Mexican restaurant spices up Wassaic

El Jalapeno is the newest Mexican restaurant in the area. Located on Route 22 in Wassaic, it offers authentic Mexican food made with quality ingredients for a reasonable price. Photo By Stefanie Giglio

WASSAIC — Wassaic now has a bit more spice in its life … or at least in its food.

The hamlet is now home to El Jalapeno, an authentic Mexican restaurant that serves traditional dishes using quality ingredients at an affordable price.

The restaurant, which is located at 3997 Route 22, adjacent to the Cousins Mini Market and gas station, is currently open for dinner six nights a week. Over the coming months, the owners plan to expand their services to include lunch and delivery.

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