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September 6, 2018

Tony Roma’s® Opens First Restaurant Location in Veracruz, Mexico

The beautiful city of Boca del Rio is now home to an all-new Tony Roma’s, one of the most globally-recognized names in the restaurant industry   

 ORLANDO, Fla. (Sept 3, 2018) – Romacorp, Inc., the parent company of Tony Roma’s®, announces today the opening of its newest restaurant location in Veracruz, Mexico. Known for its combination of modernernity and old world traditions, Boca del Rio is now home to the beloved brand—Tony Roma’s. This restaurant makes the sixth location in Mexico for the Tony Roma’s brand.

“Since our first meeting with Tony Roma’s, we believed in this restaurant concept and considered it compatible with the virtues of Boca del Rio, Veracruz,” said Ernesto Arana, Principal of Grupo Gastronomico AWA. “We are proud to offer fresh, delicious food in a family-friendly environment to our locals and guests.”

The restaurant will feature a plethora of consumer-focused amenities, such as two vibrant private dining rooms, a full-service bar and indoor and outdoor seating for more than 120 guests. Large screen TVs can be found throughout bar area. Boca del Rio is known for its natural beauty, architecture, history and warm and welcoming community, making it the perfect setting for the first Tony Roma’s location in Veracruz.

“We are elated to be opening our first Tony Roma’s in the beautiful city of Boca del Rio,” said John Brisco, President Global Franchise of Romacorp, Inc. “We are ready to grow together with this franchisee through the creation of unique and enjoyable experiences for our guests.”

Both locals and tourists will be able to enjoy delicious food offerings, including the brand’s world-famous ribs, mouth-watering steaks, savory chicken, signature seafood, gourmet burgers and much more.

Families, friends and businesses can also reserve private dining space for corporate lunches and dinners and memorable family gatherings. The venue features two spacious private dining rooms and can accommodate up to 20 guests in an area of more than 7,100 square feet.

Restaurant hours are Monday thru Saturday 1pm-12am, Sunday 12pm-10pm For more information, please visit, Tony Roma’s.


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 46 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

Please visit or call (866) 981-0586 for information about Tony Roma’s franchising opportunities.

For information about retail sales licensing opportunities with the Tony Roma’s brand, contact Bill Cross, SVP, Broad Street Licensing Group at (973) 655-0598.


Media Contact:

Nathalie Franco

Uproar PR for Romacorp, Inc.

(321) 236-0102