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Subway was the restaurant chain with the most U.S. units in 2019.

The largest restaurant chains in America ranked by number of U.S. units

NRN’s annual Top 200 report tracks the performance of the country’s largest restaurant chains. The Top 200, ranked here by total number in U.S. units in the Latest Year, together represent 226,926 locations, up 0.6% from 225,554 a year earlier. They range in size from Subway’s 23,801 sandwich shops to Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House’s 16 full-service restaurants. 

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