Eatertainment and craft drinks stirred up a winning combination this year. Similar to The Brass Tap (No. 5), this chain focuses on sports and live music, but with a local spin and an emphasis on elevated American comfort food and burgers. Eureka sources only within the U.S., serving regional beers, whiskeys and wines. This spring, the restaurant group signed a deal to enter a mixed-use building project at San Diego State, serving a demographic sure to eat up the gastropub’s fun-plus-food vibe.
|2015 Systemwide Sales ($000)||$43,000,000*|
|YOY Sales Change||40.5%|
|2015 U.S. Units||20|
|YOY Unit Change||42.9%|
|2015 Average Unit Volume ($000)||$2,530,000*|
|Future 50 Year||2016|
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