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New burgers and brews restaurant opens at Sylvan Corners

Rock Hard Burgers & Brew is now open at 7032 Sylvan Rd., in Citrus Heights. // M. Hazlip

By Mike Hazlip—
A new bar and burger restaurant is now open at Sylvan Corners, replacing the former Beer Dogs eatery that had occupied the space since 2016.

Bartender Janson Diaz told The Sentinel on Saturday that Rock Hard Burgers and Brew has a new staff and menu under new owner Rocky Moffitt. Moffitt also owns Rocky’s 7440 Club on Auburn Boulevard along with other locations in the area, Diaz said.

A report from Sacramento Business Journal shows Moffitt has partnered with Tom Romeo, who owns the shopping center where the restaurant is located. Romeo is also founder and CEO of the Bearpaw footwear company and was a partner in Beer Dogs, according to the report.

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The business announced a soft opening on Jan. 20, with a full bar, 12 tap brews, and more than 40 different bottled beers and wines. The menu offers sports bar staples such as mac and cheese, pizza, sandwiches, and hamburgers. Prices range from just under $7 for items on the kid’s menu to about $16 for a burger with fries.

Rock Hard Burgers and Brew has also taken over the social media account from Beer Dogs, rebranding it with their logo and photos of the restaurant’s interior.

Diaz said the kitchen will operate from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. with a closing time of about 9 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. The restaurant will be closed Mondays, he said.

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