2017 Top 500: Sports Bar

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The sports bar category is defying casual dining overall. Those among the Top 500 grew sales by 3.9%, to $7.9 billion, and unit counts by 2%, to 2,747. Increases came both from the largest chain, Buffalo Wild Wings, whose sales grew 4%, and emerging chains such as Duffy's Sports Grill (up 14%), Twin Peaks (11%) and Dave & Buster's (11%).

2017 Rank

Chain Name

2016 U.S. Sales ($000)

2016 U.S. Units

18Buffalo Wild Wings3,785,000*1,187
53Hooters864,000*338
87Dave & Buster's450,000*87
107Miller's Ale House360,000*78
114Twin Peaks332,900*79
172Beef 'O' Brady's203,900185
194Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery180,600*80
232Quaker Steak & Lube132,50050
240Duffy's Sports Grill129,50033
247Wild Wing Cafe124,000*44

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

 

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