The biggest steak restaurant chains in the U.S.

These steak concepts generated the most domestic sales in 2021, according to the Technomic Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report.
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Steak concepts thrived in 2021 as consumers flocked to them as they looked to celebrate coming out of the pandemic. Here are the largest such chains in the U.S., based on 2021 sales, according to the Technomic Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report. 

2022 RankChain Name2021 US Sales ($000,000)2021 US Units
24Texas Roadhouse$3,717596
29Outback Steakhouse$2,621694
38LongHorn Steakhouse$2,209551
73Ruth's Chris Steak House$636129
94The Capital Grille$45763
101Logan's Roadhouse$417136
108Saltgrass Steak House$378*90
110Fogo de Chao$369*48
119Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar$33364
137Texas de Brazil Churrascaria$285*51
178Morton's The Steakhouse$192*55
179Mastro's Restaurants$191*19
208Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House$158*16
244Perry's Steakhouse & Grille$129*21
Source: Technomic's Top 500 Chain Restaurant Report; *Technomic estimate

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