BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. announced the opening of its restaurant in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The new BJ’s Restaurant opened on August 15, off Route 222 and Krocks Road at Hamilton Crossings. The restaurant is approximately 7,300 square feet, seats approximately 225 guests, and features BJ’s extensive menu, including BJ’s signature deep-dish pizza, award-winning handcrafted beer and famous Pizookie dessert.  BJ’s unique, contemporary décor provides the perfect environment for all dining occasions.

“Allentown marks our second restaurant opening this month in Pennsylvania,” says Greg Trojan, president and CEO. “The new restaurant joins our three existing Pennsylvania restaurants in South Hills, which opened last week in the Pittsburgh area, McCandless, which is also in the Pittsburgh area, and Lancaster, which opened this past June. Allentown is our ninth restaurant opened this year. We are looking forward to the opening of our next restaurant later this month in Mentor, Ohio, a suburb of the Cleveland market.”

BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 179 casual dining restaurants under the BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse, BJ’s Restaurant & Brewery, BJ’s Pizza & Grill, and BJ’s Grill brand names. BJ’s Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie dessert. Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ’s experience. All restaurants feature BJ’s critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations, brewpub locations in Texas and qualified independent third party craft brewers. The company’s restaurants are located in the 23 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and Washington

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