BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. announced the opening of its restaurant in Mentor, Ohio, a suburb of the Cleveland market. The new BJ’s Restaurant opened on August 29 on Mentor Avenue at Great Lakes Mall. The restaurant is approximately 7,300 square feet, seats approximately 225 guests, and features BJ’s extensive menu, including BJ’s signature deep-dish pizza, award-winning handcrafted beer and famous Pizookie dessert. BJ’s unique, contemporary décor provides the perfect environment for all dining occasions. Hours of operation are from 11 a.m. to midnight Sunday through Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday.
“We are excited to open our ninth restaurant in the state of Ohio,” says Greg Trojan, president and CEO. “The Mentor BJ’s is our third restaurant in northeast Ohio and joins our existing Canton and Akron restaurants. To date, we have opened 10 restaurants and are looking forward to our next two openings in the month of September in Cary, North Carolina, and Valley Stream, New York.”
BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 180 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery, BJ’s Pizza & Grill, and BJ’s Grill brand names. BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie dessert. All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, brewpub locations in Texas and qualified independent third-party craft brewers. The company’s restaurants are located in the 23 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington.