Work is still underway at the restaurant, but most of the interior — including the flooring, lighting, bar, and seating — is already in place. Hiring is apparently also still underway. A “help wanted” sign posted in the window seeks cooks, dishwashers, servers, bartenders and hosts.
The eatery — located on the ground floor of the Penrose Square development, at the corner of Columbia Pike and South Adams Street — will be the third for the local Mexican chain. The other two locations are in Alexandria (2400-B Mount Vernon Avenue) and North Arlington (2503A N. Harrison Street).
Taqueria Poblano’s menu includes various types of tacos, burritos, platters and Sunday brunch items.
Eamonn’s, the Alexandria-based fish-and-chips-and-cocktails restaurant that will be going in next to Taqueria Poblano, is not expected to open until the summer, according to a spokeswoman.