2017 Top 500: Varied Menu

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Overall, the varied menu category is flat, up .3% in sales to $23.9 billion and .5% in units to 7,792. Results among the brands vary wildly, however, from Cooper's Hawk's 25% sales increase to Uno Pizzeria's 10% decrease. Generally, those who are growing have a strong adult-beverage program and a unique and/or sophisticated customer experience.

2017 Rank

Chain Name

2016 U.S. Sales ($000)

2016 U.S. Units

20Chili's Grill & Bar3,635,000*1,259
35The Cheesecake Factory2,078,083194
40Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews1,476,000*533
42TGI Fridays1,367,000*464
46Ruby Tuesday1,116,700*673
48BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse993,052189
62Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen751,000*165
83Yard House524,00065
124Ninety Nine Restaurants304,000106
125Hard Rock Cafe302,300*46
131Bar Louie279,400*120
139Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom255,100*105
142Uno Pizzeria & Grill251,600*116
145Seasons 52247,00040
160Claim Jumper227,500*44
162Mimi's Cafe224,100*95
166Rainforest Cafe216,000*22
170Johnny Rockets207,400*205
183Jimmy Buffet's Margaritaville190,400*19
188Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants185,37925
196J. Alexander's177,481*31
198Islands Fine Burgers & Drinks170,500*55
200Kona Grill169,52345
220Firebirds Wood Fired Grill144,00042
227Granite City Food & Brewery136,600*35
230Grand Lux Cafe134,400*13

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


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