PepperJax Grill, a quick-casual national restaurant chain best known for its Philly steak sandwich, will open a store today in Davenport, the company announced.
The restaurant is located at 3022 E. 53rd St. Hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
In addition to the Philly steak, PepperJax also serves gourmet rice bowls, giant burritos and salads. Menu items are grilled in front of the customers. There are more than 40 toppings and a signature sauce bar to choose from.
The restaurant is owned and operated by franchisee Restaurants Inc., which owns and operates HuHot Mongolian Grills in Iowa, including one at 3006 E. 53rd St., Davenport. This is the third Pepperjax in Iowa.
Brendan Crowley, Gayle Carstens and Luke Wilson own Restaurants Inc., based in Omaha.
PepperJax is based in Omaha and has 18 stores. The first one opened in Omaha in 2002.
Crowley said his franchisee group plans to open stores in Iowa City, Cedar Rapids and Cedar Falls. He also has stores in Ankeny and Clive, Iowa.