Enotria Restaurant on Del Paso Boulevard closes

Bummer news: Enotria, SN&R’s neighbor on Del Paso Boulevard and one of the highest rated restaurants in Sacramento (lead by chef Pajo Bruich, see photo), is closed.

From Enotria’s Facebook page:

January 15, 2014

Effective today, Enotria Restaurant and Wine Bar has closed for business. Enotria has been a landmark in the Sacramento community for 17 years and Mr. David Hardie the owner, wishes to thank all the patrons, current staff and former employees for what has been an enjoyable run. 

Mr. Hardie made this decision after finding it increasingly difficult to provide the guidance of ownership from a distance, as he is a resident of Nevada. Mr. Hardie owns the property and now wants to explore opportunities as a landlord. 

Mr. Hardie is very proud of the cuisine, service and experience that Executive Chef Pajo Bruich and General Manager Jenny Yun provided to the guests of Enotria and wish them both well with their future endeavors. 

“It is with a heavy heart that this decision has been made. I am extremely proud of what was created here, the efforts and commitment of all that were put forth, and the level at which we executed. Thank you to all of our loyal and loving guests, my team, and to Mr. Hardie for his support and belief in my vision.” Pajo Bruich


David Hardie

Pajo Bruich
Executive Chef

Meanwhile, Enotria’s owner tells Chris Macias of The Sacramento Bee that the reason for the closure is that he’s simply tired of owning a business in Sacramento while commuting from Nevada.

Read Rick Kushman’s cover story on Enotria here.

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