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May 21, 2018

Tony Roma’s® Continues Strong Restaurant Growth in Colorado

Denver welcomes its second Tony Roma’s location, bringing its nearly half-a-century famed ribs to locals

ORLANDO, Fla. – May 21, 2018 – Romacorp, Inc., the parent company of Tony Roma’s®, announces its newest Denver location opening at the Timbers Denver Hotel on Peoria Street. This is Tony Roma’s third domestic restaurant opening in 2018, and second Denver location opening in three months. The new Tony Roma’s is owned and operated by Bruce Rahmani and TR Peoria, LLC, which incorporates key elements of Tony Roma’s new prototype restaurant launched in Orlando, FL in October 2016, including a transformed restaurant environment, enhanced service approach, and Tony Roma’s innovative new menu.

“The team at Tony Roma’s thoroughly enjoys working with great franchisees like Bruce, who foster and support the growth of Tony Roma’s in key markets including Denver,” said John Brisco, President Global Franchise of Romacorp, Inc. “We are excited for Bruce and his team as they open their newest location and wish them nothing but success.”

The new Tony Roma’s restaurant is situated in the Timbers Denver Hotel located at 4411 Peoria Street and is now open Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. and Friday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to midnight. The restaurant features four TVs perfect for watching sporting events, 114 total dining seats, a full-service bar with liquor and wide variety of craft beer offerings and one private dining room named after Tony Roma’s original chef, the David Smith Room.

“Our team is excited for the monumental growth of Tony Roma’s in Denver and look forward to carrying on the legacy of the 45-year-old brand as we continue to open new restaurants in Colorado,” said Bruce Rahmani, Managing Member of TR Peoria, LLC.  “Since opening our most recent Denver location in the Downtown area in February 2018, we have seen great success and look forward to seeing the same success in the Peoria area as well.”

Additionally, the new Tony Roma’s features its innovative 2.0 menu, which includes a new menu highlighted by a renewed focus on rib innovation, a new “Bones & Bites” menu, designed to give today’s consumers the ability to customize their dining experience and taste bold flavors from a variety of small plates, and an enhanced beverage platform with modern cocktails and a broad selection of domestic, international and local craft beers.

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 nearly 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 45 years ago in North Miami, Florida. Tony Roma’s is also proud to partner with the Make-A-Wish Foundation (, one of the world’s leading children’s charities, in an effort to help grant the wishes of children with life-threatening illnesses across Central and Northern Florida.  For more information about Romacorp, Inc. and Tony Roma’s, visit

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Media Contact:

Elizabeth Landy

Uproar PR for Romacorp, Inc.

(321) 236-0102