Chuy's Holdings, Inc. Announces the Opening of Its First South Carolina Location in Greenville

AUSTIN, Texas, July 18, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chuy's Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:CHUY) today announced the opening of its newest location in Greenville, South Carolina. The new Chuy's, which is the first location in South Carolina, is located in the Prime Square Greenville Shopping Center at 1034 Woodruff Rd. Prime Square, located near the I-385 and I-85 interchange, is the epicenter for retail in the City of Greenville. The area is home to more than 75 Fortune 500 companies and also has good residential growth, including the neighboring 1,100 acre master planned community of Verdae. Chuy's Greenville will be open seven days a week for lunch and dinner.

For over 30 years, Chuy's has provided homemade, authentic Mexican and Tex-Mex inspired food using only the freshest ingredients. The Chuy's menu features authentic family recipes from Texas, New Mexico and Mexico. Favorites include Stuffed Chile Rellenos, Chicka-Chicka-Boom-Boom Enchiladas and Chuy's Famous Big As Yo' Face Burritos. Chuy's also serves its made from scratch signature sauces, ranging from the mild Tomatillo Sauce to the spicy Hatch Green Chile Sauce.

The Greenville location will feature Chuy's signature eclectic Mexican décor including a "school" of hand-carved wooden fish, antique hubcaps hanging from the ceiling and a Chihuahua Bar featuring framed pictures of local dogs.

About Chuy's

Founded in Austin, Texas in 1982, Chuy's owns and operates 45 full-service restaurants across twelve states serving a distinct menu of authentic, made from scratch Tex Mex inspired dishes. Chuy's highly flavorful and freshly prepared fare is served in a fun, eclectic and irreverent atmosphere, while each location offers a unique, "unchained" look and feel, as expressed by the concept's motto "If you've seen one Chuy's, you've seen one Chuy's!". For further information about Chuy's, including the nearest location, visit the Chuy's website at www.chuys.com.

CONTACT: Investor Relations Contact: Fitzhugh Taylor 203-682-8261 investors@chuys.comSource:Chuy's Holdings, Inc.