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Closed for the Holiday

Posted December 25, 2013 in News with No comments

Both Stores Closed  December 25 Fenway Open December 26 11am to December 30 11pm and open Jan 2 11am for another great year Brighton Store Closed December 25 through Jan 2 opening at 11am for another great year

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StripT’s El Pelon Mashup

Posted December 12, 2013 in Art, Boston Strong, Food, Speicals, Staff with No comments

Strip T’s and El Pelon have partnered up to create a special taqueria-inspired menu for New Year’s Eve             Event Details Strip T’s and El Pelon have partnered up to create a special taqueria-inspired menu for New Year’s Eve. Available both for DELIVERY (5-mile radius) and PICK-UP, the 4-person package […]

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El Pelon Cooking Demonstration at NU

Posted November 24, 2013 in Catering, Contests, Demonstration, Speicals with No comments

 Northeastern Dining welcomed Owner of El Pelon Taqueria, Jim Hoben, to the Xhibition Kitchen. Thi cutting edge kitchen at the dining halls is the Xhibition Kitchen located in Stetson West Eatery. The Xhibition Kitchen is a state of the art exhibition kitchen complete with with induction stove tops,  granite counters and and classroom style seating. As a owner of […]

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Roxy’s Grilled Cheese and El Pelón Mash-Up!

Posted October 24, 2013 in Food, News, People, Speicals with No comments

  Join us for the first ever Roxy’s Grilled Cheese and El Pelón Mash Up! Click below for details

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Fenway Business Association- Fenway First

Posted August 2, 2013 in Boston Strong, Giving, People with No comments

Fenway First  is hosting its first event- a get together for local business owners, and residents on Tuesday, August 6th, at 7pm at Sweet Caroline’s on Boylston Street! El Pelón is a proud member of the Fenway First business association.  The mission of Fenway First is to foster and encourage a self-sustaining, prosperous  business community in Fenway.  Fenway […]

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We are having a raffle!

Posted July 27, 2013 in Catering, Contests, Food, Giving, People, Speicals with No comments

We are having a raffle for an Free  Office Catering ! In each restaurant there will be a box at the register, place your business card in this box for a chance to win free lunch for your office! Each week we will randomly choose a winner and that lucky person will win free catering […]

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Eater: A day in the life of James Hoben

Posted July 22, 2013 in Advice, Funny, News, People, Staff with 1 comment

Ever wonder what a day in the life of a small business owner looks like? Thanks to our good friend and regular customer Drew Starr for writing this awesome article on owner James Hoben. An insightful and comical peer into the everyday happenings and activities of the hectic but exciting life of a restaurant owner. http://boston.eater.com/archives/2013/07/19/a-day-in-the-life-of-el-pelon-owner-jim-hoben.php […]

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Some favorite entries from “Best El Pelon Story”

Posted June 28, 2013 in Funny, News with No comments

So many of you had such cool things to say for this contest, thanks for sharing! Here were some of the other entries that made us smile!   “I first came across El Pelon as a BU student living in the fens, it was our secret burrito joint away from the hustle of Comm ave. […]

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Winners of the best El Pelon story competition!

Posted June 24, 2013 in Contests, Funny, People with No comments

Congratulations to Emily and Katie, the winners of our text-in competition of best El Pelon stories! Check our what they had to say: Emily: “Last year, amid my online dating adventures, I received an email from a handsome young man with the subject line “El Pelon Tacqueria.” (I forgave the spelling error.) After some back-and-forths […]

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A generous donation to the BPD all the way from California

Posted June 4, 2013 in News, People with No comments

Thanks to an incredible guy in California who purchased six hundred dollars worth of El Pelon gift cards from us yesterday to donate to the Boston Police Department as a thank you for their efforts during the Boston Marathon tragedy. An act of incredible kindness from 3,000 miles away! A wonderful heartwarming thing to see, […]

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