WILLIAMSBURG-Los Paisanos Mexican Restaurant & Grill on Pocahontas Trail near Colonial Williamsburg is under new ownership.
The restaurant, which used to be the National Pancake & Waffle House before rebranding as Los Paisanos Mexican Restaurant & Grill in August 2021, is now owned and managed by Kathy Zeledon and her parents, Rolando Salazar and Esmeralda Zeledon.
In a phone interview on Wednesday, June 15, Kathy Zeledon said her family officially took over the business this past March.
“It’s everyone’s dream to own their own business,” she said. “The opportunity came upon us, so we decided as a family to take a leap and buy the business.”
The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. In addition to Mexican cuisine, the new owners of Los Paisanos Mexican Restaurant & Grill, who are from El Salvador, have added a few authentic El Salvadorian dishes to the menu including pupusas prepared with handmade tortillas.
“We also have a Latin breakfast, which is popular, as well as Latin soups,” Zeledon said.
Los Paisanos Mexican Restaurant & Grill is located at 7105 Pocahontas Trail. Hours of operation are Monday through Thursday, 8am to 8:30pm, Friday, 8am to 9pm, Saturday, 7am to 9pm, and Sunday, 7am to 8:30pm. For more information on the restaurant, visit its Facebook page.