Maria says these restaurants are distinguished from many others that serve Mexican food by their top-quality, healthy foods, and by the distinctive dining spaces. People today are more health conscious, and we know that,” she says. At Mexico, customers have come to expect the freshest ingredients in dishes ranging from the typical tacos and burritos to those that feature sophisticated sauces and unusual tastes. It’s not surprising then, that Mexico’s menu is described as “a fiesta for your mouth.”
Having come into Richmond at the beginning of a period of dramatic growth in both the size and diversity of the population, Mexico has expanded steadily, adding locations in different parts of town, capturing a loyal customer base.
“The Richmond community has grown so much in the past 10 years,” Maria Garcia says. “We were in the right place at the right time.” Today, the restaurants attract a variety of people, though they are particularly popular with families. “We’ve seen children grow up right in front of us,” she adds. “The whole community has responded really well to all that we’ve worked so hard to offer.”