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2018 Top 500: Seafood

The Top 250 full-service seafood chains, ranked.
Red Lobster

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Seafood chains within the Top 500 saw sales drop 3.7% in 2017; unit count decreased 5.4%. Six saw positive sales growth, while 12 saw sales drop.



2018 RankChain Name2017 US Sales ($000,000)2017 US Units
33Red Lobster$2,290*677
72Bonefish Grill$619201
78Captain D’s Seafood Kitchen$553531
89Long John Silver’s$455*940
115Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen$343*39
135Joe’s Crab Shack$275*59
166Legal Sea Foods$216*36
173McCormick & Schmick’s$208*48
180Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Restaurant & Market$196*28
Source: Technomic's Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report; *Technomic estimate

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

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