Prickly Pear Closes as a Restaurant; Still Open for Catering and Events

pricklypearinteriorPrickly Pear restaurant, located in The Sanctuary downtown, has closed its doors to regular diners.

After two years, FMI Restaurant Group has decided to convert the space to be used for banquets and other events, as well as catering space.

Sister restaurant, Nick’s Italian Kitchen, also in The Sanctuary, is still open for dining.

FMI also owns Bananas Diner, and two Funky Monkey Wine Company locations in Orlando.

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