el Restaurante Top 100 Mexican Chains

  Rank

Name

# of units

Style

  1

TACO BELL

5908

Quick Serve

  2

CHIPOTLE MEXICAN GRILL

1547

Fast Casual

  3

QDOBA MEXICAN GRILL

614

Fast Casual

  4

DEL TACO

550

Quick Serve

  5

MOE'S SOUTHWEST GRILL

459

Fast Casual

  6 (tie)

EL POLLO LOCO

404

Fast Casual

  6 (tie)

TACO JOHN'S

404

Quick Serve

  8

TACO TIME

360

Fast Casual

  9

BAJA FRESH MEXICAN GRILL

335

Fast Casual

  10

RUBIO'S FRESH MEXICAN GRILL

195

Fast Casual

  11

TACO BUENO

176

Fast Casual

  12

TACO DEL MAR

175

Fast Casual

  13

TACO CABANA

158

Fast Casual

  14

ON THE BORDER MEXICAN GRILL & CANTINA

155

Family Style

  15

TACO MAKER

150

Quick Serve

  16

FREEBIRD'S WORLD BURRITO

100

Fast Casual

  17

TIJUANA FLATS BURRITO COMPANY

93

Fast Casual

  18

TACO MAYO

81

Quick Serve

  19 (tie)

LA SALSA FRESH MEXICAN GRILL

77

Family Style

  19 (tie)

SALSARITA'S FRESH CANTINA

77

Fast Casual

  19 (tie)

ALBERTO'S MEXICAN FOOD

77

Fast Casual

  22

PANCHERO'S MEXICAN GRILL

65

Fast Casual

  23

FILIBERTO'S MEXICAN FOOD

64

Quick Serve

  24

CAFE RIO

63

Fast Casual

  25

HOT HEAD BURRITOS

60

Fast Casual

  26

WAHOO'S FISH TACO

59

Fast Casual

  27 (tie)

EL CHICO MEXICAN CAFE

58

Family Style

  27 (tie)

EL TORITO AUTENTICO

58

Family Style

  29

TACO CASA

55

Quick Serve

  30

COSTA VIDA FRESH MEXICAN GRILL

54

Fast Casual

  31

CHEVY'S FRESH MEX

53

Family Style

  32

FUZZY'S TACO SHOP

50

Fast Casual

  33

PEPE'S MEXICAN RESTAURANTS

49

Family Style

  34

CHUY'S

46

Family Style

  35

CASA OLE

44

Family Style

  36

JIMBOY'S TACOS

43

Quick Serve

  37

EL CHARRO MEXICAN RESTAURANT

42

Family Style

  38

CARLOS O'KELLY'S

41

Family Style

  39

ABUELO'S MEXICAN FOOD EMBASSY

40

Family Style

  40

JUAN POLLO

38

Fast Casual

  41 (tie)

CANTINA LAREDO

37

Family Style

  41 (tie)

DON PABLOS

37

Family Style

  41 (tie)

TACO TICO

37

Quick Serve

  44

ROSA'S CAFE TORTILLA FACTORY

36

Fast Casual

  45

AZTECA MEXICAN RESTAURANTS

35

Family Style

  46 (tie)

AZTECA

34

Family Style

  46 (tie)

BARBERITOS

34

Fast Casual

  46 (tie)

CALIFORNIA TORTILLA

34

Fast Casual

  49

GRINGO'S MEXICAN KITCHEN

30

Family Style

  50

CHRONIC TACOS

29

Fast Casual

  51 (tie)

EL NOPAL

28

Family Style

  51 (tie)

TACO MAC

28

Family Style

  53

M CROWD RESTAURANT GROUP

27

Family Style

  54

LIME FRESH MEXICAN GRILL

26

Fast Casual

  55 (tie)

EL RODEO

25

Family Style

  55 (tie)

TEQUILA'S MEXICAN RESTAURANT

25

Family Style

  57

TIO JUAN'S MARGARITAS MEXICAN RESTAURANT

24

Family Style

  58 (tie)

EL TACO TOTE

23

Fast Casual

  58 (tie)

SANTIAGO'S MEXICAN RESTAURANT

23

quick serve

  60 (tie)

BOBBY SALAZAR'S MEXICAN FOODS

22

Fast Casual

  60 (tie)

EL FENIX RESTAURANT

22

Family Style

  60 (tie)

LOS CUCOS MEXICAN CAFE

22

Family Style

  63 (tie)

BOLOCO INSPIRED BURRITOS

21

Fast Casual

  63 (tie)

KING TACO

21

Family Style

  63 (tie)

MIGHTY TACO

21

Fast Casual

  63 (tie)

PAPPASITO'S

21

Family Style

  63 (tie)

SHARKY'S WOODFIRED MEXICAN GRILL

21

Family Style

  63 (tie)

WILLY'S MEXICANA GRILL

21

Fast Casual

  69 (tie)

BONNAROO RESTAURANT GROUP

20

Family Style

  69 (tie)

EL CERRO GRANDE MEXICAN RESTAURANT

20

Family Style

  71 (tie)

SALSA'S GRILL

19

Family Style

  71 (tie)

TWISTERS BURGERS & BURRITOS

19

Fast Casual

  73 (tie)

ACAPULCO RESTAURANT Y CANTINA

18

Family Style

  73 (tie)

EL TAPATIO MEXICAN RESTAURANT

18

Family Style

  73 (tie)

HACIENDA MEXICAN RESTAURANTS

18

Family Style

  73 (tie)

LA PARRILLA MEXICAN RESTAURANTS

18

Family Style

  73 (tie)

LITTLE ANITA'S

18

Family Style

  73 (tie)

MAZATLAN MEXICAN RESTAURANT

18

Family Style

  73 (tie)

TACO FRESCO

18

Fast Casual

  80 (tie)

DANNY'S RESTAURANT

17

Family Style

  80 (tie)

EL POTRO MEXICAN RESTAURANT

17

Family Style

  80 (tie)

MACAYO'S MEXICAN KITCHEN

17

Family Style

  80 (tie)

POSADO'S CAFE

17

Family Style

  80 (tie)

RANCHERITO'S MEXICAN FOOD

17

Quick Serve

  80 (tie)

SAN JOSE MEXICAN RESTAURANT

17

Family Style

  86 (tie)

BIG BURRITO RESTAURANT GROUP

16

Family Style

  86 (tie)

EL TORERO

16

Family Style

  86 (tie)

SUPER MEX RESTAURANT

16

Family Style

  86 (tie)

TAQUERIA LOS COMALES

16

Fast Casual

  86 (tie)

UNA MAS MEXICAN GRILL, INC

16

Fast Casual

  86 (tie)

UNCLE JULIO'S

16

Family Style

  92 (tie)

ACAPULCO'S MEXICAN FAMILY RESTAURANT & CANTINA

15

Family Style

  92 (tie)

EL FAMOUS BURRITO

15

Quick Serve

  92 (tie)

EL SOMBRERO

15

Family Style

  92 (tie)

LA BAMBA

15

Fast Casual

  96 (tie)

BERRYHILL BAJA GRILL

14

Family Style

  96 (tie)

BLUE COAST BURRITO

14

Fast Casual

  96 (tie)

EL BURRITO LOCO

14

Quick Serve

  96 (tie)

LA FOGATA

14

Family Style

  96 (tie)

LA HUERTA MEXICAN RESTAURANT

14

Family Style

Source: This information was compiled using data from restaurantdata.com. To purchase this data, please contact Keith Gellman, keith@foodservicereport.com, 914-591-4297.

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