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25 top limited-service chains

Financial and popular success don't always align in the restaurant business, but they do on this one-of-a-kind list from Restaurant Business. The publication worked with its research sister, Technomic, to rank limited-service chains by a combination of sales and customer satisfaction. It's offered here in a partnership with the popular general-business website,


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The restaurants that make the most money are not always the ones that consumers love the most. Here, we rank the leading full-service chains using a formula that includes financials, consumer satisfaction and value.

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