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Habit Burger Grill

Top 500 Chains

The Habit Burger Grill

The chain known for its charbroiled burgers opened its first international location in Dubai

2017 Top 500: Burger

The top three burger chains, all QSRs, own two-thirds of the category's sales.

Kurt Vonnegut Jr. wrote that “maturity is a bitter disappointment for which no remedy exists,” and so it has been with the coming-of-age fast-casual restaurant segment.

A restaurant chain's sales don't always reflect customer satisfaction, and vice versa. Here, we rank the leading limited-service chains using a formula that includes financials, consumer satisfaction and value.

Consumers reveal which chain limited-time offers they were most likely to order based on the name and description.

Nevermind better burgers. Chicken is ruling the roost for limited-service restaurants, as the latest round of limited-time items attests.

The top and fastest-growing chains don’t always align with average total menu items in their sectors.

Customers reveal which restaurant chains offer them the most craveable burgers that they can’t get anywhere else in a recent Technomic survey.

Chains ranking highest in their competitive set deliver more than just good food. They’re winning in all aspects of the dining experience, from service to convenience.

Just starting to get their own spending power, Gen Z is now in operators’ sights. Because of their limited budgets, this generation frequents QSRs the most.