Mable’s Table family operated restaurant

A restaurant run by three generations

VICTORIA,Texas–With many small local businesses, it’s good to know that some of them are owned and operated by families. Restaurant owner. Mellisa Buentello of Mable’s Table here in Victoria, works with her mother and daughter to make hand-made authentic food. Buentello started the restaurant in December with her mother’s recipes. Growing up Mable had her own restaurant that Mellisa worked at and now, owner of her own restaurant, she hopes her daughter will continue running the family business.

“I kind of grew up in the restaurant business and I saw the bond that it made with me and my mom and I wanted the same thing for my children. I wanted to make something where it was a family affair, we could all come in and work together and build this business together for the names sake of my mom,” said Buentello.

Mable’s Table is located where the old Newman’s food store was before. The restaurant is now extending their hours and will be open from Monday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mable, Mellissa, and her mother-in law are the cooks of the restaurant and run the establishment on their own. They want to keep it a family operated businesses, in hopes of a bond, just like she had with her mother.