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Pepe’s Cantina Express to Join The Marketplace at Avalon Park

Pepe’s Cantina Express to Join
The Marketplace at Avalon Park

Orlando, FL (February 27, 2024) – Avalon Park Group is excited to announce the opening of Pepe’s Cantina Express, a fast and dynamic extension of the beloved Pepe’s Cantina brand, in The Marketplace at Avalon Park. Owned by Frank Chavez and operated by Alejandro Evans, Pepe’s Cantina Express aims to bring the same exceptional quality and vibrant atmosphere of its sister restaurants to a quick and convenient format. The anticipated opening date is set for April 15th.

Pepe’s Cantina Express aims to satisfy the craving for rich, fresh Mexican food in an accessible and fast-paced environment. The restaurant is committed to offering an exceptional dining experience where their customers can enjoy a wide variety of delicious food and drinks without compromising on quality or service.

“We chose Avalon Park for our first location because we value the proximity of this community and the support of loyal customers,” explained Frank Chavez, Owner of Pepe’s Cantina Express. “The Marketplace is known for bringing together friends and family, making it the perfect setting for our modern Mexican cuisine.”

“Pepe’s Cantina Express will be a fantastic addition to The Marketplace at Avalon Park,” said Derek McCracken, General Manager of The Marketplace. “Their commitment to quality and variety aligns perfectly with our mission of providing a diverse and community-minded dining experience.”

Pepe’s Cantina Express is set to offer everyone’s favorites including Happy Hour specials and more. Patrons can expect a wide range of options including tacos, burritos, bowls, quesadillas, margaritas, and much more.

To stay updated on the latest news and specials, follow Pepe’s Cantina Express on Facebook at and on Instagram @pepescantina_express.

Marketplace at Avalon Park brings together local chefs, artisans, and makers to share their creations in an innovative and community-minded food hall. It is located in the heart of Downtown Avalon Park, at 3801 Avalon Park East Boulevard, and encompasses over 8,000 square feet with 9 eatery bays that comprise the food hall, a commissary kitchen, a general store, brewery taproom, sit-down restaurant, and bar, and features regular events and live entertainment.

For more information visit or contact Derek McCracken at .


About Avalon Park Group

Avalon Park Group is a uniquely diversified family of companies engaged in businesses ranging from master-planned community development to health care and technology services, mining, and property management, in Florida, Texas, and Switzerland. With more than $1 billion in total assets, Avalon Park Group combines its exceptional reputation, sound business experience, and significant financial resources to invest in extraordinary opportunities. At Avalon Park Group, our mission is to change the way the world lives, learns, works, and plays by creating healthy sustainable communities and every aspect thereof. For more information on Avalon Park Group, visit or call 407-658-6565.

Contact: Stephanie Lerret, Avalon Park Group, 407-427-6073.

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