Lorena's Restaurant

A small restaurant hidden behind the Valley Mall in Downtown El Monte, CA. Family owned and run for 18+ years.
Cultural Narrative: 

Lorenas's Restaurant has been in this location for over 18 years. The owner of the restaurant bought it from the previous owner. R. Abundiz, current owner used to work at that restaurant along with his wife and other family members. Abundiz and his family originate from Mexico D.F, Mexico. They loved working there and when the previous owner wanted to sell the place Abundiz and his family invested in the property. He stated that they first made the down payment and slowly payed off the location. Since that day he has run the restaurant, and all the employees are family members.


Location Description: 

Lorena's Restaurant

3615 Monterey Ave

El Monte, CA, USA