Lights off and No One Home at Mariposa on Third Ave. in Shenandoah

Open only since February, Mariposa on Third Avenue in Shenandoah appears to have called it quits.  Hints of its demise were evidenced by step ladders seen through a newly un-branded storefront on a recent drive by.  Calls placed to its phone number today resulted in a perpetual busy signal on the other end.  The former website is also for sale from

Not that anyone cares, because the food was crummy and service even worse, stifling what was supposed to be a convenient stop for an afternoon cafe or even panino for lunch.

Hopefully any customers they had will just go across the street to newly opened Casa Cafe.

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Jackie Sayet