Rosie's Place will soon take its place among the Main Street merchants in Zionsville.
The Noblesville eatery plans to open a second location at 10 S. Main St., most recently home to Le Dolce Vita Patisserie, which closed in January, six months after occupying the space vacated by Eagle Creek Coffee Company. Le Dolce's Facebook page had a post congratulating Rosie's on the new location, saying "the town really needs a great place like this."
Michael Bourgerie, who owns Rosie's with his wife, Debbi, said the restaurant will keep the same name and menu as the Noblesville location. But customers will have to wait until late summer or early fall for Rosie's to open its doors.
"That has a lot to do with permitting," Bourgerie said.
Rosie's opened in Noblesville in 2010. It offers a full breakfast and lunch menu, as well as baked goods, including its gooey butter cookie.
"We are thrilled to be joining the Zionsville community," Debbi Bourgerie said in a press release. "It is the small town feel similar to Noblesville, and it is the perfect spot for our second location."
Michael said the restaurant tried to break in to the Zionsville area sooner by featuring its baked goods at the Zionsville Farmers Market, as it has in Noblesville.
"It's a way to market and get exposure in a different way," he said. But the market was already full for this year.
Zionsville Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Julie Johns-Cole said the chamber is excited to learn that Rosie's is coming to Zionsville. Le Dolce was still open when the chamber did its recent market analysis, so although the need for a similar restaurant didn't come up in the study, Cole said its closing left a big gap.
"I think it will be a great fit," Cole said. "It's a great meeting place."
Rosie's is the third Noblesville business to expand or move to Zionsville in the last year, following Delaney's and Boutique 33.