Kona Grill Opens in Irvine, CA

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 12, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kona Grill, Inc. (NASDAQ:KONA), an American grill and sushi bar, announced the opening of its newest restaurant at the Irvine Spectrum Center in Irvine, California, on April 12, 2016.

The Irvine Spectrum Center is Southern California’s 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,” said 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.”

About Kona Grill
Kona Grill features a global menu of contemporary American favorites, award-winning sushi, and specialty cocktails in an upscale casual atmosphere. Kona Grill owns and operates 38 restaurants, guided by a passion for quality food and exceptional service. Restaurants are located in 20 states and Puerto Rico: Arizona (Chandler, Gilbert, Phoenix, Scottsdale); California (Irvine); Colorado (Denver); Connecticut (Stamford); Florida (Sarasota, Miami, Tampa); Georgia (Alpharetta); Illinois (Lincolnshire, Oak Brook); Indiana (Carmel); Idaho (Boise); Louisiana (Baton Rouge); Maryland (Baltimore); Michigan (Troy); Minnesota (Eden Prairie); Missouri (Kansas City); Nebraska (Omaha); New Jersey (Woodbridge); Nevada (Las Vegas(2)); Ohio (Cincinnati, Columbus); Puerto Rico (San Juan); Texas (Austin, Dallas, El Paso, Friendswood, Fort Worth, Houston, Plano, San Antonio, The Woodlands); Virginia (Arlington, Richmond). For more information, visit www.konagrill.com

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

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