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XELA'S OWNER, CORISSA HERNADEZ- PARADES' FAMILY IMMIGRATED TO BOYLE HEIGHTS FROM MEXICO. SHE BUILT XELAS TO REFLECT THE DEEP LOVE AND ADMIRATION SHE HAS FOR THE COMMUNITY. HER INTENTION WAS TO OPEN A RESTAURANT THAT WOULD HAVE A POSITIVE IMPACT ON THE NEIGHBORHOOD BY CREATING A SAFE SPACE AND MORE CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR BIPOC AND BY HOSTING FUNDRAISERS AND EVENTS THAT BENEFIT OUR NEIGHBORHOOD.

 

WE EMBRACE BOYLE HEIGHTS WITH LOVE AND A SPIRIT OF INCLUSIVENESS AND KINDNESS, WITH A FRIENDLY STAFF & THE BEST LOCAL DJ'S & BANDS LOS ANGELES HAS TO OFFER.

OUR CULTURA

GABRIEL PAREDES

OWNER

CORISSA PAREDES-HERNANDEZ

OWNER

DOMINIC SALDANA

OWNER

FROM MEXICO TO BOYLE HEIGHTS

XELAS IS AN EAST LOS ANGELES INSPIRED COMIDA XICANA BAR WITH AN INNOVATIVE MENU THAT BRIDGES L.A. STREET FOOD, CLASSIC CORDON BLEU TRAINING, AND ABUELITA'S KITCHEN. JOIN US FOR A BROAD SELECTION OF BEER, CAREFULLY CRAFTED COCKTAILS, AND MOUTH-WATERING MEXICAN EATS.