The Burrito Shack has closed its doors — almost

Update: 4:45 p.m. — The report of the death of the Burrito Shack was a little premature. The restaurant, with its quirky roadside signs, will indeed close. The eatery will close Wednesday, Dec. 31, those associated with the restaurant told The Bulletin this afternoon.

1 p.m. — One of Wilton's more eclectic eateries, The Burrito Shack on the Georgetown side of Route 7, has closed its doors after nine years in town.

Wilton's high cost of rent, employees said last week, forced the owner to relocate to Route 25 in Newtown, where prices are significantly lower.