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

One Response to " Kitsilano’s Cacao Restaurant Has Officially Closed "

  1. Bill Barilko says:

    The proprietors simply couldn’t make enough money in such a small place and their propensity to say anything they thought people wanted to hear…..well that’s not any way to run a business.