In 1975, El Azteca was started in a small shopping center in Fairfield, CA. Rebeca Berumen known by her family as “Ama” shared her love through cooking and wanted to venture into her own restaurant business, sharing her authentic Mexican cuisine with others. With the support of her husband, Nicolas, and 11 children Ama started what has now been over 35 years of Authentic Mexican Cuisine.
The Vacaville location of El Azteca opened in 1979 and has grown to be a staple in Vacaville. In 1992, Josefina Berumen Ponce, Ama’s 5th eldest, took over the Vacaville location of El Azteca II Mexican Food. After many years of working in the restaurants she purchased the business and began what has been her own venture; all while continuing to use the same recipes and techniques used by her mother. Now after 38 years we would like to share our authentic Mexican cuisine with you!