2016 Top 500: Seafood chains

Red Lobster, Lobster in Paradise

With flat sales and unit growth (0.4% and -0.9%, respectively), the small seafood segment overall is treading water. Growth rates at concepts like Ocean Prime (whose sales are up 28.6%) and Boiling Crab (up 17.2%) aren’t large enough to overcome decreases at some of the largest chains.

2016 Rank

Chain Name

2015 U.S. Sales ($000)

2015 U.S. Sales

29Red Lobster2,410,900*662
69Bonefish Grill635,000215
93Joe's Crab Shack414,335130
118Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen309,700*35
143McCormick & Schmick's246,900*60
166Legal Sea Foods211,80035
169Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurant & Market208,000*28
236Chart House125,400*29

*Technomic estimate

 

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