Our Story

La Reyna, the authentic Mexican restaurant was established in 1991 and is a business built by family and supported by love. Whether you’re greeted by Carlos, Carmen, or one of their children, you’ll experience their passion for quality food and customer service. They’ve been kicking out the best tacos, burritos, salsa, and guacamole in the state of Iowa for years, ensuring that their customers get only the best.

Frequent visitors of Iowa farmers markets know the name “La Reyna” because of their famous taco truck. When Carlos and Carmen heard about NewBo City Market, they jumped at the opportunity to set up shop inside.

And if you’re looking for a sit down style family atmosphere make a trip to Vinton where La Reyna the restaurant is located. The name for the restaurant “La Reyna” is Spanish for “the queen.” Carlos knows that Carmen is the boss!