Kona Grill Opens in Franklin, TN

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 08, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kona Grill, Inc. (NASDAQ:KONA), an American grill and sushi bar, announced the opening of its newest restaurant at the CoolSprings Galleria in Franklin, TN, on August 8, 2016.

CoolSprings Galleria is a super-regional shopping destination located south of Nashville. It’s visited by approximately 14.5 million people each year and features more than one million square feet comprised of 150 specialty stores. Kona Grill is located at the Galleria’s new addition, The District, at 1914 Galleria Blvd. The restaurant features a large outdoor patio, bar, dining room, private dining room, exhibition kitchen and sushi bar.

“We are excited to expand our presence into Tennessee with the opening of our first Kona Grill location in the state,” said Berke Bakay, President and CEO. “We look forward to showcasing our innovative food and drink offerings in our signature contemporary environment. Kona Grill offers something for everyone and is perfect for Franklin, with its diverse mix of large company headquarters, small local businesses and family-friendly neighborhoods. This opening is our fourth of the year and we are on track to successfully execute upon our 2016 development plans of 20% unit growth.”

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 41 restaurants, guided by a passion for quality food and exceptional service. Restaurants are located in 21 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, Minnetonka); Missouri (Kansas City); Nebraska (Omaha); New Jersey (Woodbridge); Nevada (Las Vegas(2)); Ohio (Cincinnati, Columbus); Puerto Rico (San Juan); Tennessee (Franklin); Texas (Austin, Dallas, El Paso, Friendswood, Fort Worth, Houston, Plano, San Antonio, The Woodlands); Virginia (Arlington, Fairfax, 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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