Nazca Kitchen is closing its doors after 8 years. | Photography by Kathy Tran

Nazca Kitchen, the 8-year-old South American cuisine restaurant, has closed for good.

In a Facebook post, the restaurant announced they are closing due to COVID-19.

“We are sorry to say COVID-19 got the best of us,” the wrote in the post. “Thanks to all of our guests, present and past employees, and vendors.”

Goodbye and thanks Dallas! #foodforthegods

Posted by Nazca Kitchen - South American Cafe on Friday, August 21, 2020

Nazca Kitchen owner Craig Collins owned HQ Prime Garden, formerly known as Red Hot and Blue Barbecue, which closed late last year. The restaurant inside of The Hill Shopping Center closed unexpectedly, leaving customers with unfulfilled Thanksgiving orders. Employees left their positions with little notice.