Jorge's Tex-Mex Cafe in One Arts Plaza in Dallas has closed.

Jorge's Tex-Mex Cafe in One Arts Plaza in Dallas has closed.

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Jorge's Tex-Mex Cafe closed in the Dallas Arts District. A sign on the door notes that Feb. 24 was its last day of service.

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Jorge's was a longtime Tex-Mex restaurant located in One Arts Plaza. The development is located in close proximity to the Meyerson Symphony Center and the Winspear Opera House, and it seemed like a great spot for theatergoers to enjoy dinner and a show in downtown Dallas. But some storefronts in One Arts have been a revolving door: Restaurants that have cycled through over the years include Proof + Pantry; the Greek; the Commissary; Dali Wine Bar; and Screen Door.

It's also home to Tei-An, one of the best restaurants in the city, according to our critic. Tei-An has been open for more than 10 years. The Dallas Morning News is hosting an ongoing (and hotly anticipated) soba tasting there, as part of our EatDrinkInsider series. 

Jorge's was another long-timer tenant of One Arts, having been open for 11 years.

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Other existing restaurants include a breakfast chain called Yolk and a locally-owned Irish pub called The Playwright

A sign on the door notes that the family who owned the restaurant in Dallas also operates Lala's Mexican Cafe in the Park Cities area and Jorge's restaurants in Midland and Odessa. The note says the owners decided not to renew their lease.

"Many memories were made and will be cherished," it says.

Chicken, shrimp and beef photographed at at Jorge's Tex-Mex Cafe in Dallas in 2008

Chicken, shrimp and beef photographed at at Jorge's Tex-Mex Cafe in Dallas in 2008

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