See the Restaurants in business reports for 2015 evaluated by cuisine.
Soon we will be publishing facts from the 1st half of 2016. To get the job done, our research staff calls and googles every location in the U.S. in two installments- 1st half and last half of each year. Files seen here combine both half’s of 2015.
Chains (More than 200,000 locations are evaluated. To be in this bin, chains must have 20 or more units).
Independents (More than 400,000 locations are evaluated. Inside this bin are locations like your local bar & grill and independent steak house and sandwich shop, etc.).