Building Permits Delay Buenos Grill Mexican Restaurant Opening
The restaurant was originally scheduled to open next month.
Buenos Grill, the new Mexican grill and fast-casual restaurant under construction at 7023 Columbia Pike, will not open this summer.
Owner Charles Lee told Patch that they are still waiting for Fairfax County to approve the restaurant's building permits in order to continue construction. Lee said he estimates the restaurant will not open for three months or longer, depending on when the permits are pushed through.
Lee told members of the Annandale Central Business District Planning Committee (ACBDP) back in April that the restaurant's target opening date was July 1. However, construction stopped shortly after that.
Buenos Grill will be a fast casual, family-friendly restaurant that will offer menu items such as burritos, ceviche, tacos, salads, nachos and more.
Although the restaurant plans to seat about 60 people, members of the Annandale Central Business District Planning Committee expressed concern about the property lacking enough parking to accommodate patrons. Shop owners in the Annandale Shopping Center have also expressed concerns about patrons using the shopping center for overflow parking across the street.
To learn more about Buenos Grill, read our recap from the ACBDP meeting in April.
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