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    The QSR 50

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    ranksort descendingcompanycategory2017 us systemwide sales millions2017 us average sales per unit thousandsfranchiselicense units in 2017company units in 2017total units in 2017total change in units from 2016
    1McDonald's*Burger37,480.672,670.3213,19484214,036-119
    2Starbucks*Snack13,167.61945.275,7088,22213,930758
    3Subway*Sandwich10,800.00416.8625,908025,908-866
    4Burger King*Burger10,028.321,387.817,176507,22670
    5Taco BellEthnic9,790.151,500.005,7996476,446168
    6Wendy's*1Burger9,288.091,610.005,4323375,76930
    7Dunkin' Donuts*Snack9,192.00733.1312,538012,538280
    8Chick-fil-A*Chicken9,000.004,090.901,8823432,225140
    9Domino'sPizza5,900.001,000.005,1953925,587216
    10Pizza HutPizza5,510.84900.007,426967,522-167
    11Panera Bread*Sandwich5,503.642,693.901,1129312,04343
    12Chipotle*Ethnic4,476.411,940.0002,3712,371173
    13KFCChicken4,417.051,200.004,055544,109-58
    14Sonic Drive-InBurger4,408.161,250.003,3652283,59366
    15Dairy Queen2Snack3,640.001,269.754,45324,455-62
    16Arby'sSandwich3,634.001,130.002,3401,0753,41557
    17Little Caesars*Pizza3,530.58815.003,7975354,3328
    18Jack in the Box1Burger3,469.171,543.001,9752762,251-4
    19Popeyes*Chicken3,213.061,440.192,178532,231147
    20Papa John's*Pizza3,209.30968.452,6067083,314-127
    21Panda ExpressEthnic3,114.801,641.001131,8982,011118
    22WhataburgerBurger2,278.622,775.4312469782115
    23Hardee'sBurger2,168.001,164.001,7451191,86416
    24Jimmy John'sSandwich2,139.62796.972,700552,755108
    25Zaxby's*Chicken2,091.502,350.00890089074
    26Carl's Jr.Burger1,487.001,280.001,106501,156-7
    27Five GuysBurger1,436.521,185.338554661,32137
    28Culver'sBurger1,400.002,300.00636764336
    29Bojangles'1Chicken1,278.001,764.0043932576448
    30Wingstop*Chicken1,087.431,100.001,004231,027105
    31Jersey Mike's*Sandwich974.78725.821,264791,343156
    32Steak 'n' Shake*Burger939.991,839.51110401511-57
    33Checkers/Rally'sBurger844.371,061.7960726687332
    34El Pollo LocoChicken841.761,854.0526521247717
    35Papa Murphy's*Pizza824.62556.051,3381451,483-94
    36Qdoba1Ethnic822.021,156.0034138572627
    37Church's ChickenChicken785.96778.958581511,009-61
    38Del TacoEthnic783.861,497.1625231256413
    39Tim Hortons*Snack771.211,045.007380738-50
    40Moe's Southwest GrillEthnic715.931,015.51701470597
    41Firehouse Subs1Sandwich715.02662.371,054371,09154
    42McAlister's DeliSandwich656.781,690.723812840922
    43In-N-Out Burger*Burger647.801,975.0003283289
    44Jason's DeliSandwich647.002,566.0010416927314
    45Baskin-Robbins*Snack606.00360.722,56002,56022
    46Boston MarketChicken565.351,261.0018443461-1
    47Auntie Anne'sSnack551.72425.051,298131,31116
    48Marco's PizzaPizza549.40682.348254286797
    49White Castle*Burger547.601,441.000380380-4
    50Noodles & Co.*Ethnic547.111,144.5866412478-54

    *Includes figures estimated by QSR 1 Figures Include small amount of international locations 2 AUV figure reflects 2016 data for freestanding Grill & Chill locations.