El Pastel Bakery: Serving family pastries for almost 40 years

El Pastel Bakery owners Mike and Raquel Alvarez pose in front of a display full of pastries. (Photo by Terry Fitzwater)

For almost 40 years the El Pastel Bakery on 7th Street in Kingsville has been making customers happy with their homemade family pastry recipes. Under the new ownership and management of Mike and Raquel Alvarez, the business is continuing to not only thrive with its existing customers, but is growing regionally.

With its covey of traditional Hispanic family recipes, Alvarez has put his on touch on the business by adding holiday themed donuts and cookies along with introducing a variety of new flavors.

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What an AWESOME story for the Kingsville Community. I was actually there on Sunday - October 10th approx: 9-AM and casually informed server that I was buying some Pan Dulce (sweet breads) as a gift for my cousins at Salinas Funeral Home before I got on the road to drive back home to H-Town. I shall visit this panadería upon my return during the holidays. Gracias Amigos!

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