A couple of months ago, we noticed thatMariscos Las Islitas
, the little Mexican seafood joint that occupied an address on Evans near Federal, had closed its doors. It didn't take long for it to resurface: The restaurant merely closed down its original location to relocate from one strip mall to another, picking up a prime spot on Federal Boulevard near Florida.
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An employee at the restaurant cites better real estate as one motivation to move: "We're on Federal now. It's a better street."
But she also says that the biggest motivation to trade up was that the new address came with a liquor license, which means the restaurant is now serving beer and cocktails in addition to the menu. And speaking of that menu, it'll eventually get a little expansion, too -- though for now, it remains the same as the original.
Here's a taste of what you'll find if you head over to the new joint: