A new restaurant is opening at 635 Florida Avenue NE. Chinito's Burritos will have a soft opening from 10 am to 5 pm tomorrow (Wednesday, February 8). Our friend Lori stopped by earlier this afternoon and verified the opening, and said the owner is still figuring out regular hours. Here are a couple pictures of the interior I took on the way home tonight:
Here's hoping the restaurant is successful!
For a little history, here's a snapshot of the building from DCRA:
As you can see, the sign said "Southern Fried Chicken, Fish, Subs & Pizza" was coming soon in the summer of 2004.
By the summer of 2009, when we moved to Trinidad, the restaurant was closed and the owners were looking for a new tenant:
It's also worth noting that the shell next door has been fixed up and turned back into a proper house.