Our Restaurant Data at a Glance

Restaurants by State

State Total Number of Restaurants
Alabama ​6,969
Alaska ​1,041
Arizona ​9,170
Arkansas ​3,996
California 6​8,189
Colorado ​8,846
Connecticut ​6,325
Delaware ​1,567
Florida 3​4,901
Georgia 1​5,864
Hawaii ​2,586
Idaho ​2,107
Illinois 1​9,337
Indiana ​9,044
Iowa ​3,982
Kansas ​4,112
Kentucky ​5,790
State Total Number of Restaurants
Louisiana ​7,592
Maine ​1,908
Maryland ​8,657
Massachusetts 1​0,562
Michigan 1​3,083
Minnesota ​6,398
Mississippi ​4,155
Missouri ​8,298
Montana ​1,567
Nebraska ​2,550
Nevada ​4,953
New Hampshire ​2,061
New Jersey 1​4,374
New Mexico ​2,892
New York 3​4,359
North Carolina 1​4,455
North Dakota 939
State Total Number of Restaurants
Ohio 1​5,230
Oklahoma ​5,469
Oregon ​6,712
Pennsylvania 1​8,076
Rhode Island ​1,831
South Carolina ​7,828
South Dakota ​1,071
Tennessee 1​0,118
Texas 4​4,177
Utah ​3,588
Vermont 900
Virginia 1​2,166
Washington 1​0,841
West Virginia ​2,071
Wisconsin ​8,076
Wyoming 841

Restaurants by Top 100 Metros

Metro Total Number of Restaurants
Akron, OH 949
Albuquerque, NM ​1,294
Bakersfield, CA ​1,195
Baton Rouge, LA ​1,336
Columbia, SC ​1,176
Columbus, OH ​2,821
Dayton, OH ​1,081
El Paso, TX ​1,233
Fresno, CA ​1,460
Jackson, MS 902
Jacksonville, FL ​2,626
Knoxville, TN ​1,207
Madison, WI ​1,011
Pittsburgh, PA ​3,460
Provo-Orem, UT 573
Richmond, VA ​1,997
Rochester, NY ​1,458
St. Louis, MO-IL ​4,106
Springfield, MA 830
Syracuse, NY 914
Toledo, OH 956
Tucson, AZ ​1,283
Tulsa, OK ​1,463
Wichita, KS 985
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY ​1,278
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ ​1,174
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA ​9,248
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 894
Austin-Round Rock, TX ​3,221
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD ​4,170
Birmingham-Hoover, AL ​1,676
Boise City, ID 862
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH ​7,690
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT ​1,983
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY ​1,616
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL ​1,222
Charleston-North Charleston, SC ​1,306
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC ​3,505
Chattanooga, TN-GA 914
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1​4,928
Cincinnati, OH-KY-I ​2,996
Cleveland-Elyria, OH ​2,899
Colorado Springs, CO 938
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1​2,149
Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 988
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO ​4,602
Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 859
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI ​5,998
Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 827
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI ​1,283
Greensboro-High Point, NC ​1,101
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC ​1,422
Metro Total Number of Restaurants
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 128
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT ​1,902
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 1​1,352
Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson, IN ​2,858
Kansas City, MO-KS ​2,900
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 712
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV ​3,806
Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR ​1,069
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 2​6,079
Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN ​1,871
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX ​1,165
Memphis, TN-MS-AR ​2,044
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 1​1,307
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI ​2,202
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI ​4,224
Nashville-Davidson–Murfreesboro–Franklin, TN ​3,175
New Haven-Milford, CT ​1,572
New Orleans-Metairie, LA ​2,649
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 3​6,919
North Port-Sarasota-Bradenton, FL ​1,333
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 668
Oklahoma City, OK ​2,110
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA ​1,240
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL ​4,267
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA ​1,261
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 888
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD ​8,900
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ ​6,294
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA ​3,894
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA ​2,612
Raleigh, NC ​1,850
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA ​6,185
Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA ​3,467
Salt Lake City, UT ​1,540
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX ​3,816
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA ​6,006
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA ​9,610
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA ​3,496
Scranton–Wilkes-Barre–Hazleton, PA 952
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA ​6,383
Spokane-Spokane Valley, WA 758
Stockton-Lodi, CA 970
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL ​4,678
Urban Honolulu, HI ​1,782
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC ​2,822
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV ​9,151
Winston-Salem, NC 891
Worcester, MA-CT ​1,109

Restaurants by Cuisine

Cuisine Total Number of Restaurants
Family Dining Restaurants ​4,965
American Restaurants 5​1,178
Steak Houses 1​0,387
Italian Restaurants 1​2,292
Barbecue ​8,952
Greek Restaurants ​2,824
Deli Restaurants 4​5,516

Restaurants by Employee Size

Number of Employees Total Number of Restaurants
Restaurants With 1-4 Employees 8​1,867
Restaurants With 5-9 Employees 19​0,700
Restaurants With 10-19 Employees 9​2,427
Restaurants With 20-49 Employees 9​3,394
Restaurants With 50-99 Employees 2​7,880
Restaurants With 100-249 Employees ​6,621
Restaurants With 250-499 Employees 282
Restaurants With 500-999 Employees 31
Restaurants With ​1,000-​4,999 Employees 26
Restaurants With ​5,000-​9,999 Employees 5
Restaurants With Over 10,000 Employees 7

