American grill and sushi bar Kona Grill, Inc. has announced the opening of a third international franchise location at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre, Ontario. The restaurant features signature Kona elements such as a large outdoor patio, bar, dining room, exhibition kitchen and sushi bar.
“We are pleased to expand our presence internationally with the opening of the first Kona Grill in Canada. We congratulate our partners on the successful opening of this new restaurant and believe that our contemporary American menu featuring high-quality, fresh ingredients in a distinct dining environment is a great fit for the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre in Ontario. This opening marks our third international restaurant and first in Canada. We look forward to opening additional international franchise locations in 2018.”
Kona Grill owns and operates 46 restaurants and has three restaurants in Monterrey; Mexico, Dubai, United Arab Emirates and Ontario, Canada that operate under a franchise agreement. Restaurants are located in 23 states and Puerto Rico: Alabama (Huntsville); Arizona (Chandler, Gilbert, Phoenix, Scottsdale(2)); California (Irvine); Colorado (Denver); Connecticut (Stamford); Florida (Miami, Tampa, Sarasota, Winter Park); Georgia (Alpharetta); Hawaii (Honolulu); 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(2), The Woodlands); Virginia (Arlington, Fairfax, Richmond).