- Starbucks bested McDonald’s in location count in 2019 – though both fell short of Subway.
- There are more Subway locations in America than McDonald’s and Burger Kings combined.
- Read on to find out more about the 10 largest chains in the US by the number of locations.
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There are more Subway locations in America than McDonald’s and Burger Kings combined.
Nation’s Restaurant News released its annual Top 200 list this year, breaking down the biggest names in the business by sales, store count, and more.
While McDonald’s reigns supreme in sales and Chick-fil-A is climbing the charts, when it comes to sheer size by location count, some different chains come out on top. In 2019, Starbucks bested McDonald’s in terms of the number of locations – though, both fell short of Subway.
Here are the 10 largest chains in the US by the number of locations:
10. Circle K
Total US locations: 5,852
Total US locations: 5,876
8. Taco Bell
Total US locations: 6,588
7. Burger King
Total US locations: 7,330
6. Pizza Hut
Total US locations: 7,482
Total US locations: 7,937
4. Dunkin’ Doughnuts
Total US locations: 9,419
Total US locations: 13,914
Total US locations: 14,608
Total US locations: 24,798
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