In November, we first let readers in on some new plans for Downtown Roseville — . Now, it’s official. Sammy’s Rockin’ Island Bar & Grill will be opening at 238 Vernon St. Sept. 15.
We didn’t have much information back in November besides it being an entertainment/restaurant venue looking to . Kevin Payne, assistant director of the city’s Planning and Redevelopment Department, told Roseville Patch the venue would help re-activate the 200 block of Vernon Street in Downtown Roseville.
He was right.
Rock and roll Hall of Famer and Van Halen singer Sammy Hagar will be bringing life back to the former JC Penney building with a new restaurant and live music venue.
According to the City of Roseville economic development department, the building is owned by a partnership including longtime Roseville developer Steve Pease. Innova Restaurant Concepts LLC, a partnership that includes Pease and Jon Yip, will run the restaurant. Yip spent 27 years successfully opening and operating Old Spaghetti Factory restaurants.
About $3 million will be invested in the site and around 90 jobs will be created to support the restaurant and bar.
Some of Hagar’s other restaurant and bars include Cabo Wabo in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, Sammy’s Beach Bar & Grill restaurants, which can be found in airports and casinos throughout the country.
This Downtown Roseville Sammy’s Rockin’ Island Bar & Grill will be the first stand-alone restaurant, according to the city.
Here’s a quick look at a few other new businesses coming to Roseville:
The Limited — This women’s clothing store just opened at the Westfield Galleria at Roseville. The shop is located on the second floor next to Victoria’s Secret.
Dress Barn — A new location will open in the Creekside Town Center at 1240 Galleria Blvd. Suite 170. The 6,400-square-foot store will feature career and casual clothing and accessories.
Iron Addiction — This fitness business just opened in Downtown Roseville at 414 Vernon St. Iron Addiction offers services like personal and group training, nutrition plans, bodybuilding prep and more.
Metro PCS will open a new store at the Westfield Galleria at Roseville, Suite 120A.
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