The largest Mexican chains in the U.S.

These are the highest-grossing Mexican chains in Technomic’s Top 250.
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Limited-service Mexican chains grew sales 8.7% in 2019. Unit growth increased 2.1%. Full-service Mexican chains grew sales 1.3%, and unit growth declined by 2%.

RankChain name2019 U.S. sales ($000,000)Sales stimated2019 U.S. units
4Taco Bell $11,293  6,766
12Chipotle Mexican Grill $5,509  2,584
53Qdoba Mexican Eats $901  730
57Del Taco $851  596
60Moe's Southwest Grill $749 *730
102Chuy's $426  100
110Taco John's $373  387
127On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina $328 *136
131Taco Cabana $311  172
140Torchy's Tacos $272 *72
145Cafe Rio Mexican Grill $267 *126
156Uncle Julio's $240 *36
158Rubio's $232  197
162Fuzzy's Taco Shop $226 *152
193Taco Bueno $178 *145
223Tijuana Flats $147 *139
228Pappasito's Cantina $144 *25
243Costa Vida Fresh Mexican Grill $130 *93
248Lupe Tortilla $127  25

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

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