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Rock & Brews Aims for Mid-April Opening

The restaurant is currently being built at the corner of Pacific Coast Highway and Palos Verdes Boulevard in Riviera Village.

Rock & Brews Aims for Mid-April Opening

The Riviera Village location of Rock & Brews has a targeted opening date of April 15, according to Jon Mesko, one of the owners.

Since the project was approved in December by the Torrance City Council—the restaurant is located in the area of Torrance where properties have Redondo Beach addresses—the property's previous structure has been demolished and the skeleton of a new one has been erected.

"There have been A LOT of neighbors coming by to say how excited they are to see the progress," Mesko said in an email to Patch.

Rock & Brews is a venture co-owned by Mesko, restauranteur and hotelier Michael Zislis and rockstar Gene Simmons. The first restaurant in the chain is in El Segundo.

The Riviera Village restaurant will offer a selection of 52 beers, gastropub food, a children's play area and even a pet-friendly outdoor dining area, according to Zislis.


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