2016 Top 500: Casual-dining chains

2016 Rank

Chain Name

2015 U.S. Sales ($000)

2015 U.S. Units

16Olive Garden3,743,00084117Buffalo Wild Wings3,567,1551,14526Outback Steakhouse2,566,00075529Red Lobster2,410,900*66232Texas Roadhouse2,145,385*47335Cheesecake Factory, The1,913,75818737LongHorn Steakhouse1,570,00048738TGI Fridays1,567,000*48539Red Robin Gourmet Burgers & Brews1,501,080*51044Ruby Tuesday1,179,029*684*53Hooters829,300*34457California Pizza Kitchen742,500*22858Carrabba's Italian Grill729,00024761Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen706,900*16869Bonefish Grill635,00021580O'Charley's525,80021287Yard House473,3006188Famous Dave's457,330*17693Joe's Crab Shack414,33513094Maggiano's Little Italy401,00080103On The Border Mexican Grill & Cantina361,100143110Miller's Ale House338,315*72116Benihana312,98973118Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen309,700*35121Hard Rock Cafe300,500*47123Romano's Macaroni Grill298,400*145124Ninety Nine Restaurants293,300105125Twin Peaks291,100*73126Chuy's287,06270127UNO Pizzeria & Grill280,400*127134Brio Tuscan Grille261,70063141Old Chicago Pizza & Taproom249,900103145Seasons 52243,90042147Bar Louie239,900108149Mimi's Cafe237,300*102152Buca di Beppo233,800*103153Saltgrass Steak House232,700*54161Rainforest Cafe219,700*23163Claim Jumper219,000*43166Legal Sea Foods211,80035167Houlihan's209,17473171Johnny Rockets205,900*190172Bahama Breeze Island Grille203,800*37175Melting Pot, The198,700126178Bertucci's191,800*86180Tilted Kilt Pub & Eatery187,600*92186Smokey Bones Bar & Fire Grill182,800*66188Jimmy Buffett's Margaritaville182,000*17196Islands Fine Burgers & Drinks166,500*55198Johnny Carino's164,00078199Mellow Mushroom162,900*164201Bravo! Cucina Italiana160,50052204Quaker Steak & Lube154,000*54205Pappasito's Cantina153,000*23208Black Angus Steakhouse150,200*46210Uncle Julio's149,600*24219El Torito143,20054221Kona Grill143,02337227Houston's136,400*18228Firebirds Wood Fired Grill135,58638229Lone Star Steakhouse133,700*70230Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery132,99833233Gordon Biersch Brewery Restaurant131,63341235Granite City Food & Brewery127,64134236Chart House125,400*29239Grand Lux Cafe124,200*12240Genghis Grill124,000*86*241Fox & Hound123,200*52245Abuelo's122,100*39247Roosters122,01534