Top 100 Independents

Restaurant Business magazine ranks the top-grossing independent restaurants in America

Top 100 Independents


Starr Restaurants' three-meal French bistro and homage to French lifestyle is a Philadelphia favorite.

Top 100 Independents

Chicago Cut Steakhouse

Owners David Flom and Matthew Moore closed sister concept Ocean Cut in 2018 after a three-year run.

Simple sells. Zehnder's reports that its chicken pot pie was its most successful menu addition in 2017.

Famed for its "pier to plate" menu and classic service for more than a half-century.

In the Year of the Steakhouse, BOA added larger steaks—tomahawk cuts and porterhouse—to its menu.

Membership in Tao Group's Suite Sixteen club at Madison Square Garden, opening in October 2018, costs $400,000 (Rangers and Knicks tickets included).

A $45 order of stone crabs can be home-delivered in less than an hour.

Parent Quality Branded will open a Quality Eats steakhouse in Chicago.

At 34, Shaw's Crab House is one of Lettuce Entertain Your Enterprises' longest-running concepts.

It opened in June 2017, yet still totaled more than $15 million in sales and nearly 800,000 meals served.

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