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2019 Top 500: Varied menu

The Top 250 varied-menu chains, ranked.
Photograph courtesy of Cheesecake Factory

Top 500

Full-service varied menu chains saw sales increase 0.6% in 2018; unit count decreased 2%. Forty-two chains saw positive sales growth, while 26 chains saw sales drop.

2019 RankChain Name2018 US Sales ($000,000)2018 US Units
15Applebee's$4,2111,693
22Chili's Grill & Bar$3,500*1,251
34The Cheesecake Factory$2,127201
41Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews$1,506555
47TGI Fridays$1,183*424
49BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse$1,116202
65Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen$728170
67Ruby Tuesday$721*491
75Yard House$57172
89O'Charley's$463*205
127Bar Louie$309*134
129Ninety Nine Restaurants$305*105
137Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants$28235
143Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom$256109
146Seasons 52$24942
154Bahama Breeze Island Grille$23940
169Hard Rock Cafe$211*42
174Johnny Rockets$207175
176Claim Jumper$197*37
183Mimi's Cafe$181*79
184Houlihan's$18167
185J. Alexander's$181*32
188Firebirds Wood Fired Grill$17948
190Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar$17530
193The Melting Pot$173*108
196Islands Fine Burgers & Drinks$171*56
203True Food Kitchen$16725
216Roosters$152*41
220Grand Lux Cafe$146*14
222Rainforest Cafe$144*19
24554th Street Restaurant & Drafthouse$12529
Source: Technomic's Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report; *Technomic estimate

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