2022 ¿Qué Pasa? FOOD VENDORS

Take your taste buds on a vacation through Latin America. Try something new and visit one of our wonderful local food vendors at this year’s ¿Qué Pasa? Festival!

Casa del Barco

Located along the Historic Canal Walk, Casa del Barco is Richmond’s destination for redefined Mexican cuisine. Entrées such as Beef Barbacoa Enchiladas and Sizzling Fajitas are made with fresh, local ingredients to create an exciting dining experience. Our list of over 130 tequilas (Central Virginia’s largest) is still growing and pleases the casual spirit sippers to the most seasoned aficionados.

Materials from the historic 1890s Reynolds Metals Italianate building were repurposed into tabletops as well as a ceiling feature that allows guests to sign and hang tequila bottles as they’re emptied!

Abuelita's

Mexico’s cuisine is much more complex and creative that many people realized. Homemakers create stunashing flavors with very simple ingredients, by using a variety of techniques. Here at Abuelita’s recreate those flavor by using fresh ingredients and taking the time to cook them to perfection. Here are some of our most prominent ones.

American Fruit Smoothies

One-of-a-kind, most delicious refreshing smoothie severed in all-natural pineapple cores! 100% of natural fresh fruit, filled with healthiness in one cup! Years of experience..

Chikis Pancakes

Dessert Shop featuring delicious crepe and pancake treats topped with fresh fruit and sweet syrups.

CocoCrissi Tropical Icees

Simply put; CocoCrissi’s flavors are unique! We pride ourselves on perfecting the authenticity of New York Style Italian ice. You will witness the crisp, cool, and distinctive taste of our Italian ice in every scoop. We even take it a step above and tailor our menu to support most of the festivals we’re fortunate to support.

Cosmos Caffee LLC

Exportadora internacional de café. 100% Hondureño. Un sabor de otra galaxia.

International coffee exporter. 100% Honduran. A taste that’s out of this world.

Di Gennaro Bakery

Our classic pastries are made fresh from scratch, all day, every day, using the best quality ingredients in Richmond VA. We love coming up with new recipes and flavors, so be sure to stop by often. There’s always something tasty to try.

E-Loteria

Looking for great tacos, snacks and dessert in the same place E-Loteria is your spot! Come try our authentic Mexican food!

El Carnaval del Sabor

Food truck selling authentic Puerto Rican cuisine.

GRANIZADAS CHAPINAS CAMI

Granizada or Guatemalan shaved ice, enjoy sweet or sour! Add any combination of the following: syrups, fruits, condensed milk, cooked fruits and syrups, tamarind, camote (sweet potatoes), nance (sweet yellow cherry), just to name a few of the possible ingredients for the sweet granizadas; you add pepitoria molida (ground pumpkin seeds), salt and lime-lemon juice for the sour granizadas.

 

La Guelaguetza LLC

Hello our food truck is named after a parade named La Guelaguetza, the parade is located in Oaxaca,Mexico where all the cities and towns of Oaxaca reunite to one and enjoy time together like a family. Serving Tlayudas, Tortas, Quesadillas and more with love.

LB Concessions Inc

LB Concessions is a family owned business that was created in 1998 out of love and passion for great food and service. Our story began by serving customers on the weekends at outdoors events. Taking baby steps, hard work, and commitment brought us to where we are today. In addition to serving customers at outdoor events, we now serve and cater to customers daily at our café locations. Our passion and idea from day one has been to create, provide, and serve great flavorful food. We also pride in providing caring, sincere, fabulous, and exceptional service.

My Empanada

Thank you for visiting our page! We’re a husband and wife team from Colombia, South America, a place where there are as many empanada vendors as there are burger joints in the United States! Empanadas are the classic street food in Latin America. These golden brown, crescent-shaped pastries come in a wide variety of sweet and savory flavors inspired from all over South America and the Caribbean.

Restaurante y Taqueria Panchito LLC

Authentic Mexican Food. Serving tacos, chilaquiles, elites, burritos, and more!

Southern Deep Fried

American Soul Food & Desserts.

Southern Railway Taphouse

Richmond, Virginia’s newest Taphouse Concept. Craft Beer | Craft Food

Virginia Vendor Food Services Inc

We make providing food easy and it’s always fresh, cooked on-site and served fast. Chef Nader never compromises and you will get the same great taste you get from his area restaurants.

