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2016 Top 500: Sports bar chains


With only $7.5 billion in sales and 2,676 units, the sports bar category is a small one. But its 8.1% sales growth and 4.3% increase in outlets makes it a category worth watching. The category includes both brands that appeal to families (like Buffalo Wild Wings, which increased sales by 10.5%) and those that attract young men (such as Twin Peaks, whose sales are up 21.6%).

2016 Rank

Chain Name

2015 U.S. Sales ($000)

2015 U.S. Units

17Buffalo Wild Wings3,567,1551,145
95Dave & Buster's401,00080
110Miller's Ale House338,315*72
125Twin Peaks291,100*73
165Beef 'O' Brady's211,900*198
180Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery187,600*92
204Quaker Steak & Lube154,00054
241Fox & Hound123,200*52

*Technomic estimate


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