>> Centerville Ohio is becoming a HOTBED of Mexican restaurants
The South Towne Center location’s dedicated parking, and the restaurant’s larger size, were factors in the decision to relocate, Alvarez said. The TGI Fridays shut its doors for good in September 2017 after it was unable to negotiate a lease extension.
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Several Mexican-themed restaurant chains have been in expansion mode lately, but El Toro has been particularly active. In recent months, it has confirmed plans to build out a restaurant in the former Abuelo’s restaurant on North Fairfield Road in Beavercreek, opened a new restaurant in the Centerville Square Shopping Center in south Centerville, and announced plans to relocate one of its Springfield restaurants.
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“We’re investing in our communities,” Alvarez said.