Lupita's Restaurant in Portland's Old Port
Lupita’s is a Mexican Taqueria with influence from Colombia. The restaurant specializes in a variety of tacos (Pibil, Pollo, Brisket, Home Recipe, Shrimp, Cauliflower); Bowls, snacks such as Guacamole, Chips and Salsa, Street Corn, Tres Leches desserts; and drinks such as Margaritas and Micheladas. The homemade margarita mix is made with all fresh ingredients which is a recipe from London.
The key strength of this business is the physical location in Portland’s Old Port. The amount of tourists combined with year-round business it takes in throughout all seasons in Maine has made this a successful business model. 80% of customers are repeat, including corporate employees for lunch, and families and young couples for nighttime sales.