10 fast-food chains with the most locations in America

Associated PressSubway has more locations than any other chain in the US.

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.

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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

9. Domino’s

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Total US locations: 5,876

8. Taco Bell

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Total US locations: 6,588

7. Burger King

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Total US locations: 7,330

6. Pizza Hut

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Total US locations: 7,482

5. 7-Eleven

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Total US locations: 7,937

4. Dunkin’ Doughnuts

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Total US locations: 9,419

3. McDonald’s

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Total US locations: 13,914

2. Starbucks


Total US locations: 14,608

1. Subway

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Total US locations: 24,798

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