Fire Damages La Tolteca Mexican Foods in Phoenix

Those who frequent downtown Phoenix are almost undoubtedblty familiar with La Tolteca Mexica Foods. Not only is the building -- with its bright green, red, and white sign -- hard to miss, the restaurant also has a reputation for serving an affordable Mexican lunch and an impressive array of market goods.

Unfortunately early Saturday morning a fire ripped though the restaurant and market, causing the roof to collapse and leaving the interior servery damaged.

See also: Best Tamales - La Tolteca (2014) , Best Mexican Market - La Tolteca (2012)

There's no word yet on the cause of the fire.

In addition to being a Mexican restaurant, La Tolteca also serves as a panadería and carnicería for the Central Phoenix neighborhood. The establishment offers a variety of Mexican baked goods including dulce de leche churros and handmade tortillas, as well as whole roasted chickens and chicarrones.

On the market side of La Tolteca, you'll find everything from pantry items and uncooked meats to kitchen supplies.

See also: La Tolteca: a Market, Panaderia and Restaurant All In One Central Phoenix Location

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