When it comes to total sales, nobody holds a candle to McDonald's. The fast-food behemoth, in 2017, reported $37,480.67 (in millions) across its 14,000 domestic units—more than double its nearest competitor. That’s just one of the eye-opening reminders found on this year’s QSR 50, which annually breaks down the quick-service landscape according to its most-telling metrics: Unit count, sales, average-unit volume, and more.
Here’s a look at where the top-earning restaurants in America stack up by total systemwide sales.
Note: These figures reflect end of year fiscal 2017 results.