QSR 50 Rank Company Change in position Category 2016 U.S. Systemwide Sales (millions) 2016 U.S. Average Sales Per Unit Number of Franchised Units in 2016 Number of Company Units in 2016 Total Units in 2016 Total Change in Units from 2016
1 McDonald's Burger 36,389.00 2,550.00 13046 1109 14000 -104
2 Starbucks Coffee Cafe 14,795.40 1,123.25 5292 7880 13172 651
3 Subway Sandwich 11,300.00 422.52 26744 0 26744 -359
4 Burger King -1 Burger 9,749.19 1,361.43 7111 50 7161 35
5 Taco Bell -1 Mexican 9,353.80 1,510.00 5399 879 6278 157
6 Chick-fil-A Chicken 7,973.50 4,407.10 1730 372 2102 119
7 Pizza Hut Pizza 5,751.40 740.0 7371 318 7689 -133
8 Domino's 1 Pizza 5,335.20 993.33 4979 392 5371 171
9 Panera Bread -1 Bakery Cafe 5,200.00 2,700.00 1134 908 2042 70
10 Wendy's 2 Burger 9,930.20 1,570.00 6207 330 6537 58
11 Arby's -1 Sandwich 3,600.00 1,117.00 2314 1044 3358 17
12 Sonic 1 Burger 4,504.14 1,284.00 3201 356 3557 31
13 Buffalo Wild Wings -1 Sports Bar 3,785,000* 1187 2314 1044 3358 17
14 Dunkin' Donuts Coffee Cafe 8,200.00 928.86 8828 0 8828 397
15 Five Guys Burger 1,382.01 1,038.24 914 507 1421 101
16 McAlister's Deli 1 Sandwich 591.3 1,646.13 355 32 387 26
17 Jersey Mike's Subs 7 Sandwich 825.0 695.03 1134 53 1187 139
18 Noodles & Company 4 Asian/Noodle 560.56 1,075.00 75 457 532 44
19 In-N-Out Burger 1 Burger 630.03 1,975.00 0 319 319 6
20 Jimmy John's -1 Sandwich 2,146.60 841.7 2584 63 2647 242
21 Bob Evans -1 Varied Menu 951200 527 2314 1044 3358 17
22 Panda Express Asian/Noodle 2,903.04 1,606.00 95 1798 1893 91
23 Moe's 3 Mexican 688.04 1,142.53 675 5 680 43
24 Chipotle -2 Mexican 3,904.38 1,868.00 0 2198 2198 227
25 Firehouse Subs Sandwich 683.53 690.0 1005 32 1037 93
26 Jason's Deli -1 Sandwich 646.59 2,609.00 109 155 264 4
27 Boston Market 2 Chicken 659.16 1,426.74 5 457 462 4
28 Steak n Shake Burger 1,027.00 1,900.00 153 415 568 17
29 Whataburger 1 Burger 2,181.35 2,706.00 122 684 806 15
30 Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Chicken 3,140.30 1,488.00 2029 55 2084 77
31 Texas Roadhouse -1 Steak 2,336,200* 499 2314 1044 3358 17
32 Denny's -1 Family Style 2,585,000* 1610 2314 1044 3358 17
33 Applebees -1 Varied Menu 4418600 1,117.00 2314 1044 3358 17
34 Checkers/Rally's 1 Burger 837.36 1,114.89 541 300 841 12
35 IHOP -1 Family Style 3222400 1631 2314 1044 3358 17
36 Olive Garden -1 Italian/Pizza 3865000 1,117.00 2314 1044 3358 17
37 Chilis Grill Bar -1 Varied Menu 3,635,000* 1259 2314 1044 3358 17
38 Cracker Barrel -1 Family Style 2323200 640 2314 1044 3358 17
39 Jamba Juice Specialty Snack 536.92 639.95 767 72 839 21
40 Jack in the Box Burger 3,445.00 1,530.00 1838 417 2255 6
41 El Pollo Loco -1 Chicken 795.44 1,988.00 259 201 460 27
42 Del Taco Mexican 738.08 1,359.00 310 241 551 7
43 Dairy Queen 1 Frozen Desserts 3,621.00 1,268.05 4515 2 4517 6
44 Culver's Burger 1,301.38 2,252.20 597 8 605 46
45 Church's Chicken -4 Chicken 800.27 724.0 838 238 1076 -55
46 Auntie Anne's 1 Snack 548.0 493.8 1284 16 1300 48
47 Baskin-Robbins 1 Frozen Desserts 603.6 237.83 2538 0 2538 9
48 Bojangles' Chicken 1,229.48 1,818.43 407 309 716 54
49 Captain D's -1 Specialty Seafood 544.43 1,059.00 227 289 516 3
50 Carl's Jr./Hardee's Burger 3,761.00 1,249.00 2774 237 3011 53
51 Red Lobster -1 Seafood 2,380,000* 677 2314 1044 3358 17
52 Tim Hortons -1 Coffee Cafe 713.09 1044.06 683 0 683 -201
53 Papa Murphy's -1 Pizza 884.77 592.96 1369 168 1577 41
54 Papa John's Pizza 3,013.79 875.85 2739 702 3441 53
55 Little Caesars Pizza 3,523.25 815.0 3809 514 4323 65
56 KFC 1 Chicken 4,483.30 1,060.00 3966 201 4167 -103
57 Qdoba Mexican 801.0 1,179.00 332 367 699 38
58 Wingstop 2 Chicken 943.3 1,113.00 977 21 998 153
59 White Castle 1 Burger 716.71 1,434.52 0 384 384 -6
60 Zaxby's Chicken 1,891.98 2,318.60 677 139 816 91