Kitsilano’s Cacao restaurant has officially closed after nearly three years at 1898 West 1st Avenue.

Bryn Skibo-Birney profiled the ‘progressive latin’ eatery in January with her Where We’re Eating column on

Scout Magazine’s Andrew Morrison broke the news after Cacao co-owner/chef Jefferson Alvarez reached out to him with the restaurant update.

In short, a water leak closed the during the busiest season of the year and Alvarez had no certainty as to when they would be able to re-open. Four weeks later when the repairs were complete, the financial damage was already done.

Read the complete story on Scout.

Last modified: July 17, 2019

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