Texas Roadhouse in Suffolk to hire 160 people

Posted at 4:34 PM, Apr 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-01 16:34:32-04

Suffolk, Va. – Texas Roadhouse is set to open its first Suffolk location on April 4.

The restaurant will host a grand open ribbon cutting ceremony at 4 p.m.

Suffolk Mayor Linda T. Johnson will be on hand for the event.

“Texas Roadhouse offers a great meal, a family atmosphere and a lot of new jobs to the residents of Suffolk,” said Suffolk Mayor Linda T. Johnson.  “We welcome Texas Roadhouse to the ever-growing mix of outstanding dining options in our community.”

The new restaurant will be on 6130 College Drive in the Harbor View area of Suffolk.

Texas Roadhouse’s menu features hand-cut steaks, “Texas sized” meals, fresh rolls, seafood, ribs and much more. Most locations have free table side barrels of peanuts for snacking with shells for tossing.

“We couldn’t be more excited to bring our legendary menu to Suffolk,” said Managing Partner (and Virginia native) Ben Mayo.  “We think the city is a great fit for Texas Roadhouse, and we look forward to serving the community.”

The Suffolk Texas Roadhouse expects to hire 160 new employees.

The store will be open Monday through Thursday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Sunday 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.