Restaurants by Franchise

Franchise Name Total Number of Restaurants
A&W RESTAURANTS 570
APPLEBEE'S ​1,672
ARBY'S ​3,214
ARCTIC CIRCLE 63
ATLANTA BREAD 33
AU BON PAIN 186
BACK YARD BURGERS 58
BAHAMA BREEZE 38
BAJA FRESH MEXICAN GRILL 134
BAKERS SQUARE RESTAURANT & PIE 43
BENIHANA 79
BERTUCCI'S 53
BIG BOY 76
BJ'S RESTAURANT & BREWHOUSE 196
BLACK ANGUS STEAKHOUSE 46
BLAKE'S LOTABURGER 66
BLIMPIE SUBS & SALADS 266
BOB EVANS RESTAURANT 497
BOJANGLES' FAMOUS CHICKEN 691
BONEFISH GRILL 190
BOSTON MARKET 445
BUCA DI BEPPO 75
BUFFALO WILD WINGS GRILL & BAR ​1,172
BURGER KING ​6,611
CAPTAIN D'S SEAFOOD 506
CARL'S JR 580
CARL'S JR/GREEN BURRITO 469
CARRABBA'S ITALIAN GRILL 229
CARROWS RESTAURANT 10
CHARLEYS PHILLY STEAKS 320
CHECKERS DRIVE-IN RESTAURANT 544
CHEDDAR'S SCRATCH KITCHEN 165
CHEESECAKE FACTORY 172
CHEVYS FRESH MEX 34
CHICKEN EXPRESS 204
CHICK-FIL-A ​2,265
CHILI'S GRILL & BAR ​1,214
CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL ​2,283
CHURCH'S CHICKEN 981
COCO'S BAKERY RESTAURANT 51
CORNER BAKERY CAFE 183
COSI 52
COUNTRY KITCHEN 40
COUSINS SUBS 91
CRACKER BARREL OLD COUNTRY STR 660
CULVER'S 643
D'ANGELO GRILLED SANDWICHES 82
DAVE & BUSTER'S 97
DEL TACO 545
DENNY'S ​1,562
DQ GRILL & CHILL ​1,112
EL POLLO LOCO 472
EL TORITO MEXICAN GRILL 43
FAMOUS DAVE'S 145
FATBURGER 70
FAZOLI'S 216
FIREHOUSE SUBS ​1,079
FIVE GUYS ​1,293
FREDDY'S 271
FRISCH'S BIG BOY RESTAURANT 113
FUDDRUCKERS 158
GOLDEN CHICK 160
GOLDEN CORRAL BUFFET & GRILL 508
HARD ROCK CAFE 45
HARDEE'S ​1,417
HARDEE'S/RED BURRITO 368
HOMETOWN BUFFET 44
HOOTERS 333
HUDDLE HOUSE 301
IHOP RESTAURANT ​1,664
IN-N-OUT BURGER 322
JACK IN THE BOX ​2,207
JASON'S DELI 269
JERSEY MIKE'S SUBS ​1,380
JIMMY JOHN'S ​2,590
Franchise Name Total Number of Restaurants
JOE'S CRAB SHACK 61
JOHNNY ROCKETS 177
KEG STEAKHOUSE & BAR 9
KFC 3933
KRISPY KRUNCHY CHICKEN 2304
KRYSTAL 366
LOGAN'S ROADHOUSE 205
LONG JOHN SILVER'S 907
LONGHORN STEAKHOUSE 502
LUBY'S 86
MARIE CALLENDER'S 56
MC ALISTER'S DELI 419
MC DONALD'S 13543
MELTING POT 123
MIMI'S CAFE 88
MOE'S SOUTHWEST GRILL 663
NOODLES & COMPANY 477
O'CHARLEY'S 205
OLD COUNTRY BUFFET 22
OLIVE GARDEN ITALIAN KITCHEN 841
ON THE BORDER MEXICAN GRILL 145
OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE 730
P F CHANG'S CHINA BISTRO 207
PANDA EXPRESS 1768
PANERA BREAD 1813
PEI WEI ASIAN DINER 178
PENN STATION EAST COAST SUBS 308
PERKINS RESTAURANT & BAKERY 347
PICK UP STIX 69
PITA PIT 204
POLLO TROPICAL 115
PONDEROSA STEAKHOUSE 59
POPEYES LOUISIANA KITCHEN 2053
POTBELLY SANDWICH SHOP 415
QDOBA MEXICAN EATS 672
QUIZNOS 382
RAINFOREST CAFE 19
RAISING CANE'S 340
RALLY'S HAMBURGERS 297
RED LOBSTER 672
RED ROBIN GOURMET BURGERS 530
ROMANO'S MACARONI GRILL 97
RUBIO'S COASTAL GRILL 196
RUBY TUESDAY 533
RUTH'S CHRIS STEAK HOUSE 126
RYAN'S 19
SBARRO 275
SCHLOTZSKY'S 363
SHONEY'S 136
SIZZLER 116
SMASHBURGER 245
SMOKEY BONES BAR & FIRE GRILL 67
SONIC DRIVE-IN 3392
STEAK 'N SHAKE 570
SUBWAY 24204
TACO BELL 6692
TACO BUENO 175
TACO CABANA 147
TACO JOHN'S 362
TACO TIME 215
TEXAS ROADHOUSE 522
TGI FRIDAY'S 408
TOGO'S 231
VILLAGE INN 208
WAFFLE HOUSE 1831
WENDY'S 5527
WHATABURGER 837
WHICH WICH SUPERIOR SANDWICHES 396
WHITE CASTLE 379
WIENERSCHNITZEL 321
WING STREET 1707
WINGSTOP 971
ZAXBY'S CHICKEN FINGERS & BUFFALO WINGS 875
ZOES KITCHEN 186

Independently Owned Restaurants

Total Number of Restaurants
Independently Owned Restaurants 35​7,719

Restaurants by Job Title

Job Titles Total Number of Restaurants
Restaurants With Job Title Owner 16​9,338
Restaurants With Job Title Manager 6​2,039
Restaurants With Job Title Operator 85
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