54th Street Grill & Bar is a chain of casual-dining restaurants offering moderately priced pub fare. Units are freestanding and generally located in shopping centers. Stores comprise about 5,000 square feet and seat up to 250. Interiors are open and roomy, with exposed ceilings and a large dining area with booth and table seating. The chain offers dine-in and takeaway for lunch and dinner. Express To Go curbside pickup is available at most locations. Thomas E. Norsworthy founded the restaurant in 1990 in Kansas City. Menu signatures include USDA Choice Angus chuck burgers, bacon-wrapped filet mignon, spicy fried chicken sandwich, sirloin steak French dip, center-cut baby back ribs, Cajun-spiced marinated chicken, fried catfish and fire-grilled fajitas. 

LocationKansas City, Mont.
2009 Systemwide Sales$46,200,000
% Change in Sales10.0%
2009 U.S. Units16
% Change in Units14.3%
2009 Average Unit Volume$3,400,000
% Change in AUV1.6%
Future 50 Year2010