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HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., Oct. 18, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BJ's Restaurants, Inc. (NASDAQ:BJRI) today announced the opening of its two newest restaurants in Wesley Chapel, Florida and Teterboro, New Jersey. Both restaurants opened on Monday, October 17, 2016. The Wesley Chapel restaurant is located at the Tampa Premium Outlets off State Road 56, and the Teterboro restaurant is located at Teterboro Landing Shopping Center. Each restaurant is approximately 7,300 square feet, seats approximately 225 guests and features BJ's extensive menu, including BJ's signature deep-dish pizza, award-winning handcrafted beer and famous Pizookie® dessert. BJ's unique, contemporary décor provides the perfect environment for all dining occasions. Hours of operation for both restaurants are from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 midnight Sunday through Thursday, and 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. Friday and Saturday. "We are excited to open our 22 nd restaurant in the state of Florida and our first restaurant in the state of New Jersey," commented Greg Trojan, President and CEO. "Wesley Chapel is located in the Tampa market and joins our three other successful restaurants in Pinellas Park, Citrus Park and Clearwater. Our Teterboro restaurant is our third restaurant in the New York metro market joining our restaurants in Nanuet and Valley Stream, New York. We are looking forward to our next restaurant opening at the end of this month in Charlottesville, Virginia." BJ's Restaurants, Inc. currently owns and operates 185 casual dining restaurants under the BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse®, BJ's Restaurant & Brewery®, BJ's Pizza & Grill® and BJ's Grill® brand names. BJ's Restaurants offer an innovative and broad menu featuring award-winning, signature deep-dish pizza complemented with generously portioned salads, appetizers, sandwiches, soups, pastas, entrees and desserts, including the Pizookie® dessert. Quality, flavor, value, moderate prices and sincere service remain distinct attributes of the BJ's experience. All restaurants feature BJ's critically acclaimed proprietary craft beers, which are produced at several of the Company's Restaurant & Brewery locations, brewpub locations in Texas and qualified independent third party craft brewers. The Company's restaurants are located in the 24 states of Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington. Visit BJ's Restaurants, Inc. on the Web at http://www.bjsrestaurants.com. Certain statements in the preceding paragraphs and all other statements that are not purely historical constitute "forward-looking" statements for purposes of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and are intended to be covered by the safe harbors created thereby. The "forward-looking" statements contained in this press release are based on current assumptions and expectations and BJ's Restaurants, Inc. undertakes no obligation to update or alter its "forward-looking" statements whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. Investors are referred to the full discussion of risks and uncertainties associated with forward-looking statements contained in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its recent reports on Forms 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K.