2019 Top 500: Italian

The Top 250 Italian chains, ranked.
Photograph courtesy of Carrabba’s Italian Grill

Top 500

Full-service Italian and pizza concepts within the Top 500 saw sales increase 0.7% in 2018; unit count declined 1.3%. Sixteen chains saw positive sales growth, while 13 saw sales decline.

2019 RankChain Name2018 US Sales ($000,000)2018 US Units
16Olive Garden$4,082855
69Carrabba's Italian Grill$659227
70California Pizza Kitchen$639*205
96Mellow Mushroom$425*191
99Maggiano's Little Italy$41352
160Romano's Macaroni Grill$229*88
162Brio Tuscan Grille$226*58
173Uno Pizzeria & Grill$208*95
179Buca di Beppo$189*77
210LaRosa's Pizzeria$15864
213Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza$154*215
219The Old Spaghetti Factory$147*42
239Bravo! Cucina Italiana$131*45
Source: Technomic's Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report; *Technomic estimate

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