About Us

We are family


Our History

Rodrigo Padilla, came to the US in 1980 with a dream of opening an authentic Mexican restaurant. In 2001 he Launched Taqueria El Nacimiento naming ir after his beloved Mexican home town near Arandas, Jalisco.

Years of dedication, vision & sacrifice have made El Nacimiento Restaurant a favorite multi-cultural destination for Metro Detroit & Canada. True to his home town of El Nacimiento, the restaurant offers authentic Mexican food in a family friendly atmosphere. Did you know that El Nacimiento means the nativity? This is why we represent it in our logo. The restaurant is now managed by the next generation of Padillas: Alvaro, Joel, Daisy & Arely. The continually update the restaurant to provide you with the most delicious, authentic Mexican dining experience in Detroit!

Best & Good

Thanks to the preference of our clients, we have had the joy of being awarded and recognized for our trajectory.
Gracias a la preferencia de nuestros clientes, hemos tenido la dicha de ser galardonados y reconocidos por nuestra trayectoria.

Our Restaurant

We want our clients to have a complete experience when they visit us that is why we keep our facilities cozy and friendly.
Buscamos que nuestros clientes tengan una experiencia completa cuando nos visitan por eso mantemos nuestras instalaciones acogedoras y amigables.