This casually upscale Lebanese-American concept offers healthy, natural pita pockets, "exotic" vegetarian dishes and meat-based specialties. Now franchising in 15 states, Aladdin's reports three to come this year as it moves into new markets in Raleigh, North Carolina, and Detroit, Michigan, and adds a unit in the western Cleveland 'burbs.

LocationLakewood, Ohio
2007 Systemwide Sales$26,500,000*
% Change in Sales23.3%
2007 U.S. Units26
% Change in Units30.0%
2007 Average Unit Volume$1,200,000*
% Change in AUV4.5%
Future 50 Year2008