A new Mexican restaurant is opening in the former Kobe Steak House of Japan space at 2330 N. Maize Road.
Alberto Lopez and a group of partners are opening Barroco Mexican Grill this spring.
The restaurant, which is named for a term used to describe a style of architecture, will have a full bar.
Don Piros of Landmark Commercial Real Estate handled the deal for the space.
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Last year, the owners of Kobe merged their former Derby restaurant with their Kobe near 21st and Maize Road in new west-side space at 21st and Tyler where Playa Azul once was.
Lopez says Barroco Mexican Grill ideally will open in March, but a lot depends on licensing.
Look for more information about the business closer to the time it opens.