Paco’s Tacos Mexican Taqueria plans an opening and ribbon-cutting at 1613 Williamson Road in Roanoke Friday, June 24 at 11 a.m.
The opening of Paco’s Tacos is yet another addition to the diversity of restaurants and retailers representing foods and products from all nations located along Roanoke’s Williamson Road International Corridor.
“This was one of the reasons we chose the location of our taqueria,” says Laura Bullington Gomez who owns the restaurant with her husband, Arturo Gomez. Paco’s Tacos is an authentic Mexican taqueria (“taco shop”), the only one in Roanoke, and features fresh food using fresh ingredients prepared to order. The menu items are not fried, but are roasted, grilled or boiled instead.
“What our customers will find at Paco’s Tacos is what you find walking into a ‘taqueria’ in Mexico”, says Gomez. "We purchase our meats and produce locally, and the bread for our tortas (Mexican subs) is baked and delivered to us from a Hispanic bakery in Winston-Salem, N.C.”
The premiere dish offered at the restaurant is Tacos Al Pastor, a traditional dish featuring marinated pork slow-roasted on a rotisserie, seasoned with pineapple and onion.Menus are printed in English and Spanish.