Cretia’s is soon to have a third restaurant. Dicho’s Books had been subleasing a portion of its Bishop Arts District store to Cretia’s, which sold cookies, desserts and coffee there. But Dicho’s has moved out and Cretia’s is taking over the entire space at Bishop and Davis, which once housed Nodding Dog Coffee. Cretia’s Café is expected to be open for lunch this weekend, said Amanda Cross, the building’s owner.
Dicho’s has another location in the Shops at Willow Bend in Plano. Dicho’s co-owner Jorje Alvarez said he and his partner, Gilbert Burrola, couldn’t agree with Drydale on sublease terms and other issues. Cross says the store’s hours were an issue because Drydale wanted to stay open late to serve dessert, and Alvarez and Burrola wanted to close earlier.
The new Cretia’s Café will serve lunch, and it will stay open late for dessert, Cross said.