Ignite Restaurant Group Announces Grand Opening of Brick House Tavern + Tap in Houston, TX

  Ignite Restaurant Group Announces Grand Opening of Brick House Tavern + Tap
  in Houston, TX

Business Wire

HOUSTON -- October 14, 2013

Ignite Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:IRG) today announced the opening of its newest
Brick House Tavern + Tap location in Houston, TX. This opening marks the 
sixth location in the state of Texas, bringing America’s favorite neighborhood
tavern to 17 locations nationwide.

The 9,174 square-foot restaurant, located at 17111 Tomball Parkway can
accommodate approximately 350 guests and will employ nearly 70 team members
from the local area. The location’s hours are Monday through Thursday from 11
a.m. to 1 a.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. and Sunday from 11
a.m. to midnight.

The neighborhood gathering place is the ideal spot to come together, hang out
or watch the game, Brick House Tavern + Tap takes care of its guests with a
chef-inspired menu, craft beers and cocktails made by its bar experts. Pub
fare with a twist, the elevated brunch, lunch and dinner offerings include
such favorites as handmade meatballs glazed in Tabasco® and whiskey barbecue
sauce, deviled eggs made with farm fresh eggs and a hint of jalapeno, crispy,
hot Duck Wings, Kobe beef pizza and much more. Daily specials and a seasonal
menu round out the offerings.

Brick House Tavern + Tap, part of Houston-based Ignite Restaurant Group, also
features a variety of craft cocktails made exclusively by Brick House bar
experts. The menu also features wines and more than 80 beers, including local
beers on tap and hand-pulled craft beer selections.

For a full menu and additional information, please visit

About Brick House Tavern + Tap

Part of the Ignite Restaurant Group (IRG) portfolio of restaurants, Brick
House Tavern + Tap features a unique menu of American classics with a twist,
specialty cocktails, and more than 80 beers and beer cocktails, served up with
its own blend of personalized hospitality. At 17 locations in the U.S., the
elevated sports tavern atmosphere is complete with 30+ HD flat-screen TVs,
soft leather recliners with built-in TV trays, live music and outdoor dining.
For information regarding franchising opportunities, please contact
franchising@IgniteRestaurants.com. To learn more about Brick House Tavern +
Tap, go to www.brickhousetavernandtap.com.

About Ignite Restaurant Group

Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc. owns and operates three unique casual dining
concepts; Joe's Crab Shack, Romano's Macaroni Grill and Brick House Tavern +
Tap. Ignite also franchises Romano's Macaroni Grill in the United States and
throughout the U.S. territories and foreign countries. Each brand offers a
variety of high-quality, chef-inspired food and beverages in a distinctive,
casual, high-energy atmosphere.


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