Popular Restaurant Mojo Burrito Temporarily Closed

Friday, April 22, 2022

Mojo Burrito, the popular Tex-Mex restaurant, has temporarily closed. 

A notice on the Mojo Burrito Facebook page said, "Sadly, due to a combination of unforeseen circumstances, Mojo Burrito will be closed until further notice."

A number of the restaurant's regulars began posting their regrets and hopes that it would reopen soon.

The original location in St. Elmo closed in February 2021 after being open for 19 years.There once were locations in East Brainerd and Ooltewah.

The last location was at 1800 Dayton Blvd. in Red Bank. 


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Dining

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Breaking News

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Opinion

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