A popular taco joint in Birmingham’s Jewelery Quarter announced it was closing, but promised: “This won’t be the last for us.” Tierra Tacos is closing its doors for good at its current Frederick Street location after the building was no longer able to serve the restaurant’s needs.
Taking to Instagram late on Friday, March 24, Tierra wrote: “So saddened to announce that on April 1st we will be serving our last round of tacos at Tierra, JQ. We have done everything we can at our current location to move forward, without However, the pressures of feeding hundreds of you week after week have taken their toll on the old lady.
“Although it has been a heartbreaking decision to make, we know it is the right decision to leave now before the building fails us. The past few months we have struggled with the building, trying to make it work as best we can.” , but it’s just not right that we’re still here.
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The restaurant, known for its tacos, frozen margaritas and organic wines, added: “We have so much love for every one of you who has supported us over the past two years, whether it’s placing an order on Deliveroo, stopping by for a shot of tequila or those who have come so often we know you don’t like cilantro in your food (sigh) You have made our time at the JQ incredibly special and we couldn’t have asked for better, more understanding customers.”
“We may be saying goodbye to 53 Frederick Street JQ, however this won’t be the last of Tierra.” The restaurant chain signed off saying, “Reservations are open through April 1 for you to get your last round of tacos.” In response to the announcement, fans were devastated.
“Nooooo,” said one Instagram user. A second web user shared: “Gutted by this.” A third commented: “I was hoping to come on the 4th for my birthday.” It’s run by the same team behind the acclaimed Tiger Bites Pig bao bar on Stephenson Steet.
Speaking at the time of its opening, Tiger Bites Pig co-owner Neil McGougan said: “Tierra Tacos was initially a pop-up idea to help us get through lockdown last year when we were forced to close our downtown restaurant. city. It’s very exciting. to make it our second restaurant after the well-documented struggles that hospitality has had over the past year.”