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February 11, 2016

Tony Roma’s Continue Strong Growth in Spain

New restaurant is 22nd restaurant in Spain and builds brand penetration in Valencia

ORLANDO, Fla. – February 11, 2016 – Romacorp, Inc., parent company of Tony Roma’s, announces the opening of its newest restaurant in Valencia, the third largest metropolitan area in Spain. Romacorp’s franchisee, Alfafar Restauración S.L., operates two additional Tony Roma’s locations in Valencia. The new restaurant, located in the suburb of Alfafar, is the 22nd Tony Roma’s in Spain. Tony Roma’s also has restaurants in Madrid, Toledo, Las Palmas, Benidorm and Tenerife.

“The long-standing presence of Tony Roma’s in Spain is a testament to our iconic brand and the popularity of our signature food and beverages, especially our world-famous ribs,” said Stephen Judge, President and Chief Executive Officer of Romacorp, Inc. “Antonio Romero, Marisa Navarro and their team have been operating Tony Roma’s restaurants since 1996. We’re grateful to be working with such dedicated franchisees to create outstanding dining experiences for our fans in Spain.”

Located just ten minutes outside of Valencia’s city center, Alfafar is best known for its commercial district, offering residents a variety of shopping and entertainment opportunities, including Swedish furniture retailer Ikea. The 4,715 square foot Tony Roma’s restaurant is a two-level restaurant that seats 220 people and has an outdoor dining area, full bar, and a children’s play area for family fun.

“We are excited to continue building the Tony Roma’s brand with this new restaurant in Alfafar, Valencia,” said Antonio Romero, Principal Owner of Alfafar Restauración S.L. “Tony Roma’s all-American cuisine and our fantastic customer service will make the restaurant an instant favorite for all residents in Alfafar.”
About Romacorp, Inc.

Romacorp, Inc., is the parent company of Tony Roma’s restaurants, the world’s largest casual dining concept specializing in ribs. Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, Romacorp, Inc. has more than 150 restaurant locations in more than 30 countries and is one of the most globally recognizable names in the industry. The first Tony Roma’s restaurant opened more than 40 years ago in North Miami, Florida. For more information about Romacorp, Inc. and Tony Roma’s, visit

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