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

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

AUSTIN, Texas, April 17, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Chuy's Holdings, Inc.
(Nasdaq:CHUY) today announced the successful completion of a secondary public
offering of 3,000,000 shares of the Company's common stock at a price of
$33.00 per share. All of the shares were offered by certain existing
shareholders of the Company. The offering closed on April 17, 2013. In
addition, the underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase up to an
additional 450,000 shares of common stock from certain selling shareholders.

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

A registration statement relating to shares of the common stock of Chuy's
Holdings, Inc. was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange
Commission ("SEC") on April 11, 2013. A final prospectus relating to the
offering was filed with the SEC and is available on the SEC's website at
http://www.sec.gov. Copies of the final prospectus may also be obtained from:
Jefferies LLC, 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.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation
of an offer to buy, nor may 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 42 full-service
restaurants across nine 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!".

CONTACT: Investor Relations Contact:
         Fitzhugh Taylor
         (203) 682-8261
         investors@chuys.com