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Roberto’s Taco Shop Closes Its Original Location

It moves into a new space

The two tamale combo
The two tamale combo at Roberto’s Taco Shop
Roberto’s Taco Shop/Facebook

Roberto’s Taco Shop closes its original Las Vegas location that originally opened in 1990 today. The restaurant at 1220 E. Harmon Avenue, near UNLV, sits in a strip mall that sold about three years ago and plans to go through redevelopment, according to KTNV. Roberto’s plans to relocate to 4700 S. Maryland Parkway, opening in the Gateway Building on March 1. The base of the new apartment complex includes Ike’s Love & Sandwiches, opening February 6, and Pizza Forte, a 7-Eleven, and Sushi Joe’s, along with recent arrivals Peet’s Coffee & Tea and Crumbl Cookies. Founders Roberto and Dolores Robledo opened Roberto’s in 1964 in San Diego, and later moved to Las Vegas in 1990. Now the company has 57 locations statewide.

Avery’s Coffee closed after six years in business in Village Square.

Sizzle Hut chuck roll
Sizzle Hut chuck roll
Sizzle Hut/Facebook

January 22

Sizzle Hut, the restaurant in the southwest that allows each diner to individually cook their dishes, closes on January 29. By February 3, it converts into Holy Shrimp, a Cajun seafood restaurant. Chef Kevin Chong of Japaneiro works with the Sizzle Hut team to open the restaurant that will have buy two pounds of shrimp or crawfish, get one pound free on opening day. The restaurant plans to be open from Monday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 3 a.m. and Saturday and Sunday from noon to 3 a.m. Sizzle Hut opened last March.

Paris Baguette closed at the Grand Canal Shoppes on January 6. The restaurant debuted at the Venetian’s Grand Canal Shoppes in October 2015, taking over a prominent, two-level spot on the resort’s St. Mark’s Square. Parent company SPC Group from Korea still has a location in Chinatown. The Paris Baguette menu features French pastries, desserts, breads, salads, sandwiches, and specialty drinks.

Gaucho’s Sacred Flavors, the Argentinian restaurant at the Bunkhouse Saloon, closed. Ricardo Guerrero, who founded the food truck Slidin’ Thru, teamed up with Gerardo Avalos to open the restaurant last March.

Memphis Championship Barbecue, which featured slowly smoked baby back ribs and pulled-pork sandwiches on Warm Springs Road, closed. Texas Meltz is taking its place. That restaurant out of the Lone Star State features 15 sandwich choices, all priced at $8.95 and named after Texas landmarks, including The Amarillo made with roast beef and filled onions, The Plano built with turkey and fired onions, and The Dallas stacked with brisket and barbecue sauce. It already has a location on West Sahara Avenue.

Every Restaurant and Bar That Closed in Las Vegas: 2020 Edition [ELV]

Grand Canal Shoppes

3327 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 414-4500 Visit Website

Roberto's Taco Shop

1406 Highland Avenue, , CA 91950 (619) 336-0481 Visit Website

Memphis Championship Barbecue

2250 East Warm Springs Road, , NV 89119 (702) 260-6909 Visit Website

The Bunkhouse Saloon

124 S 11th St, Las Vegas, NV 89101 (702) 384-4536 Visit Website


7315 W Warm Springs Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89113 (702) 260-8668

Sizzle Hut

7815 S Rainbow Blvd Ste 102, Las Vegas, NV 89139 (702) 405-9157

Avery’s Coffee

9440 W. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89117 702-476-2063

Texas Meltz

4604 West Sahara Avenue, , NV 89102 (702) 202-1622 Visit Website


8085 Blue Diamond Road, Las Vegas, NV 89178

Gaucho’s Sacred Flavors

124 S. 11th St., Las Vegas, NV 89101 Visit Website

Ike’s Love & Sandwiches

3200 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109

The Grand Canal Shoppes

3377 South Las Vegas Boulevard, , NV 89109 (702) 414-4525 Visit Website

Sushi Joe's

4700 Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89119 Visit Website

Paris Baguette

581 Massachusetts Avenue, , MA 02139 (617) 714-3062 Visit Website

Village Square

2376-2498 S Fort Apache Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89117 (702) 715-4110


6930 Srainbow Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89118 (702) 263-8572 Visit Website