After 25 years of business on Lower Greenville, J.Pepe’s has closed its doors. Regulars frequented the establishment for strong pours and Tex-Mex eats by their poolside patio. According to general manager Raj Pole, owner Jimmy Bharmao is bringing in a new investor that will remodel the building and reopen it as a bar or restaurant under a new name.
J. Pepe’s had a long history on Lower Greenville. The bar was once a residential home in the 1950s. In the ’80s the house was converted to a bar and named “Greenville Avenue Country Club.” In 1987 it finally became J. Pepe’s.
A few blocks south on Greenville, Mextopia also has recently closed. Owner Ricardo Avila shared on Mextopia’s website: “We are moving on! The Greenville Ave. location has been a difficult one for us and it is time for us to move on. We have an exciting collaboration in the works, we will keep you posted on it’s development.”
At 2008 Greenville Avenue, where Lost Society used to be, H&G Supply Co. will be opening early this year. The new restaurant will be one of the few in DFW with menu items catering to followers of the popular Paleolithic diet. Co-owner Elias Pope shared with CultureMap, “we wanted to create a space where everybody could go after working out and watch football or whatever’s on TV, without feeling super heavy from the fried chicken wings or other overly processed food you usually find.”
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