All Publicly Traded U.S. Restaurant Chains and Stock Exchange Symbols

Complete List Mutli-Unit Restaurant Companies & Public Stock Ownership

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Even though it seems like the largest U.S. restaurant chains dominate the retail restaurant niche, only about 30% of America's restaurants are part of a mult-unit chain, and only a fraction of those restaurant chains are publicly traded restaurant companies.  The vast majority of U.S. retail diners are spending $1.9 billion in approximately one million restaurant locations owned by individual culinary entrepreneurs.

Most of the largest multi-unit restaurant companies in the U.S. are publicly traded on the U.S. stock exchange, not privately owned. This is a complete list of publicly traded restaurant companies in the U.S. retail industry and their stock symbols. This list is arranged alphabetically according to the company name.

All Publicly Traded U.S. Restaurant Chains and Stock Exchange Symbols:

Ark Restaurants Corp.
[ARKR]

Benihana Inc.
[BNHN]

BJ's Restaurants, Inc.
[BJRI]

Bloomin’ Brands (Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar)
[BLMN]

Blue Water Restaurant Group
[BUWR]

Bob Evans Farms, Inc.
[BOBE]

Bravo Brio Restaurant Group (Bravo!, Cucina Italiana, Brio Tuscan Grille)
[BBRG]

Brazil Fast Food Corp.
[BOBS.OB]

Brinker International, Inc.
[EAT]

Buca, Inc.
[BUCA]

Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc.
[BWLD]

Burger King Holdings, Inc.
[BKC]

California Pizza Kitchen, Inc.
[CPKI]

Caribou Coffee Co
CBO

Carlson Restaurants Worldwide
[CRW]

Carrols Restaurant Group, Inc.
[TAST]

CEC Entertainment, Inc.
[CEC]

Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc.
[CMG]

Chuy's Holdings
[CHUY]

CKE Restaurants, Inc.
[CKR]

Cosi, Inc.
[COSI]

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc.
[CBRL]

Darden Restaurants, Inc.
[DRI]

Dave & Buster's Entertainment, Inc.
[PLAY]

Del Frisco's Restaurant Group
{DFRG)

Denny's Corporation
[DENN]

DineEquity, Inc.
[DIN]

Domino's Pizza, Inc.
[DPZ]

Dunkin Brands Group
[DNKN]​

Eat At Joe's Ltd.
[JOES.OB]

Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc.
[BAGL]

El Pollo Loco
[LOCO]

ELXSI Corporation
[ELXS.PK]

Famous Dave's of America, Inc.
[DAVE]

Famous Uncle Al's Hot Dogs & Grille, Inc.
[FDOG.OB]

Flanigan's Enterprises, Inc.
[BDL]

Fog Cutter Capital Group Inc.
[FCCG.OB]

Fogo De Chao, Inc.
[FOGO]

Fresh Enterprises, Inc.
[BAJA]

Frisch's Restaurants, Inc.
[FRS]

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Publicly Traded Multi-Unit Retail Restaurant Chains (continued):

Good Times Restaurants Inc.
[GTIM]

Granite City Food & Brewery Ltd.
[GCFB]

Habit Restaurants Inc.
[HABT]

Healthy Fast Food Inc.
[HFFI]

Hudson's Grill International, Inc.
[HGII.PK]

Ignite Restaurant Group (Joe's Crab Shack, Brick House Tavern + Tap)
[IRG]

J. Alexander's Corporation
[JAX]


[JACK]

Koffee Korner Inc.
[KOFF]

Kona Grill, Inc.
[KONA]

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc.
[KKD]

Landry's Restaurants, Inc.
[LNY]

LaSalle Brands Corporation
[LSAL.PK]

Logan's Roadhouse Inc.
[LGNS]

Luby's, Inc.
[LUB]

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurants, Inc.
[MSSR]

McDonald's Corporation
[MCD]

Mexican Restaurants, Inc.
[CASA]

Morgan's Foods, Inc.
[MRFD.OB]

Morton's Restaurant Group, Inc.
[MRT]

Nathan's Famous, Inc.
[NATH]

Noble Roman's, Inc.
[NROM.OB]

Noodles & Co.
[NDLS]

O'Charley's Inc.
[CHUX]

Panera Bread Company
[PNRA]

P.F. Chang's China Bistro, Inc.
[PFCB]


[PZZA]


[FRSH]

Pizza Inn, Inc.
[PZZI]

Potbelly Corp.
[PBPB]

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc.
[RRGB]

Rick's Cabaret International, Inc.
[RICK]

Rubio's Restaurants, Inc.
[RUBO]

Ruby Tuesday, Inc.
[RT]

Ruth's Hospitality Group, Inc.
[RUTH]

Shake Shack
[SHAK]

Smith & Wollensky
[SWRG]

Sonic Corp.
[SONC]

Star Buffet, Inc.
[STRZ]

Starbucks Corporation
[SBUX]

Steakhouse Partners, Inc.
[STKPQ.PK]

Tam Restaurants Inc.
[TAMR]

Texas Roadhouse, Inc.
[TXRH]


[CAKE]

The Steak n Shake Company
[SNS]

Time Horton's, Inc.
[THI]

uWink, Inc.
[UWKI.PK]


[WEN]

Western Sizzlin Corporation
[WEST]

Wingstop Inc.
[WING]

YUM! Brands, Inc.
[YUM]

Zoe's Kitchen
[
ZOES]

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