Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Via These Local Businesses

Local businesses to support in Raleigh and Wake County for National Hispanic Heritage Month—and beyond

National Hispanic Heritage Month returns Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, and to celebrate, we want to ensure our local Hispanic-owned businesses get the love they deserve—not just this month, but all year long. Here, some local Hispanic-owned shops, restaurants and other businesses to support. 


Alpaca Chicken
Multiple locations

Arepa Culture 
6274 Glenwood Ave., Ste. 100

Berto’s Chimis
Food truck, rotating locations

106 S. Wilmington St.

Che Empanadas 
500 E. Davie St.

Chilango Tacos Bar & Grill
2253 New Hope Church Road

413 Glenwood Ave.

El Chapin 
109 Capcom Ave., Ste. 11, Wake Forest

Empanadas RD
Food truck, rotating locations

Escazu Chocolates
936 N. Blount St.

Five Star Coffee Roasters
108 Thomas Mill Road, Ste. 101, Holly Springs

Geluna Gelato
111 E. Chatham St., Cary

Photo courtesy of Gringo A Go Go

Gringo A Go Go
100 N. Person St.

Gonza Tacos y Tequila
2100 Hillsborough St., Ste. 110
7713 Lead Mine Road, Ste. 39
525 New Waverly Place, Ste. 105, Cary
1849 S. Main St., Wake Forest

Gym Tacos
3701 Hillsborough St.
220 E. Six Forks Road
411 W. Morgan St. 

​​Hollywood Taco Shop
1711 Walnut St., Cary

Jose and Sons
4112 Pleasant Valley Road

La Horchateria 
2261 New Hope Church Road

Las Gringas
Food truck, rotating locations

The Latin Effect
Food truck, rotating locations

Lechon Latin BBQ
5959 Triangle Town Blvd., Ste. 2121

Makus Empanadas
411 W. Morgan St.

Mama’s Salsa
Multiple locations

Mera Brothers Oysters
Multiple locations

MexiArepa Grill
Food truck, rotating locations

Mr. Puebla Tacos
Food truck, rotating locations

Panadería Y Tortillería Artesanal
4011 Capital Blvd., Ste. 117

Pana’s Flavors
Food truck, rotating locations

Poblanos Tacos & More
Food truck, rotating locations

Raleigh Tamales
11016 Capital Blvd., Wake Forest

Tacos Las Carolinas
2500 Burlington Mills Road, Wake Forest

Totopos Street Food & Tequila 
1388 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary

Vida Dulce 
836 E. Chatham St. Ste. 104, Cary
1018 Shoppes at Midway Drive, Knightdale

Vitis House
1053 E. Whitaker Mill Road, Ste. 115

Photo courtesy of William & Company

William & Company 
616 N. Person St.

Zulia Bakery 
1201 Agriculture St.


Epilogue Books Chocolate Brews 
109 E. Franklin St., Ste. 100, Chapel Hill

Good Dirt 
1500 Brookside Drive

Little + Kind Shop
417 Kildaire Farm Road, Cary

Munjo Munjo 
20 E. Hargett St.

Photo courtesy of Urban Pothos

Urban Pothos
714 W. Peace St.


Developmental Therapy Associates
875 Walnut St., Ste. 100, Cary

HB Lines 

La Oficina 
4229 Louisburg Road, Ste. 139

Nadia Ibarrola Massage
1101 E. Whitaker Mill Road

Steam Punks Espresso Repair

223 S. West St., Ste. 1100


The Makrs Society

*Have or know of a Hispanic-owned small business in Raleigh or Wake County that isn’t on the list? Email [email protected].

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