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Here’s What to Expect at America’s First-Ever Hello Kitty Café in OC

Photos: Hello Kitty Café

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SoCal's shopping centers are getting some serious Sanrio love. In addition to parking its food truck in Glendale this Saturday, America's first semi-permanent Hello Kitty Café is headed to the Irvine Spectrum. To help you fashionably coordinate for this weekend's grand opening festivities (which kick off Friday at 11am and run through Sunday), we now have even more details about its stylish interiors and decor.

As seen on Instagram, the selfie-ready shipping container features Hello Kitty's adorable gang on the exterior; we're told the interior will include "modern fixtures and colorful displays throughout." On the menu, Kitty White superfans can order everything from strawberry custard pastry puffs and her favorite food (apple pie, duh) to passion fruit iced tea and Portola Coffee cappuccinos.

Below, take a sneak peek at the sweet treats to expect and check out just a few snaps from lucky OC residents who happened to score a taste during the cafe staff's training. Hello Kitty's crew tells us that the first 100 customers each day during opening weekend will enjoy a small gift with their purchase. Excited yet?

The Hello Kitty Cafe menu Photo: Hello Kitty Café

In addition to offering Portola Coffee drinks, the cafe will add tea service later this year.

Hello Kitty Cafe pastry Photo: Hello Kitty Café

Start dreaming up your Hello Kitty-inspired #ootd right now. Need more ideas? There's plenty of inspo here and here. You're welcome.

Hello Kitty Cafe cookie

Don't forget to top off your look with a cute red bow.

Hello Kitty Cafe cake

Expect sprinkles. Lots and lots of rainbow sprinkles.

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Irvine Spectrum

670 Spectrum Center Dr, Irvine, CA 92618, USA