korean BBQ Burrito, and Caribbean Mango Salad. The California Sunset Bowl is the fourth new menu addition created by California Tortilla chef Keith Goldman. It features grilled Mesquite chicken and veggies on a bed of spinach, rice, and black beans with low-fat Spicy Sunset sauce, salsa, cilantro, and sliced avocado.