The Hype features El Cortez Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar and one of it’s owners, Michael Maxxis.

El Cortez was born out of the vision of artists and as such remains very invested in supporting and promoting the local arts community and Edmonton as a whole.

Located just off Whyte Avenue in Edmonton, Alberta. El Cortez Mexican Kitchen + Tequila Bar is a creative combination of arresting decor, culinary arts, and fine tequila and craft cocktails.

Their thoughtfully curated menu encompasses everything from tapas, to entrees, to gourmet street food & tacos, to nuevo latino fusion dishes. Alongside that, El Cortez is one of only 9 establishments in the world certified by the Consejo Regulador del Tequila (The Tequila Regulatory Council).

The main floor is open 7 nights a week and caters to dinnertime and late night guests looking to enjoy great food and/or beverages. The kitchen is open late to satisfy those late-night cravings! Also open for lunch on Friday, Saturday, and Sundays at 11:00 am with brunch available on the weekends!

The Tequila Cellar is open Friday and Saturday nights for late night fun with DJs keeping the energy going till the end.The Tequila Cellar is the perfect space to host parties up to 80.

Find El Cortez at:

8230 Gateway Blvd NW
Edmonton, AB T6E 4B2

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