About Us


El Mariachi is a family-owned establishment with a rich history of serving delicious food to families like yours. It all started in 1997, when the Rizo family opened their first El Mariachi in Princeton, WV. Since, we have expanded through our commitment to excellent customer service and mixing the best ingredients. 

Authentic Cuisine

 We invite you to our table to experience a culinary journey into authentic Mexican cuisine.

Tasty Meals

We can ensure that our delicious meals will keep everyone coming back for more.

Fresh Ingredients

We serve our customers only the freshest ingredients, and that’s something we’re proud to say it.

A Diverse Menu

You’ll love how different our menu is and the wide variety of foods you can enjoy with your family.

Our Story

Where It All Began

El Mariachi Mexican Restaurant and Cantina is a family-owned establishment who has served many meals to our loyal customers. Since 1997, The Rizo family has expanded restaurants to multiple locations across the two Virginias, and looks forward to opening more locations in the future. Be sure to visit us at our current locations in Beaver, WV, and Tazewell, VA.

What Our Customers Think

“Will definitely be back”

“Food was delicious and the staff went above and beyond for us! Will definitely be back.” Facebook Review

“One of the best”

“Food is always great and so is the service. This is one of the best Mexican restaurant I’ve been to. My husband and I both love this restaurant and we visit it often. Great staff and very attentive. ” Trip Advisor Review

“I was beyond satisfied”

“First time at the new and improved restaurant. I had a Chipotle salad and I was beyond satisfied. The corn as black bean salsa on the salad was fabulous. I recommend you give them a try. And our waitress was magnificent” Facebook Review

“We loved it”

“Great food, friendly staff. We loved it and will be back soon.” Facebook Review