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About Poppo's Taqueria

Poppo's Philosophy


The idea behind Poppo’s Taqueria is to provide an accessible option that serves real food people will love and feel good about eating. We use carefully chosen, wholesome ingredients, prepared with care, and minimally processed. We strive to under-promise and over-deliver. ‘No compromise’ reminds us to bring enthusiasm and integrity to our decision-making, to be who we say we are, especially when no one is looking. We believe the difference can be felt, experienced, and tasted.

Two kids enjoying free lunch in front of Poppo's sign


Culture is inherently a living expression of the many contributions of the people involved in its mechanics. A good culture, like a good family, is created and maintained through the sincere engagement of its members toward a shared goal with a shared set of values. This is what is meant by ‘love shared.’ It is crucial to discover how to relate to one’s work in a way that brings some meaning to one’s daily activities. This meaning will be different for each of us. Poppo’s Taqueria aspires to constantly create a platform upon which this kind of engagement is possible.

Our Story

We are a family owned and operated fast casual chain. Our inspiration is drawn from the taquerias of Oakland and San Francisco, where our family lived for many years. We opened our first location in Anna Maria, Fl. in 2013 on a shoestring budget and a lot of hard work. We now operate multiple locations in the Tampa Bay area.

The name ‘Poppo’ was a moniker we gave our grandpa. Though he passed on in 2001, he remains an inspiration to our family. It is meaningful for us to honor and remember him in this small way.

Top down view of a bowl of sour cream
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