2021 Restaurante Week Participants

CENTRAL VIRGINIA

Chicano's Cocina Bar & Grill

Vibrant restaurant providing a range of familiar Mexican eats & margaritas in a stylish, airy venue.

Richmond, VA

Two Compadres Taqueria Bar & Grill

We are a locally owned Mexican Restaurant offering an exquisite taste of Mexico as well as Richmond’s best Margaritas.

Richmond, VA

Abuelita's

Mexico’s cuisine is much more complex and creative that many people realized. Homemakers create stunashing flavors with very simple ingredients, by using a variety of techniques. Here at Abuelita’s recreate those flavor by using fresh ingredients and taking the time to cook them to perfection. Here are some of our most prominent ones.

Richmond, VA

Mexico Restaurant

Our family at Mexico Restaurant takes great pride in the fresh food we serve. We use the highest quality ingredients in all our recipes to ensure your experience is perfect. We value all our customers and we feel privileged to serve you the best Mexican food. Thank you for your support since 1990!

Richmond, VA

Casa Del Barco

Casa del Barco promises a truly one-of-a-kind, waterside dining and special occasion experience. We look forward to hearing from you soon.  Please click the web icon below for more information!

Richmond, VA

Taqueria Panchito

Authentic Mexican food! Low prices and great deals. With both a restaurant and a food truck Panchitos is ready to solve your hunger. Please click the web icon below for more information!

Richmond, VA

 

The Boat House

The Boathouse is classic in its commitment to exceptional service, but current in its mission to serve only the purest, freshest ingredients. It is truly one of the best spots to check out the Richmond restaurant scene, to hold a dream wedding, or simply to hang out with your closest friends. Please click the web icon below to learn more!

Richmond, VA

Bocata Latin Grill

Richmond raves for Bocata Latin Grills arepas so make sure you get them while they are hot! Please click the web icon below to learn more!

Richmond, VA

Plaza Azteca

At Plaza Azteca, we offer a genuine welcoming, warm and friendly atmosphere with thoughtful service to make you feel truly at home. Whether you are looking for a relaxing escape or culinary experience, we are dedicated to meeting your individual needs.

Richmond, VA 

Pollo Campero

Pollo Campero-Richmond serves the best-tasting chicken meals anywhere. Try our famous Campero Fried or Citrus Grilled Chicken. Feeling adventurous?

Richmond, VA 

La Michoacana

La Michoacana has been providing delicious pops, ice cream, and a variety of snacks for over 12 years. We offer elotes, tamales, aguas frescas, milkshakes, seasonal pops, and many more amazing items.
 

Richmond, VA

Margaritas Cantina

The Best & Longest Happy Hour in Downtown, Richmond

6 Days a Week! Mexican plates & specialty margaritas served in a festive setting with happy-hour & taco deals.

Richmond, VA

Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant

Proudly serving Charlottesville, VA for more than 25 years.  Our recipe is proven not only because is part of our hometown family flavor but because of you. You are part of our story….

Charlottesville, VA

The Patron Mexican Restaurant

Casual brick-lined option with patio seating, offering classic Mexican plates & big margaritas.

Richmond, VA

El Pope Cocina

When you’re craving delicious, authentic flavors, then come by El Pope Latin American Cuisine in Richmond, VA. Here, our food comes first. Everything is prepared fresh, every day, from sauces to tortillas. Our Latin American restaurant is family-run, relying on impeccable customer service and incredible food to bring guests back. We accommodate everyone and anyone in our relaxed restaurant. Listen to your taste buds. When it’s time for Central American food, it’s time to come to El Pope Latin American Restaurant. We can’t wait to see you!

Richmond, VA

Kuba Kuba

One of the top restaurants in Richmond. Kuba Kuba is a Cuban inspired restaurant founded in 1998 by Chef Manny Mendez. The dishes being served at the restaurant are home style dishes which take their inspiration from the chef’s Cuban heritage. An absolute must go in Richmond, VA. Please click the web icon below to learn more!

