Ninja Bowl Teriyaki expanding to Banks
Ninja Bowl Teriyaki is coming to Banks this summer.
With locations in Hillsboro and Forest Grove already, the company has seen enough success that it has decided to expand, said co-owner Soojin Park.
"This business (has been) much better than I thought," she laughed. "Too busy. People just keep coming and coming."
The small Forest Grove location in the Safeway parking lot at 3012 Pacific Ave. doesn't have enough room to cater to the storage space needed, Park said.
With their real estate agent, Park and her husband Daniel Chae, who own the restaurant together, have been looking for a location with more space in both Forest Grove and Cornelius, but they haven't found the right space for the right price, Park said.
"My Realtor recommended (the location in) Banks. There's a huge parking lot, space for storage, there's a restaurant and a house too," Park said. "It's a really great location."
The new location at 13310 N.W. Main St. used to be home to Our Café. Park contacted the woman who rented the space previously, she said.
"She told me it's a really good location — it's a very small town, but that there are a lot of high school students and very loyal customers there," Park said.
The new location is set to open sometime before August, she said. She and her husband are planning for mid-June or early July.
"It's really exciting. There's a huge space. I can put everything in there," she said.
The current location in Forest Grove won't be going anywhere, however.
"This space is really small and everybody says, 'You need more space,'" Park said. "I love this location, I love tiny, but we definitely need the storage."
By Olivia Singer
Reporter, Forest Grove News-Times and Hillsboro Tribune
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