Since we opened our doors in 1984, we’ve provided quality food to the communities in which we operate. Our proprietary spice blends set us apart, and our favorite recipes are mainstays of our food.
We think you’ll agree that we’re not just another taco shop.
Because we believe that patience is the essence of fine Mexican food, we pour our time, energy, and passion into our classic and generations-old recipes. We combine quick service with quality and freshness you can taste.
Both our traditional Mexican food and family-secret recipes make our dishes stand out. From our carne asada burrito to skillfully prepared hot sauce, we provide high-quality ingredients with flavor and texture.
When we say “fresh”, we mean it. We cook our beans from scratch, serve our fresh, aromatic long-grain rice and tender meats all day, hand-chop our veggies, serve locally sourced, just-made tortillas every morning, and more.
Our success is tightly tied to our communities. We look to give back to our loyal guests—especially local youth sports teams. We wouldn’t be where we are without them!
"Our passion is to serve authentic, high-quality Mexican food to generations of guests."
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