Monday, November 20, 2017

Downtown Detroit restaurant La Dulce will close permanently this weekend

Posted By on Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 9:51 AM

click to enlarge la_dulce.png
La Dulce, a tapas-inspired restaurant located in downtown Detroit, will close for good at the end of the week, according to the Detroit Free Press.

The daily reports that the eatery had a difficult time transitioning when it moved from its original digs in Royal Oak to a spot inside the Crowne Plaza hotel.



Co-owner Luis Negrete said he had trouble managing diverging expectations from the hotel and La Dulce regulars.

Negrete, who still works full time in the automotive industry, said he also could no longer manage the demands of running a hotel restaurant as well as his 9-to-5.

In late September, the restaurant switched its original tapas-style menu to an elevated Mexican cuisine concept, with the hope of sending proceeds to help earthquake victims in Mexico.

The restaurant will continue to operate for the rest of the week, but will close for good on Sunday.

Tags: , , , , , ,

We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Detroit Metro Times. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Detroit Metro Times, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.

Email us at letters@metrotimes.com.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Detroit Metro 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 Metro Times Press Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

July 21, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In Detroit

© 2021 Detroit Metro Times - Contact Us

Website powered by Foundation