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Hello Kitty Cafe in Grand-Style with Cocktails and Afternoon Tea


The first-ever Hello Kitty Cafe Grand Café is opening on Friday, Sept. 14 at Irvine Spectrum Center. It’s the only permanent cafe in the U.S. featuring– a fast-casual cafe setting open to the public and a separate private room for reservation-only afternoon tea program and cocktail service.

Enjoy a sweet treat at the Hello Kitty Grand Cafe with grab and go seating for up to 12 people. In addition to the popular Hello Kitty Cafe menu offerings, exclusive new menu additions include made-to-order mini hot donuts (cinnamon sugar; matcha; cookies n’ cream, $6 per cup) and a pick-your-own four-piece set of Sanrio character mini cakes ($15).

The Bow Room at Hello Kitty Grand Cafe – a hidden reservations-only pink oasis with modern, sleek Hello Kitty-branded fixtures and a refined finish throughout, pouring afternoon tea by day, and cocktail service by night.

With a bow-shaped knocker marking the entrance, The Bow Room at Hello Kitty Grand Cafe will offer exclusive, reservation-only experience for fans. 

An Afternoon Tea Service is $55 per person; by reservation only –available Wednesdays through Sundays —will include a delicious assortment of fresh seasonal fruit, savory tea sandwiches (Cucumber, dill cream cheese, milk bread; Creamy egg salad, chives, paprika, savory cone; or Smoked salmon, dill cream cheese, pretzel croissant; Mozzarella, vine tomatoes, pesto, tart shell); alongside a selection of sweets including Buttermilk Scone, Mini cupcake, Hello Kitty Mini Cake, Raspberry Macaron, and Chocolate Chocolate Cake); in addition to accoutrements such as honey, strawberry jam, whipped butter, and Hello Kitty shaped sugars. An extensive tea selection including a wide array of black, green, oolong, a special Birthday Tea blend, and caffeine-free tea offerings accompany the service.

In the evening, The Bow Room at Hello Kitty Grand Cafe will become a cocktail bar for guests aged 21 and up from 5 p.m. nightly (Wednesdays – Sundays; by reservation only).

Cocktail Service will include an assortment of adult libations with a Hello Kitty twist including You Had Me at Hello (Cachaca, Aperol, lemon, sherry and pineapple, $21); Matcha Matcha (Japanese whiskey, yogurt, matcha, yuzu, $15);  Dear Daniel (Mezcal, pineapple, lime, spirulina, salted coconut whip, $16); and 1974 ( choice of an Old Fashion or Classic Negroni served with a signature Hello Kitty ice cube, $14).  The Bow Room at Hello Kitty Grand Cafe will also offer a curated wine list ($10 - $63) including sparkling wine, champagne, pinot grigio, pinot noir, sauvignon blanc and rosè by the glass or bottle, in addition to select by-the-bottle offerings ($35 - $87) including the Hello Kitty Sparkling Rosè, Hello Kitty Pinot Grigio, Hello Kitty Prosecco, and Piper Heidsieck Cuvee Brut.

 Open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. on Friday; 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Saturday; 10 am. to 9 p.m. Sunday.

The Bow Room Hours Wednesday-Sunday only; by reservation only)

Afternoon Tea Service is available 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. 

Cocktail Service is reservations only; 21 and up.

Open 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday; 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Reservations are available at

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