2017 Top 500: Steak

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The steak category grew sales by 2.9%, to $11.2 billion, and units by 0.7%, to 2,767. The growth outpaced full service overall, but has slowed from prior years. (The category increased sales 6% in 2016 over 2015.) Texas de Brazil, Mastro's Restaurants and Texas Roadhouse had the largest sales increases (23%, 10% and 9%, respectively).

2017 Rank

Chain Name

2016 U.S. Sales ($000)

2016 U.S. Units

28Outback Steakhouse2,514,000755
30Texas Roadhouse2,336,200*499
38LongHorn Steakhouse1,641,000500
69Ruth's Chris Steak House668,000*129
75Logan's Roadhouse587,000*220
93The Capital Grille413,00056
127Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar285,00068
137Morton's The Steakhouse258,700*64
143Saltgrass Steak House249,100*60
144Texas de Brazil Churrascaria247,700*43
147Fogo de Chao245,38132
173Mastro's Restaurants201,800*14
202Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House166,88512
208Black Angus Steakhouse154,100*46

*Technomic estimate; Source: Technomic's Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report

 

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