What’s Happening This Week:
Please mark your calendars we will be CLOSED for vacation August 5-12th
Due to our size and to better accommodate our customers we will not sit parties larger than 8 guests. Any party larger than 8 will be split into smaller tables.
A gratuity of 18% will be added on all parties larger than 5.
Incomplete parties will NOT be seated and we do NOT separate checks.
Lunch Specials $7.99
Tuesday – carne guisada, rice, beans, salad, & tea
Wednesday – two enchiladas (beef, chicken, or cheese), rice, beans, & tea
Thursday – two beef crispy tacos, rice, beans, & tea
07/12 chicken mole (made with peanut butter), rice, beans, salad, & tea
07/21 beef tips, white rice, green beans, salad, & tea
07/26 chicken guisada, rice, beans, salad, & tea
For over 75 years Joe Avila’s family has been serving the Austin community. Throughout the years the Avila family has become a dynasty among East Austin businesses and has generated a loyal customer base. Generations of families have patronized and been employed by this family business from the beginning of La Oriental at 2305 E. 9th St. to Joe’s Bakery & Coffee Shop at 2305 E.7th St. The story of Joe’s Bakery & Coffee Shop is four generations in the making, and shows the perseverance, commitment and loyalty of one family.
The family business began in 1935 when Joe’s mother and stepfather, Sophia and Florentino De La O, opened La Oriental Grocery & Bakery at 2305 East 9th Street. The bakery on 9th street was not just a place of business but it was their home…