Buffalo Wild Wings Reaches New Heights in Numbers with 900th Restaurant Opening

  Buffalo Wild Wings Reaches New Heights in Numbers with 900th Restaurant

       The restaurant brings “Free Wings for a Year” to San Jose Guests

Business Wire

MINNEAPOLIS -- February 18, 2013

Buffalo Wild Wings®, Inc. today announced the opening of its 900^th restaurant
in San Jose, Calif. This marks a new milestone for the company, which opened
its first location in Columbus, Ohio in 1982. Buffalo Wild Wings is known for
its exciting sports atmosphere, award-winning Buffalo, NY-style chicken wings
spun in one of 20 mouth-watering signature sauces and seasonings, as well as
its wide selection of premium and domestic beers.

“Opening our 900^th store is an extraordinary accomplishment for this
company,” said Sally Smith, president and CEO of Buffalo Wild Wings. “We’ve
come a long way from a small but well-loved wing joint in Ohio, to a
destination for sports fans nationwide, but we’ve stayed true to the core
elements that have built Buffalo Wild Wings: wings, beer and sports. We are
thrilled to be able to celebrate the 900^th milestone with our passionate fans
in San Jose.”

The restaurant will award the first 100 guests through the door with “Free
Wings for a Year.” The promotion provides guests with a coupon book that
includes vouchers for an order of six free wings for each of the next 52
weeks. In addition, starting on Feb. 18, the restaurant will raffle off nine
“Free Wings for a Year” coupon books at 9 p.m. for nine days following the

Buffalo Wild Wings expects to open about 100 new locations in 2013,
approaching the milestone of 1,000 restaurants. This will include openings
with the updated restaurant design, which premiered in Cincinnati, Ohio, with
a second opening in San Diego, California next month.

About Buffalo Wild Wings

Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., founded in 1982 and headquartered in Minneapolis, is
a growing owner, operator and franchisor of Buffalo Wild Wings® restaurants
featuring a variety of boldly flavored, made-to-order menu items including its
namesake Buffalo, New York-style chicken wings. The Buffalo Wild Wings menu
specializes in 20 mouth-watering signature sauces and seasonings with flavor
sensations ranging from Sweet BBQ™ to Blazin’®. Guests enjoy a welcoming
neighborhood atmosphere that includes an extensive multi-media system for
watching their favorite sporting events. Buffalo Wild Wings is the recipient
of hundreds of "Best Wings" and "Best Sports Bar" awards from across the
country. There are currently 900 Buffalo Wild Wings locations across 49 states
in the United States, as well as in Canada.

To stay up-to-date on all the latest events and offers for sports fans and
wing lovers, like Buffalo Wild Wings on Facebook, follow @BWWings on Twitter
and visit www.BuffaloWildWings.com.


For Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc.
Angie Andresen, 612-573-3161
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