CASPER, Wyo. – A popular regional steakhouse chain has applied for a liquor license at the address of the former historic Wonder Bar.
According to a copy of the application to the City of Casper, Casper Chop House, LLC is requesting a transfer of a liquor license ownership from 30H7 Hospitality, LLC at 256 S. Center Street, the location of the historic building that for decades housed the Wonder Bar.
The application asks for a combination bar and package store license, and indicates that the applicant will lease the building.
Article continues below...
The application was filed on October 16, 2019. The application lists the trade/business name of the establishment as Wyoming’s Rib & Chop House.
Rib & Chop House has built restaurants in a number of Wyoming cities, including Cheyenne, Gillette, Sheridan and Laramie. The Bozeman-based company also operates restaurants in Colorado, Montana and Utah, according to their website.
Rib & Chop has not responded to requests for comment from Oil City News.
The C85 Wonder Bar closed in early February this year. It had reopened in 2017 with a complete gut remodel after being purchased by the Cercy family. It had operated as the Wonder Bar off and on at that location since the early-1930s.