• Stella's Mexican Cuisine in Bakersville officially closed Saturday, Sept. 15, less than a year after it opened.
    Stella's Mexican Cuisine in Bakersville officially closed Saturday, Sept. 15, less than a year after it opened.

Stella's is officially closed

BAKERSVILLE – Stella's Mexican Cuisine in Bakersville officially closed Saturday, Sept. 15, less than a year after it opened. 

“We are sorry to say that this Sunday will be our last day open,” according to a Wednesday, Sept. 12, post on the restaurant’s Facebook page. “We appreciate all the support that you guys have given us.”

Saul Valencia and Stephanie Tovar, of Johnson City, Tennessee, opened Stella’s in November 2017, at 1284 Highway 226 in Bakersville. Stella’s is one of several restaurants in Mitchell County that has closed in the past 18 months.

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