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Sam's Club, Chick-fil-A Coming to Wentzville

New businesses to open late 2011, 2012.

Two new businesses will be breaking ground in in 2011. 

Chick-fil-A will be breaking ground in the next few months. The new restaurant will be located off Wentzville Parkway in front of the Home Depot.

Sam's Club also is putting a new location in Wentzville. The new store will be located near the .

"They are looking to break ground in August or so," Lambi said. "The location should open some time in 2012."

Sam's Club just announced its Wentzville location. Plans have not been finalized; the company will come before the city's Planning and Zoning Board in April.

The nearest Sam's Club locations are in and . Lambi said the Wentzville was chosen for its position.

"They picked us because we are at the 'Crossroads of the Nation,'" he said.

Tamara Duncan February 24, 2011 at 10:52 PM
Chick-Fil-A! Woot!
Mylene March 01, 2011 at 11:16 PM
How about a good steak house like Outback. My husband says Red Lobster.
Terry March 03, 2011 at 12:41 PM
Oh Joy! Oh Rapture! Another fast food palace. Just what we need. Soon every neighborhood street will have a knee deep collection of wrappers and tossed food from Troglodytes tossing them out of their car windows. At this rate Wentzville will soon be the Capital of Fast Food "outlets."
Barbara Schormann March 03, 2011 at 09:14 PM
This town has every type of eating facility except for a fish house and a steak house. Would love to see a Captain D's or Red Lobster - in addition to a Texas Roadhouse.
Johanna March 07, 2011 at 05:07 AM
A good fish place would be nice, Red Lobster or a place that has good cat fish
Ann Logan March 10, 2011 at 12:31 AM
Happy to have Sam's Club and Chick- Fil-A, Red Lobster is welcome as well. It's time for something new in Wentzville.
Sandra March 11, 2011 at 03:31 PM
Let me see now,,, a good place to get a steak, or fish or even a good buffet would be really nice! Tired of driving out of Wentzville to eat at these type of places. Bring them in and watch how much more Wentzville will grow! Keep the money in Wentzville, along with more jobs for residents.
Mary Ellen March 14, 2011 at 02:21 AM
Yeah Chick Fil A!!! Finally a place to eat and the kids can play. Nobody builds play places anymore in restaurants. I would love to see a healthy place to eat go up in Wentzville. Bread Company gets so tiresome. Sweet Tomatoes, Jason's Deli, something with variety and you can pick a lot of healthy items instead of artery clogging fried junk food.
Dallas March 15, 2011 at 03:34 PM
If we had a Hobby Lobby I'd never have to go any further East than Wentzville to shop. Once Sams gets here I'll replace my Costco membership with Sams and I'll be set! Too bad we're not getting a Costco, I love that store.
Diane Eaton March 20, 2011 at 02:34 AM
would love to see a Long John Silvers
Jan March 26, 2011 at 03:25 AM
Good job Paul. It's nice to know we have someone working for the best interest of the community!!
Jeanette April 08, 2011 at 05:03 AM
Jeanette Mimi's Cafe would be a nice addition for restaurants. How about some other stores like T.J. Max, Marshall's, and The Home Store?
timothy saddler April 22, 2011 at 10:06 PM
I would love to see a nice BBQ place and a nice fish place and a nice steak house!!
Matthew Stenberg May 04, 2011 at 08:05 PM
Is Chick Fil A still coming. I thought it was going were O'Reilly Auto Parts ended up?
Sandra May 04, 2011 at 08:31 PM
There is a T.J. Max going in up at the Lake St. Louis Wal-Mart area in the fall of 2011.
george beseda May 24, 2011 at 08:10 PM
how about 1 more bank?
Marty Witbeck June 14, 2011 at 01:25 AM
Cute. 1 more bank. How about a full sized university? I would love to attend theatrical events, take auto-repair, gardening, language or other courses. College towns are interesting places and are good for attracting businesses too.
K Pound July 14, 2011 at 04:07 PM
A Club Fitness location would be AWESOME!!!
Dan smith August 14, 2011 at 06:07 PM
Is the chic-fil-a still coming? Or even SAMs club? Seems like wentzville let's chances slip by, like the bass pro!
Maggie Rotermund August 15, 2011 at 01:01 AM
Dan, Chick-fil-A will start construction this month. Check out our latest update here: http://patch.com/A-kMyN
MBS August 19, 2011 at 04:31 AM
I heard Club Fitness IS coming to Wentzville!!! Where and when??? Very excited about Chick-fil-A and Sam's! I love not having to leave Wentzville, we have everything right here in our backyard!! That's why I moved here :)
MBS August 19, 2011 at 04:32 AM
I agree!!!
Kev September 18, 2011 at 07:58 AM
I'd like to see a good steak house like Texas Roadhouse or Longhorn. A Red Lobster would be nice. And a Panda Express!
Terp4Life October 21, 2011 at 05:29 AM
I would vote for a Red Lobster also. I am happy about Chic-Fil-A. I am new to the area (from the east coast) and my family and I frequent the city of St. Louis to dine at the ecclectic restaurants. I would also like to see some of these restaurants that are not a national chain.
Jim Wilson October 23, 2011 at 01:52 AM
We would like to see some kind of seafood place here. I would vote for a Red Lobster also. Even a Long John Silvers, Or Captin D's. Maybe even a Popeyes Chicken Place.
Doug Smith October 23, 2011 at 01:15 PM
Great! More businesses and restaurants coming to Wentzville that I am sure are not paying property taxes, thus putting more of the burden of funding the schools on home and property owners.
Maureen November 30, 2011 at 03:18 PM
We need a " Trader Joes" in Wentzville...they have something for everyone! (: It's a fun place with some "Healthier" options (: Yes! I too love Wentzville, and getting a "Trader Joes" would save me the ride to Chesterfield!
Deanna Caldwell January 12, 2012 at 09:00 PM
ALL OF THE ABOVE,PLUS A HOME GOODS,WHAT HAPPENED TO THE TALK OF AN OUTLET MALL
JL February 05, 2012 at 05:45 PM
I would absolutely love to see a seafood resturant...like my fav RED LOBSTER.....
Jane Hogan February 22, 2012 at 06:28 PM
We love Captain D's! Every time we go into St Charles, we just HAVE to go there to eat. We always tell them that they need to open one out in Wentzville. There are no fish places between Wentzville and St Peters!

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