"HOME OF THE CHIMICHANGA"

In 1969, Peter Bugarin had the idea to develop a Mexican restaurant that would feature the best Sonoran style Mexican food by utilizing the very best ingredients. He also wanted to create his own version of a then little known item which would be called, the Chimichanga. Then in 1970, Peter, a top notch chef, along with his mother, Hope, also a top notch chef, and his orchestra leader father, Pete, opened La Piñata Restaurant in Phoenix, Arizona which quickly became known as, “The home of the chimichanga”. This was the first restaurant to top the classic deep-fried burrito with sour cream, guacamole, tomatoes, onions and cheese. Five decades later, this valley favorite is still known as the home of the chimichanga, and Peter, along with the Bugarin family still serves dynamic portions of award winning Sonoran style Mexican food and mouthwatering margaritas in a colorful “Old Mexico” atmosphere. So, welcome to an “old school” original! An amazing dining experience awaits you at La Piñata.

OUR HUMBLE BEGINNINGS

TO OUR VALUED GUESTS

Our La Piñata family thanks you for all the community support during this trying time.

 

Our dining room is now open!  We are no longer providing delivery service, we are however still using UberEats services!

We still offer take-out and continue to offer Bottled & Draft Beer & Margaritas with to-go orders!

 

Please reach out to us at

(602) 279-1763 for takeout orders!

 

 

 

WE STILL OFFER OUR FAMILY MEAL SPECIAL FOR TAKE-OUT!

Closed Monday (for summer)

Open Tuesday-Sunday @11AM

1970

2020

no reservations please

 

CONTACT

Where are we?

5521 N 7th Ave,

Phoenix, AZ 85013

 

(602) 279-1763

 

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