BJ's Restaurants announces opening of new location in Orlando, Florida, its fourth restaurant in Orlando and 16th in state

HUNTINGTON BEACH, California , May 6, 2014 (press release) – BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (BJRI) today announced the opening of its newest restaurant in Orlando, Florida, on Monday, May 5, 2014. The new BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse is located at the intersection of Sand Lake and International Drive at the gateway to Orlando's Convention Center corridor. The restaurant is approximately 8,500 square feet, seats approximately 280 guests and features BJ's extensive menu, including BJ's signature deep-dish pizza, award-winning handcrafted beer and famous Pizookie(R) dessert. BJ's unique, contemporary decor provides the perfect environment for all dining occasions. Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service define BJ's pursuit of amazing for one and all. Hours of operation are from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Sunday through Thursday, and 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday.

"We are very pleased to open our newest restaurant in Orlando," commented Greg Trojan, President and CEO. "The new International Drive restaurant is our fourth restaurant in the Orlando market and our 16th restaurant in Florida. We look forward to introducing our brand to the thousands of guests from all over the world who visit this vibrant trade area. Our next restaurant opening is scheduled for mid-May in Palm Beach, Florida. We remain on track to open 11 new restaurants this year, of which four have opened to date. Our development team is now focused on finalizing our 2015 real estate pipeline."

BJ's Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 150 casual dining restaurants under the BJ's Restaurant & Brewery(R), BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse(R), BJ's Pizza & Grill(R) and BJ's Grill(R) brand names. BJ's Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie(R) dessert. The Company operates several microbreweries in addition to using independent third party brewers to produce and distribute BJ's critically acclaimed craft beers. The Company's restaurants are located in California (64), Texas (30), Florida (16), Arizona (6), Colorado (5), Nevada (5), Ohio (4), Washington (4), Oklahoma (3), Oregon (3), Kentucky (2), Virginia (2), Arkansas (1), Indiana (1), Kansas (1), Louisiana (1), Maryland (1) and New Mexico (1). Visit BJ's Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com.

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