Kona Grill, Inc., an American grill and sushi bar, announced the opening of its newest restaurant at the Irvine Spectrum Center in Irvine, California, on April 12.

The Irvine Spectrum Center is a Southern California premier entertainment and lifestyle destination, visited by more than 17 million people each year. Irvine Spectrum Center features 1.2 million square feet comprised of 130 stores, restaurants, and entertainment venues. Kona Grill is part of a 57,000-square-foot expansion and is located adjacent to Yardhouse at 623 Spectrum Center Drive. The restaurant features a large outdoor patio, bar, dining room, exhibition kitchen, and sushi bar.

“We are proud to expand our presence throughout the country with the opening of our first Kona Grill location in California,” says Berke Bakay, president and CEO. “We look forward to showcasing our innovative food and drink offerings in a contemporary environment that we hope will become a new favorite for both locals and tourists alike.  This opening marks our first new restaurant this year and with the planned opening of restaurants in Minnetonka, Minnesota, and Fairfax, Virginia, in the next several weeks, we are on track to successfully execute upon our 2016 development plans.”

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