Try some Mexican pan dulce from this Gem of Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — If you are a fan of Mexican food and culture, you will have to stop by this Gem of Tampa Bay.

El Noa Noa is a Mexican store located in West Tampa with all kinds of food items, goods, candy and desserts.

Customers are known to stop by for the fresh Mexican bread, warm tamales, tortillas, vegetables, piñatas, candy, and household items.

Grab a strawberry milkshake or a Cuban from this Gem of Tampa Bay

The store also has a meat section in the back.

“We do this to keep encouraging these beautiful traditions from our countries that our future generations can see and keep,” Owner Norberto Vallejo said.

Vallejo opened the spot in the late 1990s after saving up for a few years.

“There are no words to express because I started off working picking strawberries and oranges in the fields for many years,” he said.

El Noa Noa Mexican Store is located at 4215 N Armenia Ave. in Tampa.

The store is open Sunday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. then Friday and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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