Casa Valencia Seafood Bar & Grill will open a second location at the former North Campbell Avenue home of Yoshimatsu Healthy Japanese Eatery.

The south side restaurant’s owner could not be reached to comment, but employees confirmed the new restaurant will move into the 4,000-square-foot space at 2660 N. Campbell Ave. that Yoshimatsu vacated in mid-March. Yoshimatsu is expected to open in a much smaller space across the street at 2741 N. Campbell Ave.

This week, Casa Valencia, 1825 W. Valencia Road, applied for a liquor license for the second location.

Yoshimatsu officials could not be reached Monday to comment, The restaurant’s website said the opening would be in summer 2016.

Contact reporter Cathalena E. Burch at or 573-4642. On Twitter: @Starburch

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