Two years after it closed in the Central West End, Gringo is plotting its triumphant return, with owner Chris Sommers saying he'll open a new location of the beach-vibe taco shack Downtown later this year.
The new location will be at 635 Washington Avenue, in the Laurel building. That's part of the MX Center, where Sommers' Pi Pizzeria is perpetually busy, and on the ground floor of the Embassy Suites Hotel, which caters to conventioneers (the convention center is just across the street).Chef Cary McDowell, who was originally involved in the concept, will be a co-owner.
Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club
Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.
Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.
Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.