Top 45 Largest Food & Restaurants Chains in the US

McDonald’s is the largest restaurants chain the United States. The world’s famous chain is known for its hamburgers & broken ice cream machines. The company’s Market Cap is $185 billion as of July, 2022. The chain also ranks among top employers worldwide, the chain employs 2.2 million people worldwide. McDonald’s has 40,031 restaurants across 119 countries worldwide.

Coffee chain Starbucks is second largest restaurants chain in United States. The company Market Cap stands at $93.4 billion as of July, 2022. The Coffee Chain has 33,833 restaurants worldwide as of 2021. The company employs 383,000 people worldwide.

Top 45 Largest Food & Restaurants Chains in the US

RankCompanyCountryMarket Cap (in millions)
1.McDonald’s (MCD)US $185,168
2.Starbucks (SBUX)US $93,472
3.Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG)US $37,158
4.Yum! Brands (YUM)US $33,378
5.Yum China (YUMC)China$19,066
6.Restaurant Brands (QSR)Canada$15,783
7.Darden Restaurants (DRI)US $14,722
8.Domino’s Pizza Inc (DPZ)US $13,923
9.Texas Roadhouse (TXRH)US $5,656
10.Wendy’s (WEN)US $4,366
11.Papa John’s (PZZA)US $3,029
12.Wingstop (WING)US $2,966
13.Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CB..US $2,084
14.Shake Shack (SHAK)US $1,985
15.Dave & Buster’s Entertainment (PLAY)US $1,701
16.Sweetgreen (SG)US $1,640
17.Bloomin’ Brands (BLMN)US $1,608
18.Cheesecake Factory (CAKE)US $1,479
19.Arcos Dorados Holdings (ARCO) Argentina$1,429
20.Janus Henderson Sustainable & Imp.US $1,340
21.Biglari Holdings (BHJA)US $1,339
22.DINE BRANDS GLOBAL, INC (DIN)US $1,110
23.Brinker (EAT)US$1,093
24.First Watch Restaurant (FWRG)US $879
25.Portillos (PTLO)US $740
26.Kura Sushi USA (KRUS)US $703
27.Ruth’s Hospitality (RUTH)US $570
28.Denny’s (DENN)US $567
29.BJ’s Restaurants (BJRI)US $524
30.Chuy’s Holdings (CHUY)US $404
31.El Pollo Loco Holdings (LOCO)US $354
32.Biglari Holdings (BH)US $276
33.ONE Group Hospitality (STKs)US $255
34.Noodles (NDLS)US $227
35.Nathan’s Famous (NATH)US $224
36.Fiesta Restaurant (FRG)US $202
37.Potbelly (PBPB)US $157
38.FAT Brands (FATBB)US $145
39.Red Robin Gourmet Burgers (RRGB)US $136
40.FAT Brands (FAT)US $130
41.BBQ Holdings (BBQ)US $122
42.Carrols Restaurant (TAST)US $109
43.Ark Restaurants (ARKR)US $71
44.BurgerFi (BFI) US $65
45.Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory US$43

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