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Daily Dining News: RIP Pancito's El Tepeyac

Panchito's El Tepeyac Cafe

I grew up just outside East Los Angeles, and authentic Mexican meal is one of the joys of my life. It reminds me of home and younger days free of responsbility and counting calories.

Early this year, El Tepeyac, a restaurant founded in East Los Angeles, opened a branch in Rocklin. Unfortunately, they closed last week. Here's the post from their Facebook Page.

We want to thank you all for your patronage and support these last five months. We had the privilege to meet some awesome people. Unfortunately we did not make enough money to meet our financial obligations. With bittersweet sorrow and a heavy heart we have to say Goodbye. Until we meet again...Panchito's El Tepeyac Cafe (916) 759-0189

I'm sad that I never made it out there to give them a try. I even bought a Groupon to the restaurant in May. But maybe some things weren't made to be.

Note: If you bought their Groupon or any Groupon to a place that goes out of business before you have the chance to use it, you can request a refund and they'll give you one. I got one in less than 24 hours. It was easy.

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