Less than a mile away from the Hollywood Casino on Georgesville Road you’ll find La Super Torta, a small but charming Mexican food joint nestled on the end of an unassuming shopping strip.
The interior was inviting and gave off a welcoming family vibe. Flowers lined the ordering counter, streamers of patriotic Mexican heritage hung from the ceilings and walls.
Toward the back was a gorgeous depiction of the Virgin Mary. Enshrined by candles and a wreath, it only added to the family-like charisma of the place. As if it were put together by someone’s devoutly religious and loving grandmother.
I only glanced briefly up at the menu before embracing my own indecisive nature. “I don’t know man,” I said shaking my head “what’s good?” The guy at the counter gave a soft sort of chuckle. “You want the Cubano my friend. Everyone loves the Cubano.”
I did not regret taking his advice. The torta was layered and stacked with a variety of toppings. Iceberg lettuce spilled out the sides, fried egg and chorizo piled on top of sausage and shredded chicken, with mustard that was present but not overpowering- all in between two flattened toasted buns. The sandwich was large but unintimidating, washing down cleanly with a vintage glass bottle of Coke.
Not only was it the best Cubano I’ve ever had, the service was quick and friendly. The guy at the counter smiled knowingly as I sat up after the meal. I reassured him that I absolutely loved it by giving him the thumbs up and patting my swollen belly. He nodded and waved as I left, obviously content that he had satisfied another customer.