A comprehensive look at 26 of the top-grossing chains in America.

Applebee’s took top honors for gross domestic sales. Other standouts include AUVs for STK and The Cheesecake Factory. In terms of expansion, Texas Roadhouse opened 33 new units while NASDAQ newbie First Watch grew its footprint by 26 units.  

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