Richmond, VA

Lalos Cocina Bar & Grill

Cocina means “kitchen” in Spanish and it reflects Lalo’s attitude with how he prepares his Mexican dishes. Using better ingredients and authentic recipes is what makes the difference. Please click the web icon below for more information!

Richmond, VA

Ay Caramba Mexican Food

Started as a food cart, Ay Caramba brings you authentic Mexican cuisine at a fun, exciting environment. Please click on the web icon below to learn more!

Richmond, VA

 

El Sabor Centroamericano

Ofrecemos todo tipo de comida y desayunos centro americana. Central American Food & Breakfast.
 
Richmond, VA

Casa Fiesta Mexican Kitchen & Cantina

We love that Mexican ingredients have always been local and fresh. We love that the Mexican culture is rich with a unique and vibrant warmth. And we love that the most treasured asset in Mexico is the family. Welcome to Ours!
 
Richmond, VA

El Tucan

Our Mexican restaurant is known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes and its insistence on only using high quality fresh ingredients.

Richmond, VA

Pupuseria El Salvadoreño

Tradition Salvadorian dishes such as pupusas and tortas made of chicken or steak and much more!

Richmond, VA

Terraza

 

At Terraza our mission is to serve our customers fresh food made with only the finest ingredients in a fast, efficient, and friendly atmosphere.

Henrico, VA

La Bodega Latin Kitchen & Cocktails

La Bodega is a wonderful new spot in Shockoe Bottom with a menu that is inspired by New York City and aims to re-create the dishes and atmosphere of New York City bodegas.

Richmond, VA

Pancho’s Cantina & Grill

We believe that a good day always starts with a good Taco and ends with a margarita. Pancho’s is trying to come out with about 40 different flavors to make y’all come back 40 days in a row and not having the same boring drink.

Richmond, VA

Alejandro's Mexican Grill

Alejandro’s Mexican Grill was established in Downtown Roanoke at the Historic Roanoke City Market, by co-owners Moises and Lisa Nucamendi. Their Salsa Bar, authentic California style Mexican Food, California Fusion Cuisine, and award-winning Margaritas have kept loyal Roanoke restaurant patrons coming back since November 2007.

Roanoke, VA

El Cerro Azul

El Cerro Azul is an authentic Mexican restaurant with locations in Midlothian and Powhatan, Virginia. Fajitas & other familiar Mexican eats are offered by this casual, colorful restaurant.

Richmond, VA

Les Crepes

We specialize in fresh, gourmet crepes. Not only that, we also have a variety of non-crepe options on our menu that feature our chef’s amazing creativity in the kitchen. Please click the web icon below to learn more!

Henrico, VA

My Empanada

My Empanada uses the highest quality products and uses environmentally responsible business practices. We are committed to making sure your event is unforgettable with exciting and unique food and amazing new flavors. The empanadas are made with traditional, hand-crafted methods the moment before delivery. Please click the web icon below for more information!

Richmond, VA

El Amenecer

Order delivery or pickup from El Amanecer Latino Market in Richmond! View El Amanecer Latino Market’s October 2020 deals and menus.

Richmond, VA

Original Mexican Restaurant

Diverse Mexican dishes & colorful frozen drinks are served in a sunset-colored eatery with booths.

Richmond, VA

Mi Mariachi

Providing authentic Mexican food in a fun & friendly atmosphere.

Richmond, VA

Casa Grande

Mexican dining staples & fruity margaritas served in an informal, upbeat atmosphere.

Richmond, VA

El Tio

Homestyle Salvadorian and Mexican cuisine. We offer take out and door dash!

Richmond, VA

Pepe's Mexican Restaurant

Tacos, specialty burritos & other Mexican staples served in a casual, colorful space with a patio.

Richmond, VA

NORthern VIRGINIA

Inca Social

Inca Social is your local community hangout where  food, friends and flavor come together to create an authentic Latin experience.  Discover classic Peruvian cuisine with a modern flair paired with unique craft beers and great people.

Vienna, VA

Waku Chicken

Waku Chicken is a cornerstone in the Herndon community and has been recognized for its outstanding Peruvian cuisine, excellent service and friendly staff. Waku Chicken is known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes and its insistence on only using high quality fresh ingredients.

