Downtown restaurant Relish Bistro closes its doors

Published 3:00 pm Tuesday, December 12, 2023

A downtown Vicksburg restaurant is closing its doors for good.

Relish Bistro, owned by brothers Jason and James Penley, made the announcement on the restaurant’s Facebook page Tuesday. The restaurant, located at 1104 Washington St., had been open since October 2020.

The restaurant specialized in Italian cuisine prepared with fresh pasta made in-house.

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“Relish Bistro is closing effective immediately. It wasn’t an easy decision to come to and we truly hoped to continue serving our wonderful community, but despite our best efforts we have to close our doors,” the announcement read. “Thank you so much to everyone that has dined with us over the years and celebrated our milestones with us. We hope that everyone has a wonderful and happy holiday season.”

The restaurant specialized in Italian cuisine prepared with fresh pasta and other ingredients made in-house.

About Ernest Bowker

Ernest Bowker is The Vicksburg Post's sports editor. He has been a member of The Vicksburg Post's sports staff since 1998, making him one of the longest-tenured reporters in the paper's 140-year history. The New Jersey native is a graduate of LSU. In his career, he has won more than 50 awards from the Mississippi Press Association and Associated Press for his coverage of local sports in Vicksburg.

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