Bru’s Room Sports Grill is a traditional casual-dining chain that serves a varied menu of traditional bar food. The chain hosts live music, karaoke, game night and trivia night at most locations, which draws in a wide demographic of young and older adults and families alike. Units boast upbeat, sports-themed atmospheres. Eddie Hauck Jr., a Buffalo, New York, native, and NFL player Bob “Bru” Brudzinski, opened their first Eddie Hauck’s Wings ’N Ribs and Bru’s Room Sports Bar in Margate, Florida, in 1989. A second location opened in Pompano Beach, Florida, in 1999. More locations spread throughout Florida in the coming years.

LocationCoconut Creek, Fla.
2011 Systemwide Sales$26,500,000*
% Change in Sales19.6%
2011 U.S. Units10
% Change in Units25.0%
2011 Average Unit Volume$2,950,000
% Change in AUV0.0%
Future 50 Year2012