El Tepehuan closed on South Broadway on November 23 after nearly forty years in the same Englewood spot. Owner J. Miguel Corral plans to reopen the restaurant as El Tep a few doors down at 3495 South Broadway sometime next spring, but in the meantime, he has launched a food truck to keep his regular customers rolling in burritos and other menu favorites.
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The truck had its first full day in business yesterday in front of the Brew on Broadway and will be open Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Friday from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m.;and Sunday from 8 a.m. 8 p.m.
The food truck menu will be pared down from the restaurant menu but will include plenty of customers' favorites like enchiladas, tacos, tostadas and burritos — including breakfast burritos. Corral also hopes to bring the truck to Denver to help spread the Englewood brand to new customers farther north.