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The 10 biggest coffee/bakery restaurants in the U.S.

It was a big year for coffee last year, with all of the 10 biggest restaurant chains in the segment growing domestic systemwide sales by 8% or more.

Every year, Nation’s Restaurant News and Datassential partner to present The Top 500, the definitive sales ranking of restaurants in America.

One element of this data is restaurant segment, meaning each can be broken down by systemwide domestic sales, units, and estimated sales per unit. NRN has been analyzing the Top 10 restaurant chains in each segment by sales.

The 10 biggest coffee/bakery chains, out of 29 on the full list, are the same as they were in 2022, although the order has shuffled a lot and there’s a new chain at No. 3 as it broke $1 billion in sales for the first time. One chain grew systemwide sales by 44.4%, moving it from No. 8 to No. 6.

Four of the chains on this list closed net units last year, and two saw their estimated sales per unit dip as well. See all of the data here, and click through the gallery to see the 10 biggest coffee chains in America.

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