What’s Happening This Week:
We will be CLOSED Thanksgiving Day – Nov. 22nd. There will be no Lunch Specials the week of Nov. 20 – Nov. 23.
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
11/2 – chicken mole (made w/peanut butter), rice, beans, salad, & tea
11/9 – steak a la mexicana, rice beans, salad, & tea
11/16 – meatloaf, mashed potatoes, green beans, salad, & tea
11/23– Thanksgiving Week No Lunch Special
11/30 – beef tips with white rice, green 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…