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Takeout Tuesday: Agave Cocina Mexicana

Posted at 7:15 PM, May 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-05 19:15:19-04

WALLINGTON, NJ — At Agave Cocina Mexicana in Wallington, it’s strictly a family affair.

Maria, Alex, Kayla, Stefani, Frannie, Jose and John are working overtime these days to keep the authentic Mexican restaurant running. Just a month shy of celebrating its one year anniversary, the restaurant had to rework its business model overnight to adapt to statewide closures prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

“We have been all hands on deck,” Kayla Tlatelpa explained. “We are on a rotating schedule just so we could be more financially resourceful.”

Even though their dining room was empty this Cinco de Mayo, their kitchen was bustling. The restaurant, which incorporates their grandmother’s old recipes from the city of Puebla, is now on a mission to bring the dine-in experience to your home.

The restaurant has created fajita and taco kits for customers to enjoy at home. Each kit is packed with everything you need to make it feel as if you’re in the restaurant.

Agave’s menu also has a wide variety of authentic Mexican dishes.

Agave Cocina Mexican is located at:
32 Locust Ave., Wallington, NJ 07057
(973) 246-8531

They’re open Tuesday and Thursday - Sunday starting at 2 p.m. for takeout and delivery.

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