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.

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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Boyd D. Baker March 22, 2013 at 03:21 AM
I wonder if Gene Simmons will attend a grand opening? That would be awesome, if so.
Dawn Artinger March 23, 2013 at 11:49 PM
I have been to the one on El Segundo. Great place but terrible parking situation there. Look forward to going to the new one!


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