New Business Q&A - Rey Azteca

April 27, 2008

Name of business: Rey Azteca

Owner: Ramiro Palacios

Address: 75 Eastern Blvd. North, Centre at Antietam Creek, Hagerstown

Opening date: March 4

Products and services: Mexican restaurant

Market area: Hagerstown and surrounding area

How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start it? "I got into the restaurant business about 12 years ago. That's when we started our first restaurant. My brothers and I came from Hidalgo, Mexico, with a passion for Mexican cuisine. That's why we started our restaurants. We want to share our food and our passion with people around us."

Previous business experience: "This is my fifth restaurant. I'm excited to open one here in Hagerstown." The other restaurants all are in Pennsylvania - Butler, Johnstown, Somerset and Warminster.


Number of employees: Six

Hours: Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday, noon to 9 p.m.

Phone number: 301-797-0515

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