Top 100 Chains: U.S. Sales

The following rankings are based on U.S. systemwide foodservice sales, including company-store and franchised-unit sales, for the latest full fiscal years ended closest to Dec. 2011.

Notes:

  • All results are in $ Millions.
  • Tied results are given the same rank.
  • The year 2011 reflects data for chain or company fiscal years ended closest to Dec. 2011.
  • The year 2010 reflects data for chain or company fiscal years ended closest to Dec. 2010.
  • The year 2009 reflects data for chain or company fiscal years ended closest to Dec. 2010.

Data is either reported by a chain or parent company, or estimated by NRN.





RankChainSegment201120102009
1McDonald'sSandwich $34,172.0 $32,395.4 $31,032.6
2SubwaySandwich $11,434.0 $10,633.0 $9,999.3
3Starbucks CoffeeBeverage-Snack $8,490.0 $7,955.0 $7,415.0
4Burger KingSandwich $8,131.0 $8,433.0 $8,799.0
5Wendy's Sandwich $8,108.0 $7,943.0 $8,023.0
6Taco BellSandwich $7,000.0 $6,900.0 $6,800.0
7Dunkin' DonutsBeverage-Snack $5,931.0 $5,420.0 $5,176.0
8Pizza HutPizza $5,500.0 $5,400.0 $5,000.0
9KFCChicken $4,600.0 $4,700.0 $4,900.0
10Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & BarCasual Dining $4,428.1 $4,317.0 $4,397.4
11Chick-fil-AChicken $3,992.6 $3,526.9 $3,164.6
12Sonic, America's Drive-InSandwich $3,689.0 $3,619.9 $3,837.4
13Olive GardenCasual Dining $3,585.0 $3,471.0 $3,301.0
14Chili's Grill & Bar Casual Dining $3,564.0 $3,513.0 $3,626.0
15Domino's Pizza Pizza $3,442.9 $3,320.1 $3,097.1
16Panera BreadBakery-Cafe $3,197.0 $2,894.0 $2,579.0
17Jack in the BoxSandwich $2,946.3 $2,934.8 $3,072.1
18Arby'sSandwich $2,940.6 $2,857.8 $3,064.4
19Dairy QueenSandwich $2,660.0 $2,660.0 $2,640.0
20Red LobsterCasual Dining $2,632.0 $2,453.0 $2,421.0
21IHOPFamily $2,618.0 $2,575.0 $2,527.0
22Denny'sFamily $2,332.0 $2,186.0 $2,194.0
23Outback SteakhouseCasual Dining $2,327.0 $2,256.0 $2,248.0
24Chipotle Mexican Grill/Chipotle Sandwich $2,264.5 $1,832.7 $1,517.3
25Papa John's PizzaPizza $2,204.0 $2,097.0 $2,067.0
26Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & BarCasual Dining $2,040.3 $1,703.0 $1,480.7
27Cracker Barrel Old Country StoreFamily $1,934.0 $1,911.7 $1,875.7
28Hardee'sSandwich $1,906.0 $1,831.0 $1,726.0
29T.G.I. Friday'sCasual Dining $1,816.0 $1,794.0 $1,830.5
307-ElevenC-Store $1,771.0 $1,647.0 $1,564.0
31Popeyes Louisiana KitchenChicken $1,704.0 $1,607.0 $1,544.0
32Golden CorralBuffet $1,683.4 $1,639.7 $1,555.8
33The Cheesecake FactoryCasual Dining $1,545.4 $1,448.9 $1,399.9
34Panda ExpressOther QSR/Chinese $1,531.8 $1,370.0 $1,241.5
35Disney theme parks, hotels & resortsTheme Park $1,451.0 $1,350.0 $1,363.0
36Little Caesars PizzaPizza $1,427.0 $1,270.0 $1,117.0
37Carl's Jr.Sandwich $1,399.0 $1,376.0 $1,366.0
38Ruby TuesdayCasual Dining $1,367.0 $1,445.0 $1,490.8
39Texas RoadhouseCasual Dining $1,356.0 $1,243.0 $1,179.0
40WhataburgerSandwich $1,311.2 $1,225.7 $1,178.9
41Marriott Hotels & ResortsHotel $1,284.0 $1,278.0 $1,225.0
42Red Robin Gourmet Burgers & SpiritsCasual Dining $1,232.7 $1,143.2 $1,118.7
