Rocky Cola Cafe to Close

The Rocky Cola Cafe, a landmark red-and-white diner on PCH in Hermosa Beach, has just announced that it will be closing after 20 years. Its last day will be Sunday.

Rocky Cola has been a South Bay favorite for its family-friendly atmosphere, its extensive health/fitness menu, and its late-night hours. Owner Wally Curry tells the Easy Reader that the restaurant was a victim of the slow economy and rising lease rates.

Have any good Rocky Cola memories to share? And after Sunday, who will fill the void in your diner/cafe needs? We’re thinking Ocean Diner, Redondo Beach Cafe, the Kettle