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San Jose Restaurante Mexicano, 801 Sparkleberry Lane: October 2012 (Closed Again)   3 comments

Posted at 11:52 pm in closing







I haven't eaten here too often, but it was fine the times I did, and it has certainly managed to outlast most of the other restaurants in the Sparkleberry Crossing development, so I'm a little curious about what's going on at the San Jose on Sparkleberry Lane. I take it that the place will reopen after the facade work currently in progress, but I'm puzzled as to why it's being done in the first place. As I recall it, the building looked nice enough, and rather southwestern, with its stucco exterior. I can't see that adding bricks over that will improve things (though from the work around the side windows, it will still have a bit of southwestern flair), and it certainly can't be cheap.

UPDATE 13 December 2012: Updated the closing date from "December 2012" to "October 2012" based on commenter Sidney's info.

UPDATE 25 January 2023: I had completely forgotten I had already made this post, so when the restaurant was closed in early 2023, I made a new post. I am deleting that one, and putting it below:





Google shows this restaurant as Temporarily Closed, but looking at the signage, I see no indication that it is closed at all, much less a "We'll be back soon" sign.

It *is* definitely closed though, and I could not get a good view inside to say if the fixtures are still there. WIS says there was a fire here in May of 2022, but I see reviews from after that, so I don't believe that is a factor.

UPDATE 7 June 2024 -- Open again:



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  1. Isn't everything else over there brick? This might be being done so it matches the other buildings, and I doubt it's the restaurant's idea to do it.


    11 Dec 12 at 4:03 pm

  2. This was closed back as far as October. I tried to eat here at that time and it was closed. I totally forgot to mention that on here.


    12 Dec 12 at 3:48 pm

  3. Interesting! Don't know how I missed it, other than I usually go by there when it's dark.

    I'll update the closing date.


    12 Dec 12 at 11:38 pm

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