The Guava Tree food truck to open permanent location in McKinney

Cuban-inspired dishes, such as loaded yucca Fries, will be available at the new location. (Courtesy The Guava Tree)
Cuban-inspired dishes, such as loaded yucca Fries, will be available at the new location. (Courtesy The Guava Tree)

Cuban-inspired dishes, such as loaded yucca Fries, will be available at the new location. (Courtesy The Guava Tree)

Cuban American “truckstaurant” The Guava Tree is readying to open a new brick-and-mortar location at 104 S. Chestnut St., McKinney. Owners and operators Onel and Pam Perez said The Guava Tree Cuban Cafe and Cantina is expected to open by Oct. 1, with the food truck remaining operational for catering events.


The restaurant will have traditional Cuban menu items, such as Cuban sandwiches, vaca frita, croquettes and pastelitos, as well as Cuban-inspired dishes, such as loaded yucca fries, a chicken-fried sandwich, wings and Cuban donuts. In addition to food, the restaurant will also serve a variety of signature drinks, including mojitos, Guava Tree Sap and McKinney Libre. www.theguavatreetruck.com
By Miranda Jaimes
Miranda has been in the North Texas area since she graduated from Oklahoma Christian University in 2014. She reported and did design for a daily newspaper in Grayson County before she transitioned to a managing editor role for three weekly newspapers in Collin County. She joined Community Impact Newspaper in 2017 covering Tarrant County news, and is now back in Collin County as the editor of the McKinney edition.


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