¡BIENVENIDO A EMPORIA! Emporia boasts a thriving Hispanic population that is engaged in the community and enjoys sharing and educating others about their culture.
FESTIVALS Bring the family downtown for authentic food, music, dancing, and a beer garden at the annual Cinco de Mayo Block Party. Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Kickoff Extravaganza in Kellogg Circle on the ESU Campus and get treated to Hispanic foods, regional music and folkloric dancers. Join in on the fun for Dia de los Muertos. Festivities include a Parade of the Living Dead and a street party with food trucks, movies and more.
4 MUST TRY MEXICAN RESTAURANTS Casa Ramos 707 Commercial St. Quality food, great customer service, huge portions, and festive atmosphere have made this a popular place with locals and visitors since 2004. One thing for sure is you won’t leave hungry. Be sure to visit on someone’s birthday.
El Lorito 2144 W. US Hwy 50 This colorful Mexican restaurant serves big tastes at affordable prices. Everything on the menu is great, but be sure to try the best queso in town.
Salsa St. Mexican Grill 1120 Commercial St. Build a your own burrito at Salsa St. Mexican Grill. With burritos, tacos, nachos, vegetarian options and huge portions, this locallyowned restaurant is a creative dining experience.
El Marmol 713 W. South Ave. Enjoy a true south-of-the-border experience at this foodie favorite. Located off the beaten path, El Marmol serves up authentic Mexican cuisine.