Casual Dining Rankings

Most Popular Chain Restaurants in America

February 22, 2023

percentage increase in visits to casual dining chains in 2023.


the number of states that saw an increase in casual dining visits.


states were Applebee's came out as the most popular restaurant.


In order to determine the most popular casual dining restaurants in America, Boost Marketing Agency analyzed aggregated visit data from 12M Americans to compare which restaurant chains and states are getting the most foot traffic.

The following restaurant chains were evaluated: Applebee’s, Baja Fresh, BJ’s Restaurants, Buffalo Wild Wings, Chili’s Grill & Bar, Chuck E. Cheese, Cracker Barrel, Denny’s, Domino’s, Hungry Howie’s, IHOP, LongHorn Steakhouse, Olive Garden, Outback Steakhouse, Papa John’s, Pizza Hut, Red Robin Gourmet Burger, Texas Roadhouse, TGI Fridays, The Cheesecake Factory, Waffle House, Zaxby’s, Bob Evans, Bob’s Big Boy, Boston Market, California Pizza Kitchen, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Cheddar’s Scratch kitchen, Cicis Pizza, Dave & Buster’s, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, First Watch, Friendly’s, Fuddruckers, Godfather’s Pizza, Golden Corral, Hooters, Huddle House, Johnny Rockets, Logan’s Roadhouse, Marco’s Pizza, Millers Ale House, Noodles World Kitchen, O’Charley’s, P.F. Chang’s, Papa Murphy’s, Perkins Restaurant & Bakery, Red Lobster, Round Table pizza, Ruby Tuesday, The Original Pancake House, Village Inn, Wingstop, Z’Tejas, and Zoes Kitchen.

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