Financing

The largest varied menu chains in the U.S.

These are the highest-grossing varied menu chains in Technomic’s Top 250.
avocado eggrolls from the cheesecake factory
Photograph courtesy of Cheesecake Factory

The varied menu segment grew sales 0.1% in 2019. Unit growth declined 1.8%.

RankChain name2019 U.S. sales ($000,000)Sales stimated2019 U.S. units
16Applebee's $4,086  1,665
23Chili's Grill & Bar $3,564 *1,242
33The Cheesecake Factory $2,181  206
41Red Robin Gourmet Burgers and Brews $1,549  556
48BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse $1,161  208
49TGI Fridays $1,085 *385
62Ruby Tuesday $731 *451
64Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen $725  175
74Yard House $610  79
103O'Charley's $426  196
120Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurants $339  41
129Ninety Nine Restaurants $324 *108
136Bar Louie $284 *128
150Seasons 52 $253  44
151Bahama Breeze Island Grille $253  43
166Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar $213  36
173J. Alexander's $196 *34
176Firebirds Wood Fired Grill $193  51
179True Food Kitchen $190  32
181Hard Rock Cafe $188 *40
182Johnny Rockets $187 *155
189The Melting Pot $181 *105
194Claim Jumper $177 *35
198Islands Fine Burgers & Drinks $173 *56
199Mimi's Bistro & Bakery $173 *77
207Roosters $163 *42
213Grand Lux Cafe $158 *13
226Topgolf $144 *54
230Houlihan's $143 *45
24154th Street Restaurant & Drafthouse $131  31
246Rainforest Cafe $129 *18

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

Learn more about Technomic’s Top 500.

See the Top 250 chains.

Members help make our journalism possible. Become a Restaurant Business member today and unlock exclusive benefits, including unlimited access to all of our content. Sign up here.

Multimedia

Exclusive Content

Financing

Saladworks-parent WOWorks is shopping for new brands to buy

The platform company is almost finished assimilating its existing six brands. Now it's time to add to the family, said CEO Kelly Roddy.

Financing

2 more reminders that the restaurant business is risky

The Bottom Line: Franchising is no less risky than opening your own restaurant. Just ask former NFL player David Tyree and the former president of McDonald's Mexico.

Marketing

There's plenty happening at the high end of the pricing barbell, too

Reality Check: Decadent meal choices are also proliferating, for a lot more than $5.

Trending

More from our partners