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CASA BONITA UPDATE: Bad news for fans of the iconic Colorado restaurant

OutThere Colorado
OutThere Colorado
 2022-08-10
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Casa Bonita. File photo.

The Casa Bonita saga continues, as new owners struggle to reopen the restaurant that was made viral by television series 'South Park.' After the restaurant was shut down in 2020, it was purchased by show creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone.

In an article from the Denver Post, Parker equates the push to reopen the restaurant as "the very, very worst [Kitchen Nightmares example] you could possibly imagine," citing a number of concerns related to plumbing, ventilation, and more – even the recognizable fountain found in front of the building had to be destroyed.

"We're talking about just health and safety stuff, like so someone won't die," said Stone on the matter in the Denver Post report.

Predictably, all of these issues have continued to delay the reopening of the restaurant, with a reopening date yet to be announced.

Casa Bonita was initially shut down during the start of the coronavirus pandemic and later purchased by Parker and Stone. The restaurant went viral worldwide in 2003 after being featured as the centerpiece of a South Park episode in which a main character goes to extraordinary lengths to dine at the restaurant. Prior to its closure, the restaurant was known more-so for its over-the-top decor and entertainment rather than its food, with attractions at the establishment including cliff divers, live music, and more.

in-depth report about the problems that have come with reopening Casa Bonita from the Denver Post here.

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TRUTH100
08-11

I hope they reopen it and it is better than ever!!! I went there when i was kid and ya the food could ve been better but man the diving shows, the waterfall and guest shops were great and I will always remember that. I would definitely take my kids.

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Kat G
08-11

However long it takes to make it safe and healthy, will be worth the wait. I hope the food is better than before as well.

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Julie MacKenzie
08-10

I don't care care how long it takes, I'm still waiting and will be there when they open back up!

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