Tuesday, February 18, 2020
The Marshal seizes Hotel Tortuga
A bad sign at Hotel Tortuga on 14th Street between Second Avenue and Third Avenue — the Marshal came calling late last week ... and the space is now in the legal possession of the landlord...
[Photo by Shiv]
No word yet about a closure here. The Hotel Tortuga website is offline, and their social media properties haven't been updated since 2018. The phone is also out of service.
A new owner took over the inexpensive Mexican restaurant in November 2017. Staff and menu essentially stayed the same.
The previous owners, David and Jean LaPointe, first opened Hotel Tortuga in 2010. They also ran Curly's Vegetarian Lunch one block to the east on 14th Street until the end of 2011.
Previously on EV Grieve:
Hotel Tortuga, under new management, will reopen soon still as Hotel Tortuga