Royal Orchid shutters its Midtown location after 18 years

Thai restaurant closes its Midtown Promenade store Sunday, Feb. 5.

Royal Orchid, a Thai restaurant with corner space at the Midtown Promenade shopping center, has closed.

The Thai restaurant, at 931 Monroe Drive, posted several signs on the entrance and windows of its space announcing it "officially closed its business on Feb. 5, 2012."

"Dear customers, we regret to inform you that Royal Orchid Thai Cuisine is officially closed its business on Feb. 5, 2012," according to the posted sign.

"I am writing to thank you for your business with us during the past 18 years. It has been a pleasure to serve you."

This is the second Asian restaurant to close at Midtown Promenade in the past year. NAM Vietnamese restaurant closed at the Midtown shopping center January, 2011.

Royal Orchid was not immediately available for comment.