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Kamenetz Announces Four New Restaurants at $85 Million Towson Square

Fast-Casual Bobby Flay Restaurant a Highlight

Image of Towson Square Entertainment Center

Towson, Maryland (October 10, 2013) – Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, the Cordish Companies and Heritage Properties announced four new restaurants joining Cinemark Theaters in the new Towson Square entertainment center in downtown Towson.

Bobby's Burger Palace, Bonefish Grill, BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse and Hanabi Japanese Restaurant join the $85 million project on Joppa Road between Delaware and Virginia Avenues.


These best-in-class restaurants join the previously announced 15-screen Cinemark Theater, Nando's Peri-Peri, La Tagliatella and On the Border Mexican Grill and Cantina.

"Towson Square is bringing quality entertainment and new international restaurant choices to the lively transformation of downtown Towson," said Kamenetz. "It is truly Towson's time. Over $770 million in new offices, luxury apartments, shops and restaurants are completed, under construction or in development in downtown Towson."

Towson Square's movie theaters, restaurants and an 850-space parking garage are on track to open late summer or early fall 2014.

'First-Class Entertainment Center'

Towson Square is projected to create 1,530 jobs, including 660 construction jobs and 870 permanent jobs once the theaters and restaurants open.

"Downtown Towson is really coming into its own," said Councilman David Marks. "These new restaurants are an exciting addition to what will be a first-class entertainment center."

About the Newly Announced Restaurants

Bobby's Burger Palace (new to Baltimore County)

Chef Bobby Flay's fast-casual burger concept, "BBP" features 10 signature burgers inspired by the award-winning chef's extensive travels throughout America.

BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse (new to Maryland)

BJ's first Maryland restaurant features signature deep-dish pizza, award-winning handcrafted beer and famous Pizookie® dessert. BJ's highly detailed, contemporary décor creates a high energy, fun and family-friendly dining environment.

Bonefish Grill (a Baltimore County favorite)

Bonefish Grill specializes in market-fresh fish and other wood-grilled specialties combined with a big-city bar that offers fresh cocktails and an affordable interesting wine list.

Hanabi Japanese Restaurant (new to the Baltimore region)

A traditional Japanese steakhouse featuring quality, fresh ingredients prepared teppanyaki-style on the hibachi grill.

Previously Announced Tenants


Downtown Towson's newest star attraction features 15-screens with 3,400 stadium-style seats, including a 200-seat VIP area with full bar and premium food choices for over-21 movie patrons.

La Tagliatella (new to Maryland)

Europeans have been enjoying the unique cuisine and warm hospitality of La Tagliatella's Northern Italian cuisine for the past two decades.

On the Border Mexican Grill and Cantina (new to Baltimore County)

A 'border style' restaurant, bar and patio experience featuring a mesquite grill, and authentic 'border style' cuisine and hand crafted premium margaritas, swirls and mojitos.

Nando's Peri-Peri (new to Baltimore County)

Nando's Peri-Peri brings flamed grilled peri-peri chicken to Towson, via Portugal and South Africa. Nando's is the largest South African restaurant group to expand internationally.

'Classic Cordish-Style'

 "This will be a classic Cordish-style entertainment and dining venue and a destination for people living around the region," said Mike Batza, Chairman and CEO of Heritage Properties.

Blake Cordish, Vice President of The Cordish Companies stated, "Along with our partners, Heritage Properties, we are pleased to bring fresh, world-class restaurants and entertainment to downtown Towson."