This casual neighborhood concept scores big with young professional looking for a quick lunch as well as with families out for a leisurely dinner. In addition to its popular fire-grilled menu options, the chain appeals to wallet-conscious consumers with happy-hour specials, such as Wine Down Wednesdays, offering half-price bottles weekly.

LocationSeattle, Wash.
2013 Systemwide Sales$34,200,000*
% Change in Sales14.0%
2013 U.S. Units10
% Change in Units11.1%
2013 Average Unit Volume$3,600,000*
% Change in AUV0.6%
Future 50 Year2014
FranchisingNo