Papa John‘s International, Inc.
May 30, 2006

Papa John's Announces May Comparable Sales Results

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 30, 2006--Papa John's International, Inc. (NASDAQ: PZZA) today announced that domestic system-wide comparable sales for the four weeks ended May 21, 2006 increased 5.2% (composed of a 5.3% increase at company-owned restaurants and a 5.1% increase at franchise restaurants). Total system-wide international sales for Papa John's branded units increased 24.6% for the four-week period, on a constant U.S. dollar basis, over the comparable period last year.

At May 21, 2006, there were 2,942 Papa John's restaurants (511 company-owned and 2,431 franchised) operating in 49 states and 23 countries. For more information about the company, visit Papa John's at http://www.papajohns.com.

CONTACT: Papa John's International, Inc.
David Flanery, 502-261-4753

SOURCE: Papa John's International, Inc.