Celebrate National Enchilada Day in Hampton Roads

celebrating national enchilada day with chicken enchiladas

Did you know that May 5th is not just Cinco de Mayo but also National Enchilada Day? If you would like to celebrate, visit one of the following Mexican restaurants around Hampton Roads:

La Parrilla Mexican Grill

Nestled in nearby Suffolk, La Parrilla Mexican Grill is a family owned and operated restaurant that offers authentic Mexican cuisine as well as a warm atmosphere. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable, and you can enjoy your meals inside the comfortable dining room or on the cozy patio. La Parrilla’s portions are generous as well as delicious, and they also make a mean margarita!

Plaza Azteca

Founded by two friends from Jalisco, Mexico, Plaza Azteca combines traditional Mexican flavors with Tex Mex flair. The first location opened in Virginia Beach in 1990, and today, there are several locations along the East Coast. Here, you’ll find a welcoming atmosphere as well as excellent food. Select your favorite enchilada flavor from their menu!

Cafe Rio

Steve and Patricia Stanley established Cafe Rio in 1997. They wanted to feature the cuisine of Northern Mexico’s Rio Grande region, and Cafe Rio was the answer. Today, Cafe Rio serves fresh, made-to-order food including enchiladas stuffed with your choice of meat. Cafe Rio also offers daily specials as well as a rewards program!

Luna Maya

Luna Maya is considered one of the best Mexican/Latin restaurants in Hampton Roads and is dedicated to serving excellent food in a fiesta-inspired atmosphere. Here, you’ll find unique interpretations of Mexican dishes as well as a variety of delicious enchiladas.


These are just a few of the Mexican restaurants near Waypoint Apartments. Even though National Enchilada Day only comes once a year, these restaurants are local favorites that serve excellent food year round.

If you would like more information about Hampton Roads or Waypoint Apartments, please contact us! We’d love to schedule a tour of our apartment community and show you our amenities firsthand.

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