About Us

Our Food
Mexican Food with a nice touch. For years our family has passed down recipes of our traditional Mexican Food, and generation after generation the recipes never changed. Finding and experimenting with new ingredients but without losing the base and fundamentals of our ancestors’ recipes. We are proud our self’s on serving the best possible Mexican dishes filled with flavor and a touch of home

Our Goal
Although we are a small family-owned restaurant, our goal is to be successful & one day expand to other locations. Palenque Bistro focuses on its quality and costumer services above all. We are here to prepare the best Mexican Food possible, we want to be the best Mexican Food in Whittier CA.

Our Story
Since a kid our founder Leonardo Gomez loved going to work to his parents food truck business. Falling in love with food thanks to his parents’ business and moms cooking decided to learn everything there is to know about the great Mexican cuisine. At a young age started helping Mom & Dad manage the family food truck business. After learning from Mom, Grandma he opened his first Restaurant in the city of Ontario CA. In 2018 he decided to start a new concept a Vegan Mexican Restaurant, next to his sister who was vegan. After 4 years of successful but stressful times do to the pandemic him & his wife decided to sell and pursue his dream of owning a real full Mexican Food restaurant. PALENQUE BISTRO is our founders dream come true.