43Hilton HotelsHotel $1,222.0 $1,160.0 $1,090.0
44LongHorn SteakhouseCasual Dining $1,119.0 $983.7 $881.8
45Jimmy John'sSandwich $1,014.0 $780.0 $603.0
46Waffle HouseFamily $960.0 $946.0 $938.0
47Bob Evans RestaurantsFamily $959.0 $957.0 $984.0
48Five Guys Burgers and FriesSandwich $950.6 $721.0 $499.0
49P.F. Chang's China BistroCasual Dining $930.4 $938.6 $934.8
50Sheraton HotelsHotel $916.0 $937.0 $935.0
51Church's ChickenChicken $864.3 $872.4 $857.8
52HootersCasual Dining $852.0 $860.0 $859.0
53Holiday InnHotel $850.6 $822.3 $787.4
54Quiznos Sub Sandwich $849.0 $1,127.0 $1,420.0
55Zaxby'sChicken $840.0 $777.6 $718.2
56Steak n ShakeFamily/QSR $791.0 $764.0 $724.0
57Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n BiscuitsChicken $767.4 $712.8 $657.3
58Culver'sSandwich $747.7 $689.1 $656.1
59Long John Silver'sOther QSR/Fish $705.0 $700.0 $700.0
60Papa Murphy's Take 'N' Bake PizzaPizza $695.9 $648.8 $626.3
61Perkins Restaurant and BakeryFamily $688.9 $721.7 $737.0
62Carrabba's Italian GrillCasual Dining $686.0 $657.0 $636.0
63California Pizza KitchenCasual Dining $681.0 $679.0 $692.0
64Logan's RoadhouseCasual Dining $661.2 $623.2 $605.1
65Romano's Macaroni Grill Casual Dining $655.0 $658.0 $661.0
66BJ's Restaurant & BreweryCasual Dining $620.9 $513.9 $429.0
67In-N-Out Burger Sandwich $596.0 $553.0 $515.0
68Del TacoSandwich $590.7 $579.0 $568.0
69Hyatt HotelsHotel $575.0 $531.0 $492.0
70Circle K C-Store $565.6 $534.6 $483.0
71Friendly's Ice CreamFamily $559.6 $596.9 $634.1
72El Pollo LocoChicken $558.0 $557.0 $582.1
73CostcoIn-Store $552.4 $541.7 $533.9
74Jason's DeliSandwich $540.1 $503.2 $471.6
75O'Charley's Casual Dining $532.8 $552.7 $582.8
76Boston MarketChicken $532.3 $511.6 $541.0
77Krispy Kreme DoughnutsBeverage-Snack $531.7 $483.2 $464.0
78Wawa C-Store $530.0 $509.0 $502.0
79Qdoba Mexican GrillSandwich $528.7 $480.8 $434.8
80White CastleSandwich $528.4 $520.5 $544.4
81CiCi's PizzaPizza $516.0 $544.4 $563.6
82Casey's General StoresC-Store $500.0 $415.2 $365.8
83Baskin-RobbinsBeverage-Snack $497.0 $494.0 $524.0
84Famous Dave'sCasual Dining $492.2 $471.6 $476.6
85Tim HortonsBakery-Cafe $479.0 $443.0 $420.0
86Ruth's Chris Steak HouseCasual Dining $475.9 $447.8 $427.0
87Target Cafe (Target Stores)In-Store $474.2 $455.5 $437.8
88Westin Hotels & ResortsHotel $470.0 $440.0 $393.0
89Bonefish GrillCasual Dining $459.0 $419.0 $391.0
90SheetzC-store $447.9 $393.3 $359.5
91Jamba JuiceBeverage-Snack $439.0 $420.0 $426.0
92Cheddar'sCasual Dining $438.3 $363.9 $307.2
93Einstein Bros. BagelsBakery-Cafe $436.0 $413.0 $384.0
94Captain D's SeafoodOther QSR/Fish $433.3 $436.2 $461.2
95CheckersSandwich $430.1 $423.5 $425.5
96Sbarro, The Italian EateryOther QSR/Italian $424.0 $450.0 $465.0
97KrystalSandwich $411.8 $400.7 $413.8
98Chuck E. Cheese'sPizza $406.8 $417.6 $427.9
99Big Boy Restaurant & Bakery/Frisch's Big BoyFamily $404.0 $403.0 $390.0
100On the Border Mexican Grill & CantinaCasual Dining $392.2 $391.0 $400.0


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