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Kona Grill Opens in Arlington, Virginia

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kona Grill, Inc. (NASDAQ:KONA), an American grill and sushi bar, announced the opening of its newest restaurant in Arlington, Virginia on June 29, 2015.

The new Kona Grill is located at 1776 Wilson Boulevard, in the Rosslyn sub-section of the Rosslyn-Ballston Corridor of Arlington, Virginia. The multi-story mixed-used office and retail building is in close proximity to over eight million square feet of office space, major private and public employers, two lines of the Washington Metrorail, and a dense population of affluent and educated consumers. The restaurant features distinctive dining areas that include an indoor-outdoor patio and bar, exhibition kitchen, sushi bar, a lounge area, and a private dining area. The restaurant also contains modern design elements, such as compelling water and fire features, and a signature 800 gallon saltwater aquarium.

"We are excited to bring Kona Grill to the Washington, DC market, which once again highlights the portability of our brand. We look forward to showcasing our broad food and drink offerings in this new market and making Kona Grill a dining destination of choice for individuals who live and work in the area. Further, our new Arlington location attractively targets our sought-after young professional demographic and builds on our successful presence in the Baltimore and Richmond markets," said Berke Bakay, President and CEO. "Arlington is our third new restaurant of 2015. We plan to open four additional restaurants during the second half of the year, which equates to over 20% annual unit growth in 2015 and positions Kona Grill as one of the fastest growing restaurant companies."

About Kona Grill

Kona Grill (NASDAQ:KONA) features American favorites with an international influence and award-winning sushi in a casually elegant atmosphere. Kona Grill owns and operates 33 restaurants, guided by a passion for quality food and personal service. Restaurants are currently located in 19 states and Puerto Rico: Arizona (Chandler, Gilbert, Phoenix, Scottsdale); Colorado (Denver); Connecticut (Stamford); Florida (Sarasota, Tampa); Georgia (Alpharetta); Idaho (Boise); Illinois (Lincolnshire, Oak Brook); Indiana (Carmel); Louisiana (Baton Rouge); Maryland (Baltimore); Michigan (Troy); Minnesota (Eden Prairie); Missouri (Kansas City); Nebraska (Omaha); New Jersey (Woodbridge); Nevada (Las Vegas); Ohio (Columbus); Puerto Rico (San Juan); Texas (Austin, Dallas, El Paso, Fort Worth, Houston, Plano, San Antonio, The Woodlands); Virginia (Arlington, Richmond). For more information, visit www.konagrill.com.

CONTACT: Kona Grill Investor Relations Contact: Kona Grill, Inc. Christi Hing, Chief Financial Officer (480) 922-8100 investorrelations@konagrill.com

Source:Kona Grill, Inc.