The only burger concept among the top 20 on this list, this fast casual declares “We do a common thing uncommonly well.” Burger Lounge emphasizes American grass-fed beef, as well as free-range turkey and an organic quinoa patty to appeal to vegetarians. It serves lunch, dinner and alcohol beverages, and has received funding from investor KarpReilly to fuel its expansion.
|Location||La Jolla, Calif.|
|2016 Systemwide Sales ($000)||$28,800,000*|
|YOY Sales Change||33.3%|
|2016 U.S. Units||21|
|YOY Unit Change||50.0%|
|2016 Average Unit Volume ($000)||$1,645,000*|
|Future 50 Year||2017|