QSR announcers most valuable restaurant brands

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QSR Magazine’s most valuable US restaurant brands report hit today, listing the biggest US restaurants by revenue. The full report lists average revenue per typical restaurant, total US revenue, franchise numbers and much more.

The top eight brands account for a whopping $229 billon in sales and sees McDonald’s tower above the next closest brand in terms of overall revenue, raking in a massive $37 billion dollars. The report makes for fascinating reading in understanding the scale and scope of franchises in the US.

Here’s a preview of the biggest US fast food restaurants from the report:

RankNameRevenue (millions)Total US locations
4Burger King10028.327226
5Taco Bell9790.156446
7Dunkin' Donuts919212538
10Pizza Hut5510.847522
11Panera Bread5503.642043
14Sonic Drive-In4408.163593
15Dairy Queen236404455
17Little Caesars3530.584332
18Jack in the Box3469.172251
20Papa John's3209.33314
21Panda Express3114.82011
24Jimmy John's2139.622755

See the QSR report for the full data of the top 50 restaurants.

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Hi, I'm Stuart, nice to meet you!  I'm the founder, writer and wrangler at Gastronomic SLC; I'm also a former restaurant critic of more than five years, working for the Salt Lake Tribune.  I've worked extensively with multiple local publications from Visit Salt Lake to Salt Lake Magazine, not least helped to consult on national TV shows. I'm a multiple-award winning journalist and have covered the Utah dining scene for the better part of fifteen years.   I'm largely fueled by a critical obsession with rice, alliteration and the use of big words I don't understand.   I've also got a secret obsession with fast food too - and that's where Menu And Price comes in...