$73,000,000 Uses in Amendment to Section 2.1(a Clause

Amendment to Section 2.1(a from Amendment to Credit Agreement

THIS FOURTH AMENDMENT TO CREDIT AGREEMENT (this "Amendment"), dated as of January 13, 2017, is by and among CARROLS RESTAURANT GROUP, INC., a Delaware corporation (the "Borrower"), certain Subsidiaries of the Borrower party hereto (collectively, the "Guarantors"), the Lenders party hereto (the "Lenders") and WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, as administrative agent on behalf of the Lenders under the Credit Agreement (as hereinafter defined) (in such capacity, the "Administrative Agent"). Capitalized terms used herein and not otherwise defined herein shall have the meanings ascribed thereto in the Credit Agreement.

Amendment to Section 2.1(a. The reference to "FIFTY FIVE MILLION DOLLARS ($55,000,000)" contained in Section 2.1(a) of the Credit Agreement is hereby amended to read "SEVENTY THREE MILLION DOLLARS ($73,000,000)". Correspondingly, the references to "$55,000,000" appearing on the cover page and in the first whereas clause of the Credit Agreement are hereby amended to read "$73,000,000".