Herndon, VA

Jaleo

Imagined through the creative lens of Chef José Andrés and his team, Jaleo brings alive the spirit and flavors of Spain by showcasing the rich regional diversity of Spanish cuisine. Celebrating the traditional as well as the cutting-edge, Jaleo offers a taste of Spain in a festive, stylish, and casual atmosphere. Please click on the web icon below to learn more!

Washington, D.C.

Cancun Mexican Margarita Bar & Grill

A family owned and operated restaurant, established in 2006, serving nothing but the finest, most authentic Mexican dishes and signature margaritas in Fredericksburg.

Fredericksburg, VA

Chilcano's Resto Bar

Our goal is to provide a pleasant service and high quality food that exceeds the expectations of our customers so that we can be recognized as the best in our specialty “Peruvian Cuisine”

Falls Church, VA

Pan American Bakery & Grill

Pan American Bakeries grew out of the desire to make delicious home-cooked, nutritious meals available in a family environment for the people in the community that did not have enough time to put all this effort into their daily food preparation.

Arlington, VA

Plaza Azteca

At Plaza Azteca, we offer a genuine welcoming, warm and friendly atmosphere with thoughtful service to make you feel truly at home. Whether you are looking for a relaxing escape or culinary experience, we are dedicated to meeting your individual needs.

Leesburg, VA

Luzmary's Restaurant and Entertainment

The recipe for our salteñas has been in our family for generations, my mother inherited from her mother who inherited from her mother. That tradition continues now in our Bolivian restaurant . This recipe is the staple for what we are known for in the VA, DC, MD area.  It will be impossible to explain the flavors and sensations you feel when you take that bite. You just have to try it for yourself. 

Falls Church, VA

Rango's Tex Mex & Grill

At Rango’s, we make sure you feel at home, this includes our atmosphere. Here, you get the true Tex-Mex experience. Rango’s Tex-Mex & Grill separates itself with quality, portion, service, and reasonable prices. Come see yourself! One of the top Mexican restaurants in Tyson’s Corner, when you want food in Vienna, VA, come to Rango’s Tex-Mex & Grill! We offer a wide array of traditional Mexican food cuisine such as, Tacos, enchilada, burrito and much more at an affordable rate. Our food is prepared with the freshest ingredients and our staff is friendly.

Vienna, VA,

Don Churro Restaurant

Complete your meal with a handcrafted pisco sour or chilcano from our bar menu. Don’t leave the kids at home? Youngsters will love the family-friendly cuisine at this restaurant just as much as mom and dad. Plan your next big gathering at Don Churro Café ? Patrons will appreciate the spacious and cozy interior.

Chantilly, VA

Super Chicken

Super Chicken is a cornerstone in the Manassas, VA and has been recognized for its outstanding Peruvian cuisine, excellent service and friendly staff. Super Chicken restaurant is known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes and its insistence on only using high quality fresh ingredients.

Manassas, VA

La Jarochita Restaurant

A restaurant with history! Try the delicious plates from our kitchen everyday.

Manassas, VA

El Chef Latino LLC

With 20 years of experience cooking in the finest restaurants, our chef is excited to present their vision to you and all our guests. Our caring and committed staff will ensure you have a fantastic experience with us.

Sterling, VA

Casa De Avila Tacos

When we first decided to open Casa De Avila Tacos, we wanted people to experience food that we grew up eating. Savory, traditional, Mexican dishes.  It has always been a desire to serve Northern Virginia residents with high-quality, delicious food at reasonable prices. Since then, we’ve been known as the only stop you need to make to get your belly full. Casa De Avila Tacos is a family owned, family operated business.  So it is only natural that we see and treat everyone like family. Everything is cooked with love, passion, and pride. Fresh ingredients and ready to take on the go at your convenience.

Leesburg, VA

 

La China Poblana

La China Poblana Taqueria is not just a place to eat delicious, authentic Mexican cuisine. It is a place for your family to gather.  A place to meet friends, or make new ones. A place where you will be greeted warmly by friendly faces, any day of the week. It is through our love of friends, family and food that we bring this unique taqueria to you. No matter who you are, or where you come from, La China Poblana welcomes you with open arms, fantastic, homemade cuisine & above all else, love!

Manassas, VA

 

Mariachis Tequileria & Restaurant

Warm, eclectic tavern with tequila flights, Mexican entrees, live mariachi music & outdoor seating.

Manassas, VA

 

La Sandia

Welcome to La Sandia Cantina & Tequila Bar, an authentic Mexican restaurant by acclaimed Chef Richard Sandoval. Inspired by his culinary mantra of ‘old ways, new hands,’ Chef Sandoval reinterprets traditional Mexican food with contemporary techniques and skillful presentation. Please click the web icon below to learn more!

McLean, VA

 

El Quetzal Grill

This simple, compact spot in a shopping plaza features everyday Guatemalan plates & counter seating.
 
Manassas Park, VA

KIKIRIKI

Kikiriki restaurant is known for its modern interpretation of classic dishes and its insistence on only using high quality fresh ingredients.
 
 
Woodbridge, VA

SOUTHERN VIRGINIA

Degollado Mexican Restaurant

We came to Hampton Roads in 1999 as a cook in the US Navy. Motivated by an opportunity to work with, and provide for my family,  we opened in September 13th, 2002, and ever since that beautiful autumn day, have been working hard to offer you fresh, flavorful, trendy menu items that are designed to make you happy and satisfied and coming back for more. We are a “Mom & Pop” restaurant that specializes in authentic Mexican food drawn from our roots in Mexico. We have large family of loyal customers, some in the Navy, we love to welcome them, hear of their travels and serve them a great meal. We also, want you to feel great, day and night, whatever the occasion. We offer Full Bar to accompany your food with variety of great options from draft domestic and imported beers to mixed drinks and kick-ass Margaritas. We want every visit to be a delightful experience to your senses. 

Norfolk, VA

Pa'l Carajo Arepa Lounge

If you’re looking for Venezuelan cuisine in Virginia Beach, come to Pal Carajo Arepa Lounge! Some of the dishes we serve include Arepa de Chorizo, Empanada Queso, and Parilla de Carne. Please click the web icon below for more information!

Virginia Beach, VA

Chihuahua's Mexican Grill

The place to go for Mexican food in Newport News.

Newport News, VA

Cantina Laredo

We create authentic Mexican food inspired by the cuisine of Mexico City and add a modern twist. Imagine grilled fish, chicken or steak topped with one of a kind signature sauces like chipotle-wine and Portobello mushroom or sautéed artichoke heart and roasted red bell pepper. Pair that with our award-winning margarita, the Casa Rita, made from fresh lime-juice and the finest tequila and you’ve got what we call Modern Mexican.

Virginia Beach, VA

 

Cortez

VAHCC 2019 Award Recipient Chef Oscar Diaz. Executive Chef Oscar Diaz’s menu is a reflection of his weekly walks through the farmer’s market and the bounties brought in by our local fishermen. The beverage menu is rounded out with rotating craft beers and a curated wine list. Please click on the web icon below to learn more!

Raleigh, North Carolina

 

La Tienda

We love the pure, honest flavors of the foods that our artisans produce for us and that these foods are a way that each family shares their culinary heritage with us. We hope you’ll enjoy gathering around your own table to share these special foods with family & friends. Please click the web icon below to learn more!

Williamsburg, VA

 

La Herradura

A local favorite in the Virginia Beach area, La Herradura offers authentic food and a great atmosphere only minutes from the beach.  Please click the web icon below for more information!

Virginia Beach, VA

 

El Patio

A Patio vibe with Amazing Mexican dishes by Chef Don Pedro. Featuring fresh ingredients, highest-quality meats, great cocktails and craft beers and a festive, family-friendly atmosphere, we invite you to visit El Patio in Williamsburg for the finest Mexican food dining experience in our region.

Williamsburg, VA

Cholo's Peruvian Restaurant

Authentic Peruvian cuisine. Offering papa a la huancaina, lomo saltado, arroz con pollo and much more.  Please click the web icon below for more information!

Virginia Beach, VA

Los Paisas Locos

Homestyle Mexican & Honduran platters & drinks are doled out in a narrow, unfussy locale.
 
Newport News, VA

Plaza Azteca

At Plaza Azteca, we offer a genuine welcoming, warm and friendly atmosphere with thoughtful service to make you feel truly at home. Whether you are looking for a relaxing escape or culinary experience, we are dedicated to meeting your individual needs.

Virginia Beach, VA

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