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Portsmouth Mexican Restaurant to Close Its Doors

El Parque announced its closing Friday on Facebook.

In a Facebook wall message Friday, , Portsmouth's only Mexican restaurant, announced it was closing its doors. 

Due to unforeseen circumstances, el Parque has decided to close our doors at our Island Park location. We WILL RE-OPEN at a new location in the months to come. We will be back better than ever! :) Thank you all for your patronage and we hope to see you at our new location. Like us on Facebook to keep updated!- Jon Canario (FHM)

Further details about the closing were unavailable Friday. 

El Parque is located in Island Park next to Tremblay's bar and . Earlier this year, the Mexican-fare restaurant was named in Portsmouth Patch's Readers' Choice poll as . 

Did you ever eat at el Parque? What was your favorite dish on the menu? Tell us in the comment section below! 

Brianna Philbrook July 21, 2012 at 07:26 PM
Buffalo chicken burrito! Amazing. Will miss this place being in walking distance, I have been a fan for years. Hope they get a great new location as the bar side was a bit run down. Also hope something new/enjoyable moves in.
Joe Sousa. July 22, 2012 at 05:07 PM
Thanks to the business unfriendly RI legislature there,s plenty of available commercial property for rent.
Working Guy July 22, 2012 at 06:45 PM
It's really sickening how Joe Sousa always seems to put a negative twist on everything posted here on Patch. Like RI is the only state with this problem? Wake up Joe the whole country is this way! Perhaps you need to find a new hobby besides sitting at your computer 24/7 and posting negativity, Perhaps you should try and be part of a solution instead of being a part of the problem.
bassman8163 July 23, 2012 at 12:48 AM
Want to feed mexicans?Go to mexico!!!!!!
Joe Sousa. July 23, 2012 at 10:15 AM
Rhode Island Stuck at Bottom of Top States For Business If there is a top state for business in our annual study, there must be a bottom state. For 2012, that dubious distinction goes to Rhode Island — for the second year in a row. CNBC Thanks RI Legislature

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