Chuy's Holdings, Inc. Announces Pricing of Secondary Public Offering of Common Stock

Chuy's Holdings, Inc. Announces Pricing of Secondary Public Offering of Common
Stock

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chuy's Holdings, Inc.
(Nasdaq:CHUY) today announced the pricing of its secondary public offering of
4,500,000 shares of the Company's common stock at $25.00 per share. All of the
shares in the offering are being offered by certain existing shareholders. In
addition, the underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase up to an
additional 675,000 shares of common stock from certain selling shareholders.
The closing of the offering is expected to occur on January 30, 2013, subject
to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

Jefferies and Baird are serving as joint book-running managers for the
offering. KeyBanc Capital Markets, Raymond James and Stephens Inc. are acting
as co-managers for the offering.

Copies of the prospectus may be obtained from: Jefferies & Company, Inc.,
Attention: Equity Syndicate Prospectus Department, 520 Madison Avenue, 12th
Floor, New York, NY 10022, by email at Prospectus_Department@Jefferies.com, or
by telephone at (877) 547-6340; or Robert W. Baird & Co. Incorporated,
Attention: Syndicate Department, 777 E. Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53202,
by email at syndicate@rwbaird.com or by telephone at (800) 792-2413.

All shares are being offered pursuant to the prospectus included in the
Company's Registration Statement on Form S-1, which was declared effective by
the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 24, 2013. This press release
shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy,
nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction
in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to
registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or
jurisdiction.

About Chuy's

Founded in Austin, Texas in 1982, Chuy's owns and operates 40 full-service
restaurants across eight 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!".

Forward-Looking Statements

Statements in this release that are not historical facts, such as the
statement regarding the expected date of closing, are forward-looking
statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Such statements are based
upon the current beliefs and expectations of the management of the Company.
Actual results may vary materially from those contained in forward-looking
statements based on a number of factors including, without limitation, market
conditions and other factors disclosed from time to time in the Company's
filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Investors should
take such risks into account when making investment decisions. Stockholders
and other readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these
forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date on which they are
made. The Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking
statements except as required by law.

CONTACT: Investor Relations Contact:
         Fitzhugh Taylor
         (203) 682-8200
         investors@chuys.com
 
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