Special Report | August 2013 | By Sam Oches

The QSR 50 Seafood Segment

The top seafood brands in quick service.

In 2012, Chick-fil-A surpassed KFC to become the best-selling chicken chain, Jimmy John’s and Five Guys joined the billion-dollar-brands club, and fast-growing Wingstop and Moe’s Southwest Grill climbed into the limited-service industry’s upper echelon for the first time. McDonald’s, meanwhile, maintained its stranglehold on the No. 1 position, nearly tripling runner-up Subway’s domestic sales. Dig deep into the data driving the quick-service and fast-casual restaurant industries with this year’s QSR 50.

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RankQSR 50 RankSegmentChain2012 Sales2012 Average Sales2012 Franchise Units2012 Company Unitssort ascending2012 Total Units2011 Unit Change
247seafoodCaptain D's$467.1$903.0239278517-2
134seafoodLong John Silver's$723.0$794.